Wednesday, April 17, 2019

May Programs for Teens at Red Hook Public Library

Red Hook, New York - Information you can use about all the events taking place at Red Hook Public Library during May.

Teen Drawing
3-4pm, Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
Bring your sketchbook and favorite drawing tools, or use ours to work on drawing projects with your peers and library artist, Tim. No registration is required for this free program for teens.

Poems for Politicians by Teens
3-5pm, Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Feeling frustrated that you’re not old enough to vote? Need a way to express your opinions? In these workshops, we will create poems to send directly to politicians who need to hear your ideas. You don’t need prior experience in creative writing and we are strictly non-partisan. All opinions welcome! Tell them how you think and feel. Registration is required for this free program for teens.

Teen After-Hours: Escape the Library!
7-9 pm, Friday, May  10
Can you out-smart the sinister librarian who has trapped you inside the library? Track the clues; solve the riddles; save yourselves! We’re taking the escape-the-room model to the next level - escape the building, if you can. Registration is required for this free program for teens.

Teen Book Club
3:30 - 4:30pm, Monday, May 20
A book club for teens run by teens, we meet to discuss books we choose while enjoying snacks. In May we will talk about The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill; get a copy at the Red Hook Public Library or at the Red Hook High School Library. This Book Club is for high school students only. No registration is required for this free event for teens.


Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. It has been designated a five-star library by Library Journal each year since 2013. The library was chosen as a finalist for the Best Small Library in America award, given by Library Journal and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in 2015.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call the Red Hook Public Library, 845-758-3241, email, or visit

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