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Teen Events Newsletter for December 2017

Lucy Robbins Welles Library | 95 Cedar Street | Newington, CT 06111
Telephone: 860-665-8700 |  Fax: 860-667-1255
Unless noted in the program description, registration is required for all teen programs. To register for any program, call 860-665-8700, text 860-327-4270, or stop by the Adult Information Desk.


Hour of Code logo

Hour of Code Showcase
Friday, December 1, 6:30 p.m.
All ages! Join us for a special after-hours event at the library in conjunction with Newington Public Schools. To kick-off Hour of Code Week, take a look at fun and innovative technology along with special projects from Newington students. Come Ready to watch, play and be amazed! You are welcome to bring your own laptop or tablet. Sponsored by Newington Public Schools

Keep Calm and Craft On

Teen Winter Craft Night
Thursday, December 7, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
For grades 6-12. DIY some gifts for the holiday season! We’ll watch a seasonal movie and sip cocoa. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Teen Soapmaking
Tuesday, December 12, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
For grades 6 – 12. Create unique soaps (and more!) featuring seasonal scents with Sue Raybine, of Blue Marble Beading. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  

Read Books sign

Newington High School Book Club 
Thursday, December 21, 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Newington High School Library Center

For grades 9-12. Discover great books!  We will be discussing 2018 Nutmeg Nominee Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy. This is a collaboration between the NHS Library and the LRW Library. All NHS students are welcome!

Snapology sign

Snapology Saturdays
Saturday, December 23, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join us and create with LEGO® bricks, motors, gears and more. Try making your own robot! This event is open to all patrons age 3 through High School. This is a drop in program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

3 stacks of official blue Sportstacking cups

Sportstacking Workshop
Tuesday, December 27, 11:30 a.m.
Learn about sport stacking! Glenn Costello will be here to instruct you on basic skills and then you can try it for yourself. Competition level SpeedStacks® gear will be available for purchase after the program.  Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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