Events for Teens

Events for Teens

Events for Teens

Grades 7-12

MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Thursday, 24th Aug
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Teens 7th - 12th Grade, Do you want to have a say about what's going on at the library? Join our TLAB (Teen Library Advisory Board)! No signup is necessary. Just show up and join the conversation!
 
Monday, 28th Aug
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Video games, crafts, and snacks will be open to all teens in the Groesbeck Meeting Room (2nd floor)! Come when you can and leave when you need.
 
Friday, 1st Sep
6:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library
Teen Read Week is about teens and their love for reading. This year’s theme is “Unleash Your Story!”=0D=0A=0D=0AEnter into our second annual Teen Read Week Bookmark Contest by designing a bookmark that tells your story!=0D=0A=0D=0AEntries are being accepted September 1 through October 1. =0D=0A=0D=0AThe winning bookmark will be printed, distributed and exhibited in poster size in the library during Teen Read Week (Oct. 8 - 14).
 
Tuesday, 5th Sep
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
To adult is to act like a grown-up, even if you don’t feel like one. In this series you will learn the basics of everyday stuff that school doesn’t always cover.=0D=0A=0D=0AHave you ever thought that you might be capable of fixing minor car issues but you’ve never had the right instruction? This is your class, my friend!
 
Monday, 11th Sep
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Video games, crafts, and snacks will be open to all teens in the Groesbeck Meeting Room (2nd floor)! Come when you can and leave when you need.
 
Saturday, 16th Sep
5:30 pm
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3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
After the library closes, the real fun begins! We'll have dinner, games and crafts at this teens only event. Registration is required (so we know how much pizza to buy!).
 
Monday, 18th Sep
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Video games, crafts, and snacks will be open to all teens in the Groesbeck Meeting Room (2nd floor)! Come when you can and leave when you need.
 
Tuesday, 19th Sep
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
To adult is to act like a grown-up, even if you don’t feel like one. In this series you will learn the basics of everyday stuff that school doesn’t always cover.=0D=0A=0D=0AThe Hale Librarians will navigate us through the complicated jargon and facts of today’s political and educational climate and help us discern between facts with sources and “alternative facts”.
 
Wednesday, 20th Sep
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Create a flower, lanyard, wallet or whatever else you can think up. We'll supply the pile of duct tape, and you supply the creativity.
 
Monday, 25th Sep
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Video games, crafts, and snacks will be open to all teens in the Groesbeck Meeting Room (2nd floor)! Come when you can and leave when you need.
 
Thursday, 28th Sep
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Teens 7th - 12th Grade, Do you want to have a say about what's going on at the library? Join our TLAB (Teen Library Advisory Board)! No signup is necessary. Just show up and join the conversation!
 
Sunday, 1st Oct
6:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library
Teen Read Week is about teens and their love for reading. This year’s theme is “Unleash Your Story!”=0D=0A=0D=0AEnter into our second annual Teen Read Week Bookmark Contest by designing a bookmark that tells your story!=0D=0A=0D=0AEntries are being accepted September 1 through October 1. =0D=0A=0D=0AThe winning bookmark will be printed, distributed and exhibited in poster size in the library during Teen Read Week (Oct. 8 - 14).
 
Monday, 2nd Oct
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Video games, crafts, and snacks will be open to all teens in the Groesbeck Meeting Room (2nd floor)! Come when you can and leave when you need.
 
Tuesday, 3rd Oct
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
To adult is to act like a grown-up, even if you don’t feel like one. In this series you will learn the basics of everyday stuff that school doesn’t always cover.=0D=0A=0D=0AYou’ll hear from the professionals at Pawnee Mental Health Services about how to cope with the stresses that come with school, work, home and entering the workplace.
 
Monday, 9th Oct
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Video games, crafts, and snacks will be open to all teens in the Groesbeck Meeting Room (2nd floor)! Come when you can and leave when you need.
 
Wednesday, 11th Oct
4:30 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
What is flash fiction? Basically, it’s a very short story! Often called “micro-fiction,” these stories are usually between six and 1,000 words. Rumor has it that Ernest Hemingway, the novelist, won a bet by writing a story in six words: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” It’s your turn!
 
Monday, 16th Oct
4:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Video games, crafts, and snacks will be open to all teens in the Groesbeck Meeting Room (2nd floor)! Come when you can and leave when you need.
 
Tuesday, 17th Oct
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
To adult is to act like a grown-up, even if you don’t feel like one. In this series you will learn the basics of everyday stuff that school doesn’t always cover.=0D=0A=0D=0AK-State Research and Extension will show you tips on how to improve your daily life by cooking simple healthy food.