Teen summer events with duck hunts, teen summer read, break in bags craft kits and crafternoon

Teen Events

All teens age 13-18 are welcome to attend our events.

Teen Summer Programs

June 20 – August 11, 2023

    • Summer Reading – June 20 – August 11 – Sign up for Summer Reading on Beanstack for the chance to win prizes & take home a free book! Visit www.btpl.org/summer for more details.
    • Teen Summer Read – June 20 – August 11 – Read any book from the Teen Book Club collection along with other teens in the community to receive an extra ticket for prizes in the Beanstack App!
    • Summer Reading Kick-Off Duck Hunt – Tuesday, June 20, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Join us the night of Summer Reading kick-off for a special TEEN ONLY Duck Hunt! Players will be allowed to keep up to 5 found ducks & have the chance to win prizes. Sign up for Summer Reading & take home a free book! No registration required.
    • Craft Kit: Six-Pocket Keepsake Book – Available Tuesday, June 20 – Transform a simple piece of paper into a six-pocket folder, perfect for stashing mementos! While supplies last.
    • Make your own Lip Balm Craft Kit – Available Monday, June 26 – Create a one-of-a-kind lip balm using 4 basic ingredients. While supplies last.
    • Puffy Paint Linens – Available Monday, July 10 – Make perfect party settings with puffy paint!
    • Scavenger Duck Hunt Game – Wednesday, July 12 – 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. – Join us anytime between noon and 2:00 p.m. for a self-directed game of solving the riddles & finding the ducks! Players will have the chance to keep up to 6 ducks, in addition to the chance to win prizes!
    • Teen Crafternoon – Wednesday, July 12 – 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. – Spend an afternoon with other teens getting crafty! All materials provided. Registration required. 
    • Emily’s Super-Awesome Double-Secret Craft kit – Available Monday, July 21 – Make something awesome using supplies we provide!
    • Lucky Duck Break-in Bag – Available Monday, August 7, 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. – Like a mini escape room – Solve the clues, break into the bag! Teens can take home or complete the challenge in the library; those who complete the challenge in the library will be eligible for additional raffles and prizes!
    • Last Chance Craft Kits – Available Thursday, August 3rd – Choose from a variety of craft kits using an abundance of supplies! While supplies last.

Registration is required for some teen events. Register online or email askteen@btpl.org.