Teen Events & Programs

Jamilah's henna creationsJamilah's Henna Creations

Monday, August 10, 3pm
Hubbard Room
Ages 11 & up
Registration begins August 3

Henna is a plant derived dye that has been used on hair and skin since ancient times. Jamilah's Henna Creation, will present a program of film and discussion on the history and variety of henna creations, followed by the application of designs on those attending the program.

Registration is required and begins on Monday, August 3 at 9am, in person or by phone: 860-344-8479

Potter costumes

The Great Russell Library Book Hero/Heroine Masquerade Party

Tuesday, August 11, 7:00 - 8:00 pm.
Hubbard Room
Ages: 10 and up

Here’s your chance to dress-up as your favorite Book character. Are you a Nancy Drew or Katniss Everdeen; Greg Heffley or Percy Jackson fan? Fun, food, music, best costume contest and party games will be provided. Be a hero/heroine and come.

Batman BeginsBeneath the Mask- Summer Reading Film Series- Batman Begins

Thursday August 20, 2pm
Hubbard Room
No Registration
Ages: 11 and up

After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashed his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil. MPAA rating: PG 13
Free popcorn will be provided. Drop-in, No registration.

MPAA rating: PG 13. Free popcorn will be provided.


Otakus - Anime / Manga ClubManga Drawing for Otakus

Second & Fourth Tuesdays, 7:00pm
Ages 11 & up
No registration required

Otakus is Russell Library’s teen group for fans of Anime, Manga and all things Japanese. Meeting twice a month, we view anime shorts, discuss our favorite manga series and explore the culture that has produced such art forms. Food, music, costumes, arts and other expressions of Japan are all parts of Otakus. This is a drop-in program, so come and enjoy the fun!


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