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Teen Summer Programs

A motorcycle rider with long hair jumping over a orange book with the words Adventure begins at your library

Teens, are you ready for Adventure at Your Library this summer?

Check out what programs we have going on below, or, check out our Youth Monthly Calendar page for all our Summer Program goodness.

If you have questions or would like more information, please email our teen services librarian, Alison, at nevinsteens@nevinslibrary.org.

And, a big Thank you to our Partners & Donors!

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Tie-dyed multi-colored silk scarf

Friday, July 26 at 2pm (Ages 12-18)

Scrunch-Paint a Silk Scarf

Come to this exclusive workshop on creating stunning tie-dye style silk scarves with no experience necessary! This workshop will guide you through the magical world of colors and how to expertly blend them using our permanent, high chroma, highly transparent liquid fabric paint. During the workshop, we will provide step-by-step instructions for a creative process that will leave you with a wearable masterpiece. Your blank scarf is made from 100% silk, ensuring its luxurious quality, carefully hand-rolled and hand-sewn, measuring 8 inches by 54 inches.

Each participant will leave with a beautiful silk scarf masterpiece. After the workshop, simply allow your creation to dry overnight before ironing it on the silk setting to permanently set the vibrant colors. Also, don’t forget to wear/bring an old shirt to protect your clothing.

Registration for this event opens Saturday, June 15.

Multi-colored duct table rings and grey and green duct tape rolls

Wednesday, July 31 at 11am (Ages 12-18)

Duct Tape 101

It’s a sticky situation….

In this class we will create duct tape wallets, flowers, belts or other beginner duct tape crafts.

Registration for this event opens Saturday, June 15

Two grey origami cat looking characters

Thursday, August 8 at 3pm (Ages 12-18)

Tales & Origami

Discover Japan, the birthplace of Anime, through magical tales and origami! Award-winning storyteller Motoko will discuss how Japanese folklore has inspired games and anime in the U.S. and around the world. Under her step-by-step guidance, participants will make exciting origami figures, and design their own original anime characters. Come ready to have fun!

Registration for this event opens Monday, July 15

Pile of different looking journals on a wooden table

Wednesday, August 14 at 3pm (Ages 12-18)

Bookbinding: Environmental Journals

Create a fabulous journal to tell and illustrate your story of what you love about nature! Perhaps the ocean, boating, seasonal sports, animals, weather, camping, or the awesome beauty? During the program, everyone will share ther own story of their their thoughts and experiences in the great outdoors!

Participants will make a flag book structure and illustrate their journal with recycled papers collaged onto each page. The result is a unique interactive journal.

Registration for this event opens Monday, July 15.

Collage of different animals and plates and a picture of a girl's head

Friday August 23 at 11am (Ages 12-18)

Daydream Believer Collage Workshop

Revel in creativity without pressure or expectation. Surprise yourself by tapping into intuitive artmaking as Jess teaches you how to craft collages full of personal expression and emotion.

Registration for this event opens Monday, July 15