Tween Programs

Tween programs are for students in grades 4 – 8.
 

TWEEN TUESDAY
3:30 – 5:00 pm
Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a variety of activities, including games, video games, art projects and other creative activities.  Snack will be provided.

 

Tuesday, April 14: Gaming
3:30-5:00 pm
 
Relax, hang out and kick back with tabletop and video games. Not into gaming? Create a Tetris Magnet craft instead.

Tuesday, May 12: M&M Taste Test
3:30-5:00 pm

Everyone knows about plain and peanut M&Ms, but that candy-coated universe is much bigger than these two time-honored flavors! Which flavor will be selected as the best? ​

 
TWEEN CRAFTERNOONS
Drop in after school for the Tween craft of the week. Grab and go supplies are available at the Children’s desk.
This program is intended for children in grades 4-8.

Spring 2020 
March 16-21: Clothespin Crafts
April 20-25: Sock Puppets
May 18-23: Craft Buffet! 
 
 
KIDS CODE
Join us and explore the world of coding. Kids will have the opportunity to explore game building and get creative with programs like Scratch and languages such as Python, JavaScript, and HTML. Each month we will focus on a different coding language or project. 
 

Spring 2020
Monday, 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
March 16 (Canceled)
April 6 & 20

 
         OPEN GAMING 
Saturday, April 4, May 2
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hang out, relax and test your gaming skills with friends on our Wii, or XboxOne. Open to gamers 18 or younger please.
 

 
 
GOT GAME
Tuesday, April 28, July 28, October 27
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Spillette Meeting Room
Find out if you can keep up with Barberton’s finest by joining us at the Barberton Public Library, in partnership with the Barberton Police Department, to play life-size board games, video games and more.
 
 

MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK CLUBS

Barberton Middle School students can participate in a lunch time Book Club, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, during 5th, 6th & 7th grade lunches. Children's Librarian Sarah Massey will meet the students in the cafeteria during their lunch period (8th grade students will meet with Teen Librarian Sarah Granville), and once everyone has their lunches, the group will spend the lunch period sharing what they have read and learning about other new and exciting books to read!
  
St. Augustine Catholic School 5th - 8th grade students can participate in a lunch time Book Club, on the 3rdTuesday of each month.  Children's Librarian Sarah Massey & Teen Librarian Sarah Granville will meet with students and spend the lunch period sharing what they have read and learning about other new and exciting books to read!
 
Looking for more? Check out our Early Literacy & School-age Programs, or visit the library's calendar to see what else is being offered.