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Summer of Discovery for Teens

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Get ready for a summer of fun with Idea Exchange! Spend your summer exploring your interests or discovering new ones with exciting events and unusual things to borrow.

For the Artists

Register for the Art Stars Challenge and create like an artistic superstar this summer. Each week, we will share a new space-themed mission to prompt your creativity. Respond to the challenge by creating something uniquely you while using any art materials you like. Submit a photo of your masterpiece online to enter a chance to win one of two prizes at the end of summer.

For more creative fun, drop into Collaborative Comics at the Old Post Office (Wednesday, July 17 and Wednesday, July 31), where artists of all skill levels are invited to create a panel and pass it on to the next person to see where these comic stories take us.

Try something new at home with one of our hobbies and crafting kits. We have rock tumblers, bookbinding, jewelry beading, stop-motion kits, and more. All our hobbies and crafting kits can be borrowed with your free Idea Exchange membership.

For the Gamers

Showcase your gaming skills at the Ultimate Gaming Showdown (Fridays: July 5 to August 9) at Clemens Mill. Each week will feature a different game to play in this friendly, casual video game tournament. Gaming tournaments will also be taking over the Old Post Office with Super Smash Bros. (Saturday, July 13) and Mario Kart (Saturday, August 10). Space is limited, so arrive a little early to sign up to compete.

If the challenge of escape rooms is something you like, try out Kittens in the Dream House: A Mini-Escape Room at Preston (Tuesday, July 23 to Thursday, July 25). Help Barbie find the missing kittens before Ken returns by exploring the Dreamhouse, solving puzzles, and following clues.

If you want to challenge your friends at home, borrow one of the newest video game or board game titles that have just been added to our collection.

For the Readers, Athletes, Outdoor Adventurers, and Musicians

Our Unusual Things to Borrow collection also has sports and recreation equipment, musical instruments, and park passes to keep you busy this summer. Not to mention new books arriving every week!

Whatever your interests, come and explore the library this summer.

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