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VR IS HERE! Come join us for our Vive Virtual Reality gaming! We also have Wii U, board or card games or use our laptop or yours to play each other. See how high you can build your Jenga tower.
Virtual Reality for Everyone! Come try our Vive VR system and tour the International Space Station. Or hang out at the bottom of the ocean with a humpback whale.
Learn to play chess or play other experienced players when veteran chess teacher Larry Snyder launches Claremont Branch's first monthly chess club.
Share your art, music and writing creations and contribute to our next Teen Zine! Treats will be served!
Calling all anime fans! Get together with other teens to watch anime and share your favorites. Snacks will be provided and all teens are welcome.
Join us for an hour of crafts in our Teen Room. Make your own buttons with our amazing button maker. Design a shrinky dink and then watch it shrink. Many more craft possibilities await!