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Teen Anime Society

Calling all anime lovers. Vote for the anime you want to watch and chat about the anime you're into. Rate TV-PG to TV-14. For teens ages 12-18 or in grades 7-12. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, May 20, 2024, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teen DIY: Self-Care Crafts

Make fidget toys and diamond painting stickers to reduce stress. For teens ages 12-18 or in grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, May 20, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teens Make: Chewing Gum

Learn how to make a simple chewing gum and experiment with fun flavors. For teens ages 12-18 or in grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Noelle. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Flix for Teens: Wonka & Pizza

Enjoy pizza and watch the world's greatest chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka. Rated PG. For teens ages 12-18 or in grades 7-12. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, May 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Teens Make: Terrariums

Make a terrarium with real plants and decorate it. Open to the first 10 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, May 23, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Spartanburg County Public Libraries Closed

SCPL Events Spartanburg County Public Libraries closed for Memorial Day. Category: Closings. Monday, May 27, 2024. All Branches - Holidays & Other Closings.

Teens Celebrate: D&D Last Session

All current and former D&D players are invited to celebrate as an adventure ends and summer begins. Call or visit the Boiling Springs Library to sign up. Open to the first 20 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Paige. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teen Art Club: Watercolors

Experiment with different types of watercolor paint and learn the best tips, tricks, and techniques for the medium. For teens ages 12-18 or in grades 7-12. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Watch: "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes"

Learn the origin story of the Hunger Games and try to survive a random elimination game to win a prize. Movie rated PG-13. For teens ages 12-18 or in grades 7-12 only. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Manny. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Thursday, May 30, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen DIY: Chalk Art Graffiti

Help decorate the sidewalks in our reading garden with chalk art graffiti. Program cancelled in the event of rain. For teens ages 12-18 or grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, May 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Teens Make: Tie-Dyed Tees

Bring your own white cotton item or use a provided T-shirt to create a colorful masterpiece. Wear clothes you can get messy. Program is cancelled in the event of rain. Open to the first 25 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Bill Drake Amphitheater. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Manny. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Monday, June 3, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen Roborace

Navigate Sphero robots through a maze for the best time. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, June 3, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teen Escape Room: Harry Potter

A dark wizard has stolen the Marauder's Map. Work together to solve puzzles, find the map, and escape the wizard's lair. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Open to the first 15 teens. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, June 3, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teen Anime & Cosplay Party

Celebrate anime and cosplay* with a costume contest, anime crafts, Japanese snacks, and more. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. *Cosplays cannot include weapons (even fake ones) and masks can only be worn while at the party, not in the rest of the library. Thank you for your cooperation. Room: Teen Hub. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Michelle. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen DIY: Bookbinding

Learn the traditional Coptic stitch bookbinding technique to make a handmade journal! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Advance registration required. Open to 15 teens. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Play: Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Compete to be in the top 3 and win Nintendo-themed prizes. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 24 teens. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Wing. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Play: Bingo

Play both classic and patterned Bingo to win great prizes. Play both classic and different patterns of bingo to win prizes! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Teens Kickoff: Summer Reading

Make custom pinback buttons, craft friendship bracelets, and cool off with ice cream. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Sara. Contact Phone: 864-472-8363. Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Inman Library.

Teens Make: Tie-Dyed Pillowcases

Bring a white cotton item or use a provided pillowcase to create a colorful masterpiece. Wear clothes you don't mind getting messy. Program cancelled in the event of inclement weather. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 24 teens. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Noelle. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teens Make: Resin Beach Art

Create an epoxy seascape on canvas with real sand and seashells. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, June 6, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Teens Make: Stickers and Bullet Journals

Learn bullet journaling basics and create custom stickers. Open to the first 12 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12.​​. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, June 6, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Teen Pizza Party & Author Talk with Scott Reintgen

Eat pizza, play games, and meet bestselling YA author, Scott Reintgen! Hear him talk about the writing process, ask questions, and get your books signed. The first 50 teens to attend will receive a Book Box that includes a copy of Ashlords and themed goodies and snacks. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. ​ This program was made possible by a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the South Carolina State Library. Room: Teen Hub. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Jessie. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Friday, June 7, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Discover: Paws Animal Sanctuary

Meet an owl and learn how to peacefully co-exist with wildlife. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, June 10, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teens Build: Tabletop Dungeons

Learn how to structure and design a dungeon to use in tabletop games like D&D. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Paige. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Make and Eat Donuts

Snack on donuts and create a tiny dozen out of air dry clay! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

TAG: Teen Advisory Group

Join us virtually or in person to share your ideas and give feedback. This month we’ll brainstorm future events and choose fresh swag for outreach. To sign up to attend virtually, click the sign-up button. New teens are always welcome. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Friends & Advisory Group Meetings. Contact Name: Susan. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM. ONLINE & In person (Headquarters Library).

Teen Bingo & Brownies

Play to win prizes and enjoy delicious brownies. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Noelle. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teen Wildlife Geeks

Get up close and personal with reptiles, amphibians, and mammals. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teens Taste Test: Salty & Sweet

Sample and rate potato chip and Pop-Tart varieties to choose the winning flavors. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, June 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

​Teens Play: Bingo​

​​Play both classic and different patterns of Bingo to win prizes. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Finn. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Thursday, June 13, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen Murder Mystery: Rock’n’Roll Over Dead

A body was discovered with no immediate cause of death evident. Were natural causes to blame, or did they meet a more sinister demise? Sort through evidence and find clues to solve the mystery. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Sara. Contact Phone: 864-472-8363. Thursday, June 13, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Inman Library.

Teen DIY: Watercolor Ocean

Follow step-by-step instructions to paint ocean landscape postcards. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, June 13, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Teens Discover: Coastal Critters

Meet the amazing animals that populate our coastline with Roper Mountain Science Center! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Advance registration required. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Friday, June 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Play: One Night Ultimate Werewolf

Can you sniff out the werewolf in our midst? For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 10 teens. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, June 17, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teen Pizza & Video Game Night

Eat pizza and play games on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, and retro games on the SNES classic. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, June 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teen K-Pop Party

Test your knowledge with K-Pop trivia, make crafts of your favorite K-Pop idols, listen to K-Pop songs and win K-Pop albums. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Wing. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teen Escape Room: Harry Potter

Solve puzzles to find the Marauder’s Map and escape the dark wizard's lair! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 12 teens. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Teen Murder Mystery: Cold Case

Harmony Ashcroft was found murdered the night before her wedding, but her killer remains loose, and the case has gone cold. Eat donuts and work with other detectives to analyze clues and solve the mystery once and for all. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Noelle. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teens Geek Out: Pokémon

Design Pokéballs, play “Who’s That Pokémon?!” and compete to be the Pokémon Master. Open to the first 20 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Manny. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Make: Mythical Fairy Gardens

Build a real mini chia garden with fairies, gnomes, and decor made of clay. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, June 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Teen Tech Race

Engineer an obstacle course to race drones, robots, and remote-controlled cars. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Sara. Contact Phone: 864-472-8363. Thursday, June 20, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Inman Library.

Teens Play: D&D

Guide characters through magic and dangers alike to a glorious treasure. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12.​. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, June 20, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Teen Art Show Reception

Enjoy live music by teen musician Abigal Meuse, and meet our summer teen artists, Ingrid Marsh, Elizabeth Kozariz, and Rayna Holmes. All ages are welcome at this event. Room: Teen Hub. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Simon. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Thursday, June 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen Wonka Chocolate Challenge

Eat chocolate and play Wonka-inspired games to win prizes! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Friday, June 21, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

​​Teen Spa Day

Craft custom soaps with pressed flowers, confetti bath salts, and green tea sugar scrubs. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 24 teens. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Finn/Michelle. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Monday, June 24, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen Anime Society

Chat about anime and vote for an anime film to watch. Rated TV-PG to TV-14. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, June 24, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teen Murder Mystery: Killer Among Us

Try not to be the next victim as you attempt to solve a murder! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teen Opossum Palooza

Compete in marsupial-themed trivia and meet Mimi the opossum. Beth Button with the Watershed Ecology Center will have information on wildlife rehabilitation and Mimi’s life. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Paige. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Watch: "Willy Wonka"

Discover the origin of Willy Wonka and feast on chocolate! Rated PG. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Teen Anime Society

Vote for the anime you want to watch, chat about the anime you're into, and make your own boba tea. Anime rated TV-G to TV-14. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teens Make: Popping Boba

Learn the science of spherification to make popping boba out of fruit juice. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Noelle. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teen Bingo & Ice Cream Party

Play to win prizes on National Bingo Day and enjoy an ice cream sundae bar. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, June 27, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Teens Make: Crochet Turtles

Learn to crochet an adorable reptile friend. Beginners welcome. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 10 teens. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Sara. Contact Phone: 864-472-8363. Thursday, June 27, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Inman Library.

Teens Make: Friendship Bracelets

String colorful and alphabet beads onto bracelets for you and your besties. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, June 27, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Teens Watch: "Home Alone"

Celebrate Christmas in July with an interactive version of this retro holiday classic. Rated PG. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Sara. Contact Phone: 864-472-8363. Monday, July 1, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Inman Library.

Teens Make: Felt Plushies

Learn basic sewing skills to make a cute animal plushie. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 12 teens. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, July 1, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teens Geek Out: Hunger Games

Play trivia, make a Nightlock pendant and a mockingjay pin while watching "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes." Movie rated PG-13. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 1, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teens Play: Bingo

Play Bingo in various fun patterns to win gift-wrapped prizes. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Wing. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Play: PS5

Enjoy favorites like Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Demon Slayer! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Watch: "Mean Girls"

You CAN sit with us to enjoy pink treats and sing along with the remake. Rated PG-13. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Finn. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Make: Vanilla Wasabi Lip Balm

Make your own sweet and spicy lip balm. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 10 teens. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Noelle. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Wednesday, July 3, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teens Play: Mario Kart Tournament

Compete for prizes and see if you're the fastest racer in town. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Wednesday, July 3, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Spartanburg County Public Libraries Closed

SCPL Events Spartanburg County Public Libraries closed for Independence Day. Category: Closings. Thursday, July 4, 2024. All Branches - Holidays & Other Closings.

Teens Play: Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Compete to be the best brawler and win a grand prize of a Kirby plush or an Amiibo figure from The Legend of Zelda game Breath of the Wild. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 24 teens. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, July 8, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teen DIY: Soaps & Sugar Scrubs

Make fragrant bath salts, sugar scrub, and soaps with natural loofah sponge. Open to the first 12 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 8, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teens Create: Flash Fiction Game

Craft a text-based adventure game in this collaborative flash fiction writing event. For teens ages 12-18 or in grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Paige. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, July 9, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Play: Giant Games

Play oversized versions of classic games and eat jumbo candy. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Mia Perdomo. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Tuesday, July 9, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Teens Play: Blacklight Ping-Pong Toss

Wear white to glow in the dark and compete for prizes in this epic game. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Noelle. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teens Play: D&D One-Shot

Embark on a mini adventure in a world of Dungeons & Dragons. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Teens Discover: Wildlife Geeks

Meet opossums, meerkats, squirrels, and more! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Thursday, July 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Geek Out: D&D

Create custom characters, make fantasy maps, run your own mini campaign, and learn about all things Dungeons & Dragons. Open to the first 25 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Manny. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Thursday, July 11, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Taste Test: Name Brand vs. Knock-Off

Try different cereals, snacks, and sodas to see if the brand really matters. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 15 teens. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Sara. Contact Phone: 864-472-8363. Thursday, July 11, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Inman Library.

Teen Spark Space: Personalized Puzzles

Make custom puzzles with a heat press and special markers. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to 15 teens. Advance registration and signed Spark Space Agreement Form required. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Super Smash Bros. Tournament: Battle of the Ages

Eat pizza and battle to be the best brawler. Compete to win a $25 Amazon gift card in the teens-only bracket, then play the winner of the adult bracket for SCPL’s Smash Bros. Champion trophy. Open to the first 24 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Simon. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Saturday, July 13, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Make: Friendship Frames

Decorate a frame inspired by beaded friendship bracelets, then print a pic of your bestie to put inside. Open to the first 20 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Monday, July 15, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen DIY: Manga

Illustrate your own manga cover. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 15 teens. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, July 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teen Tech Time

Experience virtual reality using an Oculus, race Sphero robots, fly a drone, and more! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Advance registration required. Open to 10 teens. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Play: D&D One-Shot

Discover your inner dragon slayer in this action-packed mini adventure. Call or visit the Boiling Springs Library to make a character sheet or use a pre-made one on the day of the event. New players welcome. Open to first 12 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Paige. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Make: Bottlecap Jewelry

Create custom pendants using bottlecaps and resin. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 15 teens. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Mia Perdomo. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

TAG: Teen Advisory Group

Join us virtually or in person to share your ideas and give feedback. This month we’ll plan the bookmark contest and discuss the fall Teen Internship. To sign up to attend virtually, click the sign up button. New teens are always welcome. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Friends & Advisory Group Meetings. Contact Name: Susan. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM. ONLINE & In person (Headquarters Library).

Teen Escape Room: Wrath of Anubis

Danger strikes when you’re trapped in an ancient pharaoh’s tomb. Escape in time, lest you feel the wrath of Anubis. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Noelle. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teen Anime Society

Vote for the anime you want to watch, chat about the anime you're into, and make buttons while trying Japanese snacks. Anime rated TV-G to TV-14. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teens Make: Abstract Paintings

Use stickers, canvas, and squirt guns full of paint to make abstract art. Wear clothes that can get messy. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Teen Open Mic Party

Perform a talent, sing karaoke, or just enjoy the show. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Tessa Russell. Contact Phone: 864-472-8363. Thursday, July 18, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Inman Library.

Teens Play: D&D

Guide characters through magic and dangers alike to a glorious treasure. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 18, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Teen Anime Society

Chat about anime and vote for an anime film to watch. Rated TV-PG to TV-14. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, July 22, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teens Play: Musical Bingo

Compete for prizes and enjoy a coffee bar while you play music-themed Bingo. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teen Donut Wars

Decorate the most impressive donut to win sweet prizes.​ Open to the first 24 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Jessie. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen Escape Room: Clue

Determine who killed the host, where, and with which weapon to escape the mansion! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Advance registration required. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Nailed It!: Maker Edition

Attempt to replicate arts and crafts challenges to win prizes. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 12 teens. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Wing. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teen Tech Time

Experience virtual reality using an Oculus, race Sphero robots, fly a drone, and more. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 15 teens. Category: Technology Classes. Contact Name: Mia Jane Perdomo. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Teen DIY: Flower Pounding

Use fresh flowers to make colorful art using this eco-friendly technique. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Noelle. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teen Arcade Finale Party

Play to win prizes at this video game mashup that includes the PS5, Nintendo Switch, retro consoles, and more. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Teens Meet: Furry Friends

Pet, love, and visit with adoptable animals from the Spartanburg Humane Society. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Teens Compete: Drawing Contest

Create the best sketch from a mystery prompt to win a $25 Michaels gift card! Open to the first 20 teens ages 12-18 or in entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Simon. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Thursday, July 25, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Play: Minecraft

Compete in a creative-mode building contest to win a Minecraft Lego Set. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 12 teens. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Tessa Russell. Contact Phone: 864-472-8363. Thursday, July 25, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Inman Library.

Teen Pizza Party Finale

Celebrate the end of summer, snack on pizza, and watch The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Rated PG-13. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Kourtney Deas. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, July 29, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Teen DIY: Watercolor

Trace an image on paper, then paint it with watercolor! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to 15 teens. Advance registration required. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teen Glow Finale & Book Box

Wear white to glow in the dark for cosmic Bingo and blacklight crafts. Attendees are guaranteed the Glow-in-the-Dark Book Box that includes snacks, trinkets, and a book perfect for fans of Illuminae and These Broken Stars. Leftovers will be available by lottery after the program with priority given to teens who have never received a Book Box before. The form will be open until Thursday, August 1st at 11:59 p.m. and you can find it here: https://forms.gle/UnTjscCvMfREyiFVA For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Play: Ukulele

Make some music with instructors from Guitar Center. Learn the fundamentals before a few simple songs. Instruments provided for the first 10 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Music Programs. Contact Name: Paige. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Make: Diamond Painting

Use tiny rhinestones to create sparkling stickers and coasters. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 15 teens. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Mia Perdomo. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Teen Summer Finale: Petting Zoo

Snack on popsicles and cuddle with the animals of Zuber Petting Zoo. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teen DIY: Ice Cream Slime

Make scented ooey gooey slime inspired by a classic summer treat. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.