Tuesday, May 31, 2016

2016 Colorado Teen Video Challenge winners and finalists!

Congratulations to the Teen Advisory Board from the Hampden branch of the Denver Public Library who submitted this year’s winning video, entitled “The Reading Bowl 50!” 

There are 6 video finalists; click here to 
view the winning video and the finalists from Colorado.

This Colorado competition was part of the Teen Video Challenge, a national competition for teens to get involved with reading and their public library's summer reading program. Click here to view this year’s winning videos from all the participating states.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

May TAB Meeting

Our next Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting is Tuesday, May 31st from 4-5:30 pm!

Join TAB and get volunteer credit for promoting library services to teens at the Westminster Public Libraries:
  • Advise, plan, and participate in teen programs.
  • Post reviews and teen news on the Teen Underground blog/website.
  • Promote teen reading and news by creating bulletin boards and displays in the Teen Underground areas.
  • Recommend materials for the young adult collection.
Attend one of our TAB meetings to get started! 

Ages 12-17
No registration
Last Tuesday of each month
College Hill

Friday, May 27, 2016

Free Summer Teen Library Events

Sign-up now (call or come in) to reserve your spot in one of our free summer library events for teens. For more information click on our events tab.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Teen summer volunteer training session reminder

Teens can volunteer at the Westminster Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Teens must use people-skills and organizational abilities to register kids, hand out prizes, and perform other duties. Teens must commit to working scheduled shifts, and can earn between 10-30 volunteer hours.
• Teens (with a parent) must attend a training session to learn more about volunteering at the library and job responsibilities.
• Teens will get scheduled at the end of each training session. For optimum scheduling options, attend an earlier training session and know your vacation dates.
• Each training session is limited to 20 volunteers.
• To receive training session reminders by email scroll down, and sign up to “follow WPL Teen Underground by email.”

Ages 12-17
May 31-July 31
Volunteer training sessions in May:

College Hill Library - Call 303-658-2606 to register for one of these training sessions:
M    May 16     6-7pm     CH
T     May 17     6-7pm     CH
Sa   May 21     2-3pm     CH

Irving Street Library - Call 303-658-2306 to register for this training session:
W     May 25     6-7pm     IR

Here is the College Hill calendar of shifts available.
Here is the Irving Street calendar of shifts available.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Dungeons & Dragons Club - May 14

Drop in and try your hand at adventuring this Saturday, May 14th!

Take on the role of a heroic character of fantasy in a world of monsters, magic and destiny! We have a variety of characters to choose from...look forward to seeing you!

Ages 12-17
No registration
2nd Saturday of each month from 1-4 pm
College Hill

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Sync free summer downloadable audiobooks

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Running May 5th - August 17th 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week (30 titles) - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.


Saturday, May 7, 2016

Free Comic Book Day!
Today is Free Comic Book Day, so stop by either WPL branch to pick up your free comics courtesy of Hero Headquarters. We'll be giving them away all day, and while you're here, make sure to check out our selection of Graphic Novels and Manga.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Teen Book Club

Drop in @ Teen Underground for some discussion & goodies!
Ages 12-17
No registration
1st Tuesday each month 4-5 pm

May 3 Graphically speaking: Free Comic Book Day (May 7)
College Hill