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upcoming events

The library offers a lot of different types of fun events and programs just for teens. For example, sometimes we will teach art classes, like the one pictured in this slideshow:


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See classes and events for teens during the next few days below, or check the calendar for the complete list of events.

Book Necklace

When: Monday, October 6 at 7:00 PM
Where: Riverdale Branch
Description:


Book Necklace

What’s your favorite book? Do you want everyone to read it also? Why not wear it around your neck. Join us at the library to make a book charm for a necklace or key chain.

Supplies limited. Please register.

 

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Facing My Giants

When: Tuesday, October 7 at 4:00 PM
Where: Morrow Branch
Description: Hey Teens: join a new teen peer group that will meet weekly on Tuesdays, starting Sept. 2.  The series will acknowledge the fears of various life situations and the issues that teens face every day and will help teens develop the endurance necessary to succeed. Utilizing the "tools" highlighted in this program, teens will develop the skills necessary to reach their goals and maximum potential.  Also have fun, relax, and maybe meet some new friends.

Light refreshments will be served. Meet in the library meeting room.  Recommended for ages 12-19.

This series is supervised, and presented, by Angela Tabb from "The Healing Harvest," a local non-profit organization.  For more information, please contact Ms. Tabb. The library system is providing meeting space for this series as a community service.  Email:  thehealingharvestinc@gmail.com  phone:  404-290-0915

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Teen Zone- “Teen Professional Development” (FP)

When: Tuesday, October 7 at 6:00 PM
Where: Forest Park Branch
Description:

Join us for a night of professional development with you, our Teens, specifically in mind.  Learn how to construct a professional resume, how to interview, and how to present yourself in a professional manner when in professional settings.  You don’t want to miss this session if being a professional, in any, failed is one of your goals.  For Teens 12 and Older.


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Book Clouds

When: Tuesday, October 14 at 12:00 AM
Where: Forest Park Branch
Description:

During Teen Read Week (October 12-18), come in and fill out a cloud for each of the books you read this week. Help us fill the “sky” with awesome book dreams!

    

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Teen Talk Tuesday-LJ

When: Tuesday, October 14 at 4:30 PM
Where: Lovejoy Branch
Description: Are you having trouble in school? With Friends? Let's talk about things that matter to teens. Join the discussion!
Light refreshments will be  provided.

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Teen Zone— “How to Write a Song" for Teens (FP)

When: Tuesday, October 14 at 4:45 PM
Where: Forest Park Branch
Description:

If you’re interested in learning how to write a good song and the basics that are included in many of today’s hit songs, this session is for you.  Learn about song structure, the process of songwriting, and what you’ll need to record the songs that you’ve written.  For Teens 12 and Older.


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Turn Dreams into a Reality with Dream Interpretation & Journal

When: Tuesday, October 14 at 6:00 PM
Where: Forest Park Branch
Description:

Ever wondered what it means when you dream about falling? Come by to learn a little about dream interpretation and share the meaning of your dreams with others. Before the end of the program, you will also receive your own dream journal so you can keep track of all of those crazy dreams so you can interpret them later on! Advance registration is required so enough materials can be supplied. Open to ages 14-18.

    

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Middle School Girl Scout Troop Open to All middle school girls

When: Saturday, October 18 at 1:30 PM
Where: Headquarters Branch
Description:
Calling all middle school girls: join this Girl Scout Troop that will meet at the Headquarters Library.  Space is limited to 15 participants so please register early with LaKesha Edwards, Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta. Light snacks will be served.

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Halloween String Dolls

When: Saturday, October 18 at 2:00 PM
Where: Headquarters Branch
Description:

Just in time for Halloween, learn how to create cute, creepy, impish, silly Thai string dolls. They are made using one continuous piece of cotton string. Advance registration is required so that materials can be prepared ahead of time. Open to ages 12-18.

    

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What's Up? Wednesdays-DIY Banana Pops-LJ

When: Wednesday, October 22 at 4:30 PM
Where: Lovejoy Branch
Description: There's always something happening for teens on a Wednesday afternoon at the Lovejoy Library. Whether it's a DIY Banana Pops for Teens or some other exciting event.  Stop by to see "what's up?" at the library. For more information on this program, contact Xavier Scott at 770-472-8129 or xaviers@claytonpl.org.  This program is intended for Teens age 13-17.

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Teen Healthy Eating Class (FP)

When: Tuesday, October 28 at 5:00 PM
Where: Forest Park Branch
Description:

Teen Healthy Eating Class with Gail Kefentse.

Come out to our Healthy Eating series for Teens with expert healthy eating Guru Gail Kefentse.  Learn how to make quick and delicious mails that anyone can make regardless of their cooking experience.  Most importantly, these meals are healthy and will contribute to a Teen Healthy lifestyle.  For Teens 12 and Older.

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Teen Halloween Book Title Bingo-LJ

When: Thursday, October 30 at 4:30 PM
Where: Lovejoy Branch
Description: Can you play Bingo?  Do you enjoy reading? If so, join Mr. Scott and the Lovejoy Library staff for a new twist on a golden oldie.  Win prizes and gain information and knowledge all in one visit.  This program is recommended for  Teens 13-17.  Snacks will be provided.   For more information, contact Xavier Scott at 770-472-8129 or xaviers@claytonpl.org

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Go to the complete calendar