Teens

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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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.

GROUPS FOR TEENS

Love anime? Are you an aspiring coder or filmmaker? Join one of our groups just for teens!

  • King Road Coding Club
  • Main Library Anime & Manga Alliance
  • Mott Chess
  • Washington OTAKU Anime Club
  • Waterville OTAKU Anime Club

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Code IT Club

Ever wanted to create a video game, program a robot or make a website? Learn all about coding (and make some new friends) at our Code IT Club programs. Open to grades 4 - 9. 

King Road | 4 p.m.
June 7 and 21, July 5 and 19, Aug. 2 and 16 

Main Library | 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesdays June 12 - July 24
Thursdays June 7 - Aug. 2

Waterville | 6:30 p.m.
July 9, 16, 23 and 30

Kent | 6:30 p.m.
July 10, 17, 24 and 31 

Yoga Rocks!

Think yoga classes are quiet or boring? Not this one! Join Yoga Mike for a lively yoga program just for teens! Learn about different poses for strength, balance and flexibility, while having fun with your friends.

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upcoming events

Sounds of Summer

Monday Jun. 18
All Day

Location: Birmingham

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Zumba Rocks! with Elaina Hernandez

Monday Jun. 18
at 10:30 a.m.

Location: King Road

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Connecting Kids to Meals

Monday Jun. 18
at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

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FREE SUMMER MEALS

June 4 - August 16

We're proud to bring back our partnership with Connecting Kids to Meals to offer a free summer lunch program (for youth to age 18). Meals are served Monday through Friday at the following times and locations:

Noon - 1 p.m.
Birmingham, Heatherdowns, Kent, Locke, Main Library

1 - 2 p.m.
Holland, Lagrange, Mott, Oregon, Point Place, South, Toledo Heights, Washington, West Toledo

PREPARE FOR COLLEGE

Searching for the perfect college or university? Here are a few websites that might help: College Navigator, College View and Peterson's Guides

Test Help:
ACT Test and SAT TEST - College Board

Paying for College:
FAFSA on the Web, Fastweb, Federal Student Aid Portal, Financial Aid Information Page, Ohio Higher Ed and Unigo

TEST HELP & GED CLASSES

Test proctoring is offered at Main Library and Kent Branch Library. There is no fee for proctoring. Due to staff and space limitations, we cannot always accommodate students. Request Test Proctoring.

GED Classes are offered in partnership with Owens Community College and Penta Career Center at more than 10 locations around Toledo and Lucas County. For GED test sites and times call the Lucas County Educational Services Center at 419.245.3809.

GED CLASSES

GED Classes

Monday Jun. 18
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Holland

Holland Library hosts PENTA's Career Readiness GED Program creating pathways for education, career and life success! Contact PENTA at 419-661-6182 to register.

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GED Classes

Wednesday Jun. 20
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Holland

Holland Library hosts PENTA's Career Readiness GED Program creating pathways for education, career and life success! Contact PENTA at 419-661-6182 to register.

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GED Classes

Monday Jun. 25
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Holland

Holland Library hosts PENTA's Career Readiness GED Program creating pathways for education, career and life success! Contact PENTA at 419-661-6182 to register.

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MORE FOR TEENS

A selection of books and resources exploring the immigrant and refugee experience in America.

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Find poetic inspiration during National Poetry Month.

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In this edition of our “At the Library!” series we’re talking about spring/Easter break! We’ve planned a host of activities so that you can spend your school break having FUN at the Library.

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