Programs and Events

All programs are for tweens and teens in grades 6-12 unless otherwise stated.

Gearbox Labs Engineering Workshop (grades 5-12)

Saturday, October 28, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Learn engineer, electronics, and coding with Arduino at this FREE hands-on, high-tech workshop. This workshop includes project materials, a project book, and lunch. Registration is required. Register online here. Special thanks to Gearbox Labs for presenting this workshop and Northwestern Mutual for sponsoring this event.

Teen Anime Club

Second Friday of the Month, 3:30-5:00 PM
September 8, October 13, November 10

Watch anime on our big screen, create anime-themed crafts, munch on Japanese snacks, and discuss all things anime with your friends! Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register online here.

September 8: Create Anime Pixel Art
October 13: Sample Japanese Food
November 10: Anime Trivia Contest

Teen Volunteer Hours

First and Third Tuesdays of the Month, 4:00-5:00 PM
September 5 & 19, October 3 & 17, November 7 & 21

Do you love the library? Do you need volunteer hours? If so, come to Teen Volunteer Hours and help Daphne, the Teen Librarian, with some fun projects in the library. Soda and snacks will be provided.
September 5: Create Bookish Memes for Teen Area
September 19: Create Let Freedom Read Bookmarks
October 3: Create Giant Paper Stars for the Children’s Area
October 17: Create a Teen Reads Book Display
November 7: Create a Library Scavenger Hunt for Teen Area
November 21: Create Giant Hanging Snowflakes for the Children’s Area

If you need flexible volunteer opportunities, please contact Sherril at or by phone (414) 321-9595 ext. 4105 to coordinate additional volunteer hours at the library.

Teen Soda Taste Test

Third Wednesday of the Month, 6:30-7:30 PM
September 20, October 18, November 15

Do you consider yourself a soda expert? If so, this is a program you won’t want to miss! The teen who can identify the most sodas correctly in a blind taste test will be crowned the soda champion and will take home all of the leftover soda. Registration required. Register online here.
September 20: Lemon-Lime Soda
October 18: Cola
November 15: Root Beer

Teen Craft Club

Fourth Wednesday of the Month, 6:30-7:30 PM
September 27, October 25, November 22

Do you love making crafts? Bring your creativity and get crafty at Teen Craft Club! All supplies will be provided. Registration required. Register online here.
September 27: Retro Gaming Perler Bead Keychains
October 25: Bath Fizzies
November 22: Winter Mountain Painting