compiled by Emma Shacochis
Finish off your summer vacation – with the library! These events, while no longer in person, are still being offered to provide Fairfax County teens with plenty of fun.
Cozy Crafts to Go: August 22-31, pick up at Great Falls Library
Grab one of three kits with instructions from Great Falls, and get crafty in your own home! Among the activities offered are pom-pom trees, magazine strip art, and a Harry Potter-style origami Sorting Hat.
DIY No-Sew Face Mask, August 22-31
Need more masks for returning to school in the fall? Check out this video on how to make your own simple yet effective face mask! No registration required; video is always available.
Teen Graphic Novel Book Club, August 24, 1-2pm
George Mason’s Graphic Novel Book Club will be discussing Noelle Stevenson’s fantasy graphic novel, Nimona, at their next meeting. Register online to receive the Zoom code.
Avocado Pit Carving, August 25, 3-3:15pm
This on-demand program will demonstrate the delicate and obscure art of carving, painting, and preserving avocado pit art! No registration required; video will be available on FCPL’s YouTube channel.
Teen Otaku Club, August 25, 4-5pm
Discuss your favorite manga or anime and participate in an activity with Pohick Regional’s Teen Otaku Club. Register online to receive the Zoom code.
Rainbow Teen Book Club, August 25, 7-8pm
LGBTQIA teens and allies are invited to join Reston Regional’s Rainbow Book Club. This month’s discussion will be about Mark Oshiro’s Anger is a Gift. Register online to receive the Zoom code.
Online Yoga, August 26, 10-11am
Begin your day with FCPL’s virtual yoga class, for teens and older! Register online to receive the Zoom code.
Women’s Suffrage Digital Escape Room, August 26, 11:00am-12:30pm
To honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, which gave some women the right to vote, enter this digital escape room that’s informational and fun for all ages! Register online to receive the link.
Percy Jackson Virtual Book Club, August 27, 3-4pm
Demigods and Olympian fans are invited to join Dolley Madison’s Percy Jackson Book Club! This month’s discussion will be of the original Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Register online to receive the Zoom code.
Baking Basics, August 28, 3-3:15pm
Collect some cooking confidence in this on-demand class on the basics of baking. No registration required; video will be available on FCPL’s YouTube channel.
You can register for all of these programs and more here.