Library Programs for Teens

If you wish to register for any of our programs, click the links below to fill out our online registration form. You can also get a reminder by email or in a text message. You can also register for all programs in person or by calling us at 336-6060.

Star Wars Week: Death Star Bath Bombs
When: Monday, May 01, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Kick-off a week of Star Wars fun by making your own bath bombs!

For ages 10-18
Registration required.


Star Wars Week: Perler Beading
When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Create a Star Wars Character out of Perler beads! 

Ages 10-18
Registration required

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Star Wars Week: Rey's Portion Bread
When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Continue the Star Wars celebration by learning to make a Jakku delicacy, no trading with Unkar Plutt required!
Participants must bring their own mug.
Ages 10-18
Registration required


Star Wars Week: Tennis Ball Yoda
When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

May the Fourth be with you! Make your own Yoda, you will. Out of tennis balls he will be made. Do or do not, there is no try.

Ages 10-18
Registration required


Star Wars Week: Movie Screening from a Galaxy Far, Far Away
When: Friday, May 05, 2017 3:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

Join us for a screening of the latest film in the Star Wars universe!




Dungeons & Dragons (& Donuts!)
When: Saturday, May 06, 2017 11:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

For new and experienced players, come join the most popular role playing game of all time!

Ages 13-18, registration required


Teen Movie Matinee
When: Sunday, May 07, 2017 1:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Teen Library

Come to the Teen Library for popcorn and a movie! We’ll be viewing a PG or PG-13 movie of your choice! 

Ages 13-18, registration required 


Tween Tuesdays in the Maker's Lab
When: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Join us for an activity in the Maker’s Lab–we’ll get hands on with different tools and technology and get creative!  

Ages 10-14, *registration required*


An Evening of World Jazz with The Rita Collective
When: Monday, May 15, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

A local chamber group plays original and world music with a jazz slant on bass clarinet, marimba, acoustic bass, and percussion. Listen to melodies from the Middle-East or Africa, re-invented jazz tunes, and re-imagined pop tunes from Rage Against the Machine or the Beatles.


Teen Escape Room
When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

The clock is ticking–you and your teammates only have a few minutes to find the clues, solve the puzzles, and unlock the box before it’s too late! Join us each month for a different scenario—whether it’s finding the antidote to a deadly zombie virus or cracking the enemy’s code to end World War II!

Ages 13-18, *registration required*


Library Closed
When: Saturday, May 27, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Library Closed
When: Sunday, May 28, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Library Closed
When: Monday, May 29, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Library Closed
When: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Summer Volunteer Training
When: Thursday, June 15, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)


Summer Volunteer Training
When: Monday, June 19, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)


A Concert by the Irondequoit Community Orchestra
When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

A group of Irondequoit musicians perform selections of classical music conducted by Russ Thomas. An annual library tradition! 


The Gibbs Street Guitar Duo performs From Bach to Brazil—Musical Masterpieces for Two Guitars
When: Sunday, June 25, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Dr. Petar Kodzas and Dr. Matthew Ardizzone, faculty members from the Eastman School of Music, will perform works of Bach, Lhoyer, Tedesco, and Gnatalli written for two guitars. 


Library Closed
When: Monday, July 03, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Library Closed
When: Tuesday, July 04, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Maker Camp
When: Wednesday, July 05, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Each week we’ll have a hands-on activity in the Maker’s Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 


Check back for a list of weekly activities.

For students entering grades 5-12.
Registration required.


Maker Camp
When: Wednesday, July 05, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Each week we’ll have a hands-on activity in the Maker’s Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 


Check back for a list of weekly activities.

For students entering grades 5-12.
Registration required.


Maker Camp
When: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Each week we’ll have a hands-on activity in the Maker’s Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 


Check back for a list of weekly activities.

For students entering grades 5-12.
Registration required.


Maker Camp
When: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Each week we’ll have a hands-on activity in the Maker’s Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 


Check back for a list of weekly activities.

For students entering grades 5-12.
Registration required.


A Concert by Resonanz, the Rochester Oratorio Society’s touring ensemble. "Tubman to Today: "A Legacy of Leadership."
When: Thursday, July 13, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Come enjoy a talented group of Rochester singers perform musical tributes to the leadership, vision, and creativity that have put Rochester on the map for human rights, women’s suffrage, and equality. 2017 is the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State. This concert will feature a musical profile of Harriet Tubman, songs from the suffragist era, and classics from the American songbook.  


Maker Camp
When: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Each week we’ll have a hands-on activity in the Maker’s Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 


Check back for a list of weekly activities.

For students entering grades 5-12.
Registration required.


Maker Camp
When: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Each week we’ll have a hands-on activity in the Maker’s Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 


Check back for a list of weekly activities.

For students entering grades 5-12.
Registration required.


ACT Practice Test
When: Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Chariot Learning presents a full length, proctored ACT test. All tests begin promptly at scheduled times. Students should bring pencils, snacks, watches, and calculators. 


Registration required.


Maker Camp
When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Each week we’ll have a hands-on activity in the Maker’s Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 


Check back for a list of weekly activities.

For students entering grades 5-12.
Registration required.


Maker Camp
When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at 1839 Maker’s Lab

Each week we’ll have a hands-on activity in the Maker’s Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 


Check back for a list of weekly activities.

For students entering grades 5-12.
Registration required.


Great Library Escape!
When: Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

You’ve heard of escape rooms, but never before have you experienced one like this! This challenge is custom made for the Irondequoit Library and will take you all over the building looking for clues and solving puzzles!

For students entering grades 6-12

Registration required