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Casual Chess 4:00 pm
Casual Chess @ Teen Department
Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
We have chess sets, and we’re not afraid to use them! Join us for fun, low-key play in a recreational environment. No formal instruction provided. Grades 6-12; no registration needed.
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Tech Take Apart 1:00 pm
Tech Take Apart @ Community Room West
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Upcycle old technology–computers, keyboards, etc.–by taking it apart then using the pieces to create alien artworks.  We recommend wearing closed-toe shoes (trust us on this one). Registration is required; deadline to register is June 3. [...]
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Random Awesomeness 2:00 pm
Random Awesomeness @ Teen Department
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hang out and enjoy games, crafts, chess, sticker mosaic, graffiti wall, and other shenanigans* in the Teen Department.  Come for a little or stay for a lot. Grades 6-12; no registration needed.   *Shenanigans to[...]
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Coding with Python & Raspberry Pi 10:00 am
Coding with Python & Raspberry Pi @ Dermott Room
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learn the basics of coding with Python on our palm-sized Raspberry Pi computers.  Sessions are taught by a local high school student.  Skills learned in each session build on the one before, so participants should[...]
Anime/Manga Club 3:00 pm
Anime/Manga Club @ Community Room West
Jun 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Anime and manga fans, this one’s for you. Meet other fans, watch anime, chat/rant/discuss; feel free to bring your drawings or sketchbook. Plus, we’ll have a craft and snacks. Grades 6-12; no registration needed.
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Space Makers 2:00 pm
Space Makers @ Community Room East
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Explore makerspace technology and see what you can do!  Registration required; deadline to register is June 10.  To register, call the Teen Office at 417-623-7953, ext. 1027 (leave a voice mail) or email teen@joplinpubliclibrary.org Grades[...]
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Random Awesomeness 2:00 pm
Random Awesomeness @ Teen Department
Jun 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hang out and enjoy games, crafts, chess, sticker mosaic, graffiti wall, and other shenanigans* in the Teen Department.  Come for a little or stay for a lot. Grades 6-12; no registration needed.   *Shenanigans to[...]
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Coding with Python & Raspberry Pi 10:00 am
Coding with Python & Raspberry Pi @ Dermott Room
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learn the basics of coding with Python on our palm-sized Raspberry Pi computers.  Sessions are taught by a local high school student.  Skills learned in each session build on the one before, so participants should[...]
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Tie Dye 2:00 pm
Tie Dye @ Meet in the Teen Department.
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm
The tradition continues!  It’s our annual tie dye fest on the front lawn.  We’ll tie off the shirts then head outside for the rest of the fun. Bring a white, 100% cotton T-shirt.  Caution, dye[...]
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Random Awesomeness 2:00 pm
Random Awesomeness @ Teen Department
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hang out and enjoy games, crafts, chess, sticker mosaic, graffiti wall, and other shenanigans* in the Teen Department.  Come for a little or stay for a lot. Grades 6-12; no registration needed.   *Shenanigans to[...]
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Coding with Python & Raspberry Pi 10:00 am
Coding with Python & Raspberry Pi @ Dermott Room
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learn the basics of coding with Python on our palm-sized Raspberry Pi computers.  Sessions are taught by a local high school student.  Skills learned in each session build on the one before, so participants should[...]
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Random Awesomeness 2:00 pm
Random Awesomeness @ Teen Department
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hang out and enjoy games, crafts, chess, sticker mosaic, graffiti wall, and other shenanigans* in the Teen Department.  Come for a little or stay for a lot. Grades 6-12; no registration needed.   *Shenanigans to[...]
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Coding with Python & Raspberry Pi 10:00 am
Coding with Python & Raspberry Pi @ Dermott Room
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learn the basics of coding with Python on our palm-sized Raspberry Pi computers.  Sessions are taught by a local high school student.  Skills learned in each session build on the one before, so participants should[...]
Fandom Fest: A Spacetacular Cosplay Ball 2:00 pm
Fandom Fest: A Spacetacular Cosplay Ball @ Community Room
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm
Galactic fandoms unite!  It’s a space-themed geek out with trivia, activities, crafts, and more.  Costumes and fandom accessories are highly encouraged but not required.  Grades 6-12. Registration IS required; registration deadline is 6/21.  To register,[...]
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