AUBURN — The Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., will hold the following programs for teens ages 12-18.

For more information, call 207-333-6640, ext. 4, or visit

Tweens in the Teen Space, Wednesdays, April 1, 8, 15 and 29, noon to 2 p.m. in the Teen Space. Tweens are invited to join us in the Teen Space on the second floor on half-day Wednesdays. Crafts or board games will be available or tweens can hang out or get a head start on homework. This program is just for Tweens who are in fifth and sixth grade.

Teen Anime Club, Wednesday, April 1, 4 to 5 p.m. in the Androscoggin Community Room. Teens can drop in to talk about their favorite (or least favorite) manga, watch this week’s selection of anime and try their hand at drawing their own characters. Snacks will be provided.

Teens! Friday @ the Movies: “Wall-E,” Friday, April 3, 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Androscoggin Community Room. With Earth Day on April 22, the library will show the story of a small waste-collecting robot who mistakenly embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind. There will be snacks.

Teens! Gaming Hour, Wednesday, April 8, and Friday, April 24, 4 to 5 p.m. in the Androscoggin Community Room. Stop by for video games and snacks. XBox and Wii games, rated teen and younger, will be available.

Safe Voices Drop-In Visit, Thursday, April 9, 3 to 4 p.m. in the Teen Space. Julia from Safe Voices will chat about relationships and work on projects.

Maine Job Corps, Wednesday, April 15, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Conference Room. Teens and new adults have the opportunity to take part in a life-changing experience that provides the skills needed to succeed in today’s job market, and it doesn’t cost anything. Jill Moody of the Maine Job Corps will explain how the program works and who is eligible.

Teens! DIY Takeover: Blackout & Magnetic Poetry, Wednesday, April 15, 4 to 5 p.m. in the Teen Space. Every month features a new project from duct tape art to photography, create your own video games or make your own magnetic poetry. April is National Poetry Month. In honor of this, we’ll be doing some magnetic poetry and blackout poetry. Samples are on the library’s Pinterest page,

DIY Teens! Media Club, Friday, April 17, 4 to 5 p.m. in the CREATE! Media Lab. Movies! Music! Graphic arts! If you can imagine it, you can create it in the Media Lab. Make trailers, podcasts and more to post on the library website.

Teen Life Skills: Budgeting, Credit Choices and Being a Savvy Customer, Tuesday, April 21, 4 to 5 p.m. in the Conference Room. The four-month Teen Life Skills series concludes with Money Smart Week (April 20-25). Join Michelle Green from Community Credit Union for this interactive workshop titled “Budgeting, Credit Choices and Being a Savvy Customer.” Teens will choose their job (and the salary that comes with it) and their lifestyle to see what — if any — money they have left for savings.

Teens: Earth Day Celebration!, Wednesday, April 22, 4 to 5 p.m. in the Teen Space. Celebrate Earth Day. Talk about some current environmental issues, make homemade bird feeders and plant seeds.

SAPARS Drop in Visit, Thursday, April 23, 3 to 4 p.m. in the Teen Space. Molly from Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Services will discuss and create awareness of teen issues like healthy relationships, sexual assault, bullying, harassment, substance use/abuse and Internet safety.

Teen Poetry Slam!, Wednesday, April 29, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. in the Androscoggin Community Room. What’s National Poetry Month without a Poetry Slam? Come recite your favorite poetry. Peers will be the judges. Prizes will be awarded to the winner and runner up. If you would like to be a contestant, go to our website to register. You do not need to register if just attending.

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