Ben May Main Library

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email lcoleman@mplonline.org.


West Regional Branch

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571.

Moorer/Spring Hill Branch

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

Ben May Main Library: (251) 208-7086

  • Tuesdays for Teens @ 2:00 p.m.

    • June 6th:  Beat the Heat Anime!
      Big Windup  TV-PG

    • June 13th:  3D Pens
      Get creative with 3D Pens!

    • June 20th:  Cupcake Wars!
      Crazy toppings & tasty treats

    • June 27th:  Beat the Heat Anime!
      FLCL  TV-14

    • July 11th:  Get Your Game On
      Videogames, basketball, ping pong & more!

    • July 18th:  Library Breakout
      Can you solve the puzzle and escape the Library?

    • July 25th:  Watergun Fight!
      Waterguns provided. Bring your own towel.

  • Chess Club: Tuesdays @ 4:00 p.m.
    Beginners and experienced players are welcome.


West Regional Branch: (251) 340-8571

  • Chess Club: Mondays @ 4:00 p.m.
    Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

  • Tuesdays for Teens @ 2:00 p.m.

    • June 6th:  Wire Wrap Rings
      Kick-off the summer with some new bling!

    • June 13th:  Corkboard Dartboards
      Want a dartboard but no money?

    • June 20th:  Finger Knitting
      Want to knit but no needles?

    • June 27th:  Origami Bookmarks
      Always need a bookmark but can't ever find one?

    • July 11th:  Duck Tape Phone Case
      Learn how to use duct tape to make a phone case.

    • July 18th:  Origami Ninja Stars
      Learn how to make ninja stars out of paper!

    • July 25th:  Memory Box
      Create your own box to store great summer memories!

  • Saturday Anime: @ 2:00 p.m.
    Join our Anime Club for two hours of some of your favorite Anime films.

June 3 - July 29
Events for Teens

Moorer/Spring Hill Branch: (250) 470-7770

  • Tinker Tuesday: @ 4:00 p.m.

    • June 13th: Tiny Dancers
      Make a wire sculpture “dance” by using electricity and electromagnetism to create a homopolar motor.

    • June 27th: Rubber Band Cars
      Design your own small car and power it with rubber bands!

    • July 11th: Straw Roller Coasters
      Build a roller coaster for a ping pong ball out of straws, glue, and a cardboard box.

    • July 25th: Candy Maze Craze
      Design & create your game from candy!

  • Game On!: Thursdays @ 4:00 p.m.
    June 1st, 15th, 29th & July 13th, 27th
    Enjoy Tournament style video gaming and favorite board games.
    All Ages

  • Teen Book Yak & Movie Snack: Fridays @ 2:00 p.m.

    • June 9th: Bridge to Terabithia
      Two kids have adventures in a fantasy kingdom they create in their minds.
      Runs 95 mins. & rated PG

    • June 23th: The Secret Life of Bees
      A young girl and her nanny take up residence with a trio of independent African-American sisters who own their own honey farm.
      Runs 110 mins. & rated PG 13

    • July 7th: Because of Winn Dixie
      A heartwarming "tail" of a young girl whose life is changed by a scruffy, fun-loving pooch she names Winn-Dixie.
      Runs 106 mins. & rated PG

    • July 21st: The Book Thief
      The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany.
      Runs 131 mins. & rated PG-13

  • South Alabama Chess Club: Saturday @ 3:00 p.m.
    June 3rd & July 29th
    Learn to play chess or improve your skills.
    All Ages