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



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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What's Up? Wednesdays for Teens!

Wednesday Jul. 17
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Locke

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

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Hip Hop Dance

Wednesday Jul. 17
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

Learn the latest moves in a super fun and energizing way with choreographer Michael Polk! Develop an understanding of rhythm, body awareness and self-expression.

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STEAM Maker Lab

Wednesday Jul. 17
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Heatherdowns

Like to experiment? Interested in Technology? This program is perfect for those interested in STEAM learning! Come mess around with a bunch of gadgets and leave feeling like an engineer.

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Games Unplugged

Wednesday Jul. 17
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Washington

Time to get unplugged, meet fellow gamers face-to-face and play some family-friendly cooperative games. Bring some friends and enjoy some fun games this afternoon.

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Sew Hawaiian

Wednesday Jul. 17
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Ever wish you could sew? This is your chance. We will walk you through a complete Hawaiian-inspired sewing project. No experience necessary and all materials provided.

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Pizza and Pages Teen Book Discussion

Wednesday Jul. 17
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

It's not your average book discussion. The dystopian world described in Neal Shusterman's Scythe might lead our discussions far astray. But never fear, pizza will prevail!

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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)
  • Camcorders
  • Telescopes

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Historical fiction for kids, tweens and teens.

Continue Reading: Back in Time

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

Continue Reading: Fun with Technology @ the Library