teen services

Programs

Teen Leadership Council

Self-motivated and responsible teens can join the TLC to share their ideas regarding tween and teen programs and activities, special events, books, movies, games and more that are offered at the library. Our next meeting is on Thursday, July 7th at 3:30PM.

Needle Felted Hedgehog Workshop

Make your own critter-friend, sans the quills, with an instructor from Pop Up Art School! Participants will learn how to use a barbed needle and merino wool roving to create a felted hedgehog. This event will take place on Tuesday, July 12th at 2PM.

Open Game Play and Virtual Reality

Explore virtual worlds with the Oculus Quest and PlayStation VR, or play the latest titles on Xbox Series S, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch! Multiple consoles and controllers will be available for simultaneous use. This event will take place on Friday, July 15th at 11AM.

Tween & Teen Program Survey

The library is seeking feedback on our tween and teen programming and activities. We want to hear from YOU about the library-sponsored programs and events you want to see at the library. Fill out this quick survey so we can better serve you!

Tie-Dye Party for Tweens & Teens

Design your own groovy tote bag with a unique tie dye pattern all your own! We’ll supply the tote bag and tie dye, and you supply your creativity. This event will take place on Thursday, July 21st at 2PM. Registration is required as space is limited.

Teen Volunteer Application

Are you a teen between the ages of 13 and 18? Are you looking to receive volunteer hours to put on your college and/or job applications? Become a teen volunteer at the library! Fill out this application and our Teen Librarian Felicia will reach out shortly.

Wire Tree Art Class for Teens

Join local award-winning wire artist Ryan Kelley for a wire tree art class for teens. During this 2-hour workshop, Ryan will teach participants how to create a wire tree in any style they want on a fist-sized rock. This event will take place on Tuesday, July 26th at 2:30PM.

Book Babble for Tweens & Teens

Join our book discussion group to talk all about the good, the bad, and even the ‘eh, it was just OK’ books, graphic novels, and manga that you’ve read recently! Book Babble is currently on hiatus. Please email fgminski@flintpublib.org with any questions.

Resources

Permit Practice Test

Eager to get your driver’s license? Prepare for the written learner’s permit exam with these free practice tests that include hundreds of questions similar to those on the official test!

Research Databases

Working on a research paper for school? Use these free online databases to access peer-reviewed academic journals, archived articles from The Boston Globe and The New York Times, and more!

Britannica School

Access to easy-to-read articles and learning materials on a variety of subjects such as art and literature, history, philosophy, science and mathematics, technology, and more.

Pronunciator

Use this fun and free resource to learn any of 163 languages on your desktop or phone with personalized courses, movies, music, and more! Be sure to have your library card number handy.

Past Teen Programs

Teens learned about planetary archeypes and houses of the zodiac at our Intro to Astrology class with Laura Campagna!

Teens got into the festive spirit with these gumball machine ornament take and makes in December!

These DIY enamel pin take and makes had teens unleashing their creativity and spicing up their wardrobes!

These haunted house shadow box take and makes had everyone in the spooky spirit this past Halloween!

Social Media & More