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Listed below are the Teen programs taking place in the next 60 days at ImaginOn. In some cases pre-registration is required in order to attend. Information about Children's Theatre Programs for Teens is available on the Children's Theatre website.

Welcome Back Celebration
Come join the Teen Loft as we welcome back our Teens for the school year. With Radio Station Streetz 103.3 and various activities we celebrate the return of students and encourage an awesome school year ahead.
Robotics Club
Work alongside The YETI FIRST Robotics Team as they assist you each week with a different activity dealing with robots
*** This program has multiple listings ***
Learn Quest Play: What's the Question?
Staff will give teens an answer; you provide the question!
D.E.A.R. Day: Drop Everything And Read!
Dress comfortably & bring your favorite book/graphic novel/magazine to read. Snacks provided for readers. In celebration of International Literacy Day.
Kitchen Chemistry: Ramp Up Your Ramen
Tired of plain old noodles? Ramp up your Ramen with common pantry staples!
Landmine Communication
Teens will experience just how vital communication is by being challenged to maneuver through a makeshift landmine using only various forms of communication. Are you up for the challenge?
Cultural Evolution
In partnership with LATIBAH Collard Green Museum this interactive workshop teaches the evolution of African American History and Culture.
Fortune Cookie Challenge
Test your skills at these Library Related Challenges to win a tasty treat.
Eat This, Not That!
Can you spot the healthiest choice in this fast food face-off? Test your skills in the nutritionally packed game of This or That! =
Heads Up!
Play this popular app by acting out this topic or words given for your teammate to guess in this fun and hilarious game.
Lucrative Pop Culture
Teens meet and discuss career ideas that can be Lucrative from what's relevant in Pop culture relating to current trends. A Poet Named Superman discuses Spoken Word Art and performing.
Learn Quest Play: House of Cards
Compete in a series of card games and competitions to see who will rule this House of Cards.
Library Art Club: Make a 3D Hologram Projector
Display a 3D image by creating this easy hologram projector. Supplies provided.
Cooking on a Budget
Learn how to prepare tasty meals with an extremely low budget. Review coupons and ingredient measurements and enjoy your dish!
National Checkers Day Tournament
Come to the Loft and play against teens and Loft staff members in a game of Checkers to see who comes out on top!
Chaos Tower
Try your hand at this Rube Goldberg contraption.
Challenge Jar!
Can you guess the most challenged YA novels in the jars? Stop by The Loft to test your skills!
Career Explorations: US Military
Join us to hear from service men and women to learn about the types of education and experience they have received from the service. Explore a typical work day, as well as the highs and lows of the profession.
Community Read: Read and Recycle
Re-purpose used books to create useable items. Teens will have the opportunity to discuss the books they selected as well as fiction and non-fiction they have enjoyed.
Bored by her colorless surroundings, Coraline goes exploring through a magic door & gets trapped in a strange parallel world. Get scared out of your wits for Halloween with this creepy musical version of the popular fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman.
*** This program has multiple listings ***
Community Read: Teen Video Book Review
Drop by the Teen Loft at ImaginOn to create your own audio or video book review for the Community Read teen selection The Book Thief or your own favorite Young Adult novel!

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