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Teen Programs

The following programs are available at the Boynton Beach City Library. Programs are free and open to the public. The Library is located at 208 S. Seacrest Blvd. For more information, the public is invited to call 561.742.6390.

Room Legend: 

CA Conference Room A; YPR Youth Program; PR Program Room; YSA Youth Services Area

Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or chaperone at all times while in the Library. Groups of five (5) or more must pre-register. 

May 2017 

TEEN Homework Help: Monday—Thursday @ 3:30—7:30 pm 
Homework, project help and SAT/ACT Prep is offered Monday through Thursday with Mr. Mike. Grades 7—12. Room: YSA

No Filter: Teen Group: Monday, May 1, 8, 15 & 22 @ 6—7 pm 
Keep it real with Mr. Mike and talk about issues that matter to you and your friends! Topics and activities change each week, but snacks and fun will always be served. Grades 8—12. Room: YPR

Teen Gaming: Wednesday, May 3, 10, & 24 @ 5:30—7 pm 
Play board and videogames using a Wii, WiiU, PS3, PS4 or Xbox 360 with plenty of games. Grades 6—12. Room: YPR

Mental Health Awareness Discussion: Tuesday, May 9 @ 6—7 pm 
Join a discussion about mental health and bullying. Get an introduction to the book, Falling Into The Dragon’s Mouth by Holly Thompson, which deals with these themes. Snacks will be provided. Grades 6—12. Room: YPR

Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebration: Thursday, May 11 @ 5:30—6:30 pm  
Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month with crafts and more! Check out new manga books, play trivia and enjoy snacks such as boba (bubble) tea. Grades 6—12. Room: YPR

Team Up!: Tuesday, May 23 @ 6—7 pm 
Have fun and learn about your peers in these teen ice breaker and team builder games! Grades 5—12. Room: YPR

Haitian Heritage Trivia Game: Thursday, May 25 @ 6—7 pm 
Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month! Play a trivia game for prizes! Grades 6—12. Room: YPR

June 2017

Build a Better World! Summer Reading Club 2017
Join the Summer Reading Club (SRC)! It’s free and you can win great prizes! Read, participate and win! Registration starts Monday, June 5 at 2:30 pm in the Youth Services Room and ends July 31. Thanks and appreciation to the SRC sponsor, the Friends of the Boynton Beach City Library. Ages:  Infants—Grade 12. Room:  YSA 

Summer Reading Kickoff:  Build A Better World!:  Monday, June 5 @  2:30—4 pm
Complete building challenges and enjoy fun surprises! Register for the Summer Reading Club to earn a chance to win cool prizes! All Ages. Room:  YPR

No Filter:  Teen Group:  Monday, June 5, 12, 19 & 26 @  4:30—5:30 pm
Here’s your chance to keep it real with Mr. Mike and talk about issues that matter to you and your friends! Topics and activities change each week, but snacks and fun will always be served. Grades 8—12. Room:  YPR

Unplugged:  Tuesday, June 6, 13, 20 & 27 @ 3:30—4:30 pm
Do you have what it takes to bring home the win in some old school games? Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR 

Teen Zumba:  Tuesday, June 6 & 20 @ 4:30—5:30 pm
Shake it and shape it! Have fun and get fit this summer in a Zumba dance class. Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR

Teen Gaming:  Wednesday, June 7, 14, 21 & 28  @  5—7 pm
Play board and videogames using a Wii, Wii U, PS3, PS4 or Xbox 360 with plenty of games. Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR

Culture Shock:  Wednesday, June 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 4—5 pm
Discover what your world has to offer! Dive into your experiences and use them to build an ethnography (find out the definition at the first meeting) about music, art, gaming, family or anything else that makes you who you are! Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR  

Money Talks:  Thursday, June 8, 15, 22 & 29 @ 4—5 pm
Financial Literacy 101:  Learn about first car loans, college financial aid, the stock market and more! Dabble in the stock market game competition for bragging rights that will end the second week of July. Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR

Teen Book Discussion:  Thursday, June 8 @  6—7 pm
Chat about the hottest books for young adults in the teen book discussion group. Register in Youth Services to find out which book will be read and to get the book. Snacks will be provided.  Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR

Teen Yoga:  Monday, June 12, 19 & 26 @ 3:30—4:30 pm
Get your mind and body in shape with Ms. Angel from Bindu Yoga Studio in West Palm Beach. Yoga helps you move, breathe and focus, which can enhance performance in the classroom and on the field, and just help you get fit.   Grades 6—12. Room:  PR

Brain Food:  Tuesday, June 13 @ 4:30—6 pm
Get ready for hands-on interactive and edible science experiments! Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR

Silent Library:  Monday, June 19 @ 5:30—7 pm
Think you can stay silent while someone tries to make cheese puffs stick to your shaving cream covered face? Could you prevent yourself from laughing at the sight of a good friend being fed baby food? Would you be able to refrain from cringing in terror while performing Thriller in front of your friends? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you need to play Silent Library! Compete in crazy challenges for a chance to win prizes. Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR

Teen Movie Night:  Thursday, June 22  @ 5:30—7:30pm
Wear your pajamas and veg out watching a spooky movie. Grades 6—12. Room: YPR

Pom Pom Rug Craft:  Tuesday, June 27 @ 4:30—6 pm
Create your own pom pom rug. Learn the basics of making this rug during this program and continue to work on the rug throughout the summer at the Library or finish at home.  Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR

Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament:  Thursday, June 29 @ 5:30—7:30 pm
Bring your own deck or borrow a Library deck and duel your friends. Don’t be late! Standard tournament rules apply. Grades 6—12. Room:  YPR