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Teen Nights — Spring 2020

Teen Nights are from 6-9pm and are available to all teens in grades 7-12 and between ages of 12-18!  Teen Night activities will be announced closer to the dates listed.

April 3rd — Cancelled 

May 1st — Nailed it! Round 2!

Same rules as last time apply, you will be placed on teams of two and will have to work with your partner to complete decorating the cake based on the model in the allotted time frame.

If you have any questions, please contact the YA Librarian.

Click here to register.

Once registration is full, a waiting list will be created. 

Teen Minecraft with Network Nirvana

Minecraft for teens will meet on the following Saturdays this fall from 1-4pm and is available to all teens in grades 7-12 and between ages of 12-18!

Registration is now open for any teen in grades 7-12 and between the ages of 12-18 interested in joining the Network Nirvana server on Tuesday March 24th. 2020 from 1-5pm!

Requirements to play:

— This is online only and will not be played at the Cedar Falls Public Library. You will be playing from home. 

–You must have your own Minecraft account from Mojang.

— You must have your own computer or laptop with Minecraft installed. The exact Minecraft version information will be added shortly. 

–You must have Internet access at home or a way to get online. 

— Limited to a maximum of 30 players. If you are not on the list you will not be able to play. Once the list is full, a waiting list will be created and a decision will be made on hosting a future date. 

— This month’s featured content will be the new Sidewinder Springs wild west game content. Players will be able to take on the role of cowboys and outlaws and take down underground moonshine operations, investigate a haunted mineshaft, trek through massive canyons and explore new nature-based locations within the game world.

If you have any questions before you register, please email the teen department at teens@cedarfallslibrary.org

Click here to register

March 28th — Sidewinder Springs — Cancelled
May 9th — Halcyon

Teen Book Club — Spring 2020 Title announcements 

Teen Book Club will meet one Monday a month from 7-8pm and we will be discussing the following titles this Fall.

April 6th — Verify by Joelle Charbonneau

May 11th — TBD

Teen Graphic Novel &Manga/Anime Book Club — Spring 2020 Title announcements 

Teen Graphic Novel and Anime Book Club will meet one Saturday afternoon a month where we will discuss a graphic novel and, if time allows and the teens are interested, we will also watch the movie based on the same book. If there is a movie to go with the book.

March 14th –Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Lies by Bryan Lee O’Malley movie to follow book discussion

April 11th –Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by James Tynion IV, Freddie E. Williams II, and Jeremy Colwell. Animated Film to follow books discussion

If you are interested in signing up for teen graphic novel and manga/anime book club, contact the teen department at: teens@cedarfallslibrary.org 

Teen Dungeons and Dragons!

If you are interested in joining a Teens only Dungeons & Dragons group send an email to teens@cedarfallslibrary.org we are planning to have more dates and times available this fall and winter.

There are also tabletop gaming sessions open to the public that meet once a month on Sundays from 1:00-4:30pm. Check the CFPL website for more details!

Teen Gaming

Come in and play video games on any of the current gaming consoles we have!

PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. We also have the previous generation of consoles and you can play on the PCs in the teen room if you want!

Mondays: 3:00-8:00 pm
Tuesdays: 1:00-6:00 pm
Wednesdays: 1:00-6:00 pm
Thursdays: If there is a staff member in the room, gaming will be allowed until 5:30 pm
Fridays: If there is a staff member in the room, gaming will be allowed until 5:30 pm
Saturdays: 1:00-4:00 pm
Sundays: 1:00-4:00 pm

If there is no staff member present, console gaming will not be allowed. 

Effective June 5th, 2018: Teens will need their library card number in order to use one of the computers in the YA room. If you do not have a library card, you will need a photo ID from your school or a state issued ID such as a driver’s license.