Blog: teens


    Special Character Project

    Do you doodle characters in your notebook? How would you like to see them come alive in three dimensions? If that sounds cool, sign up for Drawing with See's Special Character Project at Rondo Library. Oh, and if you like anime and manga, come over to Dayton's Bluff for Anime Club, the third Saturday of every month from 12-12. Read More »

    Tags: anime, art, manga, sculpture


    Summer Reading Program

    It's not too late to try and win an iPad! The teen Summer Reading Program runs until the end of August!  Read More »

    Tags: prizes, reading, Summer Reading Program


    Maker Fest 2014

    We had a great time at Maker Fest at the Arlington Hills Community Center. We made bird houses, controlled a computer with a banana, created a mural, fixed broken stuff, and made bracelets with pop-tops. We listened to music and ate tacos. It didn't even rain until we were done! If you like making stuff, check out Createch at Arlington, Hayden Heights, Rice Street and Rondo. And if you have any ideas for what you'd like to make, comment below. Read More »

    Tags: Createch, maker fest, making


    June's Almost Over!

    Hey Teens! You have four days left to reduce your fines by reading. $1 will be subtracted for every 15 minutes you read. Just come in to your local Saint Paul Public Library branch, and ask a librarian about it! You also have four more days to help SPPL reach our goal of 14,800 ebooks checked out for the OverDrive Challenge. You can check out up to ten at a time. We'd love to have your help!   Read More »

    Tags: OverDrive, Read Down


    Get Paid to Write, Direct, and Perform a Play!

    May Lee-Yang, a playwright and performance artist, will work with youth to explore stories and then create and produce an original play in a multi-session series of workshops, culminating in two public performances. This opportunity is open to youth ages 13 through 19 to learn about theater, meet new people, and gain valuable experience. It requires a commitment of two hours per week (Wednesday evenings, 6-8 p.m.) from July 7 through October 10, and participants meet at the Arlington Hills Community Center. Youth accepted to the workshop that regularly attend meetings, contribute to the development of the play, and participate in final performances will receive a $100 stipend upon completion. Interested? Yes? Good! Fill out ... Read More »

    Tags: programs, theater