Teen Programs

Teen Programs

Teen Tech Space

Open computer lab use for Teens and Tweens ages 11 – 18. Play Minecraft, Wii, games, computers, and make crafts.  Hang out and bring your friends!

Lexington Park           1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month                4 – 6 p.m.

Conflict Resolution for Teens

These 2 hour workshops will explore different conflict styles, understanding and managing anger, listening and speaking skills, and how to create “win-win” situations.  Recommended for youth in 6th through 12th grade.  Refreshments provided.  Registration required.

Lexington Park          2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month             4 – 6 p.m.
December 13                  Register

Southern Maryland Math Circle

The Southern Maryland Math Circle provides fun, fascinating math activities to middle- and high-school students (and their families!) Run by the faculty at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, this monthly gathering is sure to inspire a love of mathematical exploration to everyone who comes. Snacks will be provided.

Lexington Park, 2nd Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
December 10

Minecraft Mania

Share strategies with other Minecrafters, explore new terrain, gather raw materials and create amazing structures!  Ages 10-17. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program.

Charlotte Hall
Friday, December 30, 2 – 4 p.m.                     Register

College Q&A

A casual discussion and Q&A session about preparing for college from writing your admissions essay and choosing a school to figuring out FAFSA and picking a major.  All students, parents, and community members are welcome! No registration required.

Lexington Park, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
December 7: Get it in Writing
In this session, we will talk about the best ways to craft a winning college admissions essay. Your admissions essay tells college admission staff about who you are.

December 21: Money Matters – How to Pay for College
In this session, learn about the ins and outs of paying for college. What exactly is FAFSA? Are you eligible? What about scholarships?

One Maryland, One Book Teen Book Discussion

A book discussion for teens that have read All American Boys by Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds. All American Boys was chosen as the One Maryland, One book for the year 2016. “In an unforgettable new novel from award-winning authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, two teens—one black, one white—grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension.”

Leonardtown               Tuesday, December 13, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.             Register

 

Please note that library staff may be taking photos of any or all events to use for future library publications. Program participants’ photos may be used without notification or compensation. If you do not feel comfortable having your photo taken, please inform library staff when you arrive to a program.