GRAFTON-MIDVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY || JANUARY - APRIL 2023 || REGISTER ONLINE AT GMPLIBRARY.ORG 7 Digital Escape Rooms Fabric Bowls Tuesday, April 18, 6 - 7:30 PM Join Crystal and Elizabeth to learn how to make fabric bowls using Paper Mache techniques. This program is for teens (grades 7-12) and adults. TEEN PROGRAMS Anime & Manga Society Thursdays, 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13 3:30 - 4:30 PM Join the Anime and Manga Society to watch and discuss Anime, draw Manga, and have a light Japanese style snack and drinks. Volunteens Tuesday, January 17, 4 - 5 PM Teens interested in volunteering at the Library should attend this informational meeting. Community service looks great on college, scholarship, and job applications. Denim Feathers Tuesday, January 24, 3:30 - 4:30 PM Come hang out and make your very own denim feather. Teen Advisory Group Thursdays, 1/26, 3/30, 3:30 - 5 PM Join Crystal to decorate the Teen Zone for upcoming holidays, or to help with other teen projects. Participants earn community service hours. Snack provided. Ukulele for Teens 1 Mondays, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 5:15 - 6:15 PM Learn how to play the ukulele. Teens will build upon what they learn at each session. We encourage you to attend all the sessions. Space is limited, so register early. Alcohol Ink Heart Mobiles Tuesday, February 7, 4 - 5 PM Make your own heart mobile using alcohol ink. Video Game Day Thursdays, 1/19, 2/16, 3/16, 4/20 3:30 - 5:30 PM Come hang out with us and play one of these great systems: PS3 or PS4, Nintendo Switch or Wii, XBox 360 or One. Enjoy light refreshments. Light it Up! Tuesday, February 21, 4 - 5:30 PM Oreo Tasting Tuesday, March 7, 3:30 - 4:30 PM Come out and sample a variety of flavors of Oreos from standard to crazy and vote for your favorite. Check out the Oreo music player that changes tune the more you eat off the Oreo. Among Us Perler Keychains Tuesday, March 21, 3:30 - 5:00 PM Make your own Among Us Perler Keychain. Ending Period Poverty Monday, March 27, 6 - 7 PM Path and Green, a nonprofit organization, will speak to families about their mission to end period poverty in Lorain County. All genders are welcome. Parental consent required at registration. Pass or Fail on the Oregon Trail Escape Room Tuesday, March 28, 3:30 - 4:30 PM and 4:45 - 5:45 PM Register for this fun breakout and put your sleuthing skills to work. Please only register for one of the sessions. Teen Movie Night Thursday, April 6, 6 - 8 PM Come hang out and watch a movie and eat some popcorn. The feature is the Steampunk 2017 version of The Secret Garden (TV-G) courtesy of Kanopy. Earth Day Trivia Night Tuesday, April 18, 4 - 5 PM Get your team together and come join us for fun trivia and snacks. Please bring your smart phone or tablet with you. Crystal Clear Crafts JANUARY - The Winter Jubilee is recommended for grades 3 - 5. FEBRUARY - Unknown Valentine is recommended for grades 3 - 5. MARCH - International Spy Mission is recommended for middle school grades. APRIL - Every Drop Counts is recommended for grades 3-5. Teens! Stop in the Teen Zone to learn and craft. Come in as often as you want to work on your project. Store it here and pick it up next time you're in. All materials provided. No registration required. JANUARY Decoupage Clipboard FEBRUARY Alcohol Ink Hearts MARCH Umbra Paint Chip Canvas APRIL Duct Tape Pencil Case Test your sleuthing skills in these digital escape rooms. Age levels are recommended for each one, however anyone is welcome to give it a try. Visit the teen webpage to participate. Sally Hennessey from Ohio State University Extension's Lorain County 4-H STEM office will be here to show us how to make light up keychains. For children in grades 7-12 Makeup Magic with Miss Maggie Thursday, March 23, 4 - 5:30 PM During this 1.5 hour class, Maggie will give you advice on how to use makeup in a way that will allow you to be as creative as you wish! All genders are welcome to attend.