Wednesday, September 06, 2023

Friday, July 21, 2023

Teen Art Contest

𝑻𝒆𝒆𝒏 𝑨𝒓𝒕 𝑪𝒐𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒔𝒕
July 21 - August 31, 2023
We're living in a Barbie World! Teens in grades 5-12 are invited to create and submit a Barbie Doll design. Customize your doll with a unique hairstyle, outfit, and accessories. Dolls of all shapes and ethnicities are welcomed.

Submit your entry to the New Carlisle Public Library Facebook page or email it to We will reply acknowledging receipt of your entry. Any artwork submitted may be shared on our social media channels and/or with local news outlets. Happy creating!

Saturday, June 03, 2023

Teen Reading Challenge 2023
Reading is always a fun time, if you find the right book, but it's especially good when you can win prizes for doing it! Stop in and pick up your Sasquatch Island Reading Tracker or register online through Beanstack.

Register online for the biggest prizes:

Thursday, March 03, 2022

Please Pre-Register: Teen Kumihimo Braiding Class
We are very pleased to announce that Paint and Create With Sam will present a Teen Kumihimo Japanese Braiding class at the New Carlisle Public Library on Wednesday, March 16, from 6-8 p.m. This class is free for teens in grades 4-12, but you must pre-register by emailing You will receive a reply email.

TEENS: Learn to Sew and Make a Pincushion

𝐋𝐄𝐀𝐑𝐍 𝐓𝐎 𝐒𝐄𝐖 & 𝐦𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐜𝐮𝐭𝐞 𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐮𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐨𝐧! Thursday, April 7, 5:00-6:30 p.m. FREE, but please pre-register by emailing Maximum of 12 teens or teen-family pairs. (Parents/guardians are also welcome to attend with their teen and learn too!) This class will be taught by Caitlin Wilson, owner of Seeds & Scraps. Thank you Caitlin! The library will provide some light snacks for this class since it is at dinnertime

Teen & Adult Family Bonding Time: Dreamcatcher String Art
Thursday, March 31, 5:00 p.m.
Fun for teens in 4th-12th grade AND an adult partner - please pre-register. We will give each teen/adult team one string art project to work on together. Free, but please pre-register by emailing You will receive a reply email confirming your registration. Limited to ten family groups.

Thursday, February 10, 2022

𝐉𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐓𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐬: 𝐁𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐃𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐚 𝐘𝐀 𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐅𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟏𝟎 - 𝐅𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟐𝟖, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 Browse the covers of the wrapped books at the front desk, and choose one that appeals to you. Here's where things get tricky: a blind date book may be unwrapped only 𝒂𝒇𝒕𝒆𝒓 you borrow it. So, take a chance and read something outside your comfort zone. Each wrapped book has a book review form tucked inside page 25. After reading the book, complete the book review form and turn it in to the front desk for a chance to win a candy basket or a $25 VISA card! If you don't like your date, you don't have to read it. Bring it back and try a new date. ❤