Spring Break in the Teen Zone

CALLING ALL TEENS!  Spring break is FINALLY here!  Come and join us for some good times with good friends! Tuesday is our Bob Ross Paint-Along from 3:30-5:00 in the Auditorium. Lots of space left for your "happy little" painting! Wednesday features the drop-in TASK Art Party from 2:00-4:00. Drop in to create your own mystery…
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January 21 = Day ON!

What are you doing January 21st? School is out and the library is calling! The Teen Zone will be open all day so come hang with your friends and join in on all the other hip happenings.  Pick up your FREE copy of The Doughnut Fix, enjoy the FREE Community Lunch sponsored by Hy-Vee, and…
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We Need Diverse Stories!!

 Looking for great stories with diverse characters that look and live like you?  Short on time but needing inspiration? Discover the power of the ANTHOLOGY!!   Each anthology contains lots of stories, stories are packed with characters who REPRESENT,  VOICES that often go unheard, and IDEAS about how to change all of that for the future…
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Get on the “Banned” Wagon!

Ready to unite in the fight against censorship? Banned Books Week is September 23-29. Here are five quick and effective ways to get involved: 1) Check out and read a banned book.  2) Post a picture of your favorite banned book on Instagram or Twitter. 3) Write a letter to the editor of your school or…
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We Are Family

WE ARE FAMILY!! Celebrate our LGBTQIA+ community by joining us for a fab-u-lous Teen Zone Pride Celebration on June 12, from 2-4 PM in the auditorium!  Enjoy a large scale art project with Spencer Museum of Art and make up tips from Moltyn Decadence. We'll also have crafts to make your own pride buttons and perler bead…
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I <3 Poetry!

Spent any time reading or writing poetry lately? April is National Poetry Month and a great reminder to us all what a great gift reading and writing poetry can be.   Heartbroken, madly in love, at the brink of a big decision? Whether you're on fire with passion, desperately seeking inspiration, trapped in a funk, or…
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