Anti-Valentine's VooDoo Dolls Hand sew simple felt "voodoo doll" pincushions or heart pillows. Supplies & snacks provided.
Tuesday, February 6, 4-5:30 p.m.
Valentine Marble Painting
Anti-Valentine's Day Party Love or hate this holiday, we'll be providing snacks, crafts, and games to get you through it.
Monday, February 12, 3:30-5 p.m.
Teens and Tweens EAT! This program is based entirely on FOOD.
What do you want to make? Is there a certain type of food you've never tried before?
Every month we will try something new.
Tuesday, February 13, 3-5 p.m.
Ute Pass Library
Food + Film: Despicable Me 3 Come watch Despicable Me 3 and eat/make some Minion themed food to go with it! Ages 9-18 welcome. No registration required!
Thursday, February 22, 3:30-6 p.m.
Cheyenne Mountain Library
Health by Chocolate:
Indulge and be Well Join Nutritional Health Coach Ginnie Stowe, MSc. Nutrition, to learn how chocolate can enhance your health and your life.
Chocolate-dipped strawberries will be served!
Registration Required. Adults & Teens.
Wednesday, February 7, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Teen Cooking: Fancy CookiesCome in and learn a new recipe for cookies
and have some to take home!
Tuesday, February 13, 4:30-6 p.m.
No-Sew Dog and Cat Toys Teens will learn how to make no sew dog and
cat toys for their favorite feline and/or canine companion, or make to donate to a local shelter.
Monday, February 12, 6-7:30 p.m.
Teen patrons will learn to use Makerspace software and hardware to create their own vinyl decals. Ages 12-18. Library cards and Makerspace agreements will be required.
Tuesday, February 27, 3:30-5 p.m.
Chinese New Year ActivitiesIt's the year of the dog! Join us for some simple crafts. We'll be making paper lanterns, doing calligraphy, eating Chinese snacks, and learning
a little bit about the holiday. Ages 9-18.
Friday, February 9, 4-5 p.m.
Open Art Studio: Hidden BeautyGet ready for the teen art contest by trying out a couple of art techniques. This year's theme is Hidden Beauty.
Friday, February 23, 4-5 p.m.
High Prairie Library
Mug Meals and Sharpie MugsHey Teens! This month we'll be cooking delicious mug meals in the microwave and decorating our own mugs with sharpies (to be baked in the oven to seal the design when you get home). Registration Required.
Wednesday, February 28, 4-5:30 p.m.
Brownies and Board Games
Challenge your friends or family to a round of your favorite game while you munch on some sweet treats. Bring your own game or choose from our stack. We've games for all ages.
Tuesday, February 13, 4-5 p.m.
Bloxels and Little Bits
With Bloxels, you can realize your own video game ideas using a simple game board, blocks, and a smart device. Little Bits are electronic building blocks used to make circuits, toys, and other imaginative things.
Tuesday, February 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Escape the Room:
A Tale of Many Genres
Escape the East Teen Center or get lost in the bookshelves forever! Work as a team to breakout of the room and win a book as a prize!
Ages 12-18 only. Registration required.
Saturday, February 24, 3-4:30 p.m.
Fun Prizes and snacks.
Tuesday, February 6, 4-6 p.m.
Video Game Night at CK Comics
Join us at CK Comics for Video Game Night! Show your library card, and you get one free drink and snack! This month, we will include MARVEL games to celebrate the Black Panther movie release!
Teen Game Day
Gaming day.....Teens come and hang out, play a few games. Use the laptops. The Xbox 360 and WiiU will be available.
Tuesday, February 20, 4-6 p.m.
Board in the Library
Need something to do? Play board games, chess, or the Wii in the Teen Zone. Snacks provided!!!
Monday, February 26, 4-6 p.m.
Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira AhmedStarring: 17-year-old Maya Aziz, who knows what she wants from college (film school) and dating (her longtime crush Phil), but worries that her protective Indian American parents won't let her follow her dreams – especially after their family is threatened by anti-Muslim violence in the wake of a terrorist attack.
Author alert: This is author Samira Ahmed's debut, and it's already getting buzz for its humor, insight, and authentically drawn characters.
The Cruel Prince by Holly BlackWhat it's about: After being kidnapped and adopted by the faerie warrior who murdered her parents, human teen Jude grew up experiencing a blend of privilege and anti-human scorn, leaving her with a fierce desire to prove herself as a knight of the Faerie Court.
For fans of: Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Thorns and Roses series and other dark, intricately plotted fantasies packed with political intrigue.
Series alert: The Cruel Prince is the 1st in a new trilogy from popular author Holly Black.
Don't Cosplay with My Heart by Cecil CastellucciWhat it's about: While facing painful family problems, a distant best friend, and an awkward love triangle, Edan Kupferman finds strength in cosplaying Gargantua, her favorite character from the Team Tomorrow comics.
Who it's for: No matter what fandoms you're in, you'll root for the relatable Edan as she fends off "fake geek girl" accusations and plans her San Diego Comic-Con debut.
Truly Devious by Maureen JohnsonWhat it's about: Sixteen-year-old true-crime enthusiast Stevie Bell arrives at Ellingham Academy (an unusual school for exceptional students) with one goal: to solve a kidnapping that took place there in 1936. Cracking the cold case proves complicated, however, when a present-day murderer begins targeting Ellingham students.
Series alert: Hold on tight and prepare for some cliffhangers in this atmospheric, multilayered mystery: Truly Devious is just the 1st in a trilogy.
Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan SpoonerIntroducing: American scavenger Mia and English scholar Jules, two opposites who form a shaky alliance to fend off their rivals as they search for world-altering technology in the ancient Undying temple on the planet Gaia.
Why you might like it: Like a science fiction Indiana Jones movie, Unearthed offers both romance and high-octane pacing, as well as an ending that will leave you desperate for the sequel.
The Reluctant Assassin by Eoin ColferWhat it's about: After a wormhole transports Riley, a 14-year-old killer-in-training, from 1898 London to the present day, he's followed by his evil illusionist master, Albert Garrick. Can Riley, along with teen FBI agent Chevie, stop Garrick from changing history to suit his murderous plans?
Series alert: The clever, gruesome, and explosive W.A.R.P. series continues with The Hangman's Revolution and The Forever Man.
Hit by Delilah S. DawsonWhat it's about: In the not-so-distant future, credit card debtors who can't pay face a grim choice: agree to hunt down other debtors, or forfeit your own life. Trapped by her mother's debts, 16-year-Patsy enlists as a bounty hunter/assassin, and soon discovers that every debtor on her hit list has a connection to her past.
Is it for you? Though this violent, provocative, dystopian story (and its sequel, Strike) might not be for everyone, it's sure to grab fans of Alex London's Proxy series.
Crimson Bound by Rosamund HodgeWhat it's about: Straying from the forest path has heavy consequences for Rachelle: she's unwillingly "bloodbound" to a wolfish creature and imbued with deadly supernatural powers. After channeling her abilities into a job as the king's assassin, Rachelle finds herself torn between her feelings for the king's son and for fellow bloodbound Erec.
Try this next: Cruel Beauty, another captivating, fairy tale-inspired fantasy from author Rosamund Hodge.
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFeversWhat it's about: Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes a brutal arranged marriage and finds refuge at the convent of St. Mortain, where the nuns train female assassins and serve the god of Death. Ismae's first mission is to infiltrate Brittany's high court...but can she follow her orders to kill without question?
Why you might like it: An uncompromising heroine, a heart-rending love story, and a richly described historical setting bring depth to this enthralling 1st in the His Fair Assassin series.
Boy Nobody by Allen ZadoffStarring: "Ben," a nameless boy without a past. Trained by the mysterious Program to be an undercover assassin, Ben's current target is the mayor of New York. But when Ben meets the mayor's daughter Sam, he suddenly finds himself questioning the Program -- and his own identity.
Why you might like it: Awesome spy tech and a lightning-fast pace make this series opener tough to put down.
For fans of: the Jason Bourne movies or Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider books.
Contact your librarian for more great books!
Pikes Peak Library District
P.O. Box 1579
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80901