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Monday January 22, 2018 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 3:30 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 5-12. Test your skill at chess and checkers! sets for both are provided or you can bring your own.

    Location: Kenmore
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Meetings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fairlawn-Bath Branch   330-666-4888   
   

Whether you want to work on cool projects or just need volunteer hours for school, the Teen Advisory Board is the place to be.  Help plan Fairlawn-Bath Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too.

 

    Location: Fairlawn-Bath
Tuesday January 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Cupcake Wars Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Branch   330-434-8726   
   

Compete against your friends to decorate creative cupcakes based on the mystery theme.  We'll provide the supplies and the creation is left up to you!  Please register in advance by calling 330-434-8726 or by stopping at the branch.  

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
food_pretzel.GIF 4:00 PM Dripped and Dipped Pretzel Creations Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Join us for an hour of yummy creative fun! We will be candy coating pretzel rods in all sorts and shades of chocolate. Yes, I said chocolate!

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_sun 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tween STEAM Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Tween Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics

If you love tinkering and hanging out with your friends too, then this is the program for you!

From robotics to science experiments, we'll spark your curiosity and show you learning is FUN!

    Location: Norton
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Whether you're looking to get volunteer hours for school or just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. Please call 330-643-9067 for information.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday January 24, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
Thursday January 25, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids Creative Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Boulevard Branch Library   330-434-8726   
   

Join us each Thursday after school for a chance to get creative, play games, and hang-out with your friends.  

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For school age kids and teens. Hang out with your friends and test your gaming skills!

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_sun 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Open Mic @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

It's your time to shine at the Library!

Recite a poem, read a short story or play a song.  Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite.

The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until Thursday 5:45 pm.

First come, first served.

    Location: Norton
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Friday January 26, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM T.G.I.F. Tweens Great Informal Fridays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Hang out snacking and chatting about your favorite reads.  Books with each month’s theme will be on display in the Children’s area.  Check out the featured books and bring your favorite book to share.  Snacks will be served at this program. Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

January 26 Nancy Drew vs. Hardy Boys:  Be a super sleuth for a day as we as we vote on who is the best detective:  Nancy Drew or the Hardy Boys?  Be ready to solve a few mysteries too.

Grades 3 - 6

    Location: Portage Lakes
Saturday January 27, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Super Sandwich Showdown! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Get ready for the Super Bowl with a sandwich competition! Compete against other teens to see who can make the best sandwich using a variety of ingredients, and then enjoy a snack. For ages 11 to 18. Registration is appreciated. Please call 330-643-9067.

    Location: Main Library
Monday January 29, 2018 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 3:30 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 5-12. Test your skill at chess and checkers! sets for both are provided or you can bring your own.

    Location: Kenmore
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Madden Madness Super Bowl Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Firestone Park Branch Library   330-724-2126   firestoneparkbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Madden Madness Super Bowl Gaming

Monday, January 29, 3:30 pm

Grades 4 and up. Super Bowl fun and munchies.

    Location: Firestone Park
Tuesday January 30, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 3:30 PM Super Bowl Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

Play Madden with your friends! Registration is requested for this program. Space is limited.

    Location: Maple Valley
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Afterschool Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Branch   330-434-8726   
   

Join us afterschool to discuss the book for the month and enjoy a snack.  

The Giver by Lois Lowry

    Location: Odom
 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 6:00 PM Escape from the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tallmadge   330.633.4345   
   

Teen / School Age Program
Escape from the Library

Are you someone who enjoys a challenge? Join your friends and try your hand at our escape room. Hear the story, look for clues, and solve the puzzle. Can you make it out? Time will tell.

Call to reserve your spot at 330-633-4345

    Location: Tallmadge
Wednesday January 31, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM TV (An Advisory Board) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 6-12. At our quarterly meeting, we will brainstorm and talk about ideas for future programs while creating a snack on which to nosh!

    Location: Kenmore
Thursday February 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids Creative Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Boulevard Branch Library   330-434-8726   
   

Join us each Thursday after school for a chance to get creative, play games, and hang-out with your friends.  

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For school age kids and teens. Hang out with your friends and test your gaming skills!

    Location: Kenmore
Monday February 5, 2018 Go To Top
food_pretzel_2.GIF Teen DIY2Go: Chocolate Pretzel Bark Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

February 5-10

Make something sweet for your sweetheart or yourself. Pick up a packet with supplies and instructions to make at home.

 
    Location: Green
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rec_chess_knight 3:30 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 5-12. Test your skill at chess and checkers! sets for both are provided or you can bring your own.

    Location: Kenmore
 
misc_none 3:30 PM InbeTWEEN Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Firestone Park Branch Library   330-724-2126   firestoneparkbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

InbeTWEEN Book Club

Monday, February 5, 3:30 pm

Grades 4 and up. PATINA by Jason Reynolds.

    Location: Firestone Park
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Chinese New Year Celebration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fairlawn-Bath Branch   330-666-4888   
   

Greet the Year of the Dog at the library with Chinese food samples, paper lantern making and a chopstick challenge competition.

For grades 4-12.  Please call 330-666-4888 or stop by the library to register.

    Location: Fairlawn-Bath
Tuesday February 6, 2018 Go To Top
food_pretzel_2.GIF Teen DIY2Go: Chocolate Pretzel Bark Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

February 5-10

Make something sweet for your sweetheart or yourself. Pick up a packet with supplies and instructions to make at home.

 
    Location: Green
 
nat_sun 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadore@akronlibrary.org
   

Tuesday, February 6, 2:30-4 pm

Stop in to spend time with your friends, enjoy snacks,
try new activities, and play video games, in a place that just for teens.

Grades 6-12

    Location: Mogadore
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Life Hacks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Boulevard Branch Library   330434-8726   
   

Want to learn some useful life skills?  Join us to get some hands on practice learning skill you can use for the rest of your life. 

How to knit a scarf without needles.

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
nat_sun 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Volunteen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Do you like to help others?

Do you need to earn volunteer hours for graduation, church or another organization?

Become a Volunteen!

Any interested teen or tween can help us help others by participating in meaningful, short term projects at the Library that will benefit the greater community. 

    Location: Norton
 
lib_book_quill 6:30 PM Teen Writers Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

We eat junk food and talk writing. No stress, just support and sharing the writing experience.

 
    Location: Green
Wednesday February 7, 2018 Go To Top
food_pretzel_2.GIF Teen DIY2Go: Chocolate Pretzel Bark Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

February 5-10

Make something sweet for your sweetheart or yourself. Pick up a packet with supplies and instructions to make at home.

 
    Location: Green
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Teen Career Snapshots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Northwest Akron Branch   330.836.1081   northwest@akronlibrary.org
   

Teen Career Snapshots

Wednesdays, 4 pm

January 10:  Akron Fire Department

January 17:  NASA

February 7:  Summit County Metroparks

February 21:  Akron Police Department Forensics

Think you know what people do at their jobs based on their job title?  Maybe, maybe not!  Learn more about careers through visits by different professionals throughout winter session.

    Location: Northwest Akron
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Thursday February 8, 2018 Go To Top
food_pretzel_2.GIF Teen DIY2Go: Chocolate Pretzel Bark Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

February 5-10

Make something sweet for your sweetheart or yourself. Pick up a packet with supplies and instructions to make at home.

 
    Location: Green
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids Creative Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Boulevard Branch Library   330-434-8726   
   

Join us each Thursday after school for a chance to get creative, play games, and hang-out with your friends.  

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
rec_basketball 4:00 PM Tween Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   3307847522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Second Thursday of each month, 4 pm

For ages 9-13. Registration is requested for each date.

Game Day - February 8

Are you waiting for warmer weather so you can play outdoor sports?  Come join us and play outdoor sports designed to be played indoors.  We will also play some fun indoor games. Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Goodyear
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For school age kids and teens. Hang out with your friends and test your gaming skills!

    Location: Kenmore
 
school_graduate 6:00 PM Free Test Prep Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Getting ready to take the ACT or SAT?  Working toward your GED or Nursing Degree? With the use of your library card and your favorite electronic device learn about our free online services, LEARNING EXPREES LIBRARY and Tutor.com.   Access free practice tests and tutorial courses to help students and adult learners succeed on all types of academic and licensing tests.  No registration necessary.

    Location: Portage Lakes
Friday February 9, 2018 Go To Top
food_pretzel_2.GIF Teen DIY2Go: Chocolate Pretzel Bark Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

February 5-10

Make something sweet for your sweetheart or yourself. Pick up a packet with supplies and instructions to make at home.

 
    Location: Green
Saturday February 10, 2018 Go To Top
food_pretzel_2.GIF Teen DIY2Go: Chocolate Pretzel Bark Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

February 5-10

Make something sweet for your sweetheart or yourself. Pick up a packet with supplies and instructions to make at home.

 
    Location: Green
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM YA Café Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   3307847522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Second Saturday of each month, 2 pm

For ages 14-18. Registration is requested for each date. Refreshments will be served.

Teen Talk – February 10

School? Friendships? Careers? Life? Join us for an informal talk about current topics from a teen’s perspective. Come and share your thoughts.

    Location: Goodyear
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM For the Love of Chocolate Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Enjoy some treats from the chocolate fountain while we watch Willy Wonka and play Hershey Kiss Bingo.

Teens and Tweens welcome.

    Location: Norton
Tuesday February 13, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 3:30 PM Cookies, Craft, and a Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with cookies, crafts, and a movie (movie TBA).  

    Location: Maple Valley
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Ready, Set, Game! (TEEN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Northwest Akron Branch   330.836.1081   northwest@akronlibrary.org
   

Tuesday, February 13 at 3:30 pm

Ready, Set, Game!

Join us for an afternoon of playing video games and board games. Snacks will be included. 

    Location: Northwest Akron
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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Anti-Valentine's Day Celebration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Branch   330-434-8726   
   

Celebrate the holiday by bashing it!  We'll be listening to cheesy love songs, making bling rings, duct tape roses, and trying out different love potions.  We request that you register in advance by calling 330-434-8726 or by stoppin at the branch. 

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
holiday_heart2 4:00 PM Anti-Valentine’s Day Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

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Join us for some satirical humor as we poke a little fun at Cupid! Snacks will be provided.

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_sun 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM NatureConnect Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

NatureConnect for Teens and Tweens

Join us as we explore and experience nature in a variety of interesting and engaging ways.

    Location: Norton
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Whether you're looking to get volunteer hours for school or just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. Please call 330-643-9067 for information.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday February 14, 2018 Go To Top
misc_smiley 3:30 PM Euchre 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadore@akronlibrary.org
   

Wednesday, February 14, 3:30 pm

Learn how to play euchre, a basic skill everyone planning on
attending college should know for your downtime. 
We will go over the basics, play a few hands, and get the hang of the game. 
Registration requested.

Grades 6-12

    Location: Mogadore
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
Thursday February 15, 2018 Go To Top
misc_teens 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Chocolate Fest Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

Satisfy your chocolate cravings as we make chocolate suckers and snack on chocolate covered goodies! Try your hand at some chocolate trivia for a chance to win a prize. Grades 4-12

    Location: North Hill
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids Creative Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Boulevard Branch Library   330-434-8726   
   

Join us each Thursday after school for a chance to get creative, play games, and hang-out with your friends.  

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For school age kids and teens. Hang out with your friends and test your gaming skills!

    Location: Kenmore
Saturday February 17, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 9:15 AM Practice ACT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

 Want to get the best score on your ACT? Sylvan Learning Center is offering a free practice exam to prepare you for the real test. Please plan on this program lasting at least three hours. Registration is requested at least a week in advance.  

    Location: Maple Valley
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misc_none 10:00 AM Practice ACT Exam Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Want to get the best score on your ACT? Sylvan Learning Center is offering a free practice exam to prepare you for the real test. This practice test will last at least three hours. Please register in advance.

    Location: Ellet
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Anime Afternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Anime, crafts, and snacks

    Location: Ellet
Monday February 19, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM ACT Practice Exam Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fairlawn-Bath Branch   330-666-4888   
   

Want to get the best score on your ACT? Sylvan Learning Center is offering a free

practice exam to prepare you for the real test. Sign up today to for a practice test to see how you might score on the big day! Afterwards, you will receive personalized evaluation of your performance along with suggestions on ways you can improve your score. 

For grades 9-12.  Please call 330-666-4888 or stop by the library to register.

    Location: Fairlawn-Bath
Tuesday February 20, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadore@akronlibrary.org
   

Tuesday, February 20, 2:30-4 pm

Stop in to spend time with your friends, enjoy snacks,
try new activities, and play video games, in a place that just for teens.

Grades 6-12

    Location: Mogadore
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Youth Video Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Boulevard Branch Library   330-434-8726   
   

Cheer on your friends and enjoy time spent with others while taking turns playing video games with other students.  Games played are rated T or below.  

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
nat_sun 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tween STEAM Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Tween Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics

If you love tinkering and hanging out with your friends too, then this is the program for you!

From robotics to science experiments, we'll spark your curiosity and show you learning is FUN!

    Location: Norton
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen/Tween Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   3307847522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Third Tuesday of each month, 4:30-6 pm

Join our new advisory board just for teens and tweens, ages 9-18. First, teens and tweens will meet together, then we’ll split into groups and brainstorm ideas. Come make your voice heard! Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Goodyear
Wednesday February 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_smiley 3:30 PM Euchre Tournament Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadore@akronlibrary.org
   

Wednesday, February 21, 3:30 pm

Use your newly acquired skill to compete against your friends.  
Prizes will be awarded. 
To be eligible to compete in the tournament you need to attend the Euchre 101 program.

Grades 6-12

    Location: Mogadore
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Teen Career Snapshots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Northwest Akron Branch   330.836.1081   northwest@akronlibrary.org
   

Teen Career Snapshots

Wednesdays, 4 pm

January 10:  Akron Fire Department

January 17:  NASA

February 7:  Summit County Metroparks

February 21:  Akron Police Department Forensics

Think you know what people do at their jobs based on their job title?  Maybe, maybe not!  Learn more about careers through visits by different professionals throughout winter session.

    Location: Northwest Akron
 
misc_ 4:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Boy Scout Inventing Badge Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330 643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Join our Teen and Patent and Trademark Librarians as we work on tasks for your Inventing Badge. This 2-and-a-halfhour workshop will get you well on your way to completing the badge requirements. Registration is requested with the Science and Technology Division, 330-643-9075.

    Location: Main Library
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misc_none 3:30 PM Young Writer’s Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Firestone Park Branch Library   330-724-2126   firestoneparkbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Young Writer’s Workshop

Thursdays, January 18, February 22, 3:30 pm

Grades 4-8. Our certified teacher librarian will give simple writing strategies for young writers, and provide prompts for responses.

    Location: Firestone Park
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids Creative Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Boulevard Branch Library   330-434-8726   
   

Join us each Thursday after school for a chance to get creative, play games, and hang-out with your friends.  

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For school age kids and teens. Hang out with your friends and test your gaming skills!

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_sun 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Open Mic @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

It's your time to shine at the Library!

Recite a poem, read a short story or play a song.  Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite.

The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until Thursday 5:45 pm.

First come, first served.

    Location: Norton
Friday February 23, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM T.G.I.F. Tweens Great Informal Fridays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Hang out snacking and chatting about your favorite reads.  Books with each month’s theme will be on display in the Children’s area.  Check out the featured books and bring your favorite book to share.  Snacks will be served at this program. Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

February 24 Captain Underpants and Ricky Ricotta books:    It’s a Captain Underpants Party! Did you see the movie?  Now enjoy the rest of the book series or try the Mighty Robot books.

Grades 3 - 6

    Location: Portage Lakes
Monday February 26, 2018 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 3:30 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 5-12. Test your skill at chess and checkers! sets for both are provided or you can bring your own.

    Location: Kenmore
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Meetings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fairlawn-Bath Branch   330-666-4888   
   

Whether you want to work on cool projects or just need volunteer hours for school, the Teen Advisory Board is the place to be.  Help plan Fairlawn-Bath Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too.

 

    Location: Fairlawn-Bath
Tuesday February 27, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Afterschool Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Branch   330-434-8726   
   

Join us afterschool to discuss the book for the month and enjoy a snack.  

The Giver by Lois Lowry

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM Teen Book and Media Share with Cupcake Creations Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Share something you read lately or talk about an app, game or YouTube video that you have seen and then create a cupcake to eat!

    Location: Kenmore
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen Time NEW DAY AND TIME! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Take a break from your busy schedule and spend some time chilling, crafting, and chatting about your favorite foods, books, movies and more. Snacks will be served at this program.  Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

February 27:  Spa Day:  Come chill out and pamper yourself!  Learn how to make homemade face and foot scrubs to enjoy.

Grades 5 and up

    Location: Portage Lakes
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Whether you're looking to get volunteer hours for school or just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. Please call 330-643-9067 for information.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday February 28, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. Gaming, crafts, books, music and more.

    Location: Ellet
Thursday March 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids Creative Space Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Boulevard Branch Library   330-434-8726   
   

Join us each Thursday after school for a chance to get creative, play games, and hang-out with your friends.  

    Location: Odom
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