Teen Zone

 

Teen Events


The Library will be closed Saturday, May 25 – Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day, but we will be at Falls Memorial Fest on Saturday. Come see us and take advantage of early registration for the Summer Library Program. Have a great holiday weekend!

We have added several new features to the Library catalog. Find out how to use them to find what you’re looking for.

Cover Art in My Account

When logged into your account, item cover art is now visible on the Items Out page, the Holds page, and the Fines & Fees page.

Cover artwork visible in the Items Out page

Similar Titles Available Now

When you search for an item that isn’t available, this feature will alert you to similar titles that are available. Look for the Similar Titles Available Now link below the unavailable item to find something that is available now.

Similar titles displayed under catalog search result

Lexile Levels/Goodreads Ratings

If an item has a Lexile score or a Goodreads rating, it will appear below the cover art in your search results.

Lexile soore and Goodreads rating displayed beneath cover art in catalog search results

Galaxy Creations
Wednesday, June 5, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Galaxy rocks! Galaxy luminaries! Milky Way milkshakes!

Sphero BattleBots
Wednesday, June 12, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Design and build a Sphero powered battlebot and see if it can win in the ring.

Attack of the Locks
Wednesday, June 19, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Break into the box during this timed challenge featuring escape room style puzzles!

Game On!
Wednesday, June 26, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Open gaming day with the PS4, board games, and card games.

Murder Mystery Lock-In
Saturday, June 29, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Solve the murder in the library at this after-hours teen event! Registration is required.

Seeing Stars: Indoor Planetarium
Wednesday, July 10, 3:30 – 4:45 PM
Learn about the night sky from the inside of a portable planetarium. Registration is required.

Teen Taste Test
Wednesday, July 17, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Two words: Oreos and Pringles.

Water Balloon Fight
Saturday, July 20, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Water balloon freeze tag outside the Library!

Game On!
Wednesday, July 24, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Open gaming day with the PS4, board games, and card games.

Interactive Space Jam
Wednesday, July 31, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Interactive showing of a 90’s classic. There will be props, shout-backs, and general silliness!

DIY Squishies
Wednesday, August 7, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Think it, make it, and then paint it! Create your very own squishy!

Movie & Munchies
Wednesday, August 14, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Popcorn and a movie!

NERF Lock-in
Friday, August 16, 5:30 – 8:30 PM
After-hours NERF event! Alliances will form and be broken through multiple game scenarios. Registration forms are required and will be available starting three weeks before the event.

Game On!
Wednesday, August 21, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Open gaming day with the PS4, board games, and card games.

We Need You!

Are you a teen ages 14-17 or an adult looking for something to do this summer? We’re preparing for our 2019 Summer Library Program and can use your help! We need volunteers from June 1 through August 3 to staff our registration table, assist with programs, and help with other tasks as needed.

Volunteer training sessions will be held on:

  • Saturday, May 18 at 3 PM,
  • Wednesday, May 22 at 7 PM, or
  • Tuesday, June 11 at 7 PM

Please register online or by calling 262-532-8916.

For more information, please contact:

Milena at mwarnes@menomonee-falls.org or 262-532-8918

The library now offers Mobile Printing. Use your personal computer or mobile device to print to the library’s printers from anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to release and pick up your document. Click here for instructions, or ask for assistance at the library.