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.

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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Art Programs

Calling all aspiring artists! Do you love to paint, draw, build or create? This winter, we're hosting a variety of art programs, including:

The Art of Paper Snowflakes: (F) Jan. 15 | 4 p.m. | Toledo Heights
Rock Art: (Sa) Jan. 26 | 2 p.m. | Waterville
Sharpie Art: (T) Jan. 29 | 4 p.m. | Oregon
Canvas Art Class: (Th) Feb. 14 | 4 p.m. | South
Faux Stained Glass Pictures: (M) March 4 | 4 p.m. | Washington
Bad Art: (T) March 26 | 4 p.m. | Oregon

Escape Rooms

Are you good at solving puzzles, unlocking clues or unraveling mysteries? You'll have 60 minutes to test your skills and work together, as you try to escape the Library!

(Th) Jan. 17 | 4 p.m. | Maumee
(Th) Jan. 24 | 4 p.m. | Oregon
(W) Jan. 30 | 3:30 p.m. | Sanger
(T) Feb. 12 | 3:30 p.m. | Locke
(Th) March 7 | 4 p.m. | Oregon

Who Am I? Television Characters

Friday Jan. 18
All Day

Location: Point Place

Match the television characters to the show they appeared or appear on for a treat.

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The Art of Fine Cut Paper - Snowflakes

Friday Jan. 18
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Toledo Heights

Artist Mary Gaynier will share her talents along with her many creative snowflake patterns. Gaynier's snowflakes are anything but basic. Create your own "snowflake" masterpiece.

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Who Am I? Television Characters

Saturday Jan. 19
All Day

Location: Point Place

Match the television characters to the show they appeared or appear on for a treat.

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Oregon Station

Saturday Jan. 19
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Interested in experimenting in broadcast? Bring your ideas as we create Oregon Station, a new teen focused vlog written, directed and produced by you.

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Who Am I? Television Characters

Monday Jan. 21
All Day

Location: Point Place

Match the television characters to the show they appeared or appear on for a treat.

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Who Am I? Television Characters

Tuesday Jan. 22
All Day

Location: Point Place

Match the television characters to the show they appeared or appear on for a treat.

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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

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

Before you close the book on 2018, be sure you have taken full advantage of the great YA titles released this year. Zombie fighters and modern day poets, from the court of Faerie, to death row, this year’s amazing cast of strong characters will keep you turning the pages.

Continue Reading: Best Young Adult Books of 2018