Teen Clubs

All clubs are free and open to teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration is required but you can sign up for text message or email reminders by dropping by the library’s Teen Space or visiting athollibrary.org/teens. At this time, faces masks are recommended but not required.

Teen Crafternoons!

WHEN: Second Wednesday of the month, September 8, October 13, November 10, December 8 at 3:30 p.m.

On the second Wednesday of the month, drop by the Teen Space at 3:30pm for a laid-back craft. Each month there will be a new craft to learn and enjoy. On September 8, turn recycled magazines into colorful animal silhouettes. On October 13, learn how to make personalized monster themed bookmarks. Make your own beaded jewelry with the library’s large collection of decorative beads on November 10. Then, on December 8, turn old books into stylish upcycled ornaments. Attend them all or just your favorites.

Otaku Tuesdays!

WHEN: Second Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.
FIRST MEETING: Tuesday, September 14.

If you are a fan of anime and manga then you’ll love Otaku Tuesdays. Join the library staff on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30pm for this fun new club. It is the perfect opportunity to meet others who share your interests while learning about new series. Celebrate the world of anime with activities, crafts, games, Japanese snacks, and more.

Bring Your Own Book Club!

WHEN: Third Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m.
FIRST MEETING: Monday, September 20 in the teen space.

On the Third Monday of each month, the library will host a Bring Your Own Book Club just for teens. Instead of the traditional book club format, teens are invited to read any book of their choosing to discuss at meetings. It will be the perfect space to geek out over books, share your favorite titles, meet other book lovers, and get reading recommendations, all while enjoying book themed games and activities.

TWEEN CLUB!

WHEN: Fourth Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.
FIRST MEETING: Wednesday, September 22
AGE RANGE: 10 - 13

The Children’s Room and the Teen Space are teaming up to offer an exclusive club specifically for kids ages 10-13! This club will be largely member-driven, with different activities each month tailored to what our tweens want. Join us at our first meeting on September 22, where we’ll spend some time getting to know each other through games and conversation, to help determine what fun ideas we can plan for the rest of the year!

ATAC: Athol Teen Advisory Council!

WHEN: Last Tuesday of the month from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the library.

Teens have to apply before attending meetings!

ATAC (Athol Teen Advisory Council) Application!

Have any great ideas for the library?

Teens in grade 6 -12 are invited to join ATAC: the Athol Teen Advisory Council!

Join and Enjoy:
Help Plan Teen Programs
Support Community Projects
Make New Friends
Share and Pick out Books
Voice Your Opinion
Earn Volunteer Hours

If you are interested speak with Emily in the Teen Space to find out more about ATAC.

Sketchbook Club!

WHEN: Weekly online virtual club

Create a sketch based on weekly prompts that we'll send directly to you, post in the teen space, on Facebook, and on Instagram.