Teens Events Page

This fall, we will have a hybrid of in-person and virtual programs.
In-person programs will be marked with either (Main) or (Palmer).
Virtual programs will be marked with (Virtual).

Meet EAPL's mascot Thesaurus Rex

You might have seen his antics on social media or around the library. Help us create cool library swag featuring Thesaurus Rex. 2021's Dino Design Contest theme is Thesaurus Rex Goes to the Library. Using this theme, create a digital or non-digital design celebrating Thesaurus Rex and the Easton Area Public Library.

Dino Design is open to all ages! The Dino Design Contest opens September 1. Final designs are due Saturday, October 16. For full contest details visit: https://eastonpl.org/DinoContest.html   
 
Halloween Makeup with Libby Ortiz (Main)

For teens ages 13-18

Tuesday, October 12th at 4:00-5:00pm
Catherine Drake Room at the Main Library

Come have some fun with a special effects makeup tutorial! Attendees will create a bloody, exposed bone look on their hand. Spaces are limited! Email Libby at Libbyo@eastonpl.org to register

Masks are required for in-person programs at the the Main Library.
   
  Create a Frankendoll (Main)

For teens ages 13-18
Monday, October 25th at 4:00-5:00pm
Catherine Drake Room at the Main Library

Come smash, tear, and otherwise break apart old toys. Use your leftover materials, a needle and thread, and a hot glue gun to craft a new monstrous creation. Spaces are limited!
Email Christine at christinew@eastonpl.org to register.

Masks are required for in-person programs at the the Main Library.
 
Card Club (Main)

Ages 10 through Adult at the Main Library
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00 – 6:30pm
Masks required.

Join us for a variety of games played with cards, including Pokémon and Magic the Gathering! Although we have all the cards necessary, feel free to bring your own (just check in with the teacher about using them!). The Card Club is led by a teacher from the Easton Area Middle School. 
   
  Anime Club (MAIN)

October 18th and November 22nd
3:30-5:00pm at the Main Library
Masks required.

Are you an Anime Fan?? The Anime Club is for teens 13-18 who enjoy watching anime, reading manga, and drawing. Small snacks will be provided. No registration required. Contact Christine at christinew@eastonpl.org  with any questions.

While our staff pre-screen each anime that will be shown, parents should use their own discretion. The anime will be PG-14 or lower, and parents can contact Christine the week before with questions about each month's selection.
 
  Homework and Hangout (MAIN)

Tuesdays and Thursdays
3:00-5:00pm at the Main Library
Masks required.

Stop by the Main Library after school to get some homework done or take the time to relax, read, play a board game, or socialize. This is a super casual group for teens 13-18 who want to crack down on homework or use the time to unwind. Small snacks will be provided. No registration required. Contact Christine at christinew@eastonpl.org  with any questions.
 
Teen Writers Workshop

Saturday, October 16 at 1:00pm

The Teen Writers Workshop is an informal, teen-led group that helps teen writers understand how to write creatively and gives them an opportunity to share their writing with peers. If you’re interested, email Jamie at jamies@eastonpl.org  for more information!
 
NEW........Teen Book Bundles are available from EAPL!

Tell us what kinds of things you like to read and we'll pick out some books just for you. Give us a day or two to get your bundle together, and we'll notify you when it's ready to be picked up. Only available at the Palmer Branch (for now).

Go to bit.ly/teenbookbundle to fill out the form
 
Calling all writers!

While the library continues to host programs virtually, we want to gauge interest in future virtual programming for EAPL's Writing Club. WRITE ON is geared for ages 16+.

If you are interested in participating in virtual writing programs,
please email Carol at CarolC@eastonpl.org  
 
Read along with the 2021 EAPL Reading Challenge!

Looking for something to do after summer reading is over? Join the 2021 EAPL Reading Challenge. Registration is open anytime and includes readers ages 13 and older. You can jump in on August's challenge, "In the Kitchen", and catch up on past ones you might have missed. Each month we will be sharing reading lists, recommendation videos, and more.

August's theme is "In the Kitchen". Read a book with a food related theme.
July's theme was "Summer Lovin". Read a book set in the summer time.
Check out Erin's video sharing some of her summer-themed favorites.

Download and print out the reading checklist

Register now on Beanstack