Teen Winter 2016/2017 Events

Welcome to the Guilford Free Library Teen Winter 2016/2017 Programs Page


Potterheads: A Harry Potter Club for Tweens & Teens

HPsymbolsJoin an alliance of Harry Potter fans, or “Potterheads”, to discuss all things Harry Potter! Take part in Harry Potter activities and games, discuss the books and movies, make wizardly crafts, and more!

The club will meet every 4th Tuesday of the month from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. Meetings for the winter and spring: January 24, March 28, April 25, May 23 (No December or February meeting)

Free and open to all students in grades 5 to 12. Please register.



Teen Advisory Group

Do you have ideas for teen events and programming? Do you like to mess around with techy gadgets and computer programs? Join the Teen Advisory Group and be a part of the future of the library. Earn volunteer hours by helping out at the library!


College Prep

Practice SAT and ACT Exams: C2 Education of Fairfield will host free practice SAT and ACT exams one Saturday a month from January-April. Upcoming dates: January 28, February 25, March 4, and April 1. Please register.

SAT or ACT? Choosing the Right Test for Your Future: Join Michael Newcomer (Ph.D, Yale University), founder and president of Bulldog Tutors, for a discussion on the differences and advantages of standardized test options. Topics will include the structural differences between the SAT and ACT, when and how to choose the appropriate SAT 2 Subject tests, admissions perspectives on testing choices, and when and how to start preparing. Saturday, January 14 at 2 pm. Please register.

College4Less of North Haven: A free workshop on college financial planning. Tuesday, March 7 at 6:30 pm.


Gaming: Guilford Gamers

gamecontrollersJoin a club of fellow gamers! Play games on the Library’s Xbox One or Wii, or bring your own gaming equipment to set up. Hang out and play and talk all things video games, tabletop games, PC games, and more.

This group will meet monthly on the first Friday.

Free and open to all students in grades 5 to 12. No registration required.



More Special Events

Indoor S’mores: Friday, January 13, 3:30 to 4:30 pm

Are You Smarter Than A Librarian?: Tuesday, January 17, 6:30 pm

Teen Paint Party: Monday, January 30, 3:30 to 5 pm


Check out the Teen Events calendar for even more programs!


All programs are for students entering grades 7 to 12 unless noted otherwise. Please register for all programs unless otherwise stated.