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, 24th Apr
3:30 pm
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1 hour
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Friends' Room
The Teen Library Advisory Board is open to 7th-12 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. Come check out one of our meetings at any time.
 
3:30 pm
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2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Auditorium
Students are invited to learn, watch and play chess. Beginners will learn basic rules and tactics, and more experienced players can improve their skills. Each meeting will include a short lesson on chess strategy from 4:00-4:30. Suggested for 5th-12th graders, but all students are welcome. Instruction and supervision provided by KSU Chess Club. Usually meets 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 3:30-6:00 p.m.
 
Friday, 25th Apr
5:30 pm
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2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Auditorium
Compete in a variety of popular game shows.
 
Saturday, 3rd May
10:00 am
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Auditorium
Duel with fellow Yu-Gi-Oh gamers, trade cards, and have a chance to win a prize in our prize drawing.
Ages 9 and up.
 
Monday, 5th May
3:30 pm
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Bring your friends and play some video games on the Wii, Xbox or PS3. Bring your own games if you want (no rated "M" games allowed) or play the games provided by the library.
 
Monday, 19th May
6:00 pm
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Technology Center Classroom
orientation for summer teen volunteers
 
Tuesday, 20th May
4:00 pm
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Technology Center Classroom
orientation for summer teen volunteers
 
Thursday, 22nd May
3:30 pm
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1 hour
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Friends' Room
The Teen Library Advisory Board is open to 7th-12 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. Come check out one of our meetings at any time.
 
Monday, 9th Jun
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Test your skills against other competitors in the Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament. Other games will be available for free play, also.
 
Monday, 16th Jun
6:00 pm
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Duel with fellow Yu Gi Oh gamers, trade cards, and have a chance to win a prize in our prize drawing.
 
Thursday, 26th Jun
3:30 pm
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1 hour
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Lower Level Atrium
The Teen Library Advisory Board is 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.
 
Saturday, 28th Jun
10:00 am
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Technology Center Classroom
Learn how to make simple video games using Scratch. The workshop will be led by Nathan Bean from Kansas State University.
 
5:30 pm
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4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Come play some of your favorite "reality" TV shows along with food and prizes.
 
Thursday, 10th Jul
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Technology Center Classroom
Play Minecraft on the library's computers.
 
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