Teen & Tween
Teen and Tween Library Programs
Check out all the cool programs that will be happening for teens and tweens. The Teen/Tween program brochure has all the information you need!
NEW Teen Booklists Page
Want some Teen book recommendations? We've got you covered! Check out our NEW Teen Booklists page to see our latest booklists! You can print and download all of our booklists (curated by MCLS Teen Services Librarians) on our Google Drive.
Rave Reviews 2020
Books for readers in grades 6-12 suggested by a committee of MCLS Teen Services Librarians.
|by Laurie Halse
Teen/Tween Take & Makes
Each month a new Take & Make craft is set out in the Teen Services area. Drop by and pick up an envelope containing all you'll need for a 'do-at-home' craft. Basic supplies such as glue and scissors will not be included in the craft envelopes. Pick them up early so you don't miss out! Take & Make crafts are free, courtesy of the Friends of the Gates Public Library!
This month's Take & Make Instructions: Flower Pot Gnome
Interested in Take & Makes from previous months? Below are links to instructions on how to make them!
- Felt Covered Coaster
- Craft Stick Photo Frame
- Handprint Lilies
- Beaded Paperclip Bookmark
- Spider Web Craft
- Turkey Leaf Craft
- Apple Weaving Craft & Apple Weaving Patterns
- Evil Minions Chip-Bag Clip
- Butterfly Craft
- Alien Pin
- Holiday Elf Ornament
Facebook Do-At-Home Crafts & Activities
Due to COVID restrictions, Junior Friends is postponed until further notice.
The Junior Friends of the Gates Public Library are a high-energetic group of volunteers, ages 9-16, that meet on the second Tuesday of each month from 4:00pm to 5:00pm and help the library with different activities such as book sales, parties and many more exciting things. The group also gets involved with community service activities. Come join the group for a good time, you'll be glad that you did! To join, simply fill out the form below. You will be contacted via e-mail to be reminded of upcoming meetings.