Young Adult Programs

Draw Basic Manga

Tuesday, February 21, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Grades 5- 12
Learn the unique style of Manga illustration from professional illustrator Don Pedicini Jr. All skill levels welcome; improve your skills in a fun atmosphere! We will be focusing on drawing the head and hair both male and female. Registration is required.


3D Printing Class for Teens

February 16, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Grades 5 – 12
The library has a 3D printer now! 3D printers can print all kinds of cool things. Want to print your own miniatures for D&D or make a unique pencil box for school? This class will give you the tools to do that. Learn how to create or find 3D models and have the library print them for you.


Young Adult Creative Kits
Grades 5-12
Each month we will have take and make kits that will allow young adults to show their creativity! All kits come with a fun snack and all kits are available while supplies last.
February 1 – Pop-up Valentine Card


Chips & Chatter Book Club
Grades 5-6
Join us at the library on the third Monday of each month at 4:00-5:00 p.m. Each month we will read a different type of book and enjoy a fun activity! Registration is required.
January 23: (note the date change): Graphic Novel

February 27: (note the date change): Winter


Volunteen
Tuesday, January 31, 4:00-5:00 PM
Tuesday, February 28, 4:00-5:00 PM

Grades 7-12

The library is starting a new program to offer volunteer hours to 7th – 12th graders. Meetings are the last Tuesday of the month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come to all or any of the meetings. Registration required.


Ceiling Tile Masterpieces by Young Adults
Saturday, March 25, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Grades 5 – 12
Come to the library and paint a masterpiece on one of our ceiling tiles. Tiles will be put in the ceiling in the Young Adults room. All designs subject to approval. Registration is required and space is limited.

YSU English Festival
The YSU English Festival books are available now!


100 Books Before High School

We’re challenging all 5th – 8th graders to read 100 Books Before High School. Sign up at any time, and read at your own pace! At 50 books, you’ll receive a goody bag including a bookmark and laptop/water bottle sticker. If you complete the challenge you’ll receive a High School survival kit!

Sign up using the Reader Zone app with code 133bf or stop by the Youth Services Department.


100 Books Before Graduation
We’re challenging all 9th – 12th graders to read 100 Books Before Graduation. Sign up any time and read at your own pace! At 50 books, you’ll receive a goody bag including a bookmark and laptop/water bottle sticker. If you complete the challenge you’ll receive an after graduation survival kit!

Sign up using the Reader Zone app with code 133bf or stop by the Youth Services Department.


New Titles in the Young Adult Department:

book cover for "of cages and crowns"book cover for "the last field party"a book cover of "The Stolen Heir"book cover for "five survive"