Teens Events

Maker Mondays: Middle School (LUCY HAMMER ROOM)

Monday, April 29

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Blackstone Library offers a variety of high and low tech opportunities to express yourself through 3D design, digital art, web production, conductive sewing, video production and circuit creation!

Each session, we will introduce a different maker component and will then work on solo projects or together to create something tangible that you can then continue from home.

Registration for this program is required so that we can plan accordingly. To do so please call 203.488.1441 ext. 321.

As Seen On Screen: ASOS Book Club – 7th Grade and Up (OFFSITE)

Tuesday, April 30

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Every month we will meet to catch-up, have some coffee and discuss a YA title that has been produced or is currently in PRE production for the silver screen in hopes of talking about the similarities and differences, or better yet, who WE would cast in the lead roll. Copies of each month’s title can be found in the Youth Services Department, by placing a hold in our online catalog, or dropping by the meeting to snag the next title.

All are welcome, even if you don’t complete the book!

ASOS will meet at Common Grounds where we can sink in some comfy chairs and grab a drink!

March: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
April: Dry by Neal Shusterman
May: The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
SUMMER TITLES: TBD

Registration for this program is not required. Just grab a friend, pick up a book and join in the fun.

Teen Tabletop: 7th Grade and Up (History Room)

Thursday, May 2

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Join us for an afternoon filled with social gaming as we breakdown Dungeons and Dragons, Code Names, Clue with a Stars Wars twist and more! If you’re looking to unwind, meetup and try something completely new then this group is for you. Previous experience with social or role playing games is not required – we are all here to start out fresh and roll the dice with you!

Registration for this program is not required. Bring your friends and join in the fun.  

Cooking with You: a Meal Sharing Book Club for Families – 4th thru 6th Grade and Caregiver (Lucy Hammer Room)

Thursday, May 9

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are starting a cookbook club for families and we want to include you! Here’s how it works, stop by the Youth Services Department for this month’s cookbook. Review the recipes with your kids, test a few out and then the night of the meeting bring in something delicious to share. During the meeting we will eat, talk about the book and whether or not you would recommend it to your family and friends. We promise this will be a great way to meet people and share in the joy of cooking as a family!

Sound fun? Space is limited, so click here to sign up.

Maker Mondays: Middle School (LUCY HAMMER ROOM)

Monday, May 13

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Blackstone Library offers a variety of high and low tech opportunities to express yourself through 3D design, digital art, web production, conductive sewing, video production and circuit creation!

Each session, we will introduce a different maker component and will then work on solo projects or together to create something tangible that you can then continue from home.

Registration for this program is required so that we can plan accordingly. To do so please call 203.488.1441 ext. 321.

Teen Tabletop: 7th Grade and Up (History Room)

Thursday, May 16

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Join us for an afternoon filled with social gaming as we breakdown Dungeons and Dragons, Code Names, Clue with a Stars Wars twist and more! If you’re looking to unwind, meetup and try something completely new then this group is for you. Previous experience with social or role playing games is not required – we are all here to start out fresh and roll the dice with you!

Registration for this program is not required. Bring your friends and join in the fun.  

As Seen On Screen: ASOS Book Club – 7th Grade and Up (OFFSITE)

Tuesday, May 28

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Every month we will meet to catch-up, have some coffee and discuss a YA title that has been produced or is currently in PRE production for the silver screen in hopes of talking about the similarities and differences, or better yet, who WE would cast in the lead roll. Copies of each month’s title can be found in the Youth Services Department, by placing a hold in our online catalog, or dropping by the meeting to snag the next title.

All are welcome, even if you don’t complete the book!

ASOS will meet at Common Grounds where we can sink in some comfy chairs and grab a drink!

March: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
April: Dry by Neal Shusterman
May: The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
SUMMER TITLES: TBD

Registration for this program is not required. Just grab a friend, pick up a book and join in the fun.

Teen Tabletop: 7th Grade and Up (History Room)

Thursday, May 30

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Join us for an afternoon filled with social gaming as we breakdown Dungeons and Dragons, Code Names, Clue with a Stars Wars twist and more! If you’re looking to unwind, meetup and try something completely new then this group is for you. Previous experience with social or role playing games is not required – we are all here to start out fresh and roll the dice with you!

Registration for this program is not required. Bring your friends and join in the fun.  

Cooking with You: a Meal Sharing Book Club for Families – 4th thru 6th Grade and Caregiver (Lucy Hammer Room)

Thursday, June 13

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are starting a cookbook club for families and we want to include you! Here’s how it works, stop by the Youth Services Department for this month’s cookbook. Review the recipes with your kids, test a few out and then the night of the meeting bring in something delicious to share. During the meeting we will eat, talk about the book and whether or not you would recommend it to your family and friends. We promise this will be a great way to meet people and share in the joy of cooking as a family!

Sound fun? Space is limited, so click here to sign up.

I Spy With My Little Eye Miss Mary and Miss Carly at the Branford Fest

Saturday, June 15

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

See if you can find Miss Mary and Miss Carly at the Branford Fest! We will be setup with giveaways, information about the this year’s Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories as well as library cards. PLUS, we cannot wait to talk to you about this year’s StoryWalk!

As Seen On Screen: ASOS Book Club – 7th Grade and Up (OFFSITE)

Tuesday, June 25

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Every month we will meet to catch-up, have some coffee and discuss a YA title that has been produced or is currently in PRE production for the silver screen in hopes of talking about the similarities and differences, or better yet, who WE would cast in the lead roll. Copies of each month’s title can be found in the Youth Services Department, by placing a hold in our online catalog, or dropping by the meeting to snag the next title.

All are welcome, even if you don’t complete the book!

ASOS will meet at Common Grounds where we can sink in some comfy chairs and grab a drink!

March: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
April: Dry by Neal Shusterman
May: The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
SUMMER TITLES: TBD

Registration for this program is not required. Just grab a friend, pick up a book and join in the fun.

Cooking with You: a Meal Sharing Book Club for Families – 4th thru 6th Grade and Caregiver (Lucy Hammer Room)

Thursday, July 11

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are starting a cookbook club for families and we want to include you! Here’s how it works, stop by the Youth Services Department for this month’s cookbook. Review the recipes with your kids, test a few out and then the night of the meeting bring in something delicious to share. During the meeting we will eat, talk about the book and whether or not you would recommend it to your family and friends. We promise this will be a great way to meet people and share in the joy of cooking as a family!

Sound fun? Space is limited, so click here to sign up.

StoryWalk Group Walk – All Ages (Meet at the Library)

Saturday, July 13

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Want to experience StoryWalk® as a group? Meet us at the library as we progressively read Sun and Moon by Lindsey Yankey along Main Street. We’ll enjoy the great outdoors, complete some of the challenges and discuss our favorite parts of the book.

Registration for this program is not required. Just meet us in front of the Blackstone to enjoy the walk.

As Seen On Screen: ASOS Book Club – 7th Grade and Up (OFFSITE)

Tuesday, July 30

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Every month we will meet to catch-up, have some coffee and discuss a YA title that has been produced or is currently in PRE production for the silver screen in hopes of talking about the similarities and differences, or better yet, who WE would cast in the lead roll. Copies of each month’s title can be found in the Youth Services Department, by placing a hold in our online catalog, or dropping by the meeting to snag the next title.

All are welcome, even if you don’t complete the book!

ASOS will meet at Common Grounds where we can sink in some comfy chairs and grab a drink!

March: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
April: Dry by Neal Shusterman
May: The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
SUMMER TITLES: TBD

Registration for this program is not required. Just grab a friend, pick up a book and join in the fun.

Cooking with You: a Meal Sharing Book Club for Families – 4th thru 6th Grade and Caregiver (Lucy Hammer Room)

Thursday, August 8

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are starting a cookbook club for families and we want to include you! Here’s how it works, stop by the Youth Services Department for this month’s cookbook. Review the recipes with your kids, test a few out and then the night of the meeting bring in something delicious to share. During the meeting we will eat, talk about the book and whether or not you would recommend it to your family and friends. We promise this will be a great way to meet people and share in the joy of cooking as a family!

Sound fun? Space is limited, so click here to sign up.

As Seen On Screen: ASOS Book Club – 7th Grade and Up (OFFSITE)

Tuesday, August 27

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Every month we will meet to catch-up, have some coffee and discuss a YA title that has been produced or is currently in PRE production for the silver screen in hopes of talking about the similarities and differences, or better yet, who WE would cast in the lead roll. Copies of each month’s title can be found in the Youth Services Department, by placing a hold in our online catalog, or dropping by the meeting to snag the next title.

All are welcome, even if you don’t complete the book!

ASOS will meet at Common Grounds where we can sink in some comfy chairs and grab a drink!

March: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
April: Dry by Neal Shusterman
May: The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
SUMMER TITLES: TBD

Registration for this program is not required. Just grab a friend, pick up a book and join in the fun.