Teens / Y.A.L.L.

Summer 2018 - June, July, & August

Teen Gaming

Every Monday from June 4th – August 13th, 1 – 4 PM
For grades 7-12
Board games – cooperative, strategic, and more, as well as Smash Bros. & Mario Kart on the Wii U!
Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor

Teen Tabletop RPG

Every Wednesday from June 6th – August 15th, 1 – 4 PM (Except July 4th)
For grades 7-12
Play a pen-and-paper RPG like Dungeons and Dragons! Space is limited to the first 6 to arrive.
Randall Room – 1st floor

Friday Programs

Finally Friday Movie Night
Friday, July 6th @ 1 – 3 PM
For grades 7-12
The new Ant-Man movie releases this week, so see the original Ant-Man (PG-13)! Plus, free snacks and soda.
Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor

Anime Club
Friday, July 13th @ 1 – 3 PM
For grades 7-12
Anime, Pocky, soda, and a related craft!
Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor

Minute to Win It
Friday, July 20th @ 1 – 2 PM
For grades 7-12
Can you flip cups faster than anyone? Can you separate 50 pieces of candy into separate bowls by color? Can you stack cups into a pyramid and break them back down? Can you do each of these things in less than a minute? Come participate in the Minute to Win It challenges and win prizes!
Randall Room – 1st floor

Video Game Tournament – Super Smash Bros.
Friday, July 27th @ 1 – 4 PM
For grades 7-12
Do you think you have what it takes to win our Super Smash Bros. tournament? Face your foes in our double elimination tournament and compete for a prize!
Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor

Artists’ Alley – Crafting Workshop
Friday, August 3rd @ 1 – 3 PM
For grades 7-12
School starts at the end of the month, so let’s get ready with some D.I.Y. school supplies! Notebooks, book bags, washi tape pencils and emoji magnets – decorate them however you want!
Randall Room – 1st floor

Anime Club
Friday, August 10th @ 1 – 3 PM
For grades 7-12
Anime, Pocky, soda, and a related craft!
Randall Room – 1st floor

Finale Party!
Friday, August 17th @ 1 – 4 PM
For grades 7-12
The Summer Reading Program has come to a close, so let’s go out in style! Pizza, soda, raffle prize drawings, videos, games, and more!
Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor

Y.A.L.L. logo

The Young Adult Library Leaders — Y.A.L.L. for short — is the Library’s group for middle and high school students who want to help improve and promote teen services in the Library by helping develop and implement programs for young adults, enriching the young adult collection, and making the Library a teen-friendly environment.

Membership Benefits

  • Input on teen-only events
  • Customization of YA space and collections
  • Fantastic addition to a resumé or college application
  • Volunteer credit hours (cannot be used for court-ordered community service hours)

Membership Requirements

  • Students 7th – 12th grades (13 – 18 years) only
  • Galveston County residents only
  • Commitment to at least 8 out of 12 meetings per year
  • Abide by the Rosenberg Library Standard of Conduct for YA Programs

 

WHEN: 1st Monday of every month at 4:30 PM
(Second Monday if first Monday is a holiday)
WHERE: Randall Room (on the 1st floor)

 

Teens interested in joining, please contact Dustan Archer.