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Summer Read

June 3 - Aug. 3

Challenge your friends and make it a fun summer competition! Register for Summer Read at any Toledo Library location. Pick up an activity log and color in a circle for each day that you read or track the list of books that you've completed. You can also track your reading progress using the link below or by downloading and using the Beanstack Tracker App (available on iOS and Google Play).

Complete the Summer Read by:

  • Reading for 30 days (all ages) or
  • Reading 10 books (teens and adults)

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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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VolunTEEN

Looking for something fun to do? Be a VolunTEEN (for ages 12 - 17)!

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Featured Programs

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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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Youth Life Skills

Monday Jun. 17
at 11:30 a.m.

Location: Birmingham

Come to the library to learn about life skills!

Event Details for Youth Life Skills

Youth Life Skills

Monday Jun. 17
at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Birmingham

Come to the library to learn about life skills!

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What's up? Mondays for Teens!

Monday Jun. 17
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Washington

Games, fun programs, leadership principles, deep - memorable conversation and lots of laughs!

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Escape the Library

Monday Jun. 17
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Mott

Are you good at solving puzzles? Unlocking clues? Unraveling mysteries? You'll have 60 minutes to test your skills, work together, and escape the library!

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Girls Squad

Monday Jun. 17
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Mott

Just for young ladies from 8th to 12th grade! This is a special enrichment program that is helps youth experience who they are, how to manage stressful situations and how to enjoy life in style!

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Drumming with JP Dynasty

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

Location: Locke

Feel the beat of African drumming with JP Dynasty! Build skills like sharing, responsibility and teamwork through jamming together.

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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

Technology use at the Library can be fun and social for area youth.

Continue Reading: Fun with Technology @ the Library

Librarians are working with area youth to create handmade, heartfelt gifts to show a little kindness to people in our community. It's part of a concerted programming effort to engage area youth in a meaningful way.

Continue Reading: Making a Difference with Service Projects

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