Winter Virtual Teen Programming

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Looking for something new to do? Read on to learn about Central's winter virtual teen programming! 

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

TAG is a group of teens, ages 13 to 17, who meet once a month via Zoom to help the library figure out how to best serve teens and others. It's a great opportunity to build leadership skills, work on creative projects, and meet new people. 

  Time: 3:30-5:00 pm

  • Friday, December 11
  • Friday, January 8    
  • Friday, February 12 
  • Friday, March 12      
  • Friday, April 9 

Teen Take and Make Craft Hangout

Each month, teens pick up a different Take and Make Craft bag at the Central library and join others, via zoom, to make the craft, listen to music and hang out. Bags are available at the beginning of each month and are given out while supplies last. 

  Time: 3:30-5:00 

  • Friday, December 18  Craft: Among Us clay figures
  • Friday, January 15      Craft: Dragon eggs 
  • Friday, February 19    Craft: Mini book key chains
  • Friday, March 19        Craft:  E-textile light-up cuff
  • Friday, April 16           Craft:  Glow Jars

Reader's Quest Middle School Book Group

For youth in 5th-8th grade. This book group is run like a Battle of the Books program. Participants are asked trivia questions from the month's selection. Copies of these books are available, at the Central Library, for participants to keep.  

   Time: 1:30-3:00   

Rising Voices Social Justice Book Discussion Group

For teens in 9th-12th grade. 

   Time: 3:30-5:00

  • Meeting: Saturday, December 12  Book: Unwind 
  • Meeting: Saturday, January 9        Book: When the Moon Was Ours
  • Meeting: Saturday, February 20    Book:  TBD
  • Meeting: Saturday, March 20         Book:  TBD
  • Meeting: Saturday, April 17            Book:  TBD

You can request physical books to be sent to any BECPL library or download an ebook or audio book. Don't have a library card? You can apply for an eLibraryCard. 

All programs meet via Zoom. You can participate on your computer, tablet, or phone. Invitation is through email and will not be made public. To obtain Zoom link, email, before the program date.