February events for teens at Memorial Hall Library:


MHL events are for teens in grades 6-12. Unless otherwise specified, no registration is required. Check out the blog for news, events, book recommendations and more at http://mhlteenroom.tumblr.com and follow the Teen Room on Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat @mhlteenroom.



Teen makerspace tour

On Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 3 p.m., teens can get a tour of our new Makerspace with Maker Librarians Justin and Theo. Teens will be able to test out the 3D printer, vinyl cutter, and virtual reality headset. Registration is required. Call 978-623-8432 or email ya@mhl.org for more information.

February break activities for teens:

No advance registration required.

Monday, Feb. 18 – Library closed in observance of Presidents Day;

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2-4 p.m. — Teen Drop-In Cartoons: This afternoon teens can drop in the teen room to watch some favorite cartoons and enjoy a cereal snack.

Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 3-4 p.m. — DIY Stickers: Teens can learn how to make their own stickers to decorate phone cases, notebooks, and anything else that needs some flair.

Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. — Dungeons & Dragons for Teens: Create a character and learn about tabletop RPGs at 2:30 p.m. or come for the campaign’s start at 3 p.m. All in grades 6 through 12 are welcome; no RPG experience or registration necessary. (Additionally meets Feb. 7.)

Friday, Feb. 22 from 1-4 p.m. – Super Smash Bros. Tournament. Join us in the Activity Room for an organized Smash Bros tournament on the Switch, with a CVS gift card as the prize for the winner.


Other February events for teens:

Fridays, Feb. 1, 8 and 15 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. – Free-form Fridays: Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers.

Monday, Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. – Volunteen Advisory Board meeting: Talk about teen programming, help the librarians with crafts and other projects, and get volunteer hours.

Tuesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 6 p.m. - Teen Movie Nights: Watch a movie in the Teen Room! Call the Teen Room desk at 978-623-8463 for each night’s title.

Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. – DIY Origami Boxes. Learn to make a container to store very small items.

Monday, Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. – DIY Chocolate Covered Snacks. Will everything taste better covered in chocolate? Let’s find out.

Thursday, Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. – Make a Valentine. Need to show some love to a friend, family member, or special someone? We’ve got you covered.

Monday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. – Random Fandom: Legos: Geek out over the new Lego Movie and craft your own Lego creation.

Thursday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. – Craft Buffet: Missed a craft this month or just want to use our craft supplies? Sample our supplies and let your creativity run wild!

Ongoing events for teens:

VAB (Volunteen Advisory Board): 1st and 3rd Monday afternoons at 4 p.m.

Teen Movie Night: Every Tuesday night at 6 p.m.

Dungeons & Dragons: 1st and 3rd Thursday from 2:30 to 4 p.m.


Free Form Fridays: Every Friday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

All programs for teens are sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

For more information, call 978-623-8432 for more information.


All programs and activities are at Memorial Hall Library, 2 N. Main St., Andover. MHL events are for teens in grades six through 12, and are free to attend. Register online at www.mhl.org/eventcalendar or call 978-623-8401, ext. 31, for more information. Check out the blog for news, events and other fun stuff at http://mhlteenroom.tumblr.com and follow the Teen Room on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat @mhlteenroom.



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