Teen Events & Program - Events Calendar

All events are sponsored by the Friends of the Russell Library

Teen Crafter-noon: No-Sew Hats

Wednesday, February 27 @ 4:00 PM
Activity Room

Up-cycle an old t-shirt into a cool no-sew hat! Some T-shirts will be provided, but feel free to bring your own favorite.
For teens in grades 7 - 12 (ages 12 - 18). Drop in; no registration required.  

Teen Tech Week: Computer Science Club

Thursday, March 7, 6:00pm
Meeting Room 3

Teens can share their love of Computer Science with their peers while experimenting with coding, robotics, computer hardware and more with Russell Library's Computer Science Club: Infomaniacs. For teens in grades 7 - 12 (ages 12 -18). Drop in; no registration required.

Teen Volunteer Orientation  

Monday, March 11, 6:00pm
Storytelling Room

Teens who wish to volunteer at Russell Library must submit an application and, if accepted, attend an Orientation Session. Apply by March 8 to attend this Session; the next orientation is May 15. Contact Heather Scussell, Teen Librarian, in advance, at hscussell@russelllibrary.org with any questions. For teens in grades 7 - 12 (ages 12 - 18) with prior approval.

Memoir Essays Writing Group

Thursday, March 14, 6:00pm
Meeting Room 3

Stephan Allison facilitates this writing group for people who wish to write their memories in a short essay form. Drop-in; no registration necessary. 

Yoga in the Hubbard Room

Saturdays, March 16, 30, 11:00am
Hubbard Room

Yoga promotes well-being, a stronger immune system and better sleep patterns. Led by Jeff Hush, founder of Food and Movement Therapy. No prior experience is necessary, and no mats will be used.

Making Conversations

Mondays, March 25, April 1, 8, 15*, 6:00pm
Activity Room

Making Conversations is an opportunity to gather with folks of all ages to create a collaborative performance project. *The public is invited to enjoy the performance at the last session on April 15 in the Hubbard Room. For all ages; everyone is welcome!

Drop in; no registration required. Program partner: Julie Mulvihill: jmulvihill@wesleyan.edu

Family Game Night     

Wednesday, March 27, 5:00pm
The Activity Room

Join us for a fun night of board games with the entire family!  Family + Games = Family Game Night!  Come and join the fun.

All ages. Drop-in; no registration required.

Container Gardening Workshop for Families

Saturday, March 30, 10:00am
Activity Room

Learn about planting and container gardening.  All ages welcome but best for children 3 years old and up.  Drop in; no registration required but supplies are limited.  Sponsored by the Urban Agriculture Partners, the Opportunity Knocks Collaborative, and the Friends of the Russell Library.