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Greetings
Welcome to the new Teens page of the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library.  We hope you have fun checking out the various links for teen-related activities.
Arm Knitting
Monday, October 1st 4:30 p.m.


Best for ages 12 and up
Monday, October 1st 4:30-5:30 p.m.


Would you like to learn how to make scarves, blankets, and other fun crafts?  Come to the library on Monday, October 1st to learn the art of arm knitting! We will have all of the supplies available to knit your own scarf.  No registration is required, but supplies are first come, first served.
 

Fan-TOTE-tic Beasts Program: Decorate a Tote Bag!
Tuesday, November 13th 4:30 p.m.


Best for ages 12 and up

Make your own fantastic tote to keep all your creatures (or books) in!  All supplies are provided first come, first served. No registration is required.
 

STEM Ambassadors


We are seeking community-minded hobbyists, specialists, and enthusiasts of all kinds to share their passion with us.  Do you have a skill or talent that you’d like to share? Volunteer to be a STEM Ambassador! STEM Ambassadors provide interactive workshops that encourage learning, creativity, and curiosity in our community.  They do so by planning and implementing hands-on workshops, leading activities, and providing a positive learning environment.

Some areas of interest for workshops:


Coding
Writing/publishing
Sewing
Knitting/Crocheting
Embroidery
Jewelry making
3D Printing
Papercraft
Stamping
Photography
Robotics
Art classes
Videography
Gardening
Sculpting
Mixed-Media design


Ambassador Criteria:
Students must have completed 8th grade in order to host workshops.
Ambassadors must provide a positive learning environment that is in accordance with the library's policies.
Interested parties must fill out an application form.  
Ambassadors will be chosen at the librarian's discretion.

If you are interested in being a STEM Ambassador, please fill out the form and a librarian will contact you.