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New Tween Scene Games

We just added these stellar board games to the Tween Scene! Come down to the library to try them out. Looking for a particular board or card game to play with your friends? Just ask Miss Kristina, your tween librarian, and she’ll add it to the collection.

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December 28, 2016

Tween Crafting

This past week, our tweens got crafty making cinnamon stick votive holders and beaded necklaces. The cinnamon stick votive holders are a great way to turn a simple candle into a sweet smelling holiday decoration! The beaded necklaces were made with scrabble pieces, paint, and a special gloss that makes them look like glass beads […]

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December 19, 2016

New and Improved Tween Scene

Introducing the new and improved Tween Scene! We’ve rearranged the Tween Scene and made the following improvements: all of the graphic novels and video games are now in the Tween Scene, we added a table and chairs so there’s more space to sit with friends.  We now have fun coloring pages for you to create a […]

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November 22, 2016

Mummy Mason Jars

One of our featured Halloween crafts for the month of October was Mummy Mason Jars. Our Tweens made their own mummy mason jars to take home and, since this craft was so fun and easy, they made a few extras for us to keep in the library! Can you find all 7 that we have […]

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October 18, 2016

Duct Tape Pens

The Tween Scene hosted its second Duct Tape Workshop for this fall. Last time we made duct tape bookmarks for the start of school and this time we made duct tape pens! There is so much you can make with tape and we are always coming up with new ideas. Look in the newsletter for […]

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October 18, 2016

Halloween Guessing Jar

The Tween Scene Halloween Guessing Jar is now out! Guess how many skeletons, bugs, bats, spiders, and other creepy crawlers are in the jar. You can guess as many times as you like! The jar will be out every day in October. Whoever guesses the closest number, without going over, will be the winner of […]

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October 1, 2016

Pretzels with Rob Scott

As part of our German culture celebration for the month of September, Rob Scott taught the children and tweens of the Idea Place how to make delicious soft-baked pretzels!

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September 19, 2016

Duct Tape Workshop

On Monday, September 12th, our Tweens attended a duct tape workshop. During this class, they made bookmarks out of tape! For our next duct tape workshop on Thursday, October 6th, we will have a new craft to make!

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September 19, 2016

Paint Chip Calendars

On Friday, September 2nd, our Tweens made back-to-school calendars using recycled paint swatches, picture frames, and dry erase markers. The participants did a wonderful job and their calendars looked great!

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September 3, 2016

Tween End of Summer Bash

Last Thursday, August 25th, the Tween Scene threw an End of Summer Bash which included games, music, and pizza!

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September 1, 2016