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 Teen and Young Adult Programs

All programs are free but some require registration.

For further info about Teen / YA programs call Mr. Michael at 203.574.8206 or Ms. Anne at 203.574.8213

2019 Teen Summer Reading Program


June – August

Read at least 25 hours over the summer and qualify to win big prizes! 2019's theme is A Universe of Stories. This year's prizes include donations by Arby's, Escape 101, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, The Boston Red Sox, The New York Giants, The Big E, Ski Mount Southington, Mohawk Mountain, IT Adventure Ropes Course and others.

Sign up at the Circulation Desk or Bunker Hill Branch starting June 6, 2019.

Adulting 101


Thursday, October 10, 6:00 p.m.
Teen Zone

Learn how to be an adult with tips on how to stay organized, send a letter, write a check and more!

Anime Club


Second & Fourth Saturday, 2:30 p.m.
Next meetings: October 12 & 26


Join the Anime club! Share your love of anime and manga with the club. Win a prize! Snacks provided. Recommended for ages 14+.

Teen Pumpkin Painting


Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 p.m.
Teen Zone

Make your own fall decoration and paint a pumpkin! Ages 14+. Registration is required.

Teen Book To Screen Club


Thursday, October 24, 5:00 p.m.
Teen Zone

Read the book, then let us know what you think about it! Copies available at the Circulation Desk. For ages 13-19. Snacks provided.

Spooky Lanterns


Saturday, October 26, 10:00 a.m.

Using just a few household items (provided by us), make your own spooky lantern to take home just in time for All Hallows’ Eve. Registration is required. Boo!

Mardi Gross / Halloween ComicFest


Saturday, October 26, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

It's not just for little kids. Come in costume and have some Halloween fun at the library! Prize donations by Brooklyn Baking Company, Lyman Orchards, Steel Beach Gym, CT Virtual Reality Arcade, Ami's Crispy Bagels, Legends of Fear, Blackie's Hot Dogs and others!

Teen Advisory Committee


Wednesday, November 13, 6:00 p.m.
Teen Zone

Bring your ideas to a brainstorming session on what YOU want at the library. Is there a book or DVD you’d like us to purchase? An event you’d like us to host? Let us know! Free snacks provided.

Holiday Magic Show


Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for the magic of Elac Aviles. A Waterbury firefighter by day, Elac turns illusionist at night with electrifying magic and balloon tricks. All ages welcome!

Teen 3D Printing


Monday, November 25, 5:30 p.m.
Computer Classroom

Learn how to use our new 3D printer, then start designing and printing your own creations. Registration is required!