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Fall 2015 Teen Events
Registration is required for all teen programs. Teen programs are for teens going into grades 6-12 and are held in the Eisenhower Room unless otherwise noted. Programs are free of charge. To register, please call 720-887-2360 or stop by the Teen Zone Desk.

Monthly Programs

Teen Zone
Teen Advisory Board
1st and 3rd Mondays, 4-5 p.m. in the Eisenhower Room
Upcoming dates: September 21, October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16
*cancelled September 7

Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join TAB and help plan library programs, submit stories and art for The 411: Teen Zone Newsletter, 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. in the Eisenhower Room
Upcoming dates: September 15, 22, & 29; October 6, 13, 20, & 27; November 3, 10, & 17
*cancelled November 24

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. in the Group Study Room
Upcoming dates: September 20, October 18, November 15*
*November 15 session special Pizza & Prose event

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
1st Saturdays, 2-4 p.m. in the Group Study Room
Upcoming dates: September 5, October 3, November 7

Open play in the Group Study Room.  Players of all levels are welcome.  Please bring your own deck.

Club Pokemon
2nd Mondays, 4-5 p.m. in the Group Study Room
Upcoming dates: September 14, October 12, November 9
*Ages 9-14

Open play in the Group Study Room.  Players of all levels are welcome.  Want to learn?  We'll teach you how to play.  Please bring your own deck. 
September Programs
*Registration opens on August 20, 2015

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Outdoor Sketch
Sunday, September 27, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Learn about the visual elements of successful drawing and discover what it means to work en plain air - "out in the open air" - while enjoying the beautiful Colorado Autumn weather!

Pathways to Parenting: Mindful Transitions for Tweens & Parents- Elementary to Middle School
Monday, September 21, 6-7:30 p.m.
*for parents, guardians, and caretakers
*No registration necessary for this program.

Transitioning from elementary to middle school can involve new social circles and increased independence.  Dr. Lisa Templeton, owner of the Interpersonal Healing Clinic, will offer some mindful and creative tools to best serve your tween.

Science of theTitanic

Saturday, September 12, 1-2:30 p.m.
*Open to ages 9-14

Sink in and join the Molly Brown House as they bring replicas of the Titanic to the library.  Learn about how the ship was built in this interactive math and science program.
October Programs
*Registration opens on September 20, 2015

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Trekking Back Through Broomfield's History
Saturday, October 3, 2-4 p.m.
*meets at the Broomfield Depot Museum

Participate in hands-on archaeological activities, examine ancient artifacts, and learn to "think like an archaeologist" with Todd McMahon, Staff Archaeologist from History Colorado, as he walks you through Broomfield's ancient history.

Celebrate Chemistry 

Saturday, October 17, 2-4 p.m.
*Open to ages 9-14

Come and celebrate National Chemistry month with a fizz, pop, and bang. The library's Science Task Force will guide you in experiments with different chemical reactions and hands-on activities.

Murder at the Juice Joint: Murder Mystery
Friday, October 23, 6-8 p.m.

It's 1920 and there's murder in the air!  Join the Teen Advisory Board as they travel in time to the underbelly of the early 20th century.  Uncover clues, solve the mystery.  Dinner included!

Pathways to Parenting: ADHD - Demystifying This Overly Diagnosed Disorder 
Monday, October 26, 6-7:30 p.m.
*for parents, guardians, and caretakers
*No registration necessary for this program.

While at least 11% of children are diagnosed with ADHD, it is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood.  Deepen your understanding of the symptoms and challenges.
November Programs
*Registration opens October 20, 2015

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May the Force of Static Electricity Be With You!
Saturday, November 7, 2-4 p.m.
*Open to ages 9-14

Come, young Padawans, and learn the secrets of static electricity and how you can harness its Force to move objects, generate lightning, create light, and make electric wind.

Pizza & Prose: Gift of Gab
Sunday, November 15, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Create holiday gifts for the upcoming gift-giving season.  We'll make blackout poems, surrealist poems, poem letters, and more.  Enjoy pizza and homemade herbal tea, too!
Additional Announcements
Discover Tech

Interested in Science? Engineering?  Innovation?  Don't miss the Discover Tech experience on display throughout the library, from October 2 through the end of December.  All ages are welcome.

Discover Tech Tours
October 14 - December 16
Tuesday, 1:30-2 p.m.
Wednesdays,  10:30-11 a.m. and 4:30-5 p.m.

Come explore Discover Tech in a guided tour.  Register at the Teen Zone Desk or call 720.887.2360.


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