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  • Ever wanted to make your own movies? Join us Wednesday, August 31 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm to get started! We'll learn to make short stop-motion animation films with LEGOs and the Stop Motion Studio app. Grades 6-12 only, please.

    By Liz O.

  • Join us for free snacks and a showing of The 5th Wave on Wednesday, August 24 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the Cardinal Room. Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. 112 minutes, rated PG-13. ...

    By Liz O.

  • Try out the library's new button maker on Wednesday, August 10 at 6pm! Come make thumbprint designs and turn them into buttons to decorate your favorite bag, hat, or jacket. Teen programs are for those in grades 6-12 only, please.

    By Liz O.

  • The Main Library is a Pokéstop…hang out with us on August 9 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm and try to catch 'em all! We'll have lures active throughout the party, and we’ll also have Pokémon-themed crafts and coloring pages in the reading area on the first floor of the Main Library. ...

    By Liz O.

  • Drop in for an evening of video and tabletop gaming on Wednesday, August 3 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in the Cardinal Room. We'll have party games like Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, and Rocket League for the Wii and XBox 360, as well as classics like Apples to Apples, Jenga, and Uno. Grades 6-12 only, ...

    By Liz O.

  • Want to help plan teen events, be a library ambassador, and earn volunteer hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board and help us shape the teen scene at APL! Our first meeting will be Saturday, July 30 at 2:00pm in the Carnegie Room. Attending the first meeting does not mean you're required to join the Board; ...

    By Liz O.