Teen Day – Wed 25 April 2018 – 10.00-19.00
We hope to see you there!

All events will take place in the City Library, Grand Parade.             

Cork City Libraries’ Teen Day 2018, organised by our Teen Committee, includes writing workshops, quizzes, cardboard cosplay, board games, an open mic and much more. Attend events throughout the day for your chance to win a prize hamper!  Events are free and open to 13 – 18 year olds.  For further information contact eibhlin_cassidy@corkcity.ie

 

Welcome from City Librarian                                                                                    10.30

Launch of Teen Comic by Eoin Coveney                                                                  10.35

Announcement of Short Story Competition winner by judge, Kevin Doyle     10.40

Teen Committee Open Invite to Teen Day events                                                  10.50

Unfinished Book Launch                                                                                             11.15

 

Teen Graphic Novel Workshop

Eoin Coveney will facilitate an open workshop for teenagers.

Location: Thomas Davis Room, City Library, Grand Parade           Time: 11.00 

  

Speed Dating With Books

Can’t find the right book for you?  Look no further. Our book matchmakers will be on hand to help you find the book of your dreams.  All you need to bring is an open mind! Suitable for Teenagers 13+

Location: Children’s Library, City Library, Grand Parade                 Time: 11.00 

 

Teen Quiz

Join the fun with our Teen Committee

Location: Children’s Library, City Library, Grand Parade                 Time: 12.00 

 

Cardboard Cosplay Challenge

Do you have what it takes to win our cardboard cosplay challenge?

Location: Children’s Library, City Library, Grand Parade                 Time: 13.00 

 

LGBT Representation in Young Adult Fiction

E.R. Murray will lead a discussion on LGBT representation and stereotype in Young Adult Fiction

Location: Thomas Davis Room, City Library, Grand Parade            Time: 13.00 

 

How to Write a Novel-An Introduction          

So, you want to write a book but have no idea how to begin?  Or you’ve started a novel and can’t get past the first few chapters?  Join award-winning author E.R. Murray as she delves into the world of novel writing.  Topics covered will include; where ideas come from and how they evolve into a story, writing what we know vs. making it up, how to create believable characters and gripping settings, and how to get started and keep going.  Elizabeth will also read extracts from her work and answer your questions about your writing.

Location: Thomas Davis Room, City Library, Grand Parade           Time: 14.30 

 

Mindfulness for Teens

Join Martyna Maciejowska who will lead a discussion on stress and how to manage it for teenagers, followed by a guided meditation

Location: Children’s Library, City Library, Grand Parade                 Time: 14.00 

 

Youth Drama Workshop

Facilitated by Judie Chalmers F.L.C.M. of The New Renaissance School of Shakespearean Drama

Location: Children’s Library, City Library, Grand Parade                 Time: 15.15 

 

Song writing 101

Join Amy Snow for an introduction to song writing for beginners.

Location: Children’s Library, City Library, Grand Parade                 Time: 16.30 

 

Open Mic Event

Amy Snow will open this year’s teen open mic event. Always a fun way to end Teen Day this event is a chance for young people to perform for their peers.

Location: Children’s Library, City Library, Grand Parade                 Time: 17.45 

 


Teen day is organised in conjunction with Cork City Libraries’ Teen Committee
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