Teen & Tween Programs
Library programming for ages 12-18 plays a crucial role, offering a multitude of benefits and opportunities for personal and intellectual growth. The Beaumont Public Library System's four Library Branches serve as safe and welcoming spaces where young individuals can explore their interests, expand their knowledge, and discover new ideas. We provide access to a diverse collection of books, magazines, digital resources, and multimedia materials, catering to a wide range of topics and genres that resonate with the interests and curiosities of teens and tweens.
Library programs tailored for this age group offer unique avenues for self-expression and social engagement. These programs often include book clubs, writing workshops, technology classes, art exhibitions, and various interactive events. By participating in these programs, teens and tweens have the chance to connect with their peers who share similar interests, fostering a sense of belonging and community. Additionally, library programs provide platforms for young individuals to develop essential skills such as critical thinking, communication, creativity, and digital literacy, preparing them for academic and personal success.
Our year-round and seasonal events are invaluable for teens and tweens as they provide a nurturing environment that encourages lifelong learning, fosters social connections, nurtures creativity, and supports academic growth. By embracing the resources and opportunities offered by libraries, young individuals can embark on a journey of personal and intellectual development, empowering them to become well-rounded, informed, and engaged members of their communities.
Join or Start a Social Club!
Whether you're seeking a community of individuals who share your passions or you're eager to discover a new hobby, our diverse range of social clubs has something for everyone. Engage in epic quests and immersive storytelling through Dungeons & Dragons or indulge in the virtual realms of video gaming with our Gamer's Club. If culinary delights are your passion, join the Cookbook Club and expand your culinary repertoire through shared recipes and cooking techniques. These are just a few examples of the exciting social clubs available, ensuring that you can connect with others who share your interests and engage in activities that bring you joy and fulfillment.
Let Your Creative Mind Flow
At every Library Branch, we provide engaging art classes exclusively designed for teenagers. Join our Teen Creation Station and unlock your artistic potential as you create unique and personalized artwork. This class offers a platform to explore various art forms, experiment with different mediums, and express yourself through visual creativity. Alternatively, delve into the world of painting and let your imagination soar in Easel Wonders. This class not only allows you to practice painting techniques but also encourages creative freedom and provides ample inspiration to bring your artistic visions to life. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just beginning your artistic journey, our art classes for teens offer a supportive environment where you can cultivate your skills, ignite your passion for art, and unleash your boundless creativity.
Write, Perform, and Experience with Like-Minded Friends
Are you looking for a platform to showcase your writing and share your creative voice? Have you ever dreamt of participating in a poetry reading? Or perhaps you simply want to immerse yourself in an evening of appreciating the local talent in your community. Look no further than our weekly Open Mic Night! It's the perfect opportunity to step onto the stage, grab the microphone, and captivate the audience with your words. Whether you're a seasoned writer, a budding poet, or an enthusiastic supporter of the arts, this event welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and levels of experience. Join us for an unforgettable evening of artistic expression, connection, and celebration of local talent at our vibrant Open Mic Night.
Theodore Johns Library
Find a new hobby with like-minded friends at our Crochet Café. Bring your current project or some supplies to start, and crochet with us!