WDM Library Teen Programs
TEEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES...
WDM LIBRARY’S TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB) Are you interested in making the library a better place for teens? Then TAB is for you! The West Des Moines Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is an exciting opportunity for area teens ages 12-18 to take leadership roles in our community, have input in teen activities, and help develop the collection of young adult materials at the Library. If you’re interested in joining TAB, contact Courtney at courtney.be
or call 222-3412. TAB meets September-May on the second Wednesday of each month from 3:30-5 pm in the Library Classroom. No registration is required, just stop by a meeting and see what it’s all about. Dates: 12/14, 1/11, 2/8, 3/14, 4/11
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS The Library is always looking for student volunteers to help with children’s programs, shelve picture books, assist library staff, and more! Volunteer positions are open to students age 12 and up. If you are interested
in becoming a student volunteer, stop by any of the library service desks and pick up an application. Positions are limited so turn in your application soon!
UPCOMING TEEN PROGRAMS AT THE WDM LIBRARY…
REGISTRATION INFORMATION Programs are for teens in junior high and high school (unless otherwise noted.) To register, visit the library’s website at www.wdmlibrary.org
or call the Reference Desk at 222-3403.
DECEMBER... Registration starts Mon, November 28. BEGINNING KNITTING
Wed, Dec 7, 6–8 pm, Community Room... The library is partnering with Knitted Together, so you can learn to knit! A supply list is available at the Reference Desk or at the Knitted Together store in West Des Moines. Ages 12-adult. Registration required.
JANUARY... Registration starts Tue, January 3.
TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB) Wed, Jan 11, 3:30–5 pm, Library Classroom See Teen Volunteer Opportunities. No registration!
CRAFTEEN: HOMEMADE PAPER Wed, Jan 25, 2:45–4:30 pm, Community Room... Did you know? The paper making process was developed in China in 105 A.D. and the same process continues to be used today. Celebrate the Chinese New Year by making homemade paper with us. You can make several sheets using recycled paper then adding color. Registration required.
TEEN DRIVERS LICENSE INFORMATION Jan date TBA, WDM City Hall Council Chambers... Find out what you need to know about getting your Iowa driver’s permit and license. This FREE program will be presented by Drive Tek, Iowa Department of Transportation, Street Survival and the WDM Police Department. Program is for BOTH teens and parents of soon-to-be drivers. Registration required.
FEBRUARY... Registration starts Mon, February 6.
TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB) Wed, Feb 8, 3:30–5 pm, Library Classroom... See Teen Volunteer Opportunities. No registration!
BARNES & NOBLE BOOKFAIR (TAB FUNDRAISER) Sat, Feb 11, 10am–Noon, Barnes & Noble on University, WDM... Help support your Library! Our Teen Advisory Board will host a bookfair fundraiser at Barnes & Noble. A percentage of all purchases made “in store” during that time will be given back to the Library. Purchases can also be made online, or at any Barnes & Noble store – anywhere! Pick up a voucher at any WDM library service desk, or just mention the WDM Library when you check out. Thank you for your support!
Tue, Feb 14, 3:30–5 pm, Community Room... In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re making candy sushi! We’ll show you a few simple techniques to get you started then let your creativity go wild — the best part is that you get to eat everything you make! Drop in or register online.
CRAFTEEN: BOOKMARKS Wed, Feb 29, 2:45–4:30 pm, Community Room... It’s Library Lovers Month! Help us celebrate by learning how to make several different types of bookmarks. Make some for yourself, for your friends, even some to leave around the library. Register or just drop by!
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