Tag: tween

June 22, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Child with box of toys

We'll use wooden wheels, scrap wood and all sorts of cool junk to create your very own rolling toy. Turn it into a car, bus or anything you'd like to see roll! Taught by shop founder, Delanie Holton-Fessler. Delanie is a lifelong crafter with adoration for utilitarian handcraft. 

Appropriate for ages 5+. This program will be held in the glass conference room at Anythink Wright Farms. 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Children
June 29, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Learn some basic watercolor techniques while painting and inking insect masterpieces! Materials will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome. Please note that this program will be held outside and may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Teen
June 26, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Using cardboard and other household materials, we'll use engineering skills to make airplanes that will soar! This program is suited for older elementary and teens, and all materials will be provided. Please note that this program will be held outside at
Anythink Perl Mack and may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Tween
June 1, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Help out our local mason bee community by building your own mason bee house to set-up in your yard! We'll use some wood shop skills as well as found materials to make our houses. All materials will be provided. Please note that this program will be held outside and may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Tween
May 28, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

We're kicking off summer break with a new engineering series: Cardboard Kingdom! Each month we'll engineer something new. To start us off, we're creating whirligigs that will take to the sky! This program is suited for older elementary and teens, and all materials will be provided. This program will be held outside and may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Tween
April 20, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Man with necklace

Design your own necklace at home and watch your design come to life with Glowforge, our laser engraver. Experience the ways that you can turn everyday drawings into a wood carving. Appropriate for children and tweens. 

Here’s what we’ll do: 1) Grab a clean sheet of white copy paper. 2) Draw your necklace with a pencil and outline it with a black pen or Sharpie. 3) Send a photocopy of your design to athao@anythinklibraries.org by April 19.  

On April 20, we’ll meet on Zoom and reveal how the Glowforge works!  

This program will be held online via Zoom.  A link to the online meeting room will be sent out via email to registrants. Everyone is welcome to sit in, but please only register once per household.  

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Tween
April 27, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

A fluffy pancake in the morning is part of a perfect breakfast. But what if we change that traditional pancake into a nacho cheese flavored pancake? Discover and decide what flavors will or will not pancake. Join other teens in a virtual meetup where we will test out our new pancake flavors together. Appropriate for teens and tweens. Space is limited; registration required.

Virtual meetup details will be emailed to registered attendees in advance.   

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Teen, Tween
March 15, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Use pH paper to determine the pH of various household substances. Stop by Anythink Brighton to pick up everything you’ll need to participate. Then, join us for a virtual science experiment with our partners at 4-H. Appropriate for students in grades 3-5.  

Supplies are limited and can be picked up at the Anythink Brighton branch starting Monday, March 8; registration required before pick-up. This program will be held online via Zoom.  A link to the meeting room will be sent out via email to registrants. Everyone is welcome to sit in, but please only register once per household. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children, Tween
February 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

A sugar cookie is a delightful, sweet treat. But what if we take regular frosting and make it pickle flavored? Discover and decide if various flavors will or will not frosting. Try it at home, then connect with other teens creating their own frosting flavors in a virtual meetup. Appropriate for teens and tweens. Space is limited; registration required. 

 

Virtual meetup details will be emailed to registered attendees in advance.   

Age: 
Teen, Tween
February 22, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Who says that homemade gifts are just for humans! Who doesn’t love a tiny hat? This week we are going to decorate tiny hats for our pets both big and small! Then join our teen Discord and show off your pet rocking their cool new hat. Kits available for pick-up at Anythink Huron starting Feb. 22nd. Appropriate for teens and tweens. Supplies are limited and are available on a first come first serve basis. 

 

For a Discord invitation, please contact Cassidy at ctanzella@anythinklibraries.org. 

 

Age: 
Teen, Tween

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