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Summer 2015 Teen Events
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2015 Teen Summer Reading Program

Click here to register online, and then pick up your reading log at the Teen Zone desk, starting June 1st, to begin your summer reading.

Program runs from June 1, 2015 through July 31, 2015.  Registration begins June 1 and ends July 19.  Teens entering grades 6-12 may participate. The last day to pick up prizes for completing levels is July 31.

Teen Programs at the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library:

Registration is required.
 To register, stop by the Teen Zone Desk or call 720.887.2360.  

Registration for June programs opens May 20, 2015.  Registration for July and August programs opens June 20, 2015.

Teen programs are for teens entering grades 6-12 and are held in the Eisenhower Room, unless otherwise noted.  
Programs are free of charge.

Monthly Programs

Teen Zone
Teen Advisory Board
1st and 3rd Mondays, 4-5 p.m.
Upcoming dates: June 1 & 15, July 6 & 20, August 3 & 17

Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to 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 Zone to fill out an application.

Boost Your Brain
Every Tuesday, 5-7 p.m.
*Boost Your Brain on hiatus for the summer.

Free math and science tutoring. Half-hour sessions available every Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. in the Teen Zone. Call 720-887-2360 for more information.

Write Out!

3rd Sundays, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Upcoming dates: June 21*, July 19**, August 16

* Special Event (June 21): Comic Superheroes, from 2-4 p.m.
** Special Pizza and Prose event (July 19), from 2 - 4:30 p.m.

Want to be nurtured as a writer? Join our group, Write Out. We will write, share (no critiquing), and discuss our writing process. Meet in the Teen Zone Study Room.

Club Yu-Gi-Oh: Let's Duel!
1st/2nd Saturdays, 2-4 p.m.
Upcoming dates: June 6, July 11, August 8*

*Special event (August 8): Yu-Gi-Oh TOURNAMENT

Open play in the Teen Zone.  Players of all levels welcome.  Please bring your own deck.
June Programs
*Registration opens on May 20

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Comic Book Adventures LIVE!
Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Want to save the world?  You can!  Avengers Superheroes and villains like Captain America and Poison Ivy will join you as star characters in a group comic story that you create and act out.  Costumes invited!.  
*Program meets outside.

Wednesday, June 10, 2-3 p.m. OR 3-4 p.m.

Join artist Paula Kehoe in creating a community art project to be on display in the Teen Zone for the summer.  You'll learn to draw eyes and create a personalized mask that reveals and conceals something about you.

Sidekick Training
Wednesday, June 17, 2-3:30 pm

Every hero needs a sidekick!  Hone your skills with Alan Ogle from Mile High Karate.  He will teach you some basics of self-defense and have you practice your newly-learned skills through games and challenges.

POW! Creating Superhero Comics
Sunday, June 21, 2-4 p.m.

Writers and artists unite!  Come ready to talk superheroes, evil villains, sidekicks, and world-saving adventures in this action-packed session where Lighthouse Writers will teach you how to plot story and start your own 6-panel comic.

For the Love of Polymers
Wednesday, June 24, 2-3:30 p.m.

Join scientists from the CU Science Discovery lab and explore the superpowers of polymers.  Explore, test, and create with these materials and see how they impact your everyday lives.

DL gears.jpgDiscovery Lab: Stop Motion Animation
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. in the Discovery Lab
Upcoming dates: June 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, & 30.

Challenge your movie making skills with special effects and stop motion animation iPad apps.  Film yourself or friends or create characters and design sets using clay and LEGOs.  
*Open to ages 9-14
*You do not need to attend every session.
July Programs
*Registration opens on June 20

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SuperFoods and You!
Wednesday, July 8, 11 a.m. - noon OR noon -1 p.m.

Want to get the most out of each meal?  Join us for a hands-on superfood cooking class.  We will talk about the power of superfoods, create three easy recipes, and enjoy your delicious creations!

Superhero Fan Art
Monday, July 13, 2-4 p.m.

Show your superhero colors at this crafty workshop.  Using logos and icons from comic book superheroes and villains, we'll be creating artsy tributes with shrinky dinks, capes, masks, and more.

Pizza & Prose: Dr. Who World Creation
Sunday, July 19, 2-4:30 p.m.

Allons-y!  Join Richard Blake and explore the mythos of Gallifrey, Timelords, the Doctor, and more.  Then create characters, back stories, plots, and adventures with your newly acquired knowledge.  Enjoy pizza, too!

Wednesday, July 29, 10 a.m. - noon

It's Harry Potter's birthday!  Celebrate our favorite magical hero's birthday with a rousing game of Quidditch and Harry Potter games.  Come dressed for outdoor weather and BYOB (Bring Your Own Broom).  
*This program meets outside.

DL gears.jpgDiscovery Lab: Green Screen Special Effects
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2-3 p.m. in the Discovery Lab
Upcoming dates: July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, & 30

Try your hand at filming with a green screen.  The library will provide time, the screen, and lighting for you to film your scenes.  Then take your creations home and edit them.  
*Please bring your own camera.  
*Open to ages 9-14.
*You do NOT need to attend every session.
August Programs
*Registration opens July 20th
Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
Saturday, August 8, 2-4 p.m.

Break out your cards!  It's Yu-Gi-Oh for the whole family! Players of all levels welcome.  Please bring your own deck. 
Movie Showings

* No registration required.
* No food or drinks.
* Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Movies start at 7 p.m.
* Seating limited and available on a first come first served basis.
* Open to all ages.  Children under 13 must come with someone 13 or older.
* All movies will be shown in the Broomfield Auditorium located adjacent to the library.

Maleficent (PG, 96 minutes) - Monday, June 8
Maze Runner (PG-13, 113 minutes) - Monday, June 22
Wolf Children (PG, 117 minutes) - Monday, July 13