Once Upon a Formal: Donation Drive
March 1 - 31
- 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
Enter Now - March 23
You get to spend the day with your BFF (book friend forever)! Which character will it be? Will you choose to invite them to your world or will you go explore theirs? Hogwarts, Wakanda, Wonderland - the only limit to this year's writing contest is your imagination.
The Library's Writing Contest is open to students in grades K-12 and is sponsored by the Library Legacy Foundation. Winners will receive cash prizes!Enter Now
eBooks & Audiobooks
Find eBooks, audiobooks and videos just for teens on OverDrive.
MUSIC & MOVIES
Stream the latest music and tons of movies through hoopla Digital!
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.VIEW LOCATIONS
Donuts and Debate
Spider-Man or Squirrel Girl? LeBron or Jordan? Choose a side and be ready to share your argument as we eat donuts and debate various pop culture topics. Debates take place at 3 p.m. every other Thursday at Reynolds Corners:Find More Teen Groups
Job and College Readiness
Are you or do you know a teen who is interested in landing a job or applying for college? We have several upcoming programs to help!
Escape the College Planning Nightmare
(Sa) Feb. 9 | 2 p.m. | King Road
Teen Job Readiness: Resumes and Applications
(Th) Feb. 14 | 4 p.m. | Kent
Job Skills Boot Camp
(Sa) Feb. 23 | 10 a.m. | Oregon
Teen Job Readiness: Social Media and Interviews
(Th) March 14 | 4 p.m. | Kent
Everyday a Hero
Friday Feb. 22
Black History Month trivia.Event Details for Everyday a Hero
Friday Feb. 22
Location: King Road
at 3:45 p.m.
Join other Minecrafters at the Library to explore, build, battle, collaborate, and survive in exciting virtual worlds.Event Details for Minecraft Meetup
Job Skills Boot Camp
Saturday Feb. 23
at 10:00 a.m.
So you think you'd like a summer job, but do you have the skills to land and keep that position? Our Job Skills boot camp will help you prepare.Event Details for Job Skills Boot Camp
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!Learn More
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
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