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.
Looking for teen events at our branch locations?
Check out Philomath Teen Events, and Monroe Teen Events.
The Makers Club meets every second Tuesday from 4-5:30pm and every fourth Tuesday from 5:30-7:30pm 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.
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 4:30-6pm, then stays to help set up for the Teen Takeovers on those nights.
Friday Jan. 19, 4:30-6pm
Friday Feb. 16, 4:30-6pm
Friday March 16, 4:30-6pm
Friday April 20, 4:30-6pm
Friday May 18, 4:30-6pm
Friday June 15, 4:30-6pm
Have questions? Check out our page, or contact our coordinator, Kristy, at 541-766-6489 or at email@example.com.
Teen Code Club
Teens in 6-12th grades can explore coding through game design using Scratch and CS First. Teen Code Club meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month from 4-5:30pm, starting Thursday January 11, 2018. Chromebooks and instruction are provided; teens are welcome to bring laptops if they wish. Meets in the Main Meeting Room. Call 766-6794 for further information
2018 Teen Code Club Events:
Thursday February 8, 4-5:30pm
Thursday March 8, 4-5:30pm
Thursday April 12, 4-5:30pm
Thursday May 10, 4-5:30pm
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.
2018 First Friday Events:
Friday Feb. 2, 4-6pm – Chocolate & Movie Day: eat chocolate and watch 10 Things I Hate About You
Friday March 2, 4-6pm
Friday April 6, 4-6pm
Friday May 4, 4-6pm
Friday June 1, 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, PS4, 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.
2018 Teen Takeovers!
Friday Jan. 19, 6:30-8:30pm – Games After Dark (Nerf Games & More) Signed 2018 Permission Form required!
Friday Feb. 16, 6:30-8:30pm – play games. watch movies. make art.
Friday March 16, 6:30-8:30pm
Friday April 20, 6:30-8:30pm
Friday May 18, 6:30-8:30pm
Friday June 15, 6:30-8:30pm
Teens in middle and high school can complete our winter break reading challenge for a chance to win gift certificates to local businesses. Our 2017-2018 Winter Break Reading Challenge has concluded and winner contacted. Check back in December 2018 for next year’s challenge!
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 summer reading 2018 begins next June.