Teen Events and Programs
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB STEAM Zone
Complete team challenges while coding Dobots. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Services Center - LSC Program Room
Enjoy a relaxing hour of cross-stitching. All supplies will be provided. Registration required. All skill levels are welcome.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB Community Room
Come play D&D with Jude & Dean, the library Dungeon Masters. Adventurers between grades 6 & 12 are welcome, whether you’re an experienced player or someone who wants to learn. Registration required.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
White River Branch - WRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Calling Young Writers ages 10-15 to meet at the library for discussion, inspiration, writing prompts, and sharing their works in progress.

Wed, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Franklin Branch - FRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Learn about space and eclipses in preparation for the total solar eclipse. Hear from Dr. Arbin Thapaliya, Associate Professor of Physics at Franklin College, and Franklin College Physics students.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Trafalgar Branch - TRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Design a 3D object to print or be creative with a 3D pen. Registration is required.

Thu, Mar 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB Community Room
Come play D&D with Noah, the library Dungeon Master. All adventurers between grades 6 and 12 are welcome, whether you’re an experienced player or someone who wants to learn. Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 09, 9:00am - 4:30pm
White River Branch - WRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Safe Sitter is a full day babysitting course for ages 11-16. Please call the White River Branch to register at 317-885-1330. $25.00 is due day of class. Please bring a sack lunch.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
White River Branch
Join us for an informative discussion about using DNA testing in genealogy research. Registration is required. Please include your email address. Zoom link will be emailed a few days prior.

Sun, Mar 10, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
White River Branch - WRB Community Room (Whole Room)
For National Mario Day, let's have a Mario Kart 8 tournament! Ages 12+. 1st and 2nd place win prizes. Snacks and drinks provided. Guests/parents welcome, but please register only if you're competing.

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB STEAM Zone
Explore different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics in the STEAM Zone. Registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB Community Room
Each month we will be making a Gnome Coaster that represents the current month. All supplies provided. Registration Required.

Tue, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Franklin Branch - FRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Each month we will make a different craft using plastic canvas and yarn. All supplies provided. Registration required.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
White River Branch - WRB Community Room (Kitchen Side)
Join us as we discuss "Stress Less : A Teen's Guide to a Calm Chill Life" by Michael A. Tompkins. The title is available at the library. Registration is required.

Thu, Mar 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB Community Room
Come play D&D with Noah, the library Dungeon Master. All adventurers between grades 6 and 12 are welcome, whether you’re an experienced player or someone who wants to learn. Registration required.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 15, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Outside the Library
Join JCPL Director Lisa Lintner for a book discussion of Jane Austen’s "Emma" in the greenroom at the Historical Artcraft Theatre Cottage.

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Franklin Branch - Barn behind the Franklin Branch Library
Going to Prom but don't have formal wear? Project Prom has you covered! Stop by to browse our selection of dresses, tuxes, shoes and accessories.

Sat, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB Community Room
Are you a teen or adult interested in an engineering career? Cummins employees will talk about overcoming obstacles, answer questions, and provide guidance.

Sun, Mar 17, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Franklin Branch - Barn behind the Franklin Branch Library
Going to Prom but don't have formal wear? Project Prom has you covered! Stop by to browse our selection of dresses, tuxes, shoes and accessories.

Sun, Mar 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Franklin Branch - FRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Become a book artist and bind your own book by gluing, stitching, etc. Designed for Girl Scout ages 11-14 working on their Cadette Badge, though all are welcome! Please register.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB STEAM Zone
Compete, create, and experience what the STEAM Zone robots can do. Registration required.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 18, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Trafalgar Branch - TRB Community Room (Whole Room)
If a friend or family member is showing signs of suicide, do you know what to do or say? Suicide Prevention is everyone's business. Registration is required.

Tue, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB Study Room 3
Come play D&D with Jude & Dean, the library Dungeon Masters. Adventurers between grades 6 & 12 are welcome, whether you’re an experienced player or someone who wants to learn. Registration required.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Franklin Branch - Barn behind the Franklin Branch Library
Going to Prom but don't have formal wear? Project Prom has you covered! Stop by to browse our selection of dresses, tuxes, shoes and accessories.

Wed, Mar 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
White River Branch - WRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Calling Young Writers ages 10-15 to meet at the library for discussion, inspiration, writing prompts, and sharing their works in progress.

Thu, Mar 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB Community Room
Come play D&D with Noah, the library Dungeon Master. All adventurers between grades 6 and 12 are welcome, whether you’re an experienced player or someone who wants to learn. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Trafalgar Branch - TRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Play bingo and win puzzles! Winners will get to choose from dozens of puzzles of all shapes and sizes including some brand new puzzles. Everyone will receive at least one puzzle. For teens & adults.

Thu, Mar 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Franklin Branch - FRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Test your backgammon skills on World Backgammon Day. Registration required.

Sat, Mar 23, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Franklin Branch - Barn behind the Franklin Branch Library
Going to Prom but don't have formal wear? Project Prom has you covered! Stop by to browse our selection of dresses, tuxes, shoes and accessories.

Sun, Mar 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Franklin Branch - Barn behind the Franklin Branch Library
Going to Prom but don't have formal wear? Project Prom has you covered! Stop by to browse our selection of dresses, tuxes, shoes and accessories.

Sun, Mar 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Franklin Branch - FRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Learn about how Law Enforcement investigates a crime, and try out CSI experiments! Designed for Girl Scouts 11-14 working on their Cadette Badge, though all are welcome! Please register.

Mon, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB STEAM Zone
Experiment with the seven elements of art in the STEAM Zone. Registration required.

Tue, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB STEAM Zone
Experiment with the seven elements of art in the STEAM Zone. Registration required.

Wed, Mar 27, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
White River Branch - WRB Adult Department
If you enjoy discussing books you've read, please join us. Copies of the book are available to checkout the month prior. A zoom option is available with the link sent upon request.

Wed, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB STEAM Zone
Experiment with the seven elements of art in the STEAM Zone. Registration required.

Wed, Mar 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Trafalgar Branch - TRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Learn about astrology as you paint your star sign onto canvas. Registration is required.

Thu, Mar 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB STEAM Zone
Experiment with the seven elements of art in the STEAM Zone. Registration required.

Thu, Mar 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Franklin Branch - FRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Decorate your own pencil pouch with a galaxy theme. Registration is required.

Thu, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB Community Room
Come play D&D with Noah, the library Dungeon Master. All adventurers between grades 6 and 12 are welcome, whether you’re an experienced player or someone who wants to learn. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Trafalgar Branch - TRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Want to plant a pollinator garden or make your yard more wildlife friendly with native plants? Landscape designer Sarah Gray will show you how.

Fri, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB STEAM Zone
Experiment with the seven elements of art in the STEAM Zone. Registration required.

Tue, Apr 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Services Center - LSC Program Room
Enjoy a relaxing hour of cross-stitching. All supplies will be provided. Registration required. All skill levels are welcome.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Franklin Branch - FRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Join members of S.P.I.R.I.T. (Special Paranormal Investigation and Research Indiana Team) as they talk about ghost hunting and the methodology used for investigating the paranormal.

Tue, Apr 02, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clark Pleasant Branch - CPB Community Room
Come play D&D with Jude & Dean, the library Dungeon Masters. Adventurers between grades 6 & 12 are welcome, whether you’re an experienced player or someone who wants to learn. Registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
White River Branch - WRB Community Room (Kitchen Side)
Join us as we discuss "The Big Backyard" by Ron Miller. The title is available at the library and Hoopla. Registration is required.

Wed, Apr 03, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Trafalgar Branch - TRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Safe Sitter is a full day babysitting course for ages 11-16. Please call to register. $25.00 is due day of class. Please bring a sack lunch. Registration is required.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Apr 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
White River Branch - WRB Community Room (Whole Room)
Calling Young Writers ages 10-15 to meet at the library for discussion, inspiration, writing prompts, and sharing their works in progress.