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11 Jun 2022 Sub Window Wall Art Contest 6/11/2022 - 7/11/2022

Sub Window Wall Art Contest June 11-July 11, 2022

A fin-tastic creative challenge!
Water you doing this summer? Join this turtle-y awesome contest where you craft a literal pop art piece! Make a submarine window with an under-the-sea scene; real or fantasy, with any art media you’d like to use. All entries will be displayed in the library for a community vote—winners get prizes!

• For: teens in Grade 7-12 or 2022 high school grads.
• Registration Opens: June 1
• Kit Pick-Up: June 11 • Entry Deadline: July 11 (Bring it to the library’s front desk!) • Each kit contains: (sub window) a 5.5” clear, plastic dome and (sub window ring) a 7” cardboard circle base.

Sign up here! Check out the full Young Adult “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Program calendar handout here.

 

18 Jun 2022 Coconut Soy Candle 6/18/2022 - 7/2/2022
Coconut Soy Candle (Teen Kit) June 18, 2022

Craft an easy coconut candle with seafoam pigment! Microwave or stove required. 20 spots available.

• For: teens in Grade 7-12 or 2022 high school grads.
• Registration Opens: June 1
• Pick-Up Time Window: June 18-July 2

Sign up here! Check out the full Young Adult “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Program calendar handout here.

18 Jun 2022 Butterflies in the Sky 6/18/2022 - 7/2/2022
Butterflies In The Sky (Teen Kit) June 18, 2022

DIY room décor: make a fluffy, light-up paper lantern cloud with “floating” butterflies! 20 spots available.

• For: teens in Grade 7-12 or 2022 high school grads.
• Registration Opens: June 1
• Pick-Up Time Window: June 18-July 2

Sign up here! Check out the full Young Adult “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Program calendar handout here.

18 Jun 2022 Clownfish Aquarium 6/18/2022 - 7/2/2022
Clownfish Aquarium (Teen Kit) June 18, 2022

Under-the-sea papercraft: assemble a beautiful 3D clownfish diorama with kelp and an anemone! 20 spots available.

• For: teens in Grade 7-12 or 2022 high school grads.
• Registration Opens: June 1
• Pick-Up Time Window: June 18-July 2

Sign up here! Check out the full Young Adult “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Program calendar handout here.

20 Jun 2022 Teen "Nailed It!" Contest 6/20/2022 - 7/16/2022
Teen “Nailed It!” Contest (Virtual Event) June 1-July 16, 2022

Join our third annual virtual baking contest: compete at recreating a (semi-)difficult recipe from the comfort of your own kitchen!

Starting June 1:
Register for the contest here!

Starting June 20:
The 2022 recipe reveal: contestants will receive a photo and basic recipes, which they may then bake and submit anytime up to the entry deadline: Saturday, July 16 by 11:59 PM!

• For: teens in Grade 7-12 or 2022 high school grads.
• Contestants may submit up to five, good-quality photos as their entry. • Contestants may also share extra behind-the-scenes photos or videos for bonus SLP prize points on Beanstack! • See the 2021 Teen “Nailed It!” Contest on the BPL Instagram (@bellevuepubliclibrary): #teennailedit2021

Community Vote:
Choose your favorite entries online from July 22-26! Check back on the library web site and social media for the voting link.

• Grand Prize: $50
• Two Runner-Ups: $25 each

Check out the full Young Adult “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Program calendar handout here.

25 Jun 2022 Tub Tea 6/25/2022 - 7/9/2022

Tub Tea (Teen Kit)

June 25, 2022

 

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Make a soothing herb, salt, and oil blend for your next warm bath! 20 spots available.

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• Pick-Up Time Window: June 25-July 9 

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25 Jun 2022 Smiley Flower Jewelry 6/25/2022 - 7/9/2022
Smiley Flower Jewelry (Teen Kit) June 25, 2022

Fashion a smiley flower charm necklace or belt chain in beaded rainbow colors! 20 spots available.

• For: teens in Grade 7-12 or 2022 high school grads.
• Registration Opens: June 1
• Pick-Up Time Window: June 25-July 9

Sign up here! Check out the full Young Adult “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Program calendar handout here.

25 Jun 2022 Chopped @ Home: Premium Pasta 6/25/2022 - 7/3/2022

Chopped @ Home: Premium Pasta (Teen Kit) June 25, 2022

Two monthly food face-offs! Create a delicious meal or treat with our <b>mystery ingredient kits</b>! Choose the recipe based on the theme and whip up something yummy using the kit—and anything in your kitchen! Supplies limited.

Contestants have the week following kit pick-up to make and submit their entry. (All participation details are included in the kit.) Check out the Chopped Showcase on library social media to see all the entries and vote! Each winner will get a cool kitchen gadget and major bragging rights!

• For: teens in Grade 7-12 or 2022 high school grads. 

• Registration Opens: June 1 

• Kit Pick-Up Starts: June 25

• Please pick up the kit ASAP.

• Contest Entry Deadline: July 3   

Sign up here! Check out the full Young Adult “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Program calendar handout here.

 

28 Jun 2022 Virtual Teen Trivia: Ocean Life (Real or Not?!) 6/28/2022 - 7/4/2022
Virtual Teen Trivia: Ocean Life (Real or Not?!) June 28-July 4, 2022

Fire up your mind with ocean trivia! Sign up to participate and receive a Kahoot access code. You can do the trivia any time when it’s live. Win the round, win a prize!

• For: teens in Grade 7-12 or 2022 high school grads.
• Registration Opens: June 1
• Live Trivia Window: June 28-July 4 • Theme: Ocean Life (Real or Not?!)

Sign up here! Check out the full Young Adult “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Program calendar handout here.

30 Jun 2022 Break-In Bag #1: Rescue the Baby Seal! 6/30/2022 - 7/16/2022
Break-In Bag #1: Rescue The Baby Seal! (Teen Kit) June 30, 2022

Crack the puzzles, get the loot! Can you rescue the baby seal? Solve the puzzle packet to discover the three numbers that will unlock the loot bag (full of goodies)! PLUS: one participant will get a special prize--look for the lucky ticket! 20 spots available.

• For: teens in Grade 7-12 or 2022 high school grads.
• Registration Opens: June 1
• Pick-Up Time Window: June 30-July 16

Sign up here! Check out the full Young Adult “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Program calendar handout here.

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24 May 2022

"Oceans of Possibilities" Summer Programs

June 1 - July 31

Subject line: "Oceans of Possibilities" Summer Programs (June 1-July 31) ---------------------------- Young Adult • 2022 "Oceans of Possibilities" Summer Library...
20 May 2022

100 Books Challenge

Teen Activity

100 Book Challenge (Teen) Ongoing Can you read 100 books? Join other teens in the ultimate personal reading challenge! Earn rewards for every 25 books you read, with a goal of reaching 100...
11 April 2022

“Oceans of Possibilities” Bookmark Contest

April 3 - May 22

Design an ocean-themed bookmark! We will print and share the winning entries to promote our upcoming “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Library Programs at the Bellevue Public Library...

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