SCPL Teen Blog

July 22, 2011

Toothpick Sculpting!

Filed under: events, summer reading — Amy @ 2:28 pm

If you missed last summer’s toothpick art workshops, we’ve invited Michael Smith, a.k.a. Toothpick Man, back again!  Michael holds the Guinness Book of Records for the largest toothpick sculpture ever built, an alligator named Alley that weighs over 300 pounds and contains 3 million toothpicks.  He’ll be here next week to show off some of his sculptures and help you create your own toothpick art!

Toothpick Art Workshops for tweens and teens

Wednesday, July 27
Norco Branch at 10:00 a.m.
St. Rose Branch at 12:00 p.m.
Hahnville Branch at 2:00 p.m.
Paradis Branch at 3:30 p.m.

June 22, 2011

Teen/Tween Performer – Allan Wolf – Norco Branch

Filed under: Norco Branch, summer reading — zippitydodah @ 9:49 pm

Teens and Tweens, are you looking for something to do on Thursday, June 23rd?

Come to the Norco Branch at 10:30 a.m. to see Allan Wolf.  He will be combining music and poetry in a high-energy performance just for you!  Don’t miss this entertaining guy!

June 6, 2011

Harry Potter Lock-In July 16!

Filed under: East Regional Library, events, Harry Potter, summer reading — SCPL Teens @ 6:47 pm

Welcome to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

Get ready for a full night of Harry Potter! As you may already know, the last film in the series will be out in theaters on Friday, July 15.
To celebrate, we will be having an all-night Harry Potter extravaganza on Saturday, July 16 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Harry Potter Lock-In Invitation and Permission Slip
Very important: Pick up an invitation and a permission slip at any branch. Or, print an invitation and permission slip from the link above.  You must have it signed at returned to the library by July 15!

September 3, 2010

Summer at St. Rose

Filed under: St. Rose Branch, summer reading — SCPL Teens @ 3:42 pm

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July 2, 2010

Tween & Teen Programs!

Filed under: slideshow, summer reading — Tags: — SCPL Teens @ 5:01 pm

These are just some of the activities tweens and teens have been up to this summer at the library.  Homemade lava lamps, groovy games, a Father’s Day craft and balloon sculpting.

See the events calendar to find upcoming programs!

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June 4, 2010

Book Bingo Club!

Filed under: summer reading — Tags: — SCPL Teens @ 3:23 pm

It’s time to sign up for the Teen Book Bingo Club! Come to any library location, grab a card and start filling it up with stickers by doing various fun activities. To earn stickers you can read, listen to audiobooks, use the internet in fun ways, attend programs, and interact with our helpful staff. Grab a calendar to see what library programs are coming up!

If you black out two rows, columns, or diagonals, you will earn a reading medal. If you are able to black out the whole card, you will earn an “I READ” back pack– modeled here in this photo by some of those helpful staff members. Programs for teens the week of June 7 – 12:

Monday, June 7th
1:00 pm– Learn how to make balloon animals at East Regional Library

Wednesday, June 9th
1:30 pm– Make Edible Wetlands at St. Rose Branch
2:00 pm– Make a groovy Lava Lamp at West Regional Library
4:00 pm– Create an Altered Book at East Regional Library

Thursday, June 10th
1:30 pm– Make and launch a Bottle Rocket at St. Rose Branch
2:00 pm– Make some Candy Sand Art out of at Norco Branch
2:30 pm– Make Dad a Pennant for Father’s Day at Hahnville Branch

Visit our Event Calendar for more activities!

July 24, 2009

Last week of Summer Reading 2009

Filed under: summer reading — SCPL Teens @ 2:58 pm

Here is what’s going on at the library for teens during the last week of Summer Reading 2009.

Be sure to turn in your artwork for the Get Graphic! Comic Book and claim your medal for completing two rows on your bingo cards!

Mon, July 27

Wii for Tweens (Ages 8-11)
West Regional Library
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Wed, July 29

Wrap Up Party: Duct Tape, Beading, & Tie-Dye crafts
East Regional Library
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Game Day for Teens
West Regional Library
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Wii Wednesday!
Norco Branch
2:30 pm — 4:00 pm

Fri, July 31

Movie & Popcorn: Hotel for Dogs (PG)
St. Rose Branch
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

July 23, 2009

Middle Eastern Dancing

Filed under: summer reading — Tags: — SCPL Teens @ 9:52 pm

This summer the library hosted two Middle Eastern Dance classes. Teens learned dance styles from countries like Iran, Turkey, Egypt, and Morocco. They also learned to play rhythms on the zills, or finger cymbals, and some Arabic words and phrases.

The Times-Picayune captured the class at East Regional Library on video!

Watch the video on

July 8, 2009

Harry Potter Film Festival

Filed under: summer reading — SCPL Teens @ 8:20 pm

Come munch on popcorn and watch Harry Potter movies all next week at East Regional Library.

We are gearing up for the release of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince!

Mon, July 13

Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone (PG) (all ages)
East Regional Library
4:00 pm — 6:00 pm

Tue, July 14

Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets (PG) (all ages)
East Regional Library
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Wed, July 15

Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban (PG) (all ages)
East Regional Library
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Thu, July 16

Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire (PG-13) (all ages)
East Regional Library
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Fri, July 17

Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix (PG-13) (all ages)
East Regional Library
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

See what’s happening for teens at the library July 1 – July 11.

July 7, 2009

Book Club Bingo Medal Awarded

Filed under: summer reading — Tags: — SCPL Teens @ 4:20 pm

Tomonique is the first at St. Rose Branch to complete the Library Teen Summer Reading Book Club Bingo and receive a medal . Congratulations Tomonique!

How much farther do you have to go? Just complete two rows of activities on the bingo card. It’s easy and fun and will take you places you never thought you’d go!

Find out more about Book Club Bingo.

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