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Teen Events

 
All programs are free and open to the public
Registration is required unless otherwise posted.
Sign up through the links below, at the Teen Desk, or by calling 
720-887-2360 

 Ongoing Programs

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Teen Advisory Board- 1st & 3rd Mondays from 4-5 p.m.

Upcoming dates: December 5 & 19; January 2; February 6
*TAB is currently closed to new members until further notice.

Open to teens in grades 6-12. Join TAB and help plan library programs and make recommendations for teen books, music, and videos. If you are interested in joining TAB please stop by the Teen Desk to fill out an application.
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Boost Your Brain- Tuesdays from 4:30-6:45 p.m.

Upcoming dates: December 6 &13; January 3, 10, 17, 29 & 31; February 7, 14, 21, & 28
*Tutoring cancelled December 20 & 27 for Winter Break

Open to teens in grades 6-12. Sign up for 45 minute sessions with a math and science tutor. Meets in the Eisenhower Room.

Sign up by calling 720-887-2360. No online registration. Sign up may be made a week in advance. 

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Teen Book Club- 2nd Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m.

Upcoming dates: December 14, January 11, February 8

Open to teens in grades 9-12. Dive into reading! Register and check out a copy of the book in advance at the Teen Zone Desk. For more information please call 720-887-2360. Meets in the Group Study Room.

Register for the December 14 session here.
Register for the January 11 session here.
Register for the February 8 session here.
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Write Out- 3rd Sundays from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Upcoming dates: December 18, January 15, & February 19

Open to teens in grades 6-12. We will write, share (no critiquing), and discuss our writing process. Meets in the Group Study Room.

Register for the December 18 session here.
Register for the January 15 session here.
Register for the February 19 session here.
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Club Yu-Gi-Oh- 3rd Saturdays from 2-4 p.m.

Upcoming dates: December 17, January 21, & February 18

Open to teens in grades 6-12. Players of all levels are welcome to practice and share tips. Please bring your own deck. Meets in the Group Study Room.

Register for the December 17 session here.
Register for the January 21 session here.
Register for the February 18 session here.
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Club Pokemon- 2nd Mondays from 4-5 p.m.

Upcoming dates: December 12, January 9, February 13

Open to ages 9-14. Players of all levels are welcome to practice and share tips. Please bring your own deck. Meets in the Group Study Room.

Register for the December 12 session here.
Register for the January 9 session here.
Register for the February 13 session here.
 December Programs

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Thrifty Gifter- Thursday from 6-8 p.m.


Open to all ages. Fulfill your gift-giving needs in this workshop, just in time for the holidays! Meets in the Eisenhower Room.

*Registration is NOT required.

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Hour of Code- Saturday, December 3 from 2-4 p.m.


Open to ages 9-14. Experiment with web design. The Science Task Force will be your guide. Meets in the Eisenhower Room.

Register here.
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Portal to the Public: Meet a CU Scientist- Sunday, December 4 from 2-4 p.m. 

Open to all ages. Come talk one-on-one with CU scientists representing the latest research in biotechnology, cancer prevention, geology, hydrology, climate science, and engineering. They will share their expertise through demonstrations, displays, and models. Meets in the Eisenhower Room.

Register here.
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Maker-in-Residence: Aura Liesveld- multiple dates/times, see below


Open to all ages. The library is proud to host Aura Liesveld, eco artist and founder of Eco Art Creators. Aura creates breathtaking works of art out of recycled materials. Come learn about her unique perspective and what types of materials you can use to make your own recyclable eco art! Meets in the Science Center.

*Registration is NOT required.
Monday, December 19 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. - Aluminum Can Wind Chimes
Tuesday, December 20 from 1-4 p.m. - Business Card Art
Wednesday, December 21 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. - CD Designs
Tuesday, December 27 from 1-4 p.m. - Velcro Board Art: Flower Garden
Friday, December 30 from 1-4 p.m. - Velcro Board Art: Flower Garden
 January Programs

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Discovery Lab: National History Day Studio- Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4-5 p.m.

Upcoming dates: January 17, 19, 24, & 26 

Open to teens in grades 6-12. Open lab with green screen, iPads, and more for National History Day prep. Meets in the Science Center. 

*Attend as many sessions as you'd like.
Register for January 17 session here.    Register for January 19 session here.
Register for January 24 session here.    Register for January 26 session here.

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Take & Bake- Saturday, January 11 from 5-6 p.m.


Open to ages 15+. Get creative and personalize a mug with Sharpies. Take it home, bake it, and add it to your mug collection! Meets in the Science Center.

*Registration is NOT required.


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Pathways to Parenting: Topic TBD- Monday, January 23 from 6-7:30 p.m.


Open to parents and guardians.Please check back with us soon for this month's topic. Meets in the Eisenhower Room. 

*Registration is NOT required.


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Paint & Sip- Saturday, January 28 from 2-4 p.m.


Open to teens in grades 6-12. Create a masterpiece on canvas in this fun group class. The artist will guide you through a painting from start to finish as you sip hot cocoa or cider. Meets in the Eisenhower Room. 

Register here.
February Programs

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Discovery Lab: Kid Code It- Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

February 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, & 28 *Must attend ALL 8 classes.


Open to ages 9-14 w/ adult. Bring your parent or favorite adult so both of you can learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to become proficient in web design. Meets in the Science Center.

Register here.

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Art & History of Computing- Saturday, February 4 from 2-4 p.m.

Open to ages 9-14. Transport yourself through time and explore the art and history of computing in this hands-on workshop. Meets in the Eisenhower Room.

Register here.
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Fix 'n Mix Hot Cocoa- Wednesday, February 8 from 5-6 p.m.


Open to ages 15+. Craving hot chocolate? Make your own hot cocoa mix in this fun drop-in workshop. Perfect to give as a gift... or to add to your own personal stash. Meets in the Science Center.

*Registration is NOT required.
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Valentine's Chocolates- Saturday, February 11 from 2-3:30 p.m.


Open to teens in grades 6-12. Learn some brief chocolate history and become an expert chocolate maker as you discover how to drizzle, decorate, and add flavor! Meets in the Eisenhower Room.

Register here.