Teen Events

Online Events/Programs via Zoom Cloud Meetings, YouTube and NCTV

Some events will take place on Zoom Cloud Meetings and all of the information on how to join an event can be found by clicking here. Registration is required. Participants who register will be emailed a link to access the Zoom program prior to the event. We hope to see you there!  

Other events, which are not live and do not require registration are on our YouTube Channel and can be accessed via YouTube on this events page.. There will also be some Live YouTube events scheduled that will require registration. Some of our library programs with community partners will be available on NCTV on Tuesdays @10:00 a.m. and Thursdays @ 7:00 p.m.

  1. Phone: 860-665-8700


  2. Jennifer


If you want to view some past programs you may have missed, scroll down to the bottom of this page to view the videos.

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Customized Reading Recommendations 

Need help finding a book? Answer some questions online by filling out a special form (located on the teen webpage) and we will choose up to 5 customized book suggestions for you. 



NutmegAward

Nutmeg Booktalks
Need some reading recommendations? Check out our booktalk videos on the brand new CT Nutmeg Award nominees! We will have book recommendations for grades 7 – 12. The video links will be available here in early June.

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Blue seahorse tails and tales summer reading

Teen Summer Reading - June 21—August 20 
Teens can register online starting Monday, June 21, on our teen webpage*. By registering and participating you will be eligible for giveaways throughout the summer! Last day for the Teen Summer Reading Program is Friday August 20. We will pick a few lucky Grand Prize winners this summer! Check out the teen webpage for all prize details giveaways. Winners will be notified by phone.
*By signing up for the Teen Summer Reading program you will automatically be entered for the Netflix Movie Gift Basket!

Teen Grab n Go summer

Teen Grab n Go’s

Each week we will have crafts ready for pick up! Please note that supplies are limited.
Teens may call to reserve a craft bag beginning on the dates listed below.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


 

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French toast casserole

Culinary Delights: Baked Praline French Toast Casserole - Virtual
Monday, July 12
Join Chef Rob Scott as shares a delicious take on a breakfast favorite. A video link & the recipe will be available on the Teen Events page beginning the day of the program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Lighthouse

Grab n Go - Lighthouse Craft
Monday, July 19
Celebrate summer by designing and decorating your own Lighthouse. Sand and shells included! Call to reserve your kit.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Button tree

Grab n Go - Canvas Button Craft
Monday, July 26
Create button art on canvas with a diverse collection of buttons of all colors and sizes. Included are several templates to choose from. Let your creativity fly! Call to reserve your kit.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Owl needlepoint

Grab n Go - Lions, Owls, and Turtles! Oh, my!
Monday, August 6
Chill out this summer with a needlepoint craft and a fun wooden animal puzzle you can decorate. What animals will you get? It’s a surprise! Call to reserve your kit.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

General Tso Meatballs

Culinary Delights: General Tso's Meatballs - Virtual
Monday, August 9
Chef Rob Scott is back with a yummy savory & sweet recipe! A video link & the recipe will be available on the Teen Events page beginning on the day of the program. 

Strong House Yoga

Teen Yoga
Tuesday, August 10, 12:15 p.m.
Join staff from StrongHouse Yoga outside at the library for a special teen practice. In the event of inclement weather other arrangements will be made. (We will meet on the front steps.) Registration required. Sponsored by StrongHouse Yoga.

Teen Crafternoon - art supplies

Teen Crafternoon:
Tuesday, August 10, 5:00 – 6:30, Grades 6-12
Come socialize and check out the variety of crafts we will have available! From banners to DIY buttons there’s something for everyone! (We will meet on the front steps.) Registration required.

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Grab n Go - Mod Podge Craft
Monday, August 16
Get creative with Mod Podge! Design a tile, decorate a picture frame and more! Call to reserve your kit.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 Some past programs you may have missed    

 
spaghetti muffins

Culinary Delights: Spaghetti Muffins – Virtual
Tuesday, June 8
Chef Rob Scott is back to share a creative way to make spaghetti! A video link & the recipe will be available here beginning the day of the program.