March 2012 Teen Events Schedule

Here’s what’s happening in The Edge. March 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.

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    Mar 5, 19     4:00–6:00 pm

Techie Tool Experience [12–18 years] Get hands-on experience with fun and useful techie tools. This is your chance to learn about making videos, downloading free music (legally) and using ebooks and ereaders. You can even enter to win a tech toy of your own. Drop in anytime during ALA’s Teen Tech Week event.
■ The Edge
Wed     Mar 7    3:30–5:00 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    Mar 8, 22    3:30–4:30 pm

Star Wars Party [12–18 years] Come to The Edge, not the Dark Side, to celebrate the Star Wars saga with others who love it as much as you do. Dress up as your favorite character and enjoy spoofs, trivia and refreshments during this multi-media party. Have fun you will. This event is part of Teen Tech Week.
■ The Edge
Fri    Mar 9    6:30–9:00 pm

Teen Writing Group [12–18 years] Find inspiration to create. Join others who share your passion as we explore poetry and prose as a way to express ourselves and explore our world.
■ The Edge
Mon    Mar 12, 26    7:00–8:00 pm

Teen Board Game Night [12–18 years] Yahtzee? No. Zombies? Yes! Experience the inevitable zombie apocalypse and other doomsday scenarios in these death-defying games. If you’re brave enough, stagger in for some gut-busting fun. You bring your friends; we’ll corral the zombies.
■ The Edge
Fri    Mar 16    7:00–8:00 pm

Hunger Games Movie Event [12 years– adult] Follow in Katniss Everdeen’s footsteps as you test your skills at archery, camouflage and wilderness survival. Test your mental muscle with Hunger Games trivia and make a craft to take home.
■ The Edge
Wed    Mar 21    3:00–4:30 pm

Open Mic Night [12–18 years] Move your band out of the garage and onto a stage. Get the crowd giggling with your comedic talents. Whatever your talent, we have a place for you. Come to our casual Open Mic Night and perform if you wish.
■ The Edge
Wed    Mar 28    4:00–5:30 pm

Homework Center [5–18 years] Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.
■ Homework Center 121D
Mon-Thu     4:00–8:00 pm        Sun         2:00–6:00 pm

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