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April Events for Kids and Teens at Heights Libraries

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April 3, 2018 -- The Heights Libraries have many activities lined up for kids and teens this month, from art challenges to writing workshops.  
For kids

Coventry Creates

Thursday, 5:30 p.m. at the Coventry branch, 1925 Coventry Road

Bursting with creativity? We provide the theme and supplies, and you have one hour to show us your best work.

April 12: Collaging

April 26: Everything You Need to Know About Sewing in One Hour

LAF: Pom Pom Hedgehogs

Wednesday, April 11, 3:30 p.m. at the Lee Road branch, 2345 Lee Road

Have you met our little hedgehog in the Teen Room? Would you like to have a hedgehog of your very own? Join us to make a furry friend out of yarn and felt that you can take home! If we are lucky we might even have a visit from a special friend!

Art Challenges

Every Wednesday in April, 3:30 p.m. at the Noble Branch, 2800 Noble Road

What kind of robot, puppet, masterpiece can you make with a jar full of art supplies? Children in grades k-5 will flex their creative muscles with a new art challenge each week.

Movie Club

Fridays in April, 3 p.m. at the University Heights branch, 13866 Cedar Road

Stop by on Friday afternoons to vote on a movie and watch while working on homework and studying. Ages 10 and up welcome!

For teens

Zine Machines

Tuesday, April 24, 5 p.m. at the Coventry branch, 1925 Coventry Road

Calling all Tweens! Join us as we express ourselves creatively by making comics, collages and sketches. Supplies will be available, but all are welcome to bring in personal photos, drawings and more to use in their individual zine creations. No experience necessary!

Soups of the World

Thursday, April 19, 4 p.m. at the Lee Road Branch, 2345 Lee Road

Celebrate the diverse cultural heritage of our vibrant community by sampling delicious soups from several awesome culinary traditions. Ages 13-18.

Pieces of Poetry

Every weekday in April, 4 p.m. at the Noble branch, 2800 Noble Road

Get a taste of this lovely little art form every day during National Poetry Month. The hope is that you will be both surprised and inspired! 

Writing Workshop

Monday, April 16, 6 p.m. at the University Heights branch, 13866 Cedar Road

The second installment of the Writing Workshop series will focus on improving academic writing skills. Students will learn to tighten their prose, structure a thesis statement, and learn test-taking essay strategies to help prepare them for high school or college writing. 

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