April 2012 Teen Events Schedule

Here’s what’s happening in The Edge. April is full of creative, fun things to do with your friends. Make sure to take some time to attend one of these library programs. Perhaps you’ll even meet new friends.

Double Dueling: Yu-Gi-Oh [11–18 years] & Magic: The Gathering [14+ years] Bring your cards and pit your wits against other Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic players as we host tournaments for both games.
■ The Edge
Mon    Apr 2, 16    4:00–6:00 pm

Teen Writing Group [12–18 years] Find the inspiration you need to take your poetry to the next level. Create your own magnetic poetry set in recognition of National Poetry Month.
■ The Edge
Mon    Apr 9, 23    7:00–8:00 pm

Natural Hand Sanitizer    [11–18 years] Learn to use natural ingredients to make quick and easy hand sanitizer. All supplies are provided.
■ The Edge
Wed    Apr 11    3:30–4:30 pm

No Couch Potatoes Needed [11–18 years] Physical Therapist Natalie Sykes leads you in stress-relieving aerobics, martial arts or meditative exercises. Learn to make or choose healthy snacks at each program.
■ The Edge
Thu    Apr 12, 26    3:30–4:30 pm

Teen Board Game Night [12–18 years] If you’ve never been chased by a zombie, escaped from a haunted house or triumphed at world domination, here is your chance. Play some of our board games to curb your appetite for perilous exploration and world conquest. They’re more fun than the real thing.
■ The Edge
Fri    Apr 13    7:00–8:30 pm

Sports Broadcasting 101 [12–18 years] JB Bauersfeld, WIBW-TV sports director, discusses how to get into the sports broadcasting field and what being a sports broadcaster entails, from the education and experience you need to the equipment and skills it takes to cover high-profile sporting events like the Final Four. Q&A follows the talk.
■ The Edge
Sun    Apr 22    2:00–3:00 pm

Customized Keychains [11–18 years] Recycle Formica paint chips into usable, personalized keychains. All supplies are provided.
■ The Edge
Mon    Apr 23    3:30–5:00 pm

Poetry Open Mic Night [12–18 years] Learn your limericks and polish your prose because this Open Mic Night is poetry-themed! Bring your favorite poems to read on stage or pick from our collection.
■ The Edge
Wed    Apr 25    4:00–5:00 pm

Lisa is a former employee and shared the library story in many of her posts.