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November Grab & Go: DINOvember!

It’s DINOvember! Join in the celebration with one of this month’s Grab & Go kits! Grab one at our outdoor Creation Station or stop by the Youth Department. While supplies last. Youth - Tissue Paper Dino Each Kit includes a dinosaur outline, tissue paper, and sticker eyes.  You’ll need a glue stick from home.  Instructions:… Read More

Native American Heritage Month: Youth and Teen Selections

November is officially recognized as Native American Heritage Month. The aim is to provide a platform for Native people in the United States of America to share their culture, traditions, crafts, and ways and concepts of life. It is not only a month to celebrate these cultures, but also to bring awareness to the concerns… Read More

October Grab & Go: Pumpkin Painting for All Ages!

Calling All Pumpkin Picassos! This month’s Grab & Go kits include a real mini pumpkin, a paintbrush, and paint.  You can use this and any other supplies you have at home to decorate your pumpkin and bring it back to the Library to enter our Mini Pumpkin Decorating Contest which runs through Friday, October 28th!… Read More

Teen Grab & Go: Washi tape fun!

This month we’re giving you 5 rolls of washi tape to do whatever you want with! Kits are available while supplies last outside in the green creation station and inside the Library in the Youth Services Department. We’ve provided 3 pencils to decorate, or you can decorate your own school supplies. This activity is tailored… Read More

Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Summer Reading Program 2022

Calling all children and teens! Challenge yourself this summer by participating in our Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program. Register online or at the Library any time starting Saturday, June 4. Track your reading and complete fun activities to enter weekly drawings and finish the program. All participants who complete the program will… Read More

Teen Grab and Go: Recycled Egg Carton Herb Garden

There is nothing better than cooking with your own fresh produce! Start small with this herb garden starter kit. Kit Includes: Potting soil 4 seed bags (Basil, Dill, Lavender, and Mint) 4 egg carton sections or biodegradable seed cups (both function the same) 2 popsicle sticks Other Materials Needed: A spoon or something to scoop… Read More

TeenBookCloud from Tumblebooks

This summer, from now until August 15th, DPL teens and tweens will have free access to TeenBookCloud from TumbleBooks! Click here to access the collection: bit.ly/DPLTeenBookCloud. TeenBookCloud is an online database of YA/Teen eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced… Read More

Teen Grab and Go: DIY Felt Succulent Terrariums

This month's teen Grab & Go craft is a plant terrarium that you can't accidentally kill: they're made of felt! Find instructions below, including a helpful video that will walk you through making the succulents. Pick them up in the Teen Space! Kit Includes: 1 glass globe 3 sheets of green felt 1 succulent template… Read More

Read Around the World: Year-Long Reading Challenge for Adults and Teens

Join DPL’s year-long reading challenge for teens and adults, Read Around the World! Let’s see how far you can travel in 2022. In this challenge, we will read about diverse locations, topics, and authors. Monthly reading challenges will be based on the world’s 24 time zones. Our first list, available January 2, will "take place"… Read More

October Grab and Go: Watercolor Wonder

This month, kids and teens have the same Grab and Go kit - a watercolor set! Watercoloring is a fun, easy, and relaxing activity to do. And with some common household items, you can create special effects too!  Layers: After painting with one color, immediately paint with another color on top to create a different… Read More

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