Checkout the library's April programs for tweens and teens.

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April 2018
New! Teen Library Council
Wednesday, April 4th, 3:15-4:30pm

Do you wish there were more activities for teens in Beacon? Do you already enjoy the teen programs at the library but wish there were more? Would you like to suggest books and movies for the library to purchase? Then the Teen Library Council is for you!
Join the TLC and help create new library programs, select new books and movies, create book displays and decorate the teen area. TLC members can also design their own community service projects like building a little free library, planting a garden in front of the library or helping other local causes. Have fun while earning community service hours for school or scouts. The first meeting of the TLC is on Wednesday, April 4th, 3:15-4:30.
To sign up, email Michelle at or 845-831-1134 x101.
Card and Board Games Club
Friday, April 6th, 3-5pm

The first Friday of every month, middle & high school students can get together to play D&D and other card games from Magic to Yugioh. Just bring your cards and we'll provide the tables and snacks. New and classic board games are also available to play. 
Bakeology 101
Friday, April 13th, 3:30-5pm

Learn to bake like a pro with the help of local baker and educator, Dana Devine O'Malley. Each month we'll be baking up a homemade treat. This month we'll be making scones. Registration is required as space is limited. **Register by emailing

HS Writing Lab
Wednesday, April 18th, 3-4pm

Need help with college essays or other writing assignments? Starting on 4/18, high school students can stop by the Writing Lab after school on first and third Wednesdays. Facilitator, Jess Conway, an instructor at Teachers College, will be available to provide support, assistance, and encouragement for students in grades 9-12 at work on school or personal writing projects and college essays.    

RSVP requested. Email Jess at

Art & Zine Club
Friday, April 20th, 3:30-5pm

Calling all artists and cartoonists. Meet up with other Beacon area creative teens to draw and makes some zines. What's a Zine? Zines are DIY self published art books and magazines. Different types of zines and art making techniques are introduced each month. Artists can work independently or collaboratively.

RSVP preferred so we have enough supplies available.

Sketchbook Open Studio
Wednesday, April 25th, 3-5pm

Stop by the Library the last Wednesday of every month for Sketchbook Open Studio.
SOS is an open space for middle school and high school students to work on sketchbooks, art journals and other drawing projects. Monthly drawing prompts will also be available for inspiration. All kinds of art materials will be on hand to use during studio time. Bring your own sketchbook. All skill levels welcome.

No registration needed. RSVP is appreciated so we have enough supplies available. For more information, contact Michelle at
Fun with Science
3D Printer Sneak Peek
Friday, April 27th, 3-5pm

Are you curious about 3d printing? Stop by the library to check out the library's new 3D printer in action. Ultimaker will be out on display near the front desk busy printing 3D objects. Library staff members will be on hand to answer your questions. We'll also have some 3D pens on hand to try out.

No registration needed. Stop by anytime between 3-5pm to to see the printer in action.

Sorry Anime Fans
No Anime Club in April

Check back for updates on the status of future sessions of Anime Club. Until then, check out (and maybe checkout) our great selection of Manga books and Anime DVDs!

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