Teen Programs

Teen Services: Seed Starters Workshop

Seed Starters Workshop: Students will use Root View Cups to start their own plants. We’ll discuss seed germination, planting, watering, and keep a growing log of Seeds and Seedlings with Students with the ultimate goal of transferring our plants outside the library. A local Master Gardener will join us to answer questions.
Wednesday, April 6th & May 11th 2:30-3:30 PM.
Mushroom Farming Workshop: Students will learn about the anatomy of mushrooms, how they grow in nature, uses, and why they’re good for our planet. We’ll document our efforts in a growing log. Students will work with Oyster Mushroom Box Kits.  Wednesday, April 13th 2:30-3:30 PM.

Teen Services Events for April & May

 Teen Services Events: April/May

 

Seed Starters Workshop: Students will use Root View Cups to start their own plants. We’ll discuss seed germination, planting, watering, and keep a growing log of Seeds and Seedlings with Students with the ultimate goal of transferring our plants outside the library. A local Master Gardener will be on hand to speak with students.
 May 11th 2:30-3:30 PM.

   
Egg Drop Challenge: Can you design a container that will prevent an egg from breaking or cracking? Enter our Challenge to win amazing prizes. Open to 5th grade and up. Students can enter individually or as teams. Complete rules and details. Prizes awarded! May 4th & May 18th & June 1st 2:30-3:30 PM.

   

Adult and Teen Game Night is every Thursday Night, 5:30-7:50 pm until the end of May. Join with others to play great games at the library on Thursday nights. All experience levels are welcome to join us. Some of the games featured will include Ticket to Ride, The Resistance, Pandemic, Sushi Go, Dixit, and more. Check out our Meetup page!


Teen Babysitting Course runs Tuesday May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & 31st, 5:30-7:30 pm. Utilizing a 4-H/Army Child & Youth Services curricula, Lane Memorial Library Teen Services will be offering a babysitting course. Teens will learn: Child Development, Food and Nutrition, Safety and First Aid, Entertaining Children, and The Business of Babysitting. Students must attend all dates.  Class is full.

Study Hall: Every Monday 2:30-4:30 pm until the end of May the teen area is for Quiet study hours. Reading/Homework Only. No gaming.

Artist Workshop
: Every Friday 2:30-3:30 pm until the end of May, we’ll work with a different medium in the Study Room. Coloring Pages, Acrylic Paint, Watercolors, and special events to decorate the glass Teen Wall with Chalk Paint and celebrate Earth Day.

 

 

 

 

Teen Babysitting Course - March 2016

Teen Services will be offering a Teen Babysitting Course starting March 1st. This is a great way for Teens to become certified babysitters. Space is limited, so sign up! The course covers a variety of topics. We'll discuss safety, the business end of babysitting, nutrition, child development and more. After the course teens can arrange to receive CPR and First Aid training with the Hampton Fire Department for free. Print out the sign up sheet here.

Teen Services Events: February/March

 

 Teen Service February/March Events

February Events

Felting Workshop: Classes include all materials to make a bird and basic shape.  During the class you will be introduced to basic felting techniques. Tuesday Feb 9th & 16th 2:30-4:30 PM.

Make Anti-Valentine Cookies on Wednesday, February 10th, 2:30-3:30 pm in the Study Room. We’ll provide sugar cookies for teens to decorate.

Game Night is Thursday February 11th, 18th, and 25th, 5:30-7:50 pm. Join with others to play great games at the library on Thursday nights. Open to ages 12 and up. We have a nice selection of about 30 board games to play and you are encouraged to bring your own favorites to share. All experience levels are welcome to join us. Some of the games featured will include Ticket to Ride, The Resistance, Pandemic, Sushi Go, Dixit, and more.

Mini Mechanism: Monday, February 8th, 2:30-3:30 pm. Utilizing easy-to-find and inexpensive materials, get creative with the laws of physics, experimentation and the fuel of the imagination.

Study Hall: Every Monday 2:30-4:30 pm the teen area is for Quiet study hours. Reading/Homework Only. No gaming.
Artist Workshop: Every Friday 2:30-3:30 pm, we’ll work with a different medium in the Study Room.


March Events

Study Hall: Every Monday 2:30-4:30 pm the teen area is for Quiet study hours. Reading/Homework Only. No gaming.

Teen Babysitting Course runs Tuesday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 5:30-7:30 pm.
Utilizing a 4-H/Army Child & Youth Services curricula, Lane Memorial Library Teen Services will be offering a babysitting course. Teens will learn: Child Development, Food and Nutrition, Safety and First Aid, Entertaining Children, The Business of Babysitting. Students must attend all dates. Sign-ups required by Feb 20th of 11-14 students for class to begin.

Reading Buddies
Teenagers read one-on-one with children every week. You'll read books together, tell stories, play word games, write - anything to help younger children become better readers. Training March 2nd 5:00-6:00 pm. Runs from March 9th-May 25th. Space limited. Sign ups required.

Game Night is Thursday February 11th, 18th, and 25th, 5:30-7:50 pm. Join with others to play great games at the library on Thursday nights. Open to ages 12 and up. We have a nice selection of about 30 board games to play and you are encouraged to bring your own favorites to share. All experience levels are welcome to join us. Some of the games featured will include Ticket to Ride, The Resistance, Pandemic, Sushi Go, Dixit, and more.

Artist Workshop: Every Friday 2:30-3:30 pm, we’ll work with a different medium in the Study Room.

Reading Buddies (Teen/Kids Summer Program)

For Teens:

I am still looking for volunteers for our Reading Buddies Program. 

The Reading Buddies Program involves a group of teenagers reading one-on-one with a group of children every week. You'll read books together, tell stories, play word games, write stories - anything to help younger children become better readers. 

To start off our program we will have a training session Tuesday, June 30th 5:30-7:30 pm. I will be providing Flatbread pizza.

Teens commit to 5 sessions of reading on July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, & Aug 3rd from 4:00-4:30 pm.

To comply with NH Department of Labor Regulations, I will have to have those 12-15 get a Employer Request for Child Labor Form filled out. The form is obtained from the library. Then both teen and parent will have to go to their SAU school office with a birth certificate or evidence of date of birth, and have it signed by the school. The school will then issue a NH Youth Employment Certificate which comes back to the library. 

If you are interested in being a Reading Buddy, please contact me ASAP for the proper forms and further information. Call 926-3368 or email stacycmazur@gmail.com  

For Parents:

I are still accepting sign-ups for children 5-8 years old for Reading Buddy. Please be aware that the aim is to have one teen for one child, so space is limited. If you're interested in signing up your child, please contact me directly via email at stacycmazur@gmail.com or call 926-3368. We can take down your name and information, and will try our best to match your child with a teen.

-Stacy

Teen Summer Reading Program, Week 5: Emergency Candles

Emergency CandlesThis week, we're going to do just a little bit to get ready for hurricane season, blizzard season, or whatever issue causes us to lose power!  Hampton teens are invited to come and create their own emergency candle(s).  *We'll be playing with hot, melted wax, so parents be warned.

Who: Teens entering 7th grade and up
What: Emergency Candle Making
When: Wednesday, July 24, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Lane Memorial Library, Lane Room
Why: Earn a raffle ticket toward winning the Kindle Fire grand prize, just for attending.  Also, remember that if there are more than 5 of you there, you'll get to vote on Kirsten's new hair color: red, orange, or pink!  Only 5 more chances to make your vote count!

Questions?  Ask Kirsten: kcorbett@hampton.lib.nh.us or 926-3368.

Teen Summer Reading Program, Week 4: Cake Pops!

Cake PopsToday we're going to play with our food!  Hampton teens are invited to come and show off their creativity this afternoon with cake pops.  We'll have melted chocolates to dip them in and all sorts of things to decorate them with.  Haven't tried cake pops yet?  They're fun and easy to make, and even more fun and yummy to eat!

Who: Teens entering 7th grade and up
What: Cake Pops Decorating
When: Wednesday, July 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Lane Memorial Library, Lane Room
Why: Earn a raffle ticket toward winning the Kindle Fire grand prize, just for attending.  Also, remember that if there are more than 5 of you there, you'll get to vote on Kirsten's new hair color: red, orange, or pink!  Only 7 more chances to make your vote count!

Questions?  Ask Kirsten: kcorbett@hampton.lib.nh.us or 926-3368.

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