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 Teen and Young Adult Programs

All programs are free but some require registration.

For further information about Teen and Young Adult programs call Mr. Michael at 203.574.8206.

2017 Teen Summer Reading Program


June – August

Read at least 25 hours over the summer and qualify to win big prizes! 2017's theme is Build A Better World. This year's prizes include donations by The Palace Theater, The Boston Red Sox, The Big E, Hair by Jennifer Marie, Ski Mount Southington and dozens of other organizations.

Sign up at the Circulation Desk or Bunker Hill Branch starting June 5, 2017.

Teen Movie Matinee


Thursday, September 21, 4:00 p.m.

September's teen movie is House at the End of the Street. In this 2012 film, a woman and her daughter move to their dream house in a small town. But when strange events begin, they learn a chilling secret that holds the town in its grip.

Teen Anime Club


Saturday, September 23, 2:30 p.m.

Join the Anime club this fall. Fill out a brief survey at our circulation desk and then drop by the auditorium for activities, Anime and snacks.

Teen Book Talk


Thursday, September 28, 6:30 p.m.

Join college professor and author Steve Parlato as he discusses his last book—The Namesake (2013) and his upcoming book The Precious Dreadful (2018)

Teen Game Time


First Thursday of Every Month
Next Meeting: October 5, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.


A dozen games will be available during our game time including Zombie DiceMonopoly: The Walking Dead, Formula D, Jamaica, NFL Game Day and others. Snacks will also be on hand.

Teen Advisory


Saturday, October 7, 10:00 a.m.
Teen / Young Adult Zone

Bring your ideas to a brainstorming session on what YOU want at the library. Is there a book or DVD you’d like us to purchase? An event you’d like us to host? Let us know! Participation as a “Library Advisor” also looks good on those college applications. Free snacks provided.

Teen Movie Matinee


Thursday, October 19, 4:00 p.m.

October's teen movie is Fun Size. In this 2012 film, Wren's Halloween plans go awry when she's made to babysit her brother, who disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. With her best friend and two nerds at her side, she needs to find her brother before her mom finds out he's missing.

Teen Money Management II


Wednesday, October 25, 6:30 p.m.

Join Erik Anthony from FD Community Federal Credit Union as he presents tips on money management. Part II Focus: Budgeting.

Teen Spooky Lantern Making


Saturday, October 28, 10:00 a.m.

Using just a few household items (provided by us), make your own spooky lantern to take home just in time for All Hallows’ Eve. Boo!

Teen Movie Matinee


Thursday, November 16, 4:00 p.m.

November's teen movie is Lights Out. In this 2016 film, Rebecca must protect her younger brother from a terrifying apparition that only manifests itself in total darkness.

10th Annual Holiday Magic Show


Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for the magic of Elac Aviles. A Waterbury firefighter by day, Elac turns illusionist at night with electrifying magic and balloon tricks. All ages welcome! (Snow date: November 30.)