Wednesday, November 12, 2014

December 2014 and January 2015 Teen Programs

Travel to Japan

Are you an anime/manga fan? Or just interested in Japanese culture? Join us to learn how to make a traditional Japanese snack, how to introduce yourself in Japanese, and write your name in Japanese! Registration opens November 13.
Thursday, December 4, 3:30 p.m.


Ugly Sweater Party

Join us for a holiday ugly sweater party! All you need to do is bring a blank sweater and we'll provide the materials to make it ugly (or pretty, if you like)! We will also play some games and eat snacks. No registration required.
Thursday, December 18, 5:00 p.m.


Make a Terrarium

Are you missing the outdoors during the winter months? Then why not bring the outdoors to you! Join us for a class in how to make a terrarium with a literary twist! Registration opens December 11.
Thursday, January 8, 4:00 p.m.


The World of Steampunk

Journey to the world of Steampunk, the increasingly popular genre that combines Victorian fashion and science fiction! Learn about Steampunk and make Steampunk accessories! Registration opens January 2.
Thursday, January 23, 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

International Games Day

It’s time for  the seventh annual celebration of gaming in libraries across the world.  Bring the whole family to play board games, card games, video games, and more. Refreshments served. Door prize drawings throughout the event.  Registration opens October 25. CLICK HERE to register online.

Saturday, November 15, 12:00-4:30

Survive the Hunger Games

Join us at the Christian County Library to celebrate the release of Mockingjay Part I in theaters! Learn basic survival skills, test your Hunger Games knowledge, and have fun! Registration opens October 30. CLICK HERE to register online.

Thursday, November 20, 4:30 p.m.

Zombie Prom: A Night to Dismember

Celebrate Halloween at the library, where zombies roam after dark. Dress in your zombie best, and come eat, play zombie games, hang out with friends, and find out if you can survive Zombie Prom 2014. Registration opens October 10. CLICK HERE to register online.

Friday, October 31, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The World of Harry Potter

Are you a fan of Harry Potter? Come to this  Harry Potter event to learn to play quidditch, show off your Harry Potter knowledge, and try every wizard's favorite drink: Butterbeer! Registration opens September 20. CLICK HERE to register online.

Saturday, October 11, 12:30 p.m.


Arm Knitting

No needles? No problem!  We’ll demystify the art of arm knitting, and teach you the fastest way to  make a cute, chunky scarf,  just in time  for chilly fall weather. Registration opens September 4. Call  (417)581-2432.

Thursday, September 18, 3:30 p.m.



Doctor Who Season Premier Party

Calling all Whovians! Grab your 3D Specs, sonic screwdriver and hop in your TARDIS to join us for some timey-wimey, wibbley-wobbly fun! "Who" knows? We might even end up saving the world! Registration opens 8/7. Call (417)581-2432.

Thursday, September 4, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Reading Begins!

The reading review form is now live. Happy Reading!
Paper forms available in the library upon request
CLICK HERE to enter a review.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Attend events and get entries!

Teens ages 12 to 18 only please. 

Zombie Party
June 5, 2014 2:30PM

Kick off summer reading program with our Zombie Party! We'll prepare zombie foods, have zombie activities, and find out who is most likely to survive the zombie apocalypse.   This program is over. Thanks for coming!
Trebuchet vs. Catapult     
June 12, 2014 2:30PM
What's the difference between a trebuchet and a catapult? Help us build a mini trebuchet and catapult, and we'll experiment by launching objects to see which one throws farther.This program is over. Thanks for coming!

Duct Tape Workshop       
June 19, 2014 2:30PM
Impress your friends with your inventiveness. Learn to make a smart phone or tablet cover from duct tape. Supplies and instruction provided. This program is over. Thanks for coming!
Freaky Forensics   
June 26, 2014 2:30PM
Television shows like CSI have been popular for years. Want to know what's really involved in investing a crime scene? The Ozark Police Department will give us the facts. Plus, we'll practice fingerprinting our friends. This program is over. Thanks for coming!


Break it Down: Hip Hop @ the Library
July 10, 2014 2:30PM
Dancers from Starlighters Dance Studio in Nixa will show off their hip hop skills, talk about how they learned to dance, and teach us a few moves. This program is over. Thanks for coming!


Melted Crayon Art  
July 17, 2014 2:30PM
Use crayons and a heat source to create some amazing art. Supplies and instruction provided. Registration opens June 26th. CLICK HERE or Call 581-2432 to register.


Free Speech Shirts
July 24, 2014 2:30PM
Does the tern "free speech" spark a reaction with you? Express yourself by creating your own t-shirt with a slogan to speak your mind. Supplies and instruction provided. Registration opens July 3rd. CLICK HERE or Call 581-2432 to register.


Dub Step Dance Party and Finale  
August 1, 2014 7:00PM
Celebrate summer with a dance party. We'll hang out, eat, dance, play some dub step, and give away our final prize, an iPad Mini, to one lucky teen reader. Registration opens July 10th. CLICK HERE or Call 581-2432 to register.



Thursday, April 3, 2014

Win an iPad mini by reading this summer!

Read and Review Books – Get Prize Entries

Between 6/1/14 and 7/26/14, submit a book review for each book you read. Each review you submit counts as one entry for prizes.
Your reviews may be featured in the library, on our Facebook page, or on our blog.
All teens that enter are guaranteed to receive a special prize pack.

Attend Library Programs for Teens – Get Prize Entries

Attend any or all of our special programs for teens in June and July. Each program you attend counts as one entry for prizes. Space is limited, so please register for programs.
Event details will be released on May 1st.
Registration for summer program events will begin three weeks before each session.


All winners will be chosen by random drawing from eligible entries.
Library staff will contact you if you are a prize winner.
Winners of weekly prizes will be eligible to win the grand prize.

Must be in grades 6-12 to win!

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Summer will be here sooner than we think!

This year the teen theme for the summer reading program will be "SPARK a reaction!" There will also be some changes to the structure of this year's teen program. Stay tuned for details!