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The teen page is where you'll find upcoming events for teens and recommended book titles from Library staff. If you want to recommend a book, send us the name and author and we'll post if for you. If you would like to contribute a review about a book you just read let Ellen know. We want to know what everyone is reading!

Logo for summer reading program "Oceans of Possiblities"

Oceans of Possbilities June 7-July 29

The summer program for teens at Sturm Memorial Library will include using the Beanstack app to earn badges for reading, doing activities and attending programs and earning chances for basket drawings. The line up  of programs promises to have something for everyone. Library staff will be promoting the program in the classrooms in May. Flyers for the program and a schedule of events will be available at that time. Let's have some summer fun!

Poster of Anime your Way Program

Anime your Way with Carlos Nieto III

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm

This summer will see "oceans of possibilities" at the Library for teens in grades 7th and up. The first event in the teen program series is Anime your Way with Carols Nieto III on Tuesday June 14th at 6pm. If you love to draw and are drawn to cartoons or anime or want to learn more about it, this program is for you. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring favorite supplies too. J

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Hold My Water

Monday, June 20, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Make sustainable (and edible) water pods. Decorate a reusable water bottle to take with you and use over the summer. This water fun will take place on Monday night June 20th from 6-7pm

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Weaving Seahorses with Jeni

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join Jeni from Woven Blessings Basketry and learn how to weave a Seahorse. We will also learn some facts about Seahorses because they are some of the coolest inhabitants of the sea.

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Lost at Sea (Teen Program)

Monday, July 18, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

How good would you be at surviving at sea? What is the most vital thing one would need to survive days in the water? Teams will compete at this game called "Lost at Sea". Prizes will be awarded. Join us on Monday July 18th from 6-7pm. Grades 7th and up.