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DIY Teen Event To Create Clay Agate Ornaments Tonight At Davenport Library

November 23rd, 2021
DIY Teen Event To Create Clay Agate Ornaments Tonight At Davenport Library

The Davenport Public Library invites all teens ages 11-19 to DIY Teen! Clay Agate Ornaments – Tuesday, November 23rd at 6:00 pm at Fairmount: Have some FIMO Clay fun as we learn to make stunning faux agate ornaments. Registration is required at: bit.ly/dpl-teenclayagateornaments. These programs are hosted indoors. Your family’s safety is important to us. Masks are recommended for teen attendees. Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety recommendations. These programs are subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates. Check our Facebook page for updates. These events are... Read More

Davenport Public Library Holding Teen Events

November 3rd, 2021
Davenport Public Library Holding Teen Events

The Davenport Public Library invites all teens ages 11-19 to DIY Teen! Macramé Water Bottle Bag – Saturday, November 6th at 2:00 pm at Eastern: Hydration is so important. Keep your reusable water bottle nearby by learning how to macramé your own water bottle bag! You will “knot” be disappointed. Registration is required at: bit.ly/dpl-teenmacramewaterbottlebag. Origami Kawaii Tissue Box – Friday, November 19th at 4:00 pm at Main: Create itty bitty kawaii tissue boxes that are fun to make and perfect as gifts for those friends who have adorable tiny sneezes.  Registration is required... Read More

Get Your Glow Clouds On Today At Davenport Public Library For DIY Teen Event

October 25th, 2021
Get Your Glow Clouds On Today At Davenport Public Library For DIY Teen Event

The Davenport Public Library invites all teens ages 11-19 to DIY Teen! Glow Clouds – Monday, October 25th at 11:00 am at Fairmount: Do you want to make a glowing cloud to hang in your space so you can feel calm & ethereal? Of course you do! We will also learn about clouds and how you can track them because Citizen Science is really cool. Registration is required at: bit.ly/dpl-teenglowclouds. Macramé Water Bottle Bag – Saturday, November 6th at 2:00 pm at Eastern: Hydration is so important. Keep your reusable water bottle nearby by learning how to macramé your own water bottle bag! You... Read More

4th Annual Teen Silent Reading Party Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

June 21st, 2021
4th Annual Teen Silent Reading Party Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

Do you just want to go to a party where you can silently sit in a corner and read and it won’t be weird at all and you will actually win a bunch of stuff for it? Yes! And maybe every once in a while you can join in an online staring contest or try eating odd pop rocks combinations? Then you are invited to the Library’s 4th Annual Teen Silent Reading Party on Tuesday, June 22nd at 6:00 pm! We are going virtual again this year so join us in competing in random online challenges, reading a lot, and winning so many prizes–books, random swag, and gift cards–all while staying... Read More

Hit Up Rock Island Library For Events For The Whole Family Year-Round!

March 26th, 2019
Hit Up Rock Island Library For Events For The Whole Family Year-Round!

Rock Island Public Library has events for all ages at its various branches throughout the rest of 2019! Check out their full rundown of cool stuff going on:   Southwest Craft Nights (open to all, registration needed.) 6:00 pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month, Rock Island Southwest Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road. Free, materials supplied. Register online at www.rockislandlibrary.org or call 309-732-7338. March 12: Spring Bouquet (paper cut flowers) April 9: Floral Easter Basket (paper cut flowers) May 14: Color your own pinwheel June 11: Magnet/Foam Photo Frame July 9: Embellished Seahorses August... Read More

Build Your World At DPL’s Minecraft Contest

June 22nd, 2017
Build Your World At DPL’s Minecraft Contest

Summer is officially here! The time when parents picture their children playing outside all day long with neighborhood friends. That was until the wildly popular game, Minecraft, came into the picture. It’s no secret that creepers, Enderman and pickaxes have taken over most homes since 2009 when the game was first released. But video games are supposed to be bad for kids, right? Not this one! If you have either watched your children play this game or were brave enough to try it yourself, you will find very quickly that the critical thinking skills needed to play are actually quite intense. Yet... Read More

April RIPL Teen Events Mix Crafts, Gaming, Anime

April 4th, 2017
April RIPL Teen Events Mix Crafts, Gaming, Anime

Teens will find plenty of ways to pursue a special interest this April with free events at Rock Island Public Library locations. On Tuesday, April 4, the library offers a Teen Perler Bead night from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Rock Island 30/31 Branch bookstore, 3059 30th Street. Perler® is a brand name for fusible plastic beads that are placed on a plastic pegboard to form designs and then fused together with an iron. Teens can choose from patterns or create their own design and then take their art home. This event is for ages 12 to 18. On Tuesday, April 18, the library’s monthly Tween and Teen... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Offering Fun Over Break For Teens

March 15th, 2017
Rock Island Public Library Offering Fun Over Break For Teens

Thousands of local teens are enjoying spring break right now, regardless of the weather, and Rock Island Public Library is presenting a number of activities to make their break a little sunnier, regardless of the snow. Teens can try their hand at coding and gaming this March with two separate events at the Rock Island Public Library. Teen Coding Night will be offered Thursday, March 16 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Main Library, 401 19th Street. Teens ages 12 to 18 can take advantage of a session on coding with the Scratch computer program, then play coding games and practice simple coding. Ages... Read More

Teen Gaming Night And More Happening At Rock Island Library

August 24th, 2016
Teen Gaming Night And More Happening At Rock Island Library

A teen gaming night on Thursday, August 25 will allow teens to play Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360 and board games and to learn how to make their video games with Scratch programming. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Main Library. In addition, this month, teens can explore what life after high school could hold for them, with a Teen College & Careers Night on Tuesday, August 30. The event is from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Main Library. The event includes tips for teens and their families on planning a path after high school, whether it’s finding a job, learning a trade or heading off to college.... Read More

Tons of Teen Events Roaring Into Rock Island Library

August 16th, 2016
Tons of Teen Events Roaring Into Rock Island Library

Teens can experience the art of anime, play video and board games with other teens, and explore various paths to take after high school with August events for ages 12 to 18 at the Rock Island Public Library. On Tuesday, August 16, the library hosts an anime night for teens from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Rock Island Main Library location, 401 19th Street. The monthly events allow teens to watch anime from Crunchyroll, try Japanese snacks, and write Japanese hiragana characters. A teen gaming night on Thursday, August 25 will allow teens to play Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360 and board games and to learn how... Read More