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Ongoing Events for Teens

All teen events are offered at no cost for teens in middle and high school (6th-12th grade), unless otherwise noted. Please note dates, times, and locations below, or on the Library Events Calendar.

Spring Break Movie Series

This spring break, catch a teen movie series at the library! All movies are rated PG-13 and are shown for free; snacks provided. Showings are for teens in middle and high school. Schedule and details:

Monday March 27, 3:30pm: Arrival – Run time 1 hour, 56 minutes. Rated PG-13 for brief, strong language.

Wednesday March 29, 3:30pm: Passengers – Run time 1 hour, 56 minutes. Rated PG-13 for sexuality, nudity, and action/peril.

Friday March 31, 3:30pm: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them – Run time 2 hours, 13 minutes. Rated PG-13 for some fantasy action violence.

Makers Club

The Makers Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday from 4-5:30pm in the Main Meeting Room of the Corvallis Library. Learn basic programming with open-source platforms such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Check out rotating maker activities with community partner Project X from OSU, too! This group is open to all ages.

Makers also explore 3-D modeling and printing with the library’s 3-D printer. Programming platforms and materials provided; makers are welcome to bring their own laptops if they’d like.

Future Makers Club Meetings: Tuesday March 28, Tuesdays April 11 & 25, Tuesdays May 9 & 23

Teen Advisors – Society for the Prevention of Boredom in Teens

This is a teen leadership group that advises staff about library spaces, events, and materials for teens. Teens may apply to join by completing a Teen Advisor Membership Application. Applications are also available at the library in the teen area and at the Youth Services desk. The Society meets in the library board room (located in the basement) on the 3rd Fridays of the month from 4:30-5:30pm, then stays to help set up for the Teen Takeovers on those nights.

Future Meetings: Friday March 24 (rescheduled from March 17), Friday April 21, Friday May 19

Have questions? Check out our page, or contact our coordinator, Kristy, at 541-766-6489 or at

Teen First Friday

Join us for a variety of activities on the first Friday of each month from 4-6pm. We’ll have movie days, game days, workshops, and more. Materials are provided; events are FREE.

Future First Friday Events: Friday April 7 from 4-6pm, Friday May 5 from 4-6pm

Teen Takeover!

play games. watch movies. make art.

Teen Takeover! is an after-hours hangout for teens on the 3rd Friday of each month from 6:30-8:30pm. Find us in the Main Meeting Room playing Xbox One, Wii U, and tabletop/board games, making art, and watching movies during the school year. Materials, Wii U and Xbox One games, and snacks provided. This is an after-hours event! Enter the library through the Monroe Ave doors.

Future Teen Takeovers! : Friday March 24 6:30-8:30pm, Friday April 21 6:30-8:30pm, Friday May 19 6:30-8:30pm

In March, watch Doctor Strange, play video games and make art – RESCHEDULED from March 17 to March 24 due to staff schedule conflict.

Teen Writers

Teens, write with us and meet our writing group leader, Robin Cedar, published author and poet! Teen Writers is for teens interested in creating new work and exploring new forms of writing. Free. This group meets in Conference Room A (in the library basement) twice monthly on Thursdays from 4:30-5:30pm.

Future Teen Writers Meetings: Thursday March 23, Thursdays April 13 & 27, Thursdays May 11 & 25, Thursday June 8

Teen Summer Reading

Teens in or entering middle and high school can enter to win great prizes by reading and listening over the summer, as well as attending teen library events. Get a free book, book bag, reading log, and schedule of summer events when you sign up at the youth desk for summer 2017!

Upcoming Events

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Science fun for kids: watch a LIB LAB video, conduct an experiment!

The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library has launched the first episode in a fun, educational video series encouraging kids to

Circulation Policy Changes

Starting Tuesday, January 17th, you will notice some changes when checking out materials at any Corvallis-Benton County Library branch!

Teen Writers Group

Thursdays, March 9 & 23 | 4-5:00 PM | Conference Room A Save

Be-Tween. play games. watch movies. make art.

Friday April 14, 2017 | 4-5:30pm | Main Meeting Room A new event for tweens in 4th-6th

Makers Club

Tuesday, March 28th | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | Corvallis Main Meeting Room   Makers Club

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Teen Advisors (also known as the Society for the Prevention of Boredom in Teens)

Rescheduled for Friday February 24, 2017 4:30-5:30 pm Library Board Room Teen

Teen Takeover!

Friday March 24, 2017 6:30-8:30pm Main Meeting Room Teens takeover every month at

Teen First Friday: Game Day

Friday March 3, 2017 4-6pm Main Meeting Room Teens, join us for

Teen Takeover!

Friday March 24, 2017 6:30-8:30pm Main Meeting Room Teens takeover every month at

Letter Writing Social and Stationery Exchange

Sunday, March, 26th  | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Main Meeting Room | Celebrate the art

Makers Club

Tuesday, March 28th | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | Corvallis Main Meeting Room   Makers Club

Spring Break Movie Week: March 27 – 31

It's spring break movie week at the library! We have special showings for families and teens.

Grow Your Vegetable Garden in Containers with Maggie Stuckey

Saturday, April 1 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Main Meeting Room | Learn tips and

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April 2017 Graphic Novel Book Club

Tuesday, April 4 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Library Board Room Discussing Aya:

Legislature 2017 Town Hall Meetings

Saturday, April 9th | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Main Meeting Room The League of Women

Celebrate Día with 123Andrés

Monday, April 10 | 3:30-4:30 pm | Main Meeting Room Celebrate Día (Diversity in Action) with 2016 Latin Grammy