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Activities for Young Adults  MPL TAG_Event Photo

The Melissa Public Library has expanded its activities and programs targeted to young adults through our Teen Activities Group or TAG as it is also known. TAG offers weekly meetings and activities intended for ages 8 to 18. Beginning in February 2018 we have also added a new monthly program - STEAM Saturdays!

Teen Activities Group (TAG) Weekly Meetings

Ages 8 -18 meet EACH THURSDAY, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.  
If you are interested in a service project, leadership opportunities and some teen fun, stop in and bring a friend. 

STEAM Saturdays - NEW!
Starting in February 2018 the Melissa Public Library will offer monthly STEAM programs targeted to tweens and teens, ages 8-18. STEAM is an educational approach to learning that focuses on science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. 
steam fun at library

Email jnehls@cityofmelissa.com for more information.

Here's what we have planned this Spring:

April 2018
  • April 12 – Fandom Night! This Fandom Night, since it falls on Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) Day, we will be reading our favorite lines from tv shows, passages from books, excerpts from fanfiction! Bring something to read aloud!

  • April 19 – Coding Fun! Come play a coding game that is NOT on the computer!

  • April 21 – STEAM Saturday (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) –Coding Fun! Come play a coding game that is NOT on the computer!

  • April 26 – Miss Jennifer’s Birthday AND GAME NIGHT! We will have Smash Bag and Truth or Dare with a balloon twist!

May 2018
  • May 3 – Living the Pac-man Life! We will be playing life sized Pac-Man!

  • May 10 – Mom’s are AMAZING! We are making our mom’s, grandma’s, aunts, etc. Your-Amazing-Grams!

  • May 17 – Fandom Night – Bring something to share about your fandom!

  • May 19 – STEAM Saturday (11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.) – Coding.org Learn more about coding from this interactive website!

  • May 24 – Coding.org Learn more about coding from this interactive website!

  • May 31 – END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR PARTY! Come celebrate with us as school starts coming to an end and summer is kicking off!

June 2018
  • June 23 - Celebration of Freedom fun! Stay tuned!
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  • June 30 – SATURDAY, Babysitting Class NOTE NEW DATE!!! - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a private company supplying the class instruction. Cost = $50.  Learn CPR, first aid, and more! Must have 5 registered by June 25 to hold the class.  Email jnehls@cityofmelissa.com or stop by the library with your completed form. 

*Note activities are subject to change, so if you have any questions please contact jnehls@cityofmelissa.com for more information.

Updated: 4/10/18

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