Summer has arrived, and what better place for teens to spend those long summer days than at the library? The June calendar is filled with fun crafts, cool displays, and exciting celebrations, like LGBT Pride Month and Best Friends Day.
Spring is in full swing in your library with a May calendar full of teen programming ideas, like crafting paper flower bouquets, as well as fun celebrations, like Cartoonist Day; interesting dates in history; and more!
Help teens show their gratitude for others with creative programming ideas and book suggestions that celebrate Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday, Homeless Youth Awareness Month, National Adoption Month and more.
Trisha Frankland offers a myriad of programs and activities to bring teens together and celebrate inclusiveness this October: not only is it National Bullying Prevention Month, it’s also Unity Day and Stop Bullying Day.
September is National Library Card Sign-up Month — what better time to draw teens into your library? Laura Damon-Moore shares craft projects, game ideas, book suggestions and more to entice teens to visit the library again and again!
July is National Anti-Boredom Month — keep teens engaged with a calendar full of creative activities from Laura Damon-Moore. Get ideas for craft projects, games, book suggestions and much more!
Diana Rendina details 3 engaging makerspace projects that fit right in with the 2017 Teen Read Week (Oct. 8–14) theme: “Unleash Your Story.” Students will be eager to tell their stories with these creative activities that combine literacy and making.
The start of the school year brings new energy and fresh ideas! Get your teens excited to help you promote Library Card Sign-up Month with #selfies, celebrate being weird on Wonderful Weirdos Day, and spread some sunshine on Positive Thinking Day. New book releases and STEM fun will help start the year off right!