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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!

EPIC

EPIC stands for “Each Person Is Creative” and is a group for 5th through college-age people who are interested in one (or more) of the areas of art, writing and drama. No special skill is required, just a willingness to think creatively, and try new things. EPIC works collaboratively with each other, library staff and the community to put on programs and events such as Reader’s Theater, Open-Mic Nights, Art Shows, workshops and more. EPIC does not meet regularly, but offers a set schedule of meeting days and times when a program or event is planned. Adult volunteers are also requested for this program.