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Teen Lit Takeover

October 10 – November 19, 2022:

Meet young adult authors and participate in fun events through Teen Lit Takeover at Twin Cities Metro libraries. With more than 60 events planned throughout the metro, there are lots of opportunities to celebrate teen literature, explore reading and writing, and connect with teens and authors.

Stillwater Events

Here’s what’s happening in-person in Stillwater:

Let’s Clay – Miniature Snacks for Teens: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Create a miniature pretend picnic! Using oven-safe polymer clay, learn how to prep your materials, shape and form different types of snacks, add expressive details, and receive instructions on how to bake your pretend snacks at home so they’re ready for your next cookout.  Use them for decoration, play, or turn them into charms! Space is limited. Registration required. For ages 11-17.

Teen Zines – The Art of Self-Publishing: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Even in our increasingly digital world, the popularity of zines is booming! In this class we will each design our own 4-8 page ‘zine,’ a.k.a. a self-published mini book meant for distribution to a small audience. Zines can be about any subject from politics to make-up tutorials to poetry! We will use many different techniques to fill our zines including collage, drawing, printing, and hand-drawn elements. If you have something to tell the world, then this is an art for you! Registration required. For ages 11-17.

Virtual Author Talks

Connect online with popular YA authors.

Jennifer Nielsen: Tuesday, October 18 | 7 PM

Nic Stone: Wednesday, October 19 | 7 PM

Karen McManus: Monday, October 24 | 7 PM

Ruth Sepetys: Wednesday, November 2 | 5 PM

Adam Silvera: Monday, November 7 | 7 PM

Anton Treuer: Thursday, November 10 | 7 PM

Alison McGhee: Saturday, November 12 | 1:30 PM

Junauda Petrus-Nasah: Monday, November 14 & Tuesday, November 15 | 7 PM

Cassandra Clare: Thursday, November 17 | 7 PM

Teen Lit Authors

Full Teen Lit Takeover Event Calendar

Check out all 60+ programs throughout the metro!