Friday Fun for Teens
Drop in for a variety of fun activities after a long week of school. Ages: 10–16.
Fridays, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Sept. 1–Dec. 29
No program Dec. 8.
Teen Advisory Group
Get involved. Recommend books and music, help plan Library programs and participate in community events and service projects. Ages: 12–18.
Mondays, 4–5 p.m.
Oct. 9, Nov. 13
Young Writers Group
Join other teen writers in doing inspiring exercises, sharing feedback, being creative and having fun. Ages: 10–16.
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Make & Take: Light-Up Origami
Make a fun origami shape with LEDs to make it light up. Ages: 10–16.
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Virtual Reality Games
Download free virtual reality games onto your smartphone and use our viewers to bring them to life. A limited number of extra iPods are available to use. Ages: 10–16.
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 4–5:30 p.m. Register starting Sept. 12.
Fun with Robots
Drop in for robotics fun with Spheros, Pro-Bots, Ozobots and more. Ages: 7–15.
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Make & Take: Book Crafts
Celebrate Teen Read Week by transforming pages from old books into art. Ages: 10–16.
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Make & Take: Duct Tape Crafts
It’s amazing what you can create with duct tape — from wallets to cellphone cases. Explore the world of duct tape art. Space is limited. Ages: 11–16.
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Inventions in Art*
Bring your imagination and follow in the footsteps of Leonardo DaVinci by designing and creating artistic inventions using sculpture techniques, design and engineering principles, and mixed-media materials.
Presented by Artistry. Ages: 10–16.
Thursday, Oct. 19, 1–3 p.m. Register starting Oct. 5.
Wood & Wire Sculptures*
Discover the world of 3D art by building sculptures out of wood, wire and found objects. Learn about shape, space, balance and texture. Presented by The Eagan Art House.
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2–4 p.m. Register starting Oct. 5.
Photos in Virtual Reality
Create stunning 360° photographs on your smartphone and experience them in virtual reality on one
of our virtual reality viewers. A limited number of extra iPods are available to use. Ages: 10–16.
Friday, Oct. 20, 2–3 p.m. Register starting Oct. 6.
Build your own comic strip from the ground up with cartoonist and caricaturist Phil Juliano. Learn about comedy concepts and layout, how to generate ideas and develop characters and settings. Ages: 10–16.
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4–5 p.m. Register starting Oct. 10.
Robotics — Sphero
Programming & Mini Golf Take your Sphero skills to the next level using the SPRK app and try your hand at Sphero golf on our mini golf course. Ages: 10–16.
Saturday, Oct. 28, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Learn how to repurpose old and unappreciated books by transforming them into new works of art using sculpture, drawing, painting, collage and paper constructing techniques. Presented by Artistry. Ages: 10–16.
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2–3:30 p.m. Register starting Oct. 14.
Make & Take: Sugar Skulls
Celebrate Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, by decorating your own sugar skull. Ages: 7–16.
Monday, Oct. 30, 3:30–4:30 p.m. Register starting Oct. 16.
*A Minnesota Legacy program