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Be a Better Babysitter with Babysitting 101

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Teens (age 12-up) learn top-notch babysitting skills at this fun and informative Babysitting 101 program. Find out how to do special crafts with young children; how to select books for them and how to read aloud well; how to find babysitting jobs and promote your service; first aid, emergency, and CPR basics; and what books and other materials the library offers that will help you to improve your skills. Each participant will receive a workbook with babysitting tips and information covered in the program to take home. Teens will receive certification that they have attended Babysitting 101. Parents/guardians must complete a permission form for their sons'/daughters' attendance at this program.
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Saturday, June 30, 2018
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Old Town Library, Community Room

Anime and manga fans unite once again! You will learn about the culture of Japan and geek out over your favorite anime and manga titles while enjoying contests, workshops, games, and, of course, anime. Bring your best anime or manga inspired personal artwork to hang in our gallery! For ages 10+. No registration necessary to attend. Drop in or stay all afternoon – an order of events will be available soon. Please submit an entry form to participate in the cosplay contest for tweens and teens ages 10-18 by closing on Sunday, June 24th. Entry form is available at the link below or at any library location.
Cosplay Contest Entry Form

Denver Taiko - AnimeCon

Saturday, June 30, 2018
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Old Town Library, Library Park - Stage

Immerse yourself in the sounds and sights of the amazing Denver Taiko drummers to kick off our AnimeCon for ages 10-18. But, ALL ages are invited to the outdoor Library Park Stage to enjoy the Taiko drumming experience!

Teen Council

Friday, July 06, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Sleuths, spies, and suspense! (Plus a fictional dead body) That’s what a murder mystery party is all about! Teens (grades 6-12), our new Teen Council is going to spend time this summer planning and designing a murder mystery party for fellow teens and adults. Are you in? Teen Council is looking for creative minds to help develop the fictional murder mystery and host the party in October. Should the mystery take place in Wonderland where the Mad Hatter learns what the Queen of Hearts means by “off with their heads”? Or maybe you’ll decide to create a traditional Sherlock Holmes whodunit? It’s up to you! Open to teens, grades 6-12. No registration required. Monthly meetups are at Harmony Library: 6/8, 7/6, 8/7, 9/4, and 10/2. The actual murder mystery party will be scheduled for October.

Teen Book Chat

Saturday, July 07, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Poudre River Public Library District is looking for teens who like to talk about books! Teen Book Chat is a special program for teens in grades 6-12 where we meet monthly to talk mainly about books and also about movies, music, and other topics of interest to teens. They also help plan and participate in exciting teen library programs and volunteer activities, serve as members of a decision-making team, promote the library, books, and reading at school and to the rest of the community, and provide teen feedback for the library staff. (Teen IRS is changing and there is no need to apply - just show up ready to snack, chat, and find some new reading material from our collection of free ARCs!) Information about dates, times, and locations of meetings can be found on the Teens web page ( or in one of the Teen areas at Old Town Library, 201 Peterson Street; Harmony Library, 4616 South Shields; or Council Tree Library located at 2733 Council Tree Ave.

Teen Karaoke/Lip Sync Party

Saturday, July 07, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Harmony Library, Community Room

Got a song you just have to belt out? Maybe singing isn’t your thing, but performing is. Either way, join us for a karaoke/lip sync battle party and show us what you’ve got! Sing a song for fun or compete in a mini challenge for the chance to win a prize. Just want to come and cheer your friends on? We’ve got you covered – make your own album cover and enjoy delicious snacks while you enjoy the show. Ages 14-18.

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