Teens

Food for Fines runs May 1-31! One non-perishable (non-expired) can or boxed item equals $1 of Library fines (not for billed/lost/damaged items). Donated food items will be used to stock our Little Free Pantry! Overflow food will be brought to our local food pantry. Sorry, but we don't have a way to credit your account for future fines, but we can offer you that fuzzy feeling you get from helping others.

Our youth summer reading programs are easy and free! You don't need a library card, you don't need to check anything out and you don't even have to register! Work at your own pace too! Super busy this summer- do summer reading program on the go and stop in on the last day and still get all your prizes and get into the prize drawings. Activity logs will be available starting May 13th. If the child in your life attends school in Kaukauna, they will be bringing an activity log home. You don't have to live in Kaukauna to participate though- anyone can participate! Our learners will recieve nine prizes total if they complete all their learning assignments! Prizes include toys, brand new books, and coupons for free food! Adults, we have a program for you too! It's important that the youth in your life see you reading this summer too! Youth programs runs 6/10-8/22; adult program runs 6/10-8/9.

Preschool Program: Desgined for infants through age four. Learning activities focus on basic concepts. Prize drawings include: Melissa & Doug Magnetic Calendar (Week One Drawing), Melissa & Doug Xylophone (Bonus Activity Drawing), and a Learning Resources Building Set (Grand Prize).

School Age Program: Designed for kindergarten to students going into fifth grade in the fall. Activities include reading, writing, science, math, drawing, and volunteering. Prize drawings include: Slime Kit (Week One Drawing), Glow in the Dark Crystal Growing Kit (Bonus Activity Drawing), and a Telescope (Grand Prize Drawing).

Teen Program: Designed for teens in grade six through twleve. Activities also include reading, writing, science, math, drawing, and volunteering. Prizes include: Potato Alarm Clock (Wek One Drawing), Glow in the Dark Slime Kit (Bonus Activity Drawing), and Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Grand Prize Drawing).

Adult Program: Designed for anyone over the age of eighteen. Registration is necessary for this program. Once you are registered, track anything you read or the audiobooks you listen to for your chance to win! Each week we pull a winner for a local gift card. At the end of the program, we pull the grand prize winner. The grand prize drawing this year is for a pair of Binoculars!  

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Teens in grades 5+, join us for fun activities! 1/22 Fortnite, 1/29 Switch Play, 2/5 Candy Sushi, 2/12 Fortnite, 2/19 Switch Play, 2/26 Perler Beads, 3/5 Shrinky Dink, 3/12 Fortnite, 3/19 Switch, 3/26 Cookie Decorating, 4/2 Watercolor Painting, 4/9 Fortnite, 4/16 Rock Your Peeps, 4/23 Switch Play, 4/30 Play Dough Fun, 5/7 Fortnite, 5/14 Switch, 5/21 Legos & 5/28 Cookie Decorating. 

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Join us the fourth Thursday of each month for some adventure on the Library’s own Minecraft server! Work together or on your own creations. For 3rd grade and up.  Registration required. Please note that the library has an expectation that patrons conduct themselves in a civil manner while playing in the game world.  Parents/Guardians are required to stay in the room for the duration of the program.  Meets in Tween/Teen Computer Lab.

To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

Registration Dates: 

  • February registration date: 2/8
  • March registration date:3/8
  • April registraiton date: 4/12
  • May registration date: 5/10

No registration necessary in June, July or August. 

 

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for critiquing and writing sessions as a group! Meets in the Conference AB with novelist extraordinaire Sarah Read guiding the way.

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for an hour of coding activities.  Activities may range from coding board games, robotics, Legos and ipads with Osmos.  For grades three and up. Meets in the Conference Room. Class will meet in the Board Room in April.   

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Come read some fantastic YA fiction, discuss it with friends, vote on your favorites, and help make sure the library is stocking your favorite titles and authors!  We'll choose books as a group and have a seasonal party to celebrate our Reader's Choice Award winner. There will be snacks!

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Students in grades 5 and up can participate in our new Roblox Club! Please note that the library has an expectation that patrons conduct themselves in a civil and respectful manner while playing in the game world.Those that conduct themselves inappropriately while playing may be asked to leave the program after one warning. Meets in Tween/Teen Computer Lab. To register, stop by the service desk or call 766-6340 (press for service desk).

Registration Dates: 

  • February registration date: 1/25
  • March registration date: 2/22
  • April registraiton date: 3/29
  • May registration date: 4/26

No registration necessary in June, July or August. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Interested in seeing the inside of electronics and equipment? Want to take things like phones and toasters apart but don't want to get in trouble for ruining them if you can't get them back together? Then Hackerspace is for you! We will have an array of items for you to take apart! This class is best for grades 5+. Class held in Conference Room ABC.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

9:30a-10:00a Super Hero Storytime

10:30a-11:30a Super Hero Cuff Making

12:00p-12:30p  Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! (30 min TV-Y7) Bring a lunch to eat while you watch!

1:00p-2:00p Avengers Bingo

2:30p-3:30p Super Hero Mask Making

4:00p-5:00p Avengers Trivia

6:30p-7:30p Super Hero Lego Lab

Additional craft activities, scavenger hunt, and selfie station will be available in the youth and adult fiction areas.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us the third Thursday of each month for Lego Lab.  Each month we will feature a different building activity.  Each activity will include a brief presentation on the featured construction tied to STEM.  Themes may include: patterns, inventions, bridges, robots, homes, animals and more!  For students in grades K-5. Meets in Conference ABC.

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Do you love board games? Come try some different family friendly board games at the library. Bring your family or friends to play a handful of board games.  This program is best for anyone who loves to play board games. Program will be held in conference room ABC.

When you finish playing board games, join us outside for our Outdoor Movie Night!

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us at 7pm for Pool Noodle Jousting and a Dance Party!  Our movie will be "The Kid Who Would Be King" Rated PG with a runtime of 2 hours.  Estimated sunset is at 8:41pm

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Join us for an exciting stage magic show courtesy of Mischief & Magic! This show is great for all ages! There will be a repeat of the show at 6:30p. Held in Conference Room ABC. 

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for an exciting stage magic show courtesy of Mischief & Magic! This show is great for all ages! Held in Conference Room ABC. 

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a night of sharing creative work! Drop in and sign up for a ten-minute time slot at the door. There will be tea and coffee provided, as well as encouragement and camaraderie. Please plan your material so that it does not exceed ten minutes, and keep all material PG-13. 

Friday, July 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Teens can join us to make some slime! We will make a few different kinds to test to see which recipe is the best! 

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

9:30a-10:30a Pokemon Bingo

11:00a-12:30p Pokemon Heroes Movie (71 min: G) Bring your lunch and watch the movie while you eat!

1:00p-2:00p Pokemon Switch Play

2:30p-3:30p Pokemon Stress Balls

4:00p-4:30p Pikachu Origami  

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