Youth Activities

Share ideas, stories, and favorite books/movies/music in our online youth space: the Silver City Public Library Youth Facebook page. This page is for youth only! To receive updates about activities for youth at the library, click here to join the email list.

2017 Summer Reading Program

WildWorks: Maker Camp

On Thursdays at 4:00pm we will have hands-on projects and experiments designed for tweens and teens ages 10 and up. This summer the projects are part of Maker Camp, an initiative sponsored by Make: Magazine.
June 8: Spudmarine
June 15: Stomp Rockets
June 22: Seed Bombs
June 29: Harry Potter crafts
July 6: Animal Shelter Toys
July 13: MakeyMakey Operation

Teen Hangouts

A large group of young people play games at the teen hangout on Friday, June 9, 2017.Fridays during library open hours (10:00am-5:00pm), our multipurpose room is available for youth ages 10+ to hang out, play video games, challenge each other to board games, listen to music, and more.

These events are free. No registration is necessary. Geared to ages 10+.

Special thanks to the Friends of the Library for making WildWorks and the whole Summer Reading Program possible.

Are you interested in some of these activities, but can’t make it? Do you have other ideas for events you would like to have at the library? Are you interested in movies, music, art, technology, gaming, chess, books, manga, or something else? Let us know by posting on Facebook, commenting on this page, emailing ref@silvercitymail.com or calling 575-538-3672. Chris or Lillian will get your message!