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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 on the Library Events Calendar.

Signed permission forms are required for after-hours teen events at our Corvallis library branch. Permission forms are available at the events, in the teen space at the library, and for printing here.

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 Youth Services desk. The Society meets at the library on the 3rd Fridays of the month before and after the Teen Takeovers on those nights.

Have questions? Check out our page, or contact our coordinator, Kristy, at 541-766-6707 or at

Teen DIY Kits

Teen DIY Kits are an at-home activity kit for teens in grades 6-12. Recipients can sign up for a home delivery of the activity kit, most materials, instructions, and a snack. Teens can pick up a kit from their local library branch without signing up in advance, while supplies last. Offered quarterly.

2023 Kits
February 2023 – Sew Your Own Zombie Plushie Kit – kits available starting Saturday February 25

May 2023 – Pride Kit – kits available starting Saturday May 27

Teen Takeover!

play games. watch movies. make art.

Teen Takeover! is a monthly after-hours hangout for teens on the 3rd Friday of the month. Play video games and tabletop/board games, make art, and watch 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. A signed permission form is required for all after-hours events; forms available at the library and at the events.

2023 Dates:
Friday February 17, 2023, 6:30-8:30pm – Teen Takeover: Nerf Games*** – Registration is FULL and event is at capacity! Only teens who registered online through the library event calendar will be able to participate. Thank you for understanding!

Friday March 17, 2023, 6:30-8:30pm – Teen Takeover: Game Night – no sign-up necessary

Friday April 21, 2023, 6:30-8:30pm – Teen Takeover: Maker/STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) – no sign-up necessary

Friday May 19, 2023, 6:30-8:30pm – Teen Takeover: Nerf Games*** – registration required to participate! Registration form opens at 12 noon on Saturday May 13

Friday June 9, 2023, 6:30-9pm – Teen Takeover: Pride Party – no sign-up necessary

*** 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

From June through August of each year, teens in or entering middle and high school participate by reading and listening over the summer for a chance to get free books and enter a prize drawing.

Spring Break Teen Movies 2023

Teens can enjoy a movie and snacks at the library during Spring Break! Movies start at 4pm in the library’s Main Meeting Room; run times vary and are listed below.

Tuesday March 28, 2023 – The Addams Family (PG-13), 1 hour 39 minutes

Wednesday March 29, 2023 – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (PG-13), 2 hours 41 minutes

Thursday March 30, 2023 – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (PG), 1 hour 57 minutes

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