All events are for grades 6–12 and will be held in the
George & Yvonne Burgess Community Room unless otherwise noted.
DIY TechnARTology Show
March 1–31 • Teens in grades 6 and up
Submit your work to our technology-themed art show curated by the Teen Library Council.
Stop by the library to pick up a submission form or download
one here. Submit work in any of three categories:
Art made with technology
Art made by human power
Teen Library Council will select a favorite from each category, and library patrons can vote
for their own choice on Facebook or at the library. Submit your entry from Saturday, March 1,
to Saturday, March 15. Visit the library’s Young Adult Room from Monday, March 17, through Monday,
March 31, to view all the entries. On Tuesday, April 1, Teen Library Council will select the winners.
DIY Recycled Robot Battle
Saturday, March 15 • Noon–2 p.m.
Teens in grades 6 and up
What can you build out of spare parts?
Make wearable or sculptural masterpieces out of junk for this creative competition.
Pizza will be provided for all humans.
Tuesday, March 11 • 5 –7 p.m. •
Teens in grades 10 and up
All Ages Anime
Getting ready for college entry tests? Learn from the
pros! Teachers from the Huntington Learning Center
will share tips and tricks and answer your questions
at this beginning test prep workshop. Discover the
difference between the ACT and SAT, testing dos
and don’ts, and how best to prepare. Registration
required. Stop by the Children’s Reference Desk or call
503-718-2656 to register.
Friday, March 28 • 2– 4 p.m. • All ages
Word Cloud Workshop
Spend your day off from school at the library!
We’ll be screening the charming family film
My Neighbors the Yamadas (PG) from Studio Ghibli,
serving Japanese treats and enjoying Japanesethemed
crafts and games.
Friday, April 11 • 2– 3 p.m. •
Teens in grades 6 and up •
Technology Room (2nd Floor)
Transform a favorite William Stafford poem, or a work
of your own, into visual art. Create fun word clouds
using free online resources and basic computer skills.
View samples from these workshops in the library
lobby throughout April to help celebrate National
Poetry Month. Registration required and begins
Tuesday, March 25. Call the Adult Reference Desk at
503-718-2517 to register. An Oregon Reads William
Stafford Celebration event.
Saturday, April 19 • 2– 4 p.m. •
Teens in grades 6 and up
Snip it, Bend it, Use it!
What faction are you? Are you bold, honest, peaceloving
or inquisitive? Find out with a series of tests and
activities inspired by Veronica Roth’s vision of a world
divided by personality types.
Sunday, May 11 • 1:30 – 3 p.m. •
Teens in grades 6 and up • Puett Room
Let’s get wired up! Learn how to make artsy paperclips,
fashionable rings and wearable bird’s nest pins out
of wire. Registration required. Stop by the Children’s
Reference Desk or call 503-718-2656 to register.
Teen Book Groups
Join a teen book discussion group and discover some outrageous reads while enjoying snacks, games
Sign up at the Children's Reference Desk and get your free copy of the books while supplies last.
A big thanks to the Friends of the Tigard Library for sponsoring all the book groups.
(Teens Read Outrageously Now)
Daughter of Smoke & Bone
by Laini Taylor
Monday, March 17 • 4:30 – 6 p.m.
by Orson Scott Card
Karou’s friends think her drawings of
fascinating and gruesome characters
come from her rich imagination,
but they are in fact inspired by the
creatures who make up the only
family she has ever known.
Monday, May 19 • 4:30 – 7 p.m.
Brilliant, young Ender is sent away to
battle school where he learns that
he may be the only hope to save
humanity from the enigmatic, insectlike
Formics. Get fully immersed into
Ender’s universe and compare the
book to the movie.
D. Gray-Man by Katsura Hoshino
Monday, April 21 | 4:30-7 p.m. Teens in grades 6 and up
A born exorcist, Walker leads the
battle against the Millennium Earl,
the evil being who is determined to
J-Pop fans unite! Join this manga book group
and mingle with other otaku teens while watching
anime, making stuff and enjoying Japanese
snacks. Registration required. Sign up at the
Children’s Reference Desk and get your
free copy of the book while supplies last.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Public Library
Books for Teens
Teen Program Brochure
Claim Your Space!
The Young Adult Room is a teen-only space
from 3–7 p.m. on weekdays and all day on
weekends. Meet friends, play games,
get research help or reading recommendations
and, of course, use the computers.
Teen Library Council
Get involved in the library! Help plan events, displays and collections
for teens. Learn how the library works and create new and exciting
teen activities. Teen Library Council members must commit to
meeting once a month. Email Lisa at LisaE@tigard-or.gov or stop by
the library for an application. Space is limited, so act now.