Teens

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Clubs for Teens and Tweens

Do you have a teen/tween who is interested in meeting new friends and picking up a fun hobby? Joining one of our clubs is a great way to start:

  • Art Club
  • Anime Clubs
  • Code It Club
  • Dungeons and Dragons Club
  • Ukulele Club

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New for Teens

The great thing about young adult literature is that it has mass appeal! Check out our newest young adult fiction and nonfiction titles. Find books for a specific reading level.

eBooks & Audiobooks

Find eBooks, audiobooks and videos just for teens on OverDrive.

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MUSIC & MOVIES

Stream the latest music and tons of movies through hoopla Digital!

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Volunteer

Looking for something fun to do? Be a Volunteen (for ages 12 - 17)! Contact the library location of interest for details and to sign up.

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Featured Programs

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Once Upon a Formal: Donation Drive

March 1 - 31

Make someone's prom a night to remember by donating fashion items to our Heatherdowns, Maumee, Reynolds Corners, Sylvania, Washington or West Toledo locations, March 1 - 30:

  • Prom, cocktail or formal dresses
  • Formal men’s wear
  • Dressy shoes and accessories

Clothing, shoes and accessories should be freshly laundered, intact and less than five years old.

Need an outfit for this year's prom?
Mark your calendar for the Once Upon a Formal: Outfit Selection:
April 15 - 20 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | West Toledo Branch

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Once Upon a Formal Dress Donation Drive

Tuesday Mar. 26
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: West Toledo

You've worn the dress, you had a blast, now donate your dress to the Once Upon a Formal Dress Donation Drive.

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Downloads & Desserts

Tuesday Mar. 26
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

Watch any good movies lately? Play any games you love? Want to talk about your favorite songs while making desserts? Downloads & Desserts is a program that does just that!

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Downloads & Desserts

Tuesday Mar. 26
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

Watch any good movies lately? Play any games you love? Want to talk about your favorite songs while making desserts? Downloads & Desserts is a program that does just that!

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Bad Art

Tuesday Mar. 26
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Get creative with the art supplies. Make whatever kind of art you'd like, as long as it's really bad!

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Teen Hangout

Tuesday Mar. 26
at 5:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill?! Use the library's conference room as a place to hang out.

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Once Upon a Formal Dress Donation Drive

Wednesday Mar. 27
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: West Toledo

You've worn the dress, you had a blast, now donate your dress to the Once Upon a Formal Dress Donation Drive.

Event Details for Once Upon a Formal Dress Donation Drive
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Homework Help

Educational resources at the Library

Need help with homework?
Looking for the perfect college or university?
Preparing for the ACT or SAT tests?

Get live, online tutoring through Tutor.com and check out our vetted resources for finding the perfect college for you, access ACT and SAT practice tests and more!

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Tech Tools for Teens

With tech tools available on site — and a wide range of items you can take with you — we have what you need to entertain, create and innovate, including:

  • 3D Printers and Scanners
  • Button Makers
  • Laser Engravers
  • Recording Studio Equipment

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Cool Tools to Borrow

Cameras | Laser Engravers | Telescopes

Stay entertained for hours by checking out a cool gadget from the Library! We offer a growing list of cool gadgets and tools that you can borrow and take home including:

  • GoPros and DSLR Camera Kits
  • GoChip Beams (watch movies and TV without internet)
  • Laser Engravers
  • Telescopes

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MORE FOR TEENS

Notable books to read during Black History Month and beyond. This blog post includes fiction and nonfiction selections for adults, teens and children.

Continue Reading: Books to Read During Black History Month and Beyond

A new digital exhibit showcasing book reviews done by students in the 1960s with links to revisit these classics is now available on the Library website.

Continue Reading: Digital Exhibit Showcasing Teenage Views on Literature From the 1960s

We have sifted through some excellent offerings and are pleased to present the best books of 2018 for middle grade readers.

Continue Reading: 10 Best Books of 2018 for Middle Grade Readers