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Library's Fall Events for Teens Announced

8/11/2011
Jennifer Heinicke, Special Projects Librarian | JHeinicke@wichita.gov | (316) 261-8524

Parties and Crafts Sure to Interest Ages 12-17

All events are free and for teens ages 12-17 unless otherwise noted. Accommodations for those with special needs are available. Please request at (316) 261-8500 at least 48 hours in advance. Seating is limited. Central Library can accommodate larger groups; call 261-8512 for information. Thanks to the City of Wichita, the Wichita Public Library Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Friends of the Wichita Public Library for making many of these events possible.

Jewelry Making Jubilee
Make fashionable jewelry from glass beads, paper beads, wire, and more. Participants may bring beads from home, if desired, and wear what they create home. (90 minutes)

  • 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, Central Library, 223 S. Main, 261-8500

Speed Dating for Books
Meet new books and new teens! Bring your favorite book and let it meet other great books. Teens will introduce their book to another teen in five-minute segments. (90 minutes)

  • 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, Central Library, 223 S. Main, 261-8500

Playaways and Pizza
Do you know what Playaways are? Or that the Library has graphic novels, DVDs, CDs, and a bunch of online resources available anytime? Come and learn more about what the Library has to offer you. To make sure we have enough pizza, registration is required and starts Wednesday, Oct. 5; call 261-8500. (60 minutes)

  • 12 p.m. (noon), Saturday, Oct. 15, Central Library, 223 S. Main, 261-8500

Halloween Party
Dress up for a spooky Halloween party complete with tricks and treats. (90 minutes)

  • 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, Central Library, 223 S. Main, 261-8500

Teen Green Crafts
Make different recyclable crafts using provided materials or your own. (90 minutes)

  • 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, Central Library, 223 S. Main, 261-8500

T-Shirt Transformations
Turn your T-shirt into a mohawk hat or a stylin’ scarf. Don’t have one to cut up? We’ve got you covered! For teens aged 11-17. Registration begins Wednesday, Nov. 9; call 303-8181. (60 minutes)

  • 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, Evergreen Branch Library, 2601 N. Arkansas, 303-8181
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