Tween Programming

Special Event: Love YOUR Library! Continue your Franklin on Ice fun with a stop to YOUR library on Saturday, Feb 8 from 11-4 pm. This community event has a line up of fun and free activities for all ages.

  • Artwork on display from students from Central, Sandycreek and Valley Grove Elementary.
  • Craft Station from 11-2 pm with Jackie Anderson
  • Balloon Artist 11-1 pm with InKrEdible IKE
  • Winter Cookie decorating bar 2:30-4 pm
  • HOLeY Jeans performance beginning at 2 pm
  • Raffle basket drawing at 4 pm- $1/ticket 2 baskets to choose from donated by the Venango Toy Makers
  • Tentative guest appearance by the R.E.A.D. Dogs

SNAP (Special Needs and Autism-Friendly Program) Storytime This storytime is designed for children ages 5 and up with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, and other developmental disabilities. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of our other storytime, this program of stories, songs, and activities might be just what you are looking for! SNAP Storytime will meet monthly on the 2nd Monday of every month from 4:00-4:30 pm– mark your calendars for Monday’s February 10 and March 9.

Nailed ItA new after school club for grades 3-6, where participates will discover the fun of actively building something out of solid wood with their own two hands! The club will meet the 3rd Monday each month from 3:30-4:45 mark your calendars for Monday’s February 17 and March 16. . There is no special knowledge or skills required. Please call or register at the Circulation Desk.

Lego ClubCome enjoy LEGOS and friends at the library. Lego play promotes logical problem solving and scientific reasoning. Adult caretakers are asked to stay in the room during this hour-long drop in program. No registration is required. Lego Club will meet the 4th Monday of each month from 3:30-4:30 mark your calendars for for Monday’s January 27, February 24, and March 23.

Have you got gaming moves? We’ve got Nintendo Switch and Wii, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends too! Available during library hours, please stop at the circulation desk for games and access to the equipment.

Crafting with Ms. Terrie–  will be on break for Jan & Feb, and will return in March, 2020. This is a crafting class just for tweens (ages 7-12)! Join Ms. Terrie on the 3rd Monday of month (Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20, 2020) from 5:30-7 pm to learn different crafting skills. 

Download a pamphlet for additional information!

Please call or register at the Circulation Desk, limited to 15 children per session. Please note we will be using paper/fabric scissors, acrylic paint, hot glue guns, hammer/nails, and needle/thread to complete the projects.

Tweens, head over to the Teen Page for additional programs and events!