Teen Programs

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YAK

YAK!

What is YAK! ?

YAK! is a weekly club for teens in grades 7-12 to come hang out, have fun, try new things, make friends and more. Each week is something different. Past YAK! Activities have included launching rockets, creating “Frankentoys,” going on scavenger hunts, and solving murder mysteries. Snacks and drinks are always served.

Join us in the library’s Meeting Room each Tuesday at 3:45 pm for YAK!

Upcoming YAK Events:

  • June 4, 2019  3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
    Meeting Room, , ACPL-1st-Large Meeting Room (100)

    A program for teens, planned by teens. Snacks & Drinks provided. Grades 7-12. This week we will be making galaxy slime and talking about Summer Reading!
  • June 11, 2019  3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
    Meeting Room, , ACPL-1st-Large Meeting Room (100)

    A program for teens, planned by teens. Snacks & Drinks provided. Grades 7-12. This week we will be making calm down jars and getting mental health tips from a counselor.
  • June 18, 2019  3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
    Meeting Room, , ACPL-1st-Large Meeting Room (100)

    A program for teens, planned by teens. Snacks & Drinks provided. Grades 7-12. This week we will be heading over to the Coe Makerspace to learn more about what they do.
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Other Events
for teens

Stargazing at the Library

Join the UW Planetarium at the Albany County Public Library for an evening of stargazing. 
Friday, June 7th @ 5:30 pm  – Meeting Room


Space Jam

Come watch Space Jam with a full interactive experience.
Saturday, June 29th @1:00 p.m.  – Meeting Room


Movie at the Planetarium

To Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing by joining ACPL at the UW Planetarium for the film Dawn of the Space Age
Saturday, July 20th @2:00 p.m. and 7 p.m. – UW Planetarium


Weekly Game Night (An all-ages event)

Game night is a weekly event for families and friends of all ages to hang out together and play board games. We have everything from classic games like Chutes & Ladders and Scrabble, to the newest games on the market. Snacks and drinks are provided.
Tuesdays at 7:00 pm –  Meeting Room


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