ZB Teens

Programs in The Sandbox are for teens in grades 6-12, but some programs are open to kids in grade 5 and others are even open to adults! Check the current calendar for program dates and age ranges.


Harry Potter Trivia Nite (1)

the realm


Do you love comic books and graphic novels? Then join The Realm: Comic Discussion Group! Each month we will read two different graphic novels and discuss the books over snacks. Pick up copies of the books in The Sandbox office (inside Information Services) when you register. Please have each each book read before coming the discussion group.

This month we will be reading Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan and Ms. Marvel:No Normal by G. Willow Wilson.
Paper Girls is a starts in the early hours of Halloween in 1988. Four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time.
Ms. Marvel features Kamala Khan, an ordinary girl from Jersey City- until she’s suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts! But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm!

career day


SHIP IN VOLUME websiteHave you wanted to sign up for OwlCrate but don’t want to drop the cash? Then sign up for our Ship in Volume Book Subscription Box and you will get a new YA book and a box full of themed goodies. What’s even better? You get to keep the box and everything inside!

This subscription box will be limited to ten people per month, and you may register for all three months. If no spots are available, you will be placed on a waiting list. To subscribe to our subscription box, simply email elisem@zblibrary.org or message ZB Teens on Facebook (ZB Teens) or Instagram (@bees_in_the_hive) with your name and email address. We will notify you when your box is ready for pick up at the library! Your box will be held for pick up at the desk in The Sandbox for one week after you have been notified. If you fail to pick up your box, it will go to the next person on the list.
April – We Ship It! (Romance)
May- All the Feels (Realistic Fiction)
June – A Whole New World (Fantasy)

Ongoing Activities

Join the Resistance Teen Book Discussion Group


Do you like to read and discuss books? Do you like free ice cream or coffee?  Join the Resistance, a teen book club that meets at Callie’s Coffee Bar at the Inn at Market Square.


goodbye days

May Discussion:

Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

June 14, 2018


The Makerspace: The Sandbox


We are located in the Information Services Department of the library where the old computer lab used to be. In The Hive, you’ll find a 3D printer, art supplies of all kinds, jewelry making supplies, electronic circuitry boards, and so much more.


Please click this link for programming information

Printable Sandbox calendar for May

Printable Sandbox calendar for June

Please visit our calendar online for full details regarding the programs we offer. You can also like our Facebook page for updates, event details, and more.

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