Teen Programs

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Philip Michael Lauro II Discovery Room at Storrs Library needs junior volunteers! Our primary need is help with re-shelving and organizing our book collection. You could also be asked to help with craft preparation or assist the librarians in other ways. If you are entering grade 6 or higher please consider volunteering with us for one hour each week.

We ask you to commit to at least 5 hours of service.

Please come into the Discovery Room to fill out an application form. Ask a friend to volunteer with you!

For Grades 6+ Please sign up for Training in the Discovery Room on 8/27, 8/29, 9/4 or 9/29
Monday, September 24, 2018

Books to the Big Screen
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Rated PG-13

New Book group for Grades 9-12!

Pick up your copy of the book by Stephan Chobosky at the Circulation Desk then join us Monday night for the movie, snacks, and brief discussion.
Monday, September 24, 2018

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Join us after school for a game of chess and a snack.

All skill levels are welcome.

A volunteer instructor will provide help for beginners and tips to sharpen your game for more advanced students.

Location: Betty Ann Low Room
Tuesday September 25, 2018

Think you can't write because you have no stories to tell? Wonder where writers get their ideas? The world is full of stories and inspiration -- you just need to know how to "see" them. Come learn from published author Melissa Volker how to see the world like a writer, find the story you want to tell, and start to get the words down on paper! Grades 9-12.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

October 4 - November 8, 2018

Coding with Khan Academy
(Grades 6-12)
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Learn how to code with JavaScript language to create fun drawings and animations. Motivated students with a real desire to learn coding are encouraged to enroll.

This program follows Khan Academy's online course and will require participants to use an email account, school email preferred.

For Grades 6-12. Please read the full description here.

Registration required as space is limited.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Come Cosplay
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Come learn about "costume play" from two local enthusiasts Melissa and Lex Volker. Find out how can you make your own, what materials can you use, what tools are needed, and resources to get you started. There will be examples of costumes, from steam punk, to sci-fi, to super heroes.

One hour presentation with additional time for questions and discussion. Geared for teens and adults.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room