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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.

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: Tuesdays February 28, Tuesdays March 14 & 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 17, Friday April 21, Friday May 19

Have questions? Check out our page, or contact our coordinator, Kristy, at 541-766-6489 or at kristy.kemperhodge@corvallisoregon.gov.

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 March 3 4-6pm, Friday April 7 4-6pm, Friday May 5 4-6pm

In March, bring a friend for game day and play tabletop games like Pandemic and Settlers of Catan, deck-building games like Magic the Gathering (bring your own deck!), and video games like Smash Bros. We’ll provide the tabletop games, Wii-U and Smash, and snacks!

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 17 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 learn how to create your own mandalas.

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 4-5pm.

Future Teen Writers Meetings: Thursdays March 9 & 23

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

Circulation Policy Changes

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

Tween Leadership Group

Friday, February 24 4:00-5:00 pm Youth Activity Room Tween leadership group gives input

Makers Club

Tuesday, February 28 | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | Corvallis Main Meeting Room Can you

Teen Writers Group

Thursdays, March 9 & 23 Save 4-5pm Library Board Room (basement) Teen

The 2017 Friends of the Library Big Book Sale

It's that time of year when the Friends of the Library offer their biggest and best used book sale!

Teen First Friday: Game Day

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

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

Friday March 10, 2017 | 4-5:30pm | Main Meeting Room A new event for tweens in 4th-6th

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

Friday February 17, 2017 4:30-5:30 pm Library Board Room Teen leadership group

The 2017 Friends of the Library Big Book Sale

It's that time of year when the Friends of the Library offer their biggest and best used book sale!

Letter Writing Social and Stationery Exchange

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

Gearing Up for Gardening: Mind Your P’s: Pears, Peaches and Plums

Tuesday, February 28 | 12:00-1:00 PM | Corvallis Public Library Main Meeting Room The OSU Master

Makers Club

Tuesday, February 28 | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | Corvallis Main Meeting Room Can you

Eight Limbs of Yoga

Thursday, March 2 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Main Meeting Room | Join Dr. Stuart

Legislature 2017 Town Hall Meetings

Saturday, March 4th | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Main Meeting Room The League of Women

Read with the Beavs!

March 7 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM | Youth Activity Room Younger readers can practice

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March 2017 Graphic Novel Book Club

Tuesday, March 7 | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Library Board Room Discussing The Arab of the Future:

 

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