Middle School

Middle School Programs

Stop by the library and participate in any of the programs
No need to register, unless otherwise noted.
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CATSS | Wednesday Waves | Maker Camp


CATSS:  Cool Awesome Teen Students of Summit

Monday-Friday:  3-4:30 PM, Grades 6 and up.

CATSS is the library’s drop-in after-school program for middle school students. Stop by and hang out in the Hickok Room.  Participate in crafts, tech programs, video games, and other activities, or just start your homework.


3-4 PM in the Hickok Room:  Crafty CATSS:Stop by the library and hang out and do crafts with Ms. Ann-Marie.
4-5:30 PM:  2nd and 4th Mondays in the Hickok Room
Chess Corner:  Learn to play chess with nationally ranked teen chess players
4-5:30 PM: 1st and 3rd Mondays in the Hickok Room
Rubik’s Cube Corner:  Learn the basics of speed cube with nationally ranked teen Speed Cube players

Tuesdays and Thursdays:

Hang out with Hannah!: 
You can play games (board games AND video games), do a craft, and/or just hang out!


Service Days: 
Stop by and do odd jobs as directed by the Youth Services library staff. If you need it, you can earn community service credit for participating.


Book Bunch:

Get first dibs on the library’s new fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novels for grades 6 and up. Participate in book and reading related activities: Blackout poetry, Book Spine poetry, Book Discussions, Book & a Movie discussions, readout presentations and more!
Take home a book bundle: Create a list of your favorite books, and talk about them. Earn 2 hours of community service for the following:
  • Taking home an advanced reader copy of the book, reading it, and writing a review about it
  • Checking out a book in the library, reading it, reviewing it, and submitting your review to the library.

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Wednesday Waves (Grades 6+)

Wednesdays @ 5 PM

Water and beach themed crafts and activities especially for middle and high school students

6/15/22: Ocean VR–Bring your phone and come along for an underwater adventure using Virtual Reality!
6/22/22: Seascape–Dreaming of the beach? Come to the library and create your own miniature seascape.
6/29/22: Viking Game Night–Join us for a night full of ocean ispired board games; including Tablut, Battleship, and Forbidden Island.
7/6/22: Boat Races–Create your own boat and set sail! Winner of the race will receive a prize.
7/13/22: DIY Jellyfish
7/20/22: Community Clean-Up Front Lawn Help clean-up litter in the front yard of the library.
7/27/22: Seashell Jewelry–
8/3/22: Mini Element Jars–Ever wish to carry the elements around your in pocket? Now you can! Come over to the library and create your own pocket sized element jar.
8/10/22: Sea Glass Picture Frames–Want to frame your favorite summer memory? Come down to the library and make a sea glass picture frame for your favorite summer memory.

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Maker Camp (Grades 4-8)

Thursdays @4 PM, Hickok Room, unless otherwise noted

Intermediate and advanced science and engineering and tech projects.

6/16/22: Giant kahoot:
6/23/22: Eyes of the wild (Liss Room)
6/30/22: Water Pods
7/7/22: Lego Club: Sunken Cities
7/14/22: Anglerfish Paper circuit
7/21/22: Orbeez Crafts
7/28/22: Engineering Challenges
8/4/22: Liquid Science
8/11/22: Let’s Make Movies
8/18/22: End of Summer Carnival

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