July Teen Events

Whatever your interests, the library is the place to be for teens this month.

A Galaxy of Crafts – Concordia
Join us for a universe of craftiness. On our last craft day of summer, July 31, we will be ending with a Big Bang making galaxy t-shirts! Bring your own shirt which has been washed and we will provide the rest.
Age: Children, Pre-Teen, Teen
Wednesday, July 3 – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 10 – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17 – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24 – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31 – 3:00 p.m.

Galaxy Shoes – Waverly
Who doesn’t love galaxy shoes and drawing with sharpie pens? This program is for those who want a pair of their own tie-dyed canvas shoes. You will have to provide your own pair of white canvas shoes. We provide the rest.
Age: Pre-Teen, Teen, Adult
Monday, July 8 – 1:00 p.m.

Summer Hang Out – Warrensburg
If you enjoyed Early Out Hang Out, you’re gonna love Summer Hang Out. We have all the same fun video games to offer and no school day to wait to end. Play the latest game consoles like Nintendo Switch, or go retro with Super Nintendo.
Age: Middle School
Wednesday, July 10 – 1:15-3:15 p.m.

Stepping Up – Lexington
Design a galactic stone for the garden. All supplies will be furnished. Snacks provided.
Age: Teen
Wednesday, July 10 – 2:00 p.m.

Yu-Gi-Oh! – Knob Noster
Join us once again for our Yu-Gi-Oh card group. New to YuGi-Oh? No problem! We love to teach new interested players!
Age: 11 years old and up
Wednesday, July 10 – 3:00 p.m.

TAG (Teen Advisory Group) – Odessa
Teens, we need your spark of imagination! Help us make your programs exciting by sharing your ideas. Teens in Honor Society or another organization looking for community service hours? Here is a fun and fulfilling way to earn them.
Age: Teen
Friday, July 12 – 4:30 p.m.

Resume Building 2 – Continuing Education Class – Warrensburg
This class is open to new patrons and those looking to build on the skills we learned in the Resume 1 class. In this class we will focus on writing goal statements, creating a work history timeline and writing effective bullet points that document job responsibilities and duties. Records on online applications, job search engines, and professional websites will be covered. We will be using Google Docs.
Age: 11 years old and up
Monday, July 15 – 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Just Craftin’ Around – Warrensburg
This month we will be inspired by nature when making our Botanical Prints. All supplies will be provided and this is a take-home project. The class will be using flowers, stems, petals, etc. to paint and then press on the paper to make a four-part art display.
Age: 13 years old and up
Wednesday, July 17 – 3:30 p.m.

Keep Calm and Graphix Con! – Concordia
Welcome to Concordia’s first-ever comic con event. This two-day event celebrates graphic novels and characters like Bone and Dog Man. There will be activity stations for comic drawing, photo-ops and snacks! Come in costume if you like.
Age: Pre-Teen, Teen, Adult
Friday, July 19 – 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 10:00-12:00 p.m.

Instagram Scavenger Hunt: Cast your Vote – Odessa
Have you hunted for the items? Are you curious to see who did the most tasks or had the most creative pictures? Join us and cast your vote to see who will win.
Age: Teen
Friday, July 19 – 2:00 p.m.

Computer Applications-Continuing Education Class – Warrensburg
If you want to know how to use computer applications to write a cover letter, record/track a monthly budget, or create a presentation for a group, then this class is for you! In this class we will learn about two popular computer application suites, Microsoft Office and Google’s G Suite. We will focus on the following Microsoft programs and their functionalities: Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. We will then compare those programs to Google’s complementary programs: Docs, Sheets, and Slides. These programs are primarily used for word-processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
Age: 11 years old and up
Tuesday, July 23 – 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Aromatherapy Necklace Craft – Knob Noster
Come in and make a clay aromatherapy pendant. It will be a fun, quick class. Space is limited.
Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.
Age: Teen, Adult
Saturday, July 27 – 10:30 a.m.

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