Teen Read Week, October 18-24

To celebrate the importance of Teen reading, Boca Raton Public Library will be hosting events to "Get Away @ Your Library!" Enroll in person at the Youth Services Desk at either library. When you enroll you will get a special gift!

Get Away Chocolate Party

Ages:13-17
DTL Community Room West, October 22, 6:30pm

An evening of chocolate everything, including history, trivia, games and tasting! Enroll for this event.

Get Away Teen Party

Ages:13-17
SRL Story Room, October 21, 6:30pm

Join us to celebrate the 2015 Teen Read Week! Vote for the best books for teens in a Booketology game, and check out new YA titles that just came out. Skype with a bestselling YA author, Barbara Stuber (Crossing the Tracks, Girl in Reverse), and find out how she became a successful author. Make a favorite book charm necklace to keep or give to your friends as a gift. Enroll for this event.

DOWNTOWN LIBRARY
Please Enroll Using the Links Below
SPANISH RIVER LIBRARY
Please Enroll Using the Links Below

Teen Book Club/Books to Film

Ages: 13-17

Book Club: DTL Learning Center, 6:30 pm
Receive a free copy of the book at the time of required registration, then come and discuss it in a casual atmosphere.

9/8 - The Maze Runner by James Dashner
10/13 - Firefight by Brandon Sanderson
11/10 - How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon
12/8 - Enders Game by Orson Scott Card
Books funded by the Friends of the Library

Books to Film: DTL Community Room, 6:30pm
Books and their corresponding films will be discussed. You don't have to read the book to attend the film screening but it's highly recommended. No enrollment needed.

9/10 The Maze Runner (PG-13)
12/9 Enders Game (PG-13)

After School Bunch: Get Crafty

Ages: 9-14 (no enrollment)
SRL Story Time Room, Wednesdays, 4:15-5:15pm

9/2 - DIY Picture Frames
10/7 - Halloween Treats
11/4 - Candy Wrapper Decoupage
12/2 - It’s Cookie Decorating Time!

Make It @ Your Library

Ages: Grades 6-12
DTL Learning Center, Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm

9/17 - Washi Tape Clipboards
10/15 - Sugar Skull Pots
11/19 - Are you the Next Iron Chef?
12/17 - Cookies & Hot Chocolate Bar (no enrollment)

Xenofiction (Through Alien Eyes)

Ages: 9–14
SRL Story Time Room, Wednesday, 4:15-5:15pm
Read, discuss, and play critical thinking games related to selected passages of “xenofiction” (stories told from the perspective of a non-human character). Receive free monthly reading packet upon registration.

9/9 - Through the Eyes of Toys
10/14 - Through the Eyes of Animals, pt. 1
12/9 - Through the Eyes of Animals pt. 2

Teen Hang Out Night

Ages: 13-17 (no enrollment)
DTL Community Room, October 1, 6:30 pm

Movie: Night at the Museum (PG-13)

Munch 'n Fun

Ages: 9-14 (no enrollment)
Wednesdays, 4:15-5:15pm

9/16 - Minute to Win It: Library Edition (SRL Meeting Room)
10/21 - Tattoo Too Too (SRL Meeting Room)
11/18 - What Are We Thankful For? Cheese! (SRL Story Room)
12/16 - I’m A Beach in a Bottle Baby (SRL Story Room)

 

Fun & Games

Ages: 9–14 (no enrollment)
SRL, Story Time Room, Wednesdays, 4:30pm

9/23 - Board Games
10/28 - BINGO

 

Half School Day Movie

Ages: 9-14 (no enrollment)
SRL Meeting Room, 1:30pm

9/17 - Big Hero 6 (PG)
10/8 - Sponge Bob Out of Water (PG)
10/20 - Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (PG)