December Events & Activities for Teens

Join us for these events and activities at the library in December! | Teens

December Events & Activities for Teens

winter PINECONE gnome take and make

East Springfield Branch
Thursday, December 1 – Saturday, December 31 | Open Hours | Ages 5-18

Come pick up a Winter Pinecone gnome kit to make your very own good luck gnome! The kit contains everything you need, but you can add to it with whatever you have at home.

Sparkling Snowflakes for Everyone

Indian Orchard Branch
Saturday, December 3 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM| Children & Teens

Using a variety of materials we will create sparkling snowflakes to hang in your windows or on your tree. For ages 8 and up. For more information please call 413-263-6846.

build a gingerbread house

East Springfield Branch
Saturday, December 10 | 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM| All Ages

Get into the festive holiday spirit by making gingerbread houses with graham crackers and decorate it with sweets! While supplies last.

Jewelry workshop: earrings

Central Library
Saturday, December 10 | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | Ages 12-19 | Register

Come to the teen room and create a unique pair of earrings for you to keep or to gift to someone special! All supplies provided!

hot chocolate in a jar

Brightwood Branch
Tuesday, December 13 | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM| Children & Teens

Short on time or money for a holiday gift? Or simply looking to have something handy for a cold winter’s day? Come down to Brightwood to make your very own Hot Chocolate in a jar using marshmallows, chocolate chips and more! Supplies and refreshments will be provided.

paint and sip

Central Library
Monday, December 19 | 4:00-5:30 PM | Ages 12-19 | Register

Join us in the teen room for a refreshing afternoon of art! Paint your own masterpiece, while you enjoy a soft drink you created from our juice bar! Keep your painting for your space, or gift it to someone special!


Indian Orchard Branch
Wednesday, December 21| 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM | Ages 11-18 | Register

Make a Snow Globe necklace for yourself or as a stocking stuffer. Indian Orchard Library Community Room. Preregistration required. Preregister online or by calling 413-263-6846.


Central Library
Thursday, December 29 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM | Ages 12-19

We made it through 2022! Come to the teen room and sing your goodbyes to 2022, while enjoying food, and other New Years’ fun! Let’s welcome 2023 together!