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April, 2020

Mixxed Fit

Apr
11

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Mixxed fit class is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. Beginners are welcome. 

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Saturday Crafternoon

Apr
11

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Come by the Teen Center for an afternoon of crafts! Must be ages 12 to 18!

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Compassion Cultivation Training

Apr
11

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Class Description: The CCT Course is designed to help us deepen our compassion for ourselves and others. It consists of eight two-hour classes with each class focused on a particular theme related to developing our ability to be compassionate to all beings. Each class builds on the teaching of the prior week. The classes consist of in class guided meditations and group exercises and discussions. In addition, students have access to online guided meditations to listen to at home. The focus of each class is set out below.

Week One: Settling and Focusing the Mind/Theme: Settling the mind and becoming more aware of our thoughts, emotions, and actions.

Week Two: Loving-Kindness and Compassion for a Loved One/Theme: Becoming aware of our natural capacity to connect and care.

Week Three: Compassion for Oneself/Theme: Self-acceptance and being kinder to ourselves.

Week Four: Loving Kindness for Oneself/Themes: Being a friend to ourselves, embracing our natural aspiration for happiness, and gratitude.

Week Five: Embracing Shared Common Humanity and Developing Appreciation for Others/Themes: Cultivating a feeling of connection with others; appreciating the contributions of others to our lives.

Week Six: Cultivating Compassion for Others/Theme: Widening the circle of our compassion.

Week Seven: Active Compassion Practice/Theme: Making our compassion more embodied and active.

Week 8: Integrated Daily Compassion Cultivation Practice/Theme: Integrating Compassion into all areas of our life; merging all of the previous steps into a single meditation practice

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Jumbo LEGO Blocks (Argenta Youth Services Dept.)

Apr
13

Monday, April 13, 2020

Come play with our BIG Lego blocks at the Argenta Branch Library!

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
13

Monday, April 13, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Meditation and Mindfulness (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
13

Monday, April 13, 2020

Sit back and unspool your mind with body scan meditation

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Teen Movie Monday

Apr
13

Monday, April 13, 2020

Join us every Monday for exciting movies! Must be ages 12 to 18!

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Ultramodern Computer Business

Apr
14

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Social media is very common in our world.  Have you ever wondered how you could use it for your business or professional development?  


In this course we are going to be discussing how you can use Video, Audio, Written Word, Images, and artwork to build and manage communities to:
  1. Establish Authority in your niche
  2. Engage with the greater community
  3. Generate Top-of-the-funnel attraction for you or your project

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
14

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Jigsaw Puzzles (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
14

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The Argenta Youth Sevices Dept. has some new jigsaw puzzles! Are up for the challenge to complete our large 100 piece puzzles?

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Teen Center Game Show

Apr
14

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The Teen Center staff has created a collection of quizzes and challenges to test your knowledge and skills. Do you think you can win? Must be ages 12 to 18!

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
15

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Bomb Squad (Argenta Youth Services Dept.)

Apr
15

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Group based problem solving program that uses the video game, KEEP TALKING AND NOBODY EXPLODES.

You try to defuse bombs in this game. One person is the defuser, the others are experts. The defuser is the only one that can see the bomb. They describe what they see. The experts determine how to solve the different modules on the bomb before it explodes. Communication is KEY! Quick thinking is key. Solve all the modules before the time runs out!

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Teen Gaming

Apr
15

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Enjoy playing games this afternoon on  XBOX and PlayStation with your fellow teens. Ages 12-18 only!

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Storytime (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
16

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Join us for stories, crafts and more at storytime! Ages: 2-5yrs old

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
16

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Teen Mini Dodgeball

Apr
16

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Come join us to play a friendly game of dodgeball! Team up with or against Teen Center staff in various challenges. Must be ages 12 to 18!

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Springtime wreath craft

Apr
16

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Learn to create a Springtime wreath out of an embroidery hoop. 


Free and open to the public.

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
17

Friday, April 17, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Flashback Friday

Apr
17

Friday, April 17, 2020

Come by the Teen Center and enjoy watching some older shows for a nostalgic trip down memory lane! Must be ages 12 to 18!

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Teen Gaming

Apr
18

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Come by and play one of our available Playstation 4, XBox One, and maybe even a Nintendo Switch game! Must be ages 12 to 18 and you must have your own library card!

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Mixxed Fit

Apr
18

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Mixxed fit class is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. Beginners are welcome. 

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Compassion Cultivation Training

Apr
18

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Class Description: The CCT Course is designed to help us deepen our compassion for ourselves and others. It consists of eight two-hour classes with each class focused on a particular theme related to developing our ability to be compassionate to all beings. Each class builds on the teaching of the prior week. The classes consist of in class guided meditations and group exercises and discussions. In addition, students have access to online guided meditations to listen to at home. The focus of each class is set out below.

Week One: Settling and Focusing the Mind/Theme: Settling the mind and becoming more aware of our thoughts, emotions, and actions.

Week Two: Loving-Kindness and Compassion for a Loved One/Theme: Becoming aware of our natural capacity to connect and care.

Week Three: Compassion for Oneself/Theme: Self-acceptance and being kinder to ourselves.

Week Four: Loving Kindness for Oneself/Themes: Being a friend to ourselves, embracing our natural aspiration for happiness, and gratitude.

Week Five: Embracing Shared Common Humanity and Developing Appreciation for Others/Themes: Cultivating a feeling of connection with others; appreciating the contributions of others to our lives.

Week Six: Cultivating Compassion for Others/Theme: Widening the circle of our compassion.

Week Seven: Active Compassion Practice/Theme: Making our compassion more embodied and active.

Week 8: Integrated Daily Compassion Cultivation Practice/Theme: Integrating Compassion into all areas of our life; merging all of the previous steps into a single meditation practice

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Jumbo LEGO Blocks (Argenta Youth Services Dept.)

Apr
20

Monday, April 20, 2020

Come play with our BIG Lego blocks at the Argenta Branch Library!

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
20

Monday, April 20, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Argenta Monday Movies

Apr
20

Monday, April 20, 2020

Adults...Join us for a Monday Movie. Movies begin at 1:00. Popcorn and cold beverages are served. Please call the Branch 687-1061 for current movie title.

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Meditation and Mindfulness (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
20

Monday, April 20, 2020

Sit back and unspool your mind with body scan meditation

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Teen Movie Monday

Apr
20

Monday, April 20, 2020

Join us every Monday for exciting movies! Must be ages 12 to 18!

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Ultramodern Computer Business

Apr
21

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Social media is very common in our world.  Have you ever wondered how you could use it for your business or professional development?  


In this course we are going to be discussing how you can use Video, Audio, Written Word, Images, and artwork to build and manage communities to:
  1. Establish Authority in your niche
  2. Engage with the greater community
  3. Generate Top-of-the-funnel attraction for you or your project

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Kids Kitchen (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
21

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

During this program, kids can make a snack to enjoy while visiting the Argenta Youth Services Dept.         

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
21

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Bingo

Apr
21

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Eat, Play, Win at the Library! Bingo is free, refreshments are served, come have some fun with us!

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Kids Kitchen (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
21

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

During this program, kids and make a snack to enjoy while visiting the Argenta Youth Services Dept. 

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Can Ya Dig It?

Apr
21

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

With Earth Day coming up, the Teen Center is offering an opportunity to test your own green thumbs! Be prepped on the requirements for caring for succulents, and begin the path to growing your own! Must be ages 12 to 18!

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
22

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Mini D&D (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
22

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Ages 11-18 are invited to select from a variety of pre-made characters to explore a dungeon, and along the way, they may decide to disarm traps, save a village, or make a deal with a dragon. This streamlined version of D&D 5th edition is designed to encourage teamwork and problem solving while fostering an interest in pen and paper adventures.

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Teen Gaming

Apr
22

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Enjoy playing games this afternoon on  XBOX and PlayStation with your fellow teens. Ages 12-18 only!

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Storytime (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
23

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Join us for stories, crafts and more at storytime! Ages: 2-5yrs old

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
23

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Teen Library Cart Races

Apr
23

Thursday, April 23, 2020

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
24

Friday, April 24, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Flashback Friday

Apr
24

Friday, April 24, 2020

Come by the Teen Center and enjoy watching some older shows for a nostalgic trip down memory lane! Must be ages 12 to 18!

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Mixxed Fit

Apr
25

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Mixxed fit class is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. Beginners are welcome. 

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Saturday Crafternoon

Apr
25

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Come by the Teen Center for an afternoon of crafts! Must be ages 12 to 18!

More Info

Compassion Cultivation Training

Apr
25

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Class Description: The CCT Course is designed to help us deepen our compassion for ourselves and others. It consists of eight two-hour classes with each class focused on a particular theme related to developing our ability to be compassionate to all beings. Each class builds on the teaching of the prior week. The classes consist of in class guided meditations and group exercises and discussions. In addition, students have access to online guided meditations to listen to at home. The focus of each class is set out below.

Week One: Settling and Focusing the Mind/Theme: Settling the mind and becoming more aware of our thoughts, emotions, and actions.

Week Two: Loving-Kindness and Compassion for a Loved One/Theme: Becoming aware of our natural capacity to connect and care.

Week Three: Compassion for Oneself/Theme: Self-acceptance and being kinder to ourselves.

Week Four: Loving Kindness for Oneself/Themes: Being a friend to ourselves, embracing our natural aspiration for happiness, and gratitude.

Week Five: Embracing Shared Common Humanity and Developing Appreciation for Others/Themes: Cultivating a feeling of connection with others; appreciating the contributions of others to our lives.

Week Six: Cultivating Compassion for Others/Theme: Widening the circle of our compassion.

Week Seven: Active Compassion Practice/Theme: Making our compassion more embodied and active.

Week 8: Integrated Daily Compassion Cultivation Practice/Theme: Integrating Compassion into all areas of our life; merging all of the previous steps into a single meditation practice

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Jumbo LEGO Blocks (Argenta Youth Services Dept.)

Apr
27

Monday, April 27, 2020

Come play with our BIG Lego blocks at the Argenta Branch Library!

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
27

Monday, April 27, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

More Info

Argenta Monday Movies

Apr
27

Monday, April 27, 2020

Adults...Join us for a Monday Movie. Movies begin at 1:00. Popcorn and cold beverages are served. Please call the Branch 687-1061 for current movie title.

More Info

Meditation and Mindfulness (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
27

Monday, April 27, 2020

Sit back and unspool your mind with body scan meditation

More Info

Teen Movie Monday

Apr
27

Monday, April 27, 2020

Join us every Monday for exciting movies! Must be ages 12 to 18!

More Info

Ultramodern Computer Business

Apr
28

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Social media is very common in our world.  Have you ever wondered how you could use it for your business or professional development?  


In this course we are going to be discussing how you can use Video, Audio, Written Word, Images, and artwork to build and manage communities to:
  1. Establish Authority in your niche
  2. Engage with the greater community
  3. Generate Top-of-the-funnel attraction for you or your project

More Info

Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
28

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Teen Center Awards

Apr
28

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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Jigsaw Puzzles (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
28

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Argenta Youth Sevices Dept. has some new jigsaw puzzles! Are up for the challenge to complete our large 100 piece puzzles?

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Essence of Books

Apr
28

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

We will be reading Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. The discussion will be on Tuesday, April 28 at 6 p.m. in room 126.

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Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
29

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Jenga Game (Argenta Youth Services Dept.)

Apr
29

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Join the tween and teens for a friendly game of Jenga!  Each player will take turns pulling a block and try not to be the one who knocks down the tower!  Is this game for you?

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Teen Gaming

Apr
29

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Enjoy playing games this afternoon on  XBOX and PlayStation with your fellow teens. Ages 12-18 only!

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Storytime (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
30

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Join us for stories, crafts and more at storytime! Ages: 2-5yrs old

More Info

Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

Apr
30

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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DIY Stress Jars

Apr
30

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Take a break with another stress relief craft! Come by the Teen Center and make your own personal stress jar! Must be ages 12 to 18!

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Bam Book club

Apr
30

Thursday, April 30, 2020

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May, 2020

Floor Maze (Argenta Youth Services)

May
1

Friday, May 01, 2020

Once a month, we will have a new floor maze design in our Youth Services Dept.  Stop by and check it out!

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Flashback Friday

May
1

Friday, May 01, 2020

Come by the Teen Center and enjoy watching some older shows for a nostalgic trip down memory lane! Must be ages 12 to 18!

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