Youth Services

After walking through the external doors, you will pass through a second set of internal doors. Youth Services is located on the right, with a desk area labeled "Youth Services." Learn more at

DIY Anime: Engrish Karuta

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Karuta is a traditional Japanese matching game. In it, a poem is read and players attempt to find the matching 2nd half of the poem before their opponent.  Since we can’t read Japanese, we’ll be mixing it up a bit by using classic English poetry with a Japanese twist!

DIY Anime: Kokeshi Dolls

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Kokeshi are cute little dolls originally given away at hot springs.  Traditionally made by carving wood, we’ll show you a simple way to make your own at home!

DIY Anime: Karaoke

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

We’ll be belting out our favorite anime songs until the tomatoes come flying!  Grab your friends and sing to your heart’s content!

DIY Anime: Operation Green Team & Cherry Blossom Art

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Operation Green Team will be giving tips on responsibly caring for the earth (so we don’t end up in a Nausicaa or Origin–type situation).  Afterwards, we will create easy Cherry Blossom paintings to take home!

DIY Anime: Soot Sprite Cookies

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Indulge your sweet tooth AND your anime obsession by learning to make cookies that look like Miyazaki’s Soot Sprites!  These are super-easy no-bake delights that even beginning cooks can make!

Anime Beach Ball

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Every comic anime has a beach episode, right?  And we are no exception!  (Except that we’re not *technically* an anime, but whatever.)  Get into your beach-comber cosplay duds and join us for a party at Library Beach. 

Mollie Panel

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

We’re giving our favorite Mollie an hour to talk about anything she wants.  It could be anything - Homestuck, Hetalia, Touhou, Magica Madoka, Lolita, cosplay, high school, college, what she had for breakfast—we don’t know!  We only know that it will be interesting!

Christmas-In-July Anime Marathon

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:30am - 5:30pm

Christmas decorations, Christmas treats, Christmas music, and best of all: Christmas episodes from some of your favorite anime!

Anime Birthday Bash

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

A birthday party for America, Emily,,...oh, yeah, Canadia!

Hetalia: Ask A Country

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Meet the countries of the sensational webcomic/anime Hetalia!  Ask them all your burning questions like, what kind of hair products does Germany use?  Is Greece taking anything for hypersomnia?  How does America know what petrified couch stuffing tastes like? 

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