Teens

Welcome to the Stratford Library Teen Page!

 

  • Anime, TableTop Gaming, Volunteer Orientations & More

    Pop-Up Challenges: New Years Edition
    Every two weeks throughout January we’re dropping fun New Year’s-inspired challenges for teens to complete anytime we’re open for a chance to win prizes. Candy may or may not be involved, too!
    Jan.  21  |  10am-8pm | Teen Dept.

     

     

    Anime Club
    Discuss the latest anime & manga, watch your favorite series with friends, & share your artwork! Help select series to add to the library’s collection & plan our annual Strat*Con event, too.
    Jan.  22  |  4-5pm | Board Room

     

     

     uCreate: Tabletop Gaming
    Explore our tabletop games collection! Learn to play strategy games like Avalon, Catan, Pandemic, Quantum & Tsuro. All ages; 12 & under with a parent/guardian.
    Wed. Jan 29  | 6:30-8pm | Board Room

     

     

    Teen Volunteer Orientation Sessions
    Attend a drop-in session if you are interested in volunteering in the Children’s, Teen, &/or uCreate Department this winter!

    Orientation will cover registration, responsibilities, & schedules.
    Teens must attend ONE of the scheduled sessions to be eligible to volunteer.
    Jan. 27 from 4-5pm | Jan. 29 from 5-6pm | Feb. 1 from 10:30-11:30 am Teen Dept.

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  • Star Wars Contest and More!

    CANCELLED–Star Wars: Spelling Bee
    Calling all Jedi, rebels, & stormtroopers:  What better way to celebrate the release of this month’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in movie theaters that a little friendly competition?  Compete against friends to find out if the Force is with you as you try to spell Star Wars-themed words like Alderaan, Sarlaac, & Tattoine.  A prize will be given to the top speller.
    Join us!
    All teen programs are for students in 6th through 13th grade.
    Dec  17  |  3:30-4:30 pm  |  Teen Dept
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    Star Wars: Balloon Hovercraft
    We’re all about that #StarWarsLife, rebels. As we *patiently* await the film premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (hitting theaters this month!), try your hand at re-creating mini gliding speeders using everyday household items & then test out how well they move!
    Registration required. Sign up online or call the Teen Dept. at: 203-385-4167.

    Please note: All of our Teen Programs are for teens 6th grade through 13th grade.

    Dec 18  |  3:30-4:30 pm  |  Teen Dept.
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  • MAKE-YOUR-OWN-UGLY HOLIDAY SWEATER

    Get in the holiday spirit!  Bring a sweater, shirt or sweatshirt of your choice to decorate & we’ll provide all the buttons, bows, ribbons to help make a truly hideous one-of-a-kind holiday monstrosity.  The uglier the better, we say!  Vote on the best of the works in the bunch as you snack on holiday treats.

    Dec 3  |  4-5 pm  |  Teen Dept.

     

     

    POP-UP CHALLENGES: Holiday Edition

    Every two weeks throughout December we’re dropping fun holiday-inspired activities for teens to complete anytime we’re open.  Teens have a chance to either win prizes or snag make & take kits (perfect holiday gifts for friends & family)! 

     

    Dec 3 & 17  |  10 am-8 pm  |  Teen Dept.

     

     

    POST-IT PIXEL ART

    Another uCreate takeover!  Help us design and decorate the Library’s windows with pixel Star Wars art!

    Dec 6  |  3-4:30 pm  |  uCreate Space
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