Teens / Y.A.L.L.

Teen Activities

Teen Tabletop RPG

Mondays, January 6th, 13th, and 27th, 4:30 – 7:30 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Play a pen-and-paper RPG like Dungeons and Dragons! All campaigns now run by other teens, and space is less limited!
Fox Room – 4th floor

Teen Gaming

Friday, January 3rd, 2 – 5 PM
Wednesdays, January 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th, 4:30 – 5:30 PM

For ages 13 – 18
Come play a huge variety of board games – from Pandemic to Sherriff of Nottingham and more! Depending on the week we may have video games like Smash Bros., Mario Kart, or Rocket League, or VR systems with Beat Saber and Robo Recall!
Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor

Beginner Magic: The Gathering Tournament

Thursday, January 2nd, 2 – 5 PM
For ages 13 – 18
All players are welcome at our beginner M:tG tournament! We’ll teach you to play with intro decks we provide. Space is limited!
Randall Room – 1st floor

Friday Programs

Y.A.L.L. Meeting
Friday, January 10th @ 4:30 – 5:30 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Young Adult Library Leaders (Y.A.L.L) is a teen library leadership group. Have a voice in the library, earn volunteer hours, and eat snacks!
Randall Room – 1st floor

Fandom Discussion & Debate Club
Friday, January 17th @ 4:30 – 5:30 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Are you passionate about a fandom? Do you want to discuss and debate it with other teens? New topics every month!
Randall Room – 1st floor

Anime Club
Friday, January 24th @ 4:30 – 5:30 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Pocky, Hi-Chews, soda, and anime!
Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor

Artists’ Alley
Friday, January 31st @ 4:30 – 5:30 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Come make Perler bead art!
Randall Room – 1st floor

Teen Tabletop RPG

Mondays, February 3rd and 24th, 4:30 – 7:30 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Play a pen-and-paper RPG like Dungeons and Dragons! All campaigns now run by other teens, and space is less limited!
Fox Room – 4th floor

Teen Gaming

Wednesdays, February 19th and 26th, 4:30 – 5:30 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Come play a huge variety of board games – from Pandemic to Sherriff of Nottingham and more! Depending on the week we may have video games like Smash Bros., Mario Kart, or Rocket League, or VR systems with Beat Saber and Robo Recall!
Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

Wednesday, February 12th, 4 – 6 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Is romance not your thing? Are all the hearts and love in the air making you sick? Come watch 10 Things I Hate About You (PG-13), make duct tape roses, and eat smelly snacks! Note: those in relationships are still welcome!
Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor

Friday Programs

Fandom Discussion & Debate Club
Friday, February 21th @ 4:30 – 5:30 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Are you passionate about a fandom? Do you want to discuss and debate it with other teens? New topics every month!
Randall Room – 1st floor

Anime Club
Friday, February 28th @ 4:30 – 5:30 PM
For ages 13 – 18
Pocky, Hi-Chews, soda, and anime!
Randall Room – 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

  • Teens ages 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: Generally the 1st Friday of every month at 4:30 PM
WHERE: Randall Room (on the 1st floor)

 

Teens interested in joining, please contact Dustan Archer.