Category Archive: teens

S.T.E.A.M Powered Club- Gr. 4 and Up- 4-5:15- September

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stringartKids in grades 4 and up may join us for S.T.E.A.M. Powered Club on Wednesday, September 27th from 4-5:30 pm.  The club focuses on different themes each month based on science, technology, and art.  We will  will create a variety of different kinds of string art, make their own patterns, and play string games.  Registration is required.

 

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Outdoor Game Day

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Join us in the backyard of the Library on Tuesday, August 15th  at 1:00-3:00 PM for an afternoon of outdoor games and activities.  Bring your hula hoops, jump ropes and bubble wands.  We’ll supply the chalk, freeze pops, popcorn, water toys, and face painting.  Play duck-duck-goose, freeze tag and other games with your friends.  This is a program for the entire family.  No registration is required. In case of bad weather, we’ll have games in the library.   For more information call the library.

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Hot Dog Picnic and Primate Sanctuary

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primatesHOTDOGTo close out our summer Come to the Library for our Build a Better World Final Party on Thursday, August 10th from 4-6:30 with Special Guest Primate Sanctuary is a place of refuge and protection for primates. Carmen Presti introduces live primates in this interactive program at 4-5 PM followed by our Annual Hot Dog Picnic and Ice Cream Social under the stars at 5:30-6:30.  For more information, contact the library .  The Hot Dogs are generously donated by the Kiwanis Club.   All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

 

 

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NTLibraryCon

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Saturday, August 5th, 9:30-4pm–Our 3rd annual NTLibraryCon, a family-friendly, free fandom convention for all things nerdy.  Learn more on our Facebook or website.

NtLibraryCon flyer 2017 online

Summer Food Recipe and Demo: Potato Salad

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 Wed., June 14th at 6:30pm:  Recipe and demo: healthy potato salad by dietician Ben Glurich.  Please register at the Information Desk or by phone at 693-4132, ext. 4.  Don’t let spoiled food ruin your summer picnics!

 

Author Meet & Greet-Molly Bilinski-Friday, June 9th

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Meet local YA author Molly Bilinski on Friday, June 9th from 2:30pm to 4:30pm!  Get your copy of Lady of Sherwood signed–copies will be available for sale during the program via the Friends of the library.

Bonus: Enter to win a signed copy at the Information Desk through the 7th. lady of sherwood author visit 2017 flyer online

Junior Friend Meeting

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teen volunteersThere will be a mandatory informational meeting for all Junior Friends on Thursday, June 1st  at 3:45 – 5 pm.  Young people entering grades 6-12 who are looking for something to do this summer may volunteer as part of the Junior Friends program at the  Library.  As a Junior Friend, young people can volunteer to: read to younger children as a Book Buddy, sign-up for a weekly shift in the Children’s Department to assist with the Summer Reading Club game, help children on the computers, or assist  at programs.  This is a great opportunity for students to fulfill required volunteer hours for Scouts, church organizations, Honor Societies, and High Schools.   Our Annual Parade will be happening again this year and we will require many extra Junior Friends to help coordinate this activity.  We will also need parental involvement for this program.  If at all possible, be prepared to stay through the duration of the meeting, which is usually between 5 and 5:20THE PRICE OF THE T-SHIRT HAS RISEN TO $5. 75, please bring money to the meeting if you’re interested. We apologize for any inconvenience.   Registration for this meeting is required in person or by phone, (716)693-4132, ext. 5.   Registration for this meeting is required in person or by phone, (716)693-4132, ext. 5

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Build a Better… Truck Program

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Please join us on Wednesday, July 12th, from 12-1:30PM at the Library, as we kick off our Summer Reading Club with our “On Your Mark, Get Set, Come See Trucks” Program. This program will feature opportunities to see fire trucks, police vehicles and large trucks from our North Tonawanda Fire, Police, and Department of Public Works, and then enjoy a Crazy Food Concoction  This program is open to all ages and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  For more information, please call the library.

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Spring Break at the Movies 2

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SINGMOVIEJOIN US FOR “HOLIDAY BREAK AT THE MOVIES 2” on the Big Screen at the Library Friday, April 14th at 1PM. In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario’s attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists’ find that their lives will never be the same. This movie is Rated PG for some rude humor and mild peril.  It is 1hr. 48 min. long.  This program is open to all ages.  Parents, please accompany children under 12.  Popcorn will be served.  No registration required.  This movie is free to the public and we want everyone to enjoy the experience.  In consideration of others, please use quiet voices and manner.  For more information, call the library.

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Color Me Happy Program- 2:30-4

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colormehappyWe are excited to offer our new Color Me Happy program on  Wednesday, December 28th from 3-4:30.  Coloring has become a fun activity for children and adults.  Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the mind and help to promote overall wellness. We will have coloring sheets available for all ages.  Bring your child, and relax while you both spend some time coloring.  We will have an assortment of crayons, colored pencils, and markers.  This program is perfect for Ages 5-105!  NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY.  There will be DOOR PRIZES.  For more information call the library.

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Holiday Craft Day

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christmastreecardIt’s Holiday Craft Day at the  Library. On Saturday, December 17th , children are invited to join us in the Children’s Room anytime between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to create a variety of decorated holiday cards and envelopes.  You can also help make an ornament to put on our library Christmas tree. Children five and under may need a parent’s help. No registration is required.  For additional information, please call the library, visit in person , or visit online .

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Pumpkins and Squash

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pumpkinSaturday, November 19th @ 11am

For the whole family.

If you’re tired of the same old squash soup and pumpkin pie, come in and learn how to make a healthy squash risotto.  Food will definitely be served!

Register at the Information Desk or call 716-693-4132, ext. 4

Healthy Tuesdays: Positivity Jars

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Tuesday, August 16th @ 10am

 

Do you feel stressed out?

Learn a few tips about managing your stress and create a jar of positive thoughts to take home!

 

Register at the Information Desk or by calling 716-693-4132, ext. 4

Pub Trivia: Sports Edition

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trivia logoMonday, August 15 @ 6:30 pm.

 

Love sports and the Olympics?

Bring a team and test your knowledge!

Grand prize is from Galassi’s Sub Shop.

 

Register at the Information Desk or by calling 716-693-4132, ext. 4

 

Primate Sanctuary Program

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primatesanctuaryJoin us at the Library as we invite our Primate friends to visit the library on Friday, July 8th at 1PM.  Primate Sanctuary is a place of refuge and protection for primates. Carmen Presti introduces live primates such as a chimp, a Rhesus Macaque, and a Crab-eating Macaque.  As they interact with the audience, Carmen will speak about their unique characteristics.

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