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Programs for Teens

Crossover: a Teen-Tween Program series

We meet every 2nd Friday of the month after the library closes for some fun, creative, and active programs. Some of our most popular programs have been Escape from Azkaban, Putt-Putt in the Library, and Floats & Strokes. Register for our next crossover program today!

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New in 2019!

Find Your Way: College & Career Prep

We have a mixture of fun and informational programs on preparing for college and career life. All Find Your Way programs will be on Saturdays.

Spring program series only. 

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Craftsplosion!

Join us for an evening of crafting with local craft guru, Virginia Brasher every first Thursday of the month! All craft supplies will be provided. 

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Game On

On the first Saturday of the month, we pull out all the video game consoles for a Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament. Come join us!

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Pathfinder and Starfinder

Every other Tuesday night, we alternate between hosting an ongoing Pathfinder and Starfinder campaign led by one of our YA librarians, Eric Cottingham. The first 8 registrants will be able to play the game for the evening, but anyone can come and hang out, eat food, watch and learn! Register for the next Pathfinder or Starfinder meeting today!

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New in 2019!

Look It: Graphic Novels Club

Share your favorite graphic novel, manga, comic, or webtoon with fellow graphic novel lovers at our Look It: Graphic Novels Club meetings! Our next meeting will be on Sunday, April 28 at 1PM. Scroll down or email for graphic novel recommendations. Check out what we read last month!

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Teen Advisory Board

TABApplication

We'd love to have you join the Teen Advisory Committee (TAB) that meets the first Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. We primarily communicate with The Emmet O'Neal Teen Advisory Board through the app GroupMe. You can download it from the Google Play Store or the Apple Appstore. We look forward to seeing you at the library soon!

Please fill out the following form to apply.

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Participate

Fri, Jul 19, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Rescheduled
Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
New date Tuesday, July 30, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
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Wed, Jul 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Makerspace

Sat, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Tue, Jul 30, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
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Sat, Aug 03, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Mon, Aug 05, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Tue, Aug 06, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Conference Room

Rescheduled
Fri, Aug 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Friday, August 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tue, Aug 13, 5:30pm - 8:45pm
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Fri, Aug 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Tue, Sep 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Thu, Sep 05, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Sat, Sep 07, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Tue, Sep 10, 5:30pm - 8:45pm
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Fri, Sep 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Thu, Sep 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Conference Room

Tue, Sep 24, 5:30pm - 8:45pm
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Thu, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Sat, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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Mon, Oct 07, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Tue, Oct 08, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
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Fri, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Thu, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Emmet O’Neal Library - Conference Room

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YA Graphic Novel Reading Recommendations

  • Teens
    • Yona of the Dawn Vol. 1, by Mizuho Kusanagi
    • Nimona, by Noelle Stevenson
    • My Hero Academia Vol. 1, by Kohei Horikoshi
    • Drama, by Raina Telgemeier
    • Fruits Basket, by Natsuki Takaya
    • The Prince and the Dressmaker, by Jen Wang
    • Invincible: Ultimate Collection Vol. 1
    • The Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 1
    • California Dreamin'
    • Awkward, by Svetlana Chmakova
    • The Witch Boy, by Molly Knox Ostertag
    • Orange, by Ichigo Takano
    • The Stonekeeper, by Kazu Kibuishi
    • Check, Please! Book 1: #Hockey, by Ngozi Ukazu
    • Lumberjanes Volume 1: Beware the Kitten Holy, by Noelle Stevenson
    • Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson
    • In Real Life, by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang
    • Hey, Kiddo, by Jarrett J. Krosoczka