Teen programming at Southeast Steuben County Library offers exercise for body and mind

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Teen programming at Southeast Steuben County Library offers exercise for body and mind

April 10, 2013 Updated Apr 10, 2013 at 4:07 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) The Southeast Steuben County Library is more than books. For those looking to join a club or learn a new skill, library programming offers variety.

According to a release:

Absolute Otaku Angels, Anime and Manga group meets every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Teens get together to discuss books, movies and storylines, and to share drawings.

Torn Page Teen and Young Adults Writers Group is held every other Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. This group is for ages 12 and older. Participants spend time writing, sharing written work and talking about books and writing. For dates see the calendar on the library Website, ssclibrary.org. For more details email Cherie Chigama at chigamac@stls.org.

April 18, 19 from 3:30-5 p.m. | Knitting for Beginners

Learn to knit a simple dishcloth pattern. Yarn will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own knitting needles (size 7 or 8). Why not bring a friend? Sign up by calling (607) 936-3713 ext. 503.

June 8 | National Get Outdoors Day Journal Contest

National Get Outdoors Day is a new annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun.
This is a self-directed challenge program to make art for the Teen Summer Reading theme of “Beneath the Surface.”  Create a journal page (minimum 8.5x11’) with drawings, words, rules etc. that describe an outdoor adventure.  Describe how you went “Beneath the Surface” in your experience to be entered in our contest.  Entries must be submitted by Friday June 7, 2013.  All entries will be displayed for the duration of the summer.  First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. Winners will be announced July 3, 2013. Get outdoors and get creative!

June 21 from 3:30-5 p.m.| Let’s Go Geocaching

To welcome summer and prepare for the Summer Reading Program, we will discover what is “Beneath the Surface,” in this real-world, outdoor treasure hunt. Dress and be prepared to walk about a mile in this program. Sign up is required by calling (607) 936-3713 ext. 503 or stop by the Children’s Desk in the library.