Teens

The BFL Teen Room welcomes all young people ages 11 – 17. Designed with the help of a local Teen Advisory Board, this multipurpose area includes our Young Adult book collection, Apple computers, and comfortable places to work and socialize.

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OPPORTUNITIES AT THE LIBRARY!


 

Celebrate National Poetry Month & Earth Day with Poetry / Poet Tree!

This April, write a haiku or short two-line poem for the Poet Tree in the BFL Teen Room, and win a prize! Guidelines for writing poems will be provided.

 

 

Want to be a member of the BFL Teen Advisory Board (TAB)?

Are you interested in meeting with your peers to create library programs area teens would enjoy? Do you have ideas for interesting events & fun activities? Join TAB--the BFL Teen Advisory Board! For more information, contact Michelle by clicking on the email icon below.

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Quills: A Creative Writing & Creativity Club

Did you miss the last meeting of Quills? Not to worry! The next gathering is on Friday, May 11th at 4:00PM (in the third floor conference room). 

 


CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH & EARTH DAY!

This April, celebrate poetry & our earth by writing a short poem--a haiku or two-line--for the "Poet Tree" in the BFL Teen Room! There will be prizes for the strongest poem, the runner-up, and for a poem selected by random drawing (everyone who writes a poem will be entered into the drawing). Cards for writing the poems will be provided.

           


TAKE BETTER PICTURES WITH YOUR CAMERA PHONES: A WORKSHOP WITH PHOTOGRAPHER RACHEL EPPERLY

Learn how to take better pictures! Local photographer Rachel Epperly will lead a hands-on workshop for teens, demonstrating tips and techniques for taking better pictures. Learn about subject/composition, lighting, editing, & more! Join us May 9th @ 6pm in the Abbott Room. For more information: 207-338-3884, ext 24.

Rachel Epperly is a self-taught photographer and videographer based in Belfast, Maine. Her work ranges from portraiture to product photography, music videos (you may have seen her most recent "Belfast, Maine" video for the Leaky Boot Jug Band) to promotion shorts. She believes that everyone should have access to unique and quality photography and videography experiences. for more information about Rachel's photography, visit rachelepperly.com.


QUILLS: A CREATIVE WRITING & CREATIVITY CLUB!

Do you enjoy writing stories, poems, letters, or short nonfiction? Do you like to create characters, draw scenes, make believable (out of the unbelievable) plots? Join Quills! We'll have fun with creative writing, drawing activities and exercises. We'll polish our skills as story writers, poets, observers of the real, and writers of the real and the imaginary. We'll also sketch & doodle (and when the weather warms up, get outside and take pictures--maybe even write, sketch, & doodle outside)! It's true! Join us for out next meeting on Friday, May 11th @ 4pm in the third floor conference room.