Cass TeensNorthern Resource Center

North Cass “Teens@2” this Summer

Teens will meet every Thursday at 2:00pm at the library located in Belton. Take a look at what we have planned each week:

Teens@2 – Northern Resource Center (Belton)

Dr. Who: Let the summer begin with an awesome Dr. Who Party! “In the fight for survival there are no rules.” ~ The 8th Dr. Who. Patrons 6th-12th grade. Thursday, June 4, 2:00pm.
Mini-golf: See if you can make it through our book-filled mini-golf course! 6th – 12th grade only. Thursday, June 18, 2:00pm.
Super Smoothies: Get super-strong with delicious super-ingredient super-smoothies. Make & taste here at the library, take home recipes to make more at home! Thursday, June 25, 2:00pm.
Superhero Training Academy: Test your mental and physical agility with our super games! Thursday, July 2, 2:00pm.
Jewelry Making: Learn some super jewelry making skills. We will have materials on hand and provide guidance, but your creation will be your own! Thursday, July 9, 2:00pm.
Life-Sized Candyland: Bring the game to life-sized fun! Thursday, July 23, 2:00pm.
Cosplay: Come as you are or dressed like your favorite character and end the summer reading program with a bang! pop! pow! Thursday, July 30, 2:00pm.

Other programs for teens this summer at NRC

An illustration by Kansas City artist, Rob Schaumbarger. Rob Schaumbarger will speak to teens at the library this summer about art and being an artist.

Page Turners Book Club: A NEW popular fiction book club just for teens, just for summer! Join us for snacks and discussion on the last Thursday of every month. Ages 14 – 18.
Ungifted by Gordon Korman. Thursday, June 25, 6:30pm.
The Young Elites by Marie Lu. Thursday, July 30, 6:30pm.
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper. Thursday, August 27, 6:30pm.

Minecraft: Love Minecraft? Love making things? Join us as we combine the two! For teens age 6th – 12th grade. Thursday, June 11, 6:30pm.

Comic Book Artist: Special guest Rob Schaumbarger will teach you how to make art and make it as an artist. Mr. Schamberger is a Kansas City born and bred artist with a lifelong love of comic books, illustration, street artists, quality crime dramas, and other hipster things. Take a look at his gallery here. All ages welcome. Thursday, July 16, 6:30pm.

Folded Books Class: Learn to make beautiful book sculptures using a simple origami technique. It’s a lot easier than it looks! The only skill required is the ability to fold a piece of paper. See the example on display at the circulation desk. Thursday, August 20, 6:00pm.

We have lots of events planned for teens at the other branches, too. Check out the full summer line-up for teens here.

And, yes, teens can participate in Summer Reading Program. Sign up here. Who doesn’t want a free book? We’ll have a selection of YA books to choose from.

We hope to see you at the library this summer!