YA Programs

All programs are for grades 7-12 only.
Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted.

BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT: BUTTERFLY GARDEN
Saturday, May 13 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Come be a part of building Hillside Public Library’s first ever butterfly garden. This is a great opportunity for teens to help out in their community, and create something beautiful, while working together with other peers. Service hours will be given for this activity. If you need them for school, please be sure to bring your paperwork with to be signed and dated by the young adult librarian. (Registration is required.)

TAB: TEEN ADVISORY BOARD
Tuesday, May 9 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, June 13 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, July 11 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, August 8 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
Want to be a part of our ever growing Teen Advisory Board? Sure you do! We meet once a month on a Tuesday, held after school, from 5-6pm. All teens are welcome. (Grades 7-12 only) Have any suggestions on programming? Is there a club or activity you’d like to start at the library that is not already in place yet? Come be heard on what you would like to happen at your library. Snacks will be served. (Registration is required.)

ANIME CLUB
My Neighbor Totoro – Saturday, May 13 from 1:30 to 4:00 pm
The Girl who Leapt Through Time – Saturday, June 10 from 1:30 to 4:00 pm
Princess Mononoke – Saturday, July 15 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm *Part of summer reading*
The Cat Returns – Saturday, August 12 from 1:30 to 4:00 pm
Hillside Public Library’s first ever anime club for teens is here to stay, by popular demand! (Grades 7-12 only). Bring a friend and come on down to watch some amazing anime films while eating some pocky, and other delicious Japanese snacks. (Registration is required.)

YA CRAFT CORNER
Friday, May 12 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm
Screen Printing Part III: This is a follow-up to our previous two screen printing sessions, if you were not at our last two, come anyway! You get to create unique silk screen tote bags and t-shirts during our monthly craft day! This will be the last part to this series of craft. Dinner served. (Registration is required.)
Friday, June 16 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm *Part of summer reading*
Come create fun garden art for our new butterfly garden during our monthly craft day! Snacks served. (Registration is required.)
Friday, July 21 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm *Part of summer reading*
Come create Tie Dye t-shirts for our monthly craft day! (Registration is required.)
Friday, August 18 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm
Create your own DIY “Tumblr” notebook! Bring in your own cut outs, photos, and phrases you would like to scrapbook into a notebook, and create your own story, for our monthly craft day! Dinner served. (Registration is required.)