Teens

Welcome to the Stratford Library Teen Page!

  • 2021-Calling all teens! New Year-New Programs

    uCreate: GAME CHAT DISCORD MEETUP ONLINE
    Teens: Hop on our Discord server and join us in the gaming channel to share what games you’re currently hooked on, get recommendations from others, exchange gaming tips and tricks, and make new friends! Plus, be entered into a gaming-themed drawing. Register and we’ll email you a link to join the Discord server (if you haven’t already). For grades 6 – freshman year of college.
    1/5  | 7-7:45 pm | Discord
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    TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL: “Stargazing” GRAB ‘N’ GO
    This month we’re reading, Startgazing by Jen Wang.
    Join our super fun & informal book club! Register to reserve a kit( book & snack included), pick-up anytime within our 2-week window between 1/5-1/18, read the book,& then join the chat on our Teen Discord server! Grades 7-12.

    Email us at slateen@stratfordlibrary.org and we’ll send you the link so you can join us for our Discord chat.

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    TEEN DIY CANDY SUSHI GRAB ‘N’ GO
    Discover a new twist on sushi! Put your own spin on this Japanese-style recipe using rice crispy treats, gummies, and other candies. Register beginning 1/5 to arrange to pick up your supplies & feel free to improvise and add your own ingredients.
    While supplies last!

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    TEEN MID-TERM STRESS BUSTER GRAB ‘N’ GO
    Overwhelmed with homework, studying for midterms or writing a paper? This Stress Buster Kit is filled with items to help you get organized, relax and energize so you can get the most out of your study time! Study tips & snacks included! Register beginning 1/5 to arrange to pick up your kit.  While supplies last!

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    TEENS & TWEENS AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
    (Beginner & Advanced)
    Teen volunteer instructor Emily covers the alphabet as well as conversational symbols & phrases. Register for the Zoom invite & we’ll email you the link. Grades 5-12.
    Beginner 1/7 & 1/21  | 4:00-4:30 pm Register here.
                                                Advanced 1/7 & 1/21  | 4:30-5:00 pm Register here.

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    uCreate: VIDEO GAME CLUB ONLINE
    Teens: Join us the third Friday of each month for Video Game Club Online! For gamers grades 6 – freshman year of college. All skill levels are welcome. Register and we’ll email you instructions for participating and for joining our just-for-teens Discord server (if you haven’t already).
    1/15 |  3:30-4:30 pm  | Discord   |   *This month’s theme is TBA.

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    TEEN BOOK BUZZ

    Hear about the latest & greatest teen books, share what you’re reading, & special bonus: we’ll curate individual bags with an assortment of books to add to their personal book collection. No need to return—they’re yours to keep forever. Register here and we’ll send you the Discord link.

    1/ 19  |  4-4:30 pm  |  Discord
    *LOCATION CHANGE: This program will be held on our Teen Discord Server. Register with your email address (not school) and we will send you the Discord link.
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    That’s just the first half of January!
    Check back here soon-
    there is more to come!
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  • December isn’t over yet! Check these out…

    VIDEO GAME CLUB DISCORD MEET-UP
    Join us the 3rd Friday of each month for gaming online! All skill levels are welcome. Register & we’ll email you instructions for participating & joining our just-for-teens Discord server.
    Grades 6-13. 12/18 | 3:30-4:30 pm | Discord

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    TEENS DIY BORAX SNOWFLAKE
    Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Create your own Borax snowflake ornament with this Grab ‘n’ Go Kit. Supplies limited.  Registration for a kit starts on December 15 and pick-ups begin December 17. Registration can be done in-person or online.
    Grades 6-13.

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    POP-UP CHALLENGES DISCORD CHANNEL MEETUP
    Participate in bi-weekly challenges (posted on our Teen Discord Server) for a chance to win a prize!
    Pop-Ups posted: 12/1 & 12/15  | Discord
    Grades 6-13.
    Email slateen@stratfordlibrary.org for the Discord link.

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    Please check grade requirements for each program.

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  • EVEN MORE TEEN PROGRAMS IN DECEMBER!

    AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE FOR TEENS
    (Beginner & Advanced)
    Teen volunteer instructor Emily covers the alphabet as well as conversational symbols & phrases. Register for the Zoom invite & we’ll email you the link. Grades 5-12.
    Beginner 12/10  | 4:00-4:30 pm  /  Advanced 12/10 | 4:30-5:00 pm
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    TEEN BOOK BUZZ ZOOM MEET UP
    Hear about the latest teen books, share what you’re reading, & as a bonus for attendees we’ll curate a special Grab ‘n’ Go kit filled w/ books to keep. Register for the Zoom invite.
    Grades 6-13.
    12/15 | 4-4:30 pm | Zoom
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    TEEN S’MORES IN A JAR GRAB ‘N’ GO
    Make our own chocolatey treat! Register for a kit to enjoy yourself or gift it to a friend for the holiday. Share your finished creation on our Teen Discord Server. (Email us at slateen@stratfordlibrary.org for the link).
    No meet-up. Grades 6-13.  Teen Grab ‘n’ Go sign up: 12/15-12-28 while supplies last.
    *Teen Grab ‘n’ Go Registration begins 12/15 at 3:00 pm
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    TEEN TASTE TESTERS: PEPPERMINT GRAB ‘N’ GO
    Put your taste buds to the test! Register for a kit to try a variety of peppermint flavored treats & then vote via Discord on 12/28 for your faves. (Voting is optional.) Email us at slateen@stratfordlibrary.org  for the Teen Only Discord link. Grades 6-13. 
    Teen Grab ‘n’ Go sign up: 12/15-12-28 while supplies last.
    *Teen Grab ‘n’ Go Registration begins 12/15 at 3:00 pm
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    TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION-DISCORD
    Let’s talk about “Hey Kiddo”! Teens that scored a Grab ‘n’ Go kit in Nov. received a copy of the book & the Discord link. Missed out on a kit read the book & want to join the chat? Register for the Discord link. Grades 7-12.
    12/16  |  4-4:30 pm | Discord
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    VIDEO GAME CLUB DISCORD MEET-UP FOR TEENS
    Join us the 3rd Friday of each month for gaming online! All skill levels are welcome. Register & we’ll email you instructions for participating & joining our just-for-teens Discord server.
    Grades 6-13. 12/18 | 3:30-4:30 pm | Discord
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    TEEN POP-UP CHALLENGES DISCORD MEET-UP
    Participate in bi-weekly challenges (posted on our Teen Discord Server) for a chance to win a prize! Open to teens in Grades 6-12.
    Pop-Ups posted: 12/1 & 12/15  | Discord
    Email slateen@stratfordlibrary.org for the Discord link
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    *PLEASE NOTE THAT TEEN PROGRAMS & GRAB ‘N’ GO’S
    ARE AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 6-13.*

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