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

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February 2018
Reel Life Film Club
First Position
Friday, March 2nd, 6-8pm

The Reel Life Film Club for tweens and teens returns to Beacon. On March 2nd at 6pm we'll be screening the award winning documentary, First Position. The film follows six young dancers from different backgrounds as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world.
After the film, there will be a Q&A with Alex Bloomstein, director of Ballet Arts Studio and student Solee Dinio. Solee is a 9th grader at Beacon High School and has recently competed in Youth America Grand Prix depicted in the film. Solee has been student at Ballet Arts Studio for three years and is currently preparing to compete in the Connecticut Classic.

All students in grades 6 and up are invited to the screening. Pizza will be served at the event and registration is encouraged. To register to attend the March 2nd screening of First Position email  
New! Teen Library Council
Wednesday, March 7th, 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. The first meeting of the TLC is on Wednesday, March 7th, 3:15-4:30.
Stop by the library to pick up a TLC registration form or contact Michelle at or 845-831-1134 x101.
Card and Board Games Club
Friday, March 2nd, 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, March 9th, 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 different types of icing. Registration is required as space is limited. **Register by emailing
This class is full. Registration for the April class will open March 10th. 

Art & Zine Club
Friday, March 16th, 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. This month we'll be make our own buttons and create a mini accordion book. 

RSVP preferred so we have enough supplies available.

Sketchbook Open Studio
Wednesday, March 28th, 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
Sorry Anime Fans
No Anime Club in March

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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