Ongoing Events for Teens
Currently, all in-person library events are canceled and library locations are closed to the public until further notice.
Check here for library virtual events, including teen booklists and Book Bites under Teen Virtual Events.
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 is a twice-monthly meet-up for all ages to explore technology and other forms of making. Go hi-tech with virtual reality, 3D printing, and programming. Get lo-tech with arts and crafts. Experiment with circuits, robots, and construction. Make it happen at the library!
All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own project and/or laptop if you’d like to! All ages welcome! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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 Storytime Room at the library on the 3rd Fridays of the month from 4:30-6pm, then stays to help set up for the Teen Takeovers on those nights.
2020 Meetings: moved online! Not currently taking new applications.
Have questions? Check out our page, or contact our coordinator, Kristy, at 541-766-6489 or at email@example.com.
Teen First Fridays
Join us for an afternoon of rotating activities on the first Friday of each month from 4-6pm. Materials are provided; events are FREE.
2020 First Friday Events: canceled until further notice
Teen Harry Potter Escape Room
The return of our Harry Potter Escape Room with a variety of wizarding world puzzles is currently on hold. More information to follow as plans are updated.
play games. watch movies. make art.
Teen Takeover! is an after-hours hangout for teens on the 3rd Friday of each month from 6:30-9pm. Find us in the Main Meeting Room playing videogames and tabletop/board games, making art, and watching movies during the school year. Materials, consoles and games, and snacks provided.
This is an after-hours event! Enter the library through the Monroe Ave doors. Signed permission form required for all after-hours events; forms available at the library and at the events.
2020 Teen Takeovers: canceled until further notice
*** For Nerf Games events, unmodded Nerf equipment is permitted; no Rivals blasters, please. Some Nerf equipment provided, as well as darts and snacks. No registration required.
Teen Summer Reading
June 8 – August 31, 2020
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 virtual teen library events, and completing program activities. This year’s Summer Reading has ended, but check back next summer for more fun!