Lots of Stuff for Teens at the Scranton Library

Lots of Stuff for Teens at the Scranton Library!

Vacation Board Games: Thursday February 21, 2:00-3:30

Drop by the library to play games with your friends such as Apples to Apples, Uno, Taboo, Magic the Gathering, and more! Feel free to bring your own games too, such as Magic the Gathering cards.


Obessesed With...

A new teen program focusing on different topics each month. Discuss your favorite:

  • Books
  • Bands
  • Movies
  • Crafts
  • Hobbies

Have fun with your friends and make some new ones! Some activities include discussion, trivia, and games. Click to register for the ones you're interested in:

Recommendations for topics are welcomed!

Internet Safety for Parents & Teens: Tuesday March 19, 7:00 p.m.

Dass Sinnappen from Microsoft will discuss:

  • Precautions for surfing the Web
  • Talking about Web safety with your kids
  • Cyberbullying
  • Social networking

This program is free and open to all and is a collaboration between the Scranton Library and the CT Experiential Learning Center.


2nd Annual Peeps Show: Entries accepted March 22-March 27

Students are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual "Peeps Show" contest. Entries will be accepted in the Teen Department from Friday March 22-Wednesday March 27 during library hours, and judging will take place on Thursday March 28.

Contest Guidelines:

  • Create an original diorama using a scene from a book
  • Marshmallow Peeps must be used in creating the scene
  • Additional props may be used too
  • Label your entry with the book title on the front
  • Your name, phone number, and grade must be attached to your entry on the back
  • Three winners will be chosen by an impartial juding panel
  • All dioramas will be displayed in the library

Some highlights from last year include: "Harry Peeper"(Harry Potter), "Animal Peep"(Animal Farm), "Maximum Peep"(Maximum Ride.) For inspiration click here.

On Friday March 15 we're holding a "Peeps Diorama Workshop." Feel free to drop by and work on your project or pick up some supplies. (You do not have to attend this to participate.) Regiser

Cupcake Craze

Cupcake Decorating Workshop: Friday March 22, 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Back by popular demand, cake decorating expert Joanna Siciliano will teach some tipcs and tricks for decorating beautiful cupcakes. All materials will be provided and you will leave with cupcakes. Space is limited. Register early!

Then, once you've practiced your decorating skills, put them to the test in our Cupcake Wars: Tuesday April 16 at 1:00 p.m. Cupcakes will be provided. Decorating supplies will also be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you'd like. Work alone or in a team of 2. Prizes will be awarded! Register.

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