Young Adult Programs

Be sure to check out our exciting programs designed just for teens grades 7 through 12!

Upcoming Teen Programing:

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Thursday, 22nd Jan
3:30 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends' Room
Open to 7th-12th grade students who are interested in making the library a more teen-friendly place. Share your input on teen programs and collections and have fun at the same time! To get on the roster, simply attend a meeting.
 
Saturday, 24th Jan
10:00 am
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Contestants may compete individually or in teams of two, and will decorate their cupcake according to the given theme. After the judging, all contestants may eat their cupcakes. Who will be crowned the Cupcake King?
 
Thursday, 29th Jan
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Join us for for lively and thought-provoking discussions of great literature. Tonight's book is "Emma" by Jane Austen with discussion leader Tom Prasch.=0D=0A=0D=0ABeautiful, accomplished Emma, the heroine of this nineteenth-century comedy of manners, has only one fault: her love of matchmaking. But she finds out the hard way that people don’t fall in love according to plan.=0D=0A=0D=0AThomas Prasch is a professor and chairs the history department at Washburn University. He received his Ph.D. in history from Indiana University. Prasch has been leading KHC TALK discussions since 1999.=0D=0A=0D=0A
 
Saturday, 7th Feb
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Learn how to make your own beauty products from scratch and pamper yourself.
 
Friday, 13th Feb
1:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Recycle those old books or magazines you have lying around with fun ideas as seen on Pinterest. Come and go or stay the entire time. Snacks will be provided.
 
Thursday, 26th Feb
3:30 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
Open to 7th-12th grade students who are interested in making the library a more teen-friendly place. Share your input on teen programs and collections and have fun at the same time! To get on the roster, simply attend a meeting.
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
Join us for lively and thought-provoking discussions of great literature. Tonight's book is "Far from the Madding Crowd" by Thomas Hardy with discussion leader Anne Hawkins.=0D=0A=0D=0AIn "Far from the Madding Crowd" Gabriel Oak watches Bathsheba, the impulsive young mistress of Weatherby Farm, enter into an unhappy marriage – as unaware as she that fate will finally bring them together.=0D=0A=0D=0AAnne Hawkins teaches U.S. history at Washburn University, and U.S. and world history to homeschooled youth across northeast Kansas. She received her M.A. in History from the University of Kansas. Hawkins joined the KHC TALK program as a discussion leader in 2012.=0D=0A
 
Saturday, 7th Mar
10:00 am
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
3-D printing