Hampton Bays Public Library

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Teen    All Months    All Years   

Monday January 1, 2018 -  Monday December 31, 2018
     Video and Audio Tech Use  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

By Appointment Only

Use our brand new equipment for school projects, to explore recording your own podcasts, and edit your videos.  We have mics, an audio recorder, photo and video camera, Macbook, and editing software.  Use of our equipment, along with our software, is now available year-round. Check with a teen librarian for more information!


Saturday September 1, 2018 -  Wednesday October 31, 2018
     Southampton Animal Shelter Drive (ongoing)  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Ongoing

Help shelter animals feel a little happier and more comfortable while they wait to be adopted! Please drop off any of the following to the Teen Department: a new pet toy, dog or cat food (dry or canned), peanut butter, bird seed, treats for cats or dogs, new or gently used blankets or towels, dog beds, cat carriers, Kongs or other supplies.


Saturday September 1, 2018 -  Thursday June 20, 2019
     Bring Your A Game! (September – June)  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Simply show us a test in which you received an A or a 100%, and YOU will be in the running for a gift card!


Thursday September 13, 2018 -  Thursday June 20, 2019
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Act TWO (a Southampton Youth Bureau program)  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Thursdays, 6 – 7:30 pm (when school is in session)

Act TWO is a teen theater group comprised of students from across Southampton Town. Through theater and discussion, students learn how to navigate through tough and relevant issues. To sign up, fill out and return a registration form to the Teen Department or the Youth Bureau. Call Tracy Kolsin with any questions, 631-702-2421


Friday October 19, 2018
   3:00 PM One Circle: The Council For Boys  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Our talking circles, Girls Circle and The Council for Boys, reach across demographics to help youth find belonging, develop healthy social skills, and build self-confidence. These structured meetings also use evidence based techniques to provide healing, prevention, and intervention tools for teens who have or may experience trauma. 

These circles create connection and build a community that provides safety, respect, non-judgment, and a listening environment. Facilitators avoid lecture or advice, but affirm strengths and promote youth leadership through the core principle that all people deserve a voice, to be believed in, and to know that “they are not alone.”

The Council
Fridays, September 14 & October 19 @ 3 pm


Saturday October 20, 2018
   5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Zombies  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Saturday, October 20 from 5:30 – 8 pm

Hone skills that may one day be useful in a zombie outbreak. Review survival strategies before moving in teams through the library to search for survivors while avoiding infection!

Please note: Limit of 30 teens!


Monday October 22, 2018
   3:00 PM Hack-o-Lanterns  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Monday, October 22 @ 3 pm

Turn your plain pumpkin into a grisly gourd with tips and tricks to get your fright fruit gutted faster, carved easier, and kept fresh longer (not to mention looking sweet).

Bring your own pumpkin!


Tuesday October 23, 2018
   3:30 PM Monster/Machine Mash-Up  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Tuesday, October 23 @ 3:30 pm

Let out your inner mad scientist by creating a monster/machine hybrid using recycled toys.


Wednesday October 24, 2018
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Super Smash Bros Tournament  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Wednesdays, September 12 & October 24 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Battle for glory in the ultimate Smash Bros. competition and win some awesome prizes.


Thursday October 25, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  5:30 PM DIY Costume Workshop  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Thursday, October 25 from 3 – 5:30 pm

Raid the costume bin for accessories, SFX gear, and building materials to take your Halloween costume to the next level. Costume fanatic Erick will be on-hand to help with construction and workshopping ideas.


Friday October 26, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Role-play Fridays  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Fridays, September 7, 21, October 12 & 26 from 3 – 5 pm

Try your hand at tabletop heroics in our ongoing games. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice.


Monday October 29, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM A Very Chopped Halloween  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Monday, October 29 from 3 – 4:30 pm

Survive this “cut-throat” Halloween themed challenge to reign ghoulishly as the Chopped Champion!


Tuesday October 30, 2018
   3:00 PM Creepy Movie Day  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Tuesday, October 30

Vote on your scary, creepy, or most favorite Halloween themed movies to watch for the whole day.

   3:00 PM Slasher Movie Marathon  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Tuesday, October 30

Get in the Halloween spirit by watching Child’s Play and Final Destination.

*PLEASE NOTE: You need a parent/guardian signed permission slip in order to access our R rated movie room.


Thursday November 1, 2018 -  Monday December 31, 2018
     Southampton Animal Shelter Drive (ongoing)  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Ongoing

Help shelter animals feel a little happier and more comfortable while they wait to be adopted! Please drop off any of the following to the Teen Department: a new pet toy, dog or cat food (dry or canned), peanut butter, bird seed, treats for cats or dogs, new or gently used blankets or towels, dog beds, cat carriers, Kongs or other supplies.


Thursday November 1, 2018
   4:00 PM TAB*  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Thursday, November 1 @ 4 pm

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a monthly organization of volunteers who work with the library to help plan programs, buy materials, and run events.

*You will earn 1 hour of community service for participating in this program.


Friday November 2, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Role-play Fridays  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Friday, November 2 from 3 – 5 pm

Try your hand at tabletop heroics in our ongoing games. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice.


Saturday November 3, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM 5-Hour Pre-Licensing Class  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Saturday, November 3 from 10 am – 3 pm

Please bring your NYS learner’s permit, $45 in cash, and a packed lunch to class.


Monday November 5, 2018
   2:30 PM Remember, Remember...  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Monday, November 5 @ 2:30 pm

Join us for a special showing of V For Vendetta, to celebrate Guy Fawkes Day.

PLEASE NOTE: You need a parent/guardian signed permission slip in order to access our R rated movie room.


Wednesday November 7, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Sweet as Pie Charms  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Wednesday, November 7 from 3 – 4:30 pm

Show off your sweet tooth by making your very own designed charms out of clay. They’ll probably make sweet gifts too.


Thursday November 8, 2018
   4:00 PM Anime Club  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Thursday, November 8 @ 4 pm

Discuss your favorite manga, films and events, catch a screening, eat delicious Japanese goodies, and help pick what we’ll watch next.


Friday November 9, 2018
   3:00 PM One Circle: Girls Circle  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Our talking circles, Girls Circle and The Council for Boys, reach across demographics to help youth find belonging, develop healthy social skills, and build self-confidence. These structured meetings also use evidence based techniques to provide healing, prevention, and intervention tools for teens who have or may experience trauma. 

These circles create connection and build a community that provides safety, respect, non-judgment, and a listening environment. Facilitators avoid lecture or advice, but affirm strengths and promote youth leadership through the core principle that all people deserve a voice, to be believed in, and to know that “they are not alone.”

Girls Circle:

Fridays, November 9 & December 7 @ 3 pm


Tuesday November 13, 2018
   3:30 PM Giant Tetris  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Tuesday, November 13 @ 3:30 pm

Test your skills in the giant version of what some consider to be "the greatest puzzle video-game of all time."


Wednesday November 14, 2018
   3:00 PM Cinnamon Vanilla & Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrubs  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Wednesday, November 14 @ 3 pm

Make these scented sugar scrubs for the fall to give as a gift or keep for yourself. Great for dry skin in colder temps!


Thursday November 15, 2018
   4:30 PM The Thankful Project  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Thursday, November 15 @ 4:30 pm

Create a thankful tree that encourages you to cultivate an attitude of gratitude. Decorate with leaves expressing what you and your family are thankful for to possibly use as a holiday centerpiece!


Friday November 16, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Role-play Fridays  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Friday, November 16 from 3 – 5 pm

Try your hand at tabletop heroics in our ongoing games. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice.


Saturday November 17, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Aberrant  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Saturday, November 17 from 12 – 4 pm

Step into the shoes (and cape) of a super hero in this tabletop roleplaying game. Choose the powers, gear, and skills you'll use to crush the bad guys and save the day.


Monday November 19, 2018
   3:00 PM One Circle: The Council  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Our talking circles, Girls Circle and The Council for guys, reach across demographics to help youth find belonging, develop healthy social skills, and build self-confidence. These structured meetings also use evidence based techniques to provide healing, prevention, and intervention tools for teens who have or may experience trauma. 

These circles create connection and build a community that provides safety, respect, non-judgment, and a listening environment. Facilitators avoid lecture or advice, but affirm strengths and promote youth leadership through the core principle that all people deserve a voice, to be believed in, and to know that “they are not alone.”

The Council:

Mondays, November 19 & December 17 @ 3 pm


Tuesday November 20, 2018
   3:30 PM Teens to the Rescue*  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Tuesday, November 20 @ 3:30 pm

Get involved with your local animal shelter by learning about what they do, and make adoption boards to bring positive exposure to shelter animals.

*You will earn community service for participating in this program.


Friday November 23, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Next Level Gaming: Fallout  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Friday, November 23 from 3 – 5 pm

Even in this futuristic RPG? War...War never changes.

PLEASE NOTE: Attendees must have a Mature Gaming Permission Slip signed to access our closed gaming space for this program.


Monday November 26, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Super Smash Bros™ Tournament  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Monday, November 26 from 4 – 6 pm

Battle for glory in the ultimate Smash Bros. competition and win some awesome prizes.


Tuesday November 27, 2018
   3:00 PM Beyblades  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Tuesday, November 27 @ 3 pm

By popular demand, we shall indeed "let it rip." Bring your own Beyblades or use ours in your quest for victory and elevation in the bracket.


Wednesday November 28, 2018
   3:00 PM Ultimate Food Art  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Wednesday, November 28 @ 3 pm

Time to put all of your art skills learned in school to the test with this deliciously beautiful contest. Prizes awarded for the winning team!


Friday November 30, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM N.E.R.F. Battles: Royal Rumble  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Friday, November 30 from 7 – 9 pm

No hearts. No bases. No mercy. This battle has smaller teams and more/quicker rounds to make for some brutal play! Teams enter the battle one at a time and only the last player standing takes the win.


Monday December 3, 2018
   3:30 PM Teens vs. Librarians: 1-2 Switch  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Monday, December 3 @ 3:30 pm

After many sessions of TvL, the librarian win-to-loss ratio is so overwhelmingly high that we figured we'd give you teens a layup. 1-2 Switch is new enough that we haven't taken the time to master it thoroughly (yet,) which gives you at least a fighting chance.

   3:30 PM Teens vs. Librarians: 1-2 Switch  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Monday, December 3 @ 3:30 pm

After many sessions of TvL, the librarian win-to-loss ratio is so overwhelmingly high that we figured we'd give you teens a layup. 1-2 Switch is new enough that we haven't taken the time to master it thoroughly (yet,) which gives you at least a fighting chance.


Tuesday December 4, 2018
   4:00 PM Operation Gratitude*  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Tuesday, December 4 @ 4 pm

Earn 1 hour of community service while decorating notebooks for soldiers overseas and in hospitals. Write letters to newly enlisted soldiers or to thank a veteran.


Wednesday December 5, 2018
   3:00 PM Winter Tea Trees  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Wednesday, December 5 @ 3 pm

Give someone you love one of these creative and decorative trees designed with tea bags of various and delicious flavors.  It's a fun winter treat to warm you up!


Thursday December 6, 2018
   4:00 PM TAB*  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Thursday, December 6 @ 4 pm

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a monthly organization of volunteers who work with the library to help plan programs, buy materials, and run events.

*You will earn 1 hour of community service for participating in this program.


Friday December 7, 2018
   3:00 PM One Circle: Girls Circle  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Our talking circles, Girls Circle and The Council for Boys, reach across demographics to help youth find belonging, develop healthy social skills, and build self-confidence. These structured meetings also use evidence based techniques to provide healing, prevention, and intervention tools for teens who have or may experience trauma. 

These circles create connection and build a community that provides safety, respect, non-judgment, and a listening environment. Facilitators avoid lecture or advice, but affirm strengths and promote youth leadership through the core principle that all people deserve a voice, to be believed in, and to know that “they are not alone.”

Girls Circle:

Fridays, November 9 & December 7 @ 3 pm

   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate Release Party  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Friday, December 7 from 3 – 7 pm

The release we’ve all been waiting for! We’ve preordered it, and let’s be honest, you probably did too. Stop by, bring your copy and Nintendo Switch in case you picked it up today, and let’s just have one giant afternoon of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate.


Saturday December 8, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM 5-Hour Pre-Licensing Class  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Saturday, December 8 from 10 am – 3 pm

Please bring your NYS learner’s permit, $45 in cash, and a packed lunch to class.


Monday December 10, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Gingerbread Wars  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Monday, December 10 from 5 – 6:30 pm

Destroy your opponents' gingerbread bases with your selection of sugary soldiers while defending your own from their candy cutthroats!


Tuesday December 11, 2018
   3:30 PM Creative Clay Day  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Tuesday, December 11 @ 3:30 pm

Use your creativity to make anything you want with polymer clay! The possibilities are endless.


Wednesday December 12, 2018
   3:00 PM Snowy Mason Jar Decor  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Wednesday, December 12 @ 3 pm

Create your own snowy decorative piece for the holidays with a mason jar, Epsom salt, greenery and mini figurines! Gift this to someone special if you wish.


Thursday December 13, 2018
   4:00 PM Paranormal Club  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Thursday, December 13 @ 4 pm

Ever wanted to investigate what goes bump in the night? Join our in-house paranormal expert, Marissa, to discuss ghosts, cryptids, and all things spooky!


Friday December 14, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Role-play Fridays  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Friday, December 14 from 3 – 5 pm

Try your hand at tabletop heroics in our ongoing games. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice.


Monday December 17, 2018
   3:00 PM One Circle: The Council  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Our talking circles, Girls Circle and The Council for guys, reach across demographics to help youth find belonging, develop healthy social skills, and build self-confidence. These structured meetings also use evidence based techniques to provide healing, prevention, and intervention tools for teens who have or may experience trauma. 

These circles create connection and build a community that provides safety, respect, non-judgment, and a listening environment. Facilitators avoid lecture or advice, but affirm strengths and promote youth leadership through the core principle that all people deserve a voice, to be believed in, and to know that “they are not alone.”

The Council:

Mondays, November 19 & December 17 @ 3 pm


Tuesday December 18, 2018
   4:00 PM Decoupage Ornaments  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Tuesday, December 18 @ 4 pm

Spice up your home's holiday spirit by decorating custom ornaments using book pages, maps, and sheet music.


Wednesday December 19, 2018
   3:00 PM The Midas Touch  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Wednesday, December 19 @ 3 pm

Turn those chachkies into treasures by using gold gilding sheets to upgrade jewelry, catch all bowls, and other knick-knacks to gift during this giving season. Bring in your own object, or choose from our random assortment we’ve collected over time.


Thursday December 20, 2018
   4:30 PM Peppermint Sugar Scrub  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Thursday, December 20 @ 4:30 pm

Need some last minute gift ideas? We have you covered! Make a sugar scrub from scratch that will melt all worries away.

 


Friday December 21, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Movie Marathon  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Friday, December 21 from 3 – 7 pm

Kick back and wind down at the start of your school break with a day of films and snacks in the darkened library.

 


Friday December 28, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Role-play Fridays  
    Contact: Library   631 728-6241   teen@hamptonbayslibrary.org
   

Friday, December 28 from 3 – 5 pm

Try your hand at tabletop heroics in our ongoing games. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice.


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