by Maddie, Main Library
Hey! We’re the Teen Zine Team!
We meet every Thursday at 4pm on Zoom to share our latest creations, learn about zine making, and connect with each other. Everyone’s welcome, no matter your familiarity with zines or artistic skill, so come join us! You can even sign up here to receive a free zinemaking kit which has all the tools you need to get started.
“What’s a zine?!” you might ask… A zine (pronounced “zeen”) is a DIY self-published magazine. It can be any size, length, and shape. Most importantly, it can be about anything!
Here are some of our zines and random thoughts about zine making!
I joined the team about a month ago and it’s been a blast! It’s been really fun to go to the meetings and share my latest ideas and inspiration for zines. I haven’t had that much experience making zines, but, being a pretty artsy person, I really enjoy it and highly recommend trying it out! As well, they’re pretty easy to make and have a lot of creative freedom. -Agatha
Without having any idea what in the world a zine was, I joined the teen zine team and instantly fell in love with zines. I found that they are a great way to put all of the crazy thoughts I have into a physical form that is both creative and sometimes very chaotic. - Madison
I made this [Trying My Hand and Drawing Hands] zine just for fun, but I think it turned out pretty well! This really shows how limitless zines are- you can make them about literally anything! -Agatha
This zine is a sort of list of “personal disclaimers” or things that I wish people would know about me before they meet me or once they meet me. Mostly it’s goofy stuff like small habits, but it’s a lot of fun and was just a fun thing to make. -Trin
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