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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.
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
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!
The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library has launched the first episode in a fun, educational video series encouraging kids to
Starting Tuesday, January 17th, you will notice some changes when checking out materials at any Corvallis-Benton County Library branch!
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