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Apply to be on the Teen Advisory GroupTeen Advisory Group
Teens who are 13 to 19 years of age can apply to be part of our Teen Advisory Group - The TAG.  The TAG advises the library about programs for teens, helps promote services and volunteers at the library.   Click on the TAG icon to learn more about this vital group.

TEEN EDUCATION & CREATION HUB
Visit the TECH Lab - A space for teens to come in, hang out and use 21st century technology to create exciting projects in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art and math.

TECH Lab Spring Hours:
Tuesday-Thursday: 3-7 pm
Friday: 3-6 pm
Saturday 10 am-12 pm & 1-4:30 pm


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    Summer Reading Has Begun
Summer Reading registration is open! Click here to sign up and begin logging hours today.
The Teen Summer Reading Journal and prize catalog will be posted on June 6th.


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Rocketry at BPL
Build your own model rocket, and launch it! Rocketry at  BPL will introduce you to the basics of model rocketry and rocket science as you build and then launch a model rocket. Come join the fun and learn about this exciting hobby.  Registration is required, so call 657-8290 or stop by the second floor help desk at the library to sign up today! Building and education workshops are on 5/10, 5/17/ and 5/24 from 4-6 pm in the TECH Lab. Participants are expected to attend all of the building sessions, or at least enough to complete their rocket. Launch day will be on Saturday, May 28th. Learn more about Rocketry at BPL


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Teen Book Group
Join the Library's Teen Book Group. We meet once a month on Thursday afternoons. For June, we're reading Allen Zadoff's I am the Weapon, a heart-pounding action thriller. On Thursday, June 23rd, we'll meet to talk about the book. Register and reserve your copy of the book by calling 657-8290.
For a list of past titles, click here.
Thursday, June 23rd 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Teen Study 2

 


Teen Writers' Group
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Have an hour of fun exploring your creativity through writing! Meet other writers to generate ideas, get feedback,and 
share your work. Snacks and drinks are provided. For more information, call 657-8290.
Thursday, June 9th, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Teen Study 2.






Volunteering at the Library
Are you looking for ways to spend your time this summer? The TECH Lab is looking for 16-18 year old teenagers to help lead and mentor younger teens in the lab during open hours. Volunteers need to be interested in technology, willing to teach and learn alongside other teens, and be in the lab for a minimum of 4 hours per week. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable leadership experience, or just give back to your community! For more information, contact Cody in the TECH Lab.



Local Teen Interviews Architect of Billings Public Library

Katelyn Bauer interviewed Will Bruder, the architect for the new Billings Public Library building,
and used the TECH Lab equipment to edit the video together. Way to go Katelyn!

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Suggest a Program
Is there a Teen program you would like to see at the Library? Suggest a Program

Suggest A Title
Is there a Teen title you would like to see in the Library's collection? Suggest a Title