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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.

Looking for teen events at our branch locations?
Check out Philomath Teen Events, and Monroe Teen Events.

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: To be announced

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 4:30-6pm, then stays to help set up for the Teen Takeovers on those nights.

Future Meetings: Summer meeting date to be determined

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: On summer break!

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! : on summer break

For summer, Teen Takeover will be on hold, and! check out Teen Summer Movies on Tuesdays at 1pm and Teen Days on Thursdays at 1pm, from June 27-August 3.

Teen Writers

Teens, write with us and meet our writing group leader! 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: On summer break!


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, starting June 12!

Upcoming Events

Teen Summer Movie: Interstellar

Tuesday July 25 | 1pm | Main Meeting Room |  Teens, watch a free summer movie at

Teen Day: July 27

Thursday July 27 | 1pm | Main Meeting Room |  Teens, join us for a cool, summer

Teen Summer Movie: Kong-Skull Island

Tuesday August 1 | 1pm | Main Meeting Room |  Teens, watch a free summer movie at

Teen Summer Book Club: Found

Thursday August 3 | 1pm | Storytime Room |  Teens, pick up a copy of Found by

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