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Teen Summer Learning Program 2019

We have a teen summer lined up that is out of this world thanks to Randi Neff, Part-Time SCC Smoky Mountain STEM Collaborative Project Coordinator and Billy Love, Director of Education and Outreach at The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts. With their help we will be doing everything from creating galaxies with watercolor to harnessing the power of the sun to roast marshmallows! We will be launching our space themed summer June 6th, however teens can stop by to pick up schedules at the end of May. We'll also have a reading contest! Teens can read anything they like, total their hours up using the reading log attached to the summer schedule, and the grand prize will be awarded to the teen who has spent the most hours reading and has attended the most programs over the summer.
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Macon County Public Library has an active teen community with programs to suit your interests! Come join us for Teen Advisory Group (TAG), Each Person Is Creative (EPIC), or Anime Club for a great time with awesome people.  



From a Parent- "Library teen programs are great for my son! He has always struggled to fit in and the library events give him many opportunities to interact with other teens that have similar interests. He always looks forward to participating!

-Bonnie, teacher at Macon Middle School



TAG

TAG stands for Teen Advisory Group and is open to 5th-12th graders.  TAG is designed to energize teen programming and services as well as allow teens a greater voice at the library. TAG shows teens they’re important and that they can contribute in a meaningful way. In addition, TAG helps give library staff the teen perspective. The Macon Library TAG meets on the last Wednesday of each month during the school year, from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

TAG Members:
  • contribute valuable ideas for teen programming and collection development.
  • have opportunities for volunteering.
  • watch book trailers and enjoy displays of the latest YA books.
  • meet other students from public and private schools, as well as homeschoolers.
  • enjoy refreshments, prize drawings, games, contests and more!
Check out the TAG blog for updates!

Anime Club

Anime Club is open to 5th-college-age. Anime Club members share a love of everything Japanese! The club focuses mainly on watching anime movies and television shows and some group discussion, however there are often special activities and events that take place. Anime Club meets on the first Thursday of every month during the school year, from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Anime Club Members:
  • learn basic Japanese words and about Japanese culture.
  • discuss manga.
  • ​enjoy Japanese/Anime related crafts and materials are provided for drawing anime characters.
  • participate in cosplay events.
  • enjoy refreshments, prize drawings, games, contests and more!