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1 Oct 2014  
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Teens



All events are for grades 6–12 and will be held in the
George & Yvonne Burgess Community Room unless otherwise noted.

SAT Workshop
Monday, October 6 • 5-7 p.m. • Teens in grades 10 and up
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 the SAT, new features of the SAT, testing dos and dont's and how best to prepare. Registration required. Stop by the Children's Reference Desk or call 503-718-2656 to register.

Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday, October 11 • 2–4 p.m. • All ages
Two years ago in a library not far, far away, we celebrated Star Wars Reads Day for the first time. Now you can join the party once again with games, crafts, trivia, prize drawings and The Clone Wars on the big screen. We encourage costumes and photoops with members of Cloud City Garrison (a legion of dedicated fans with film-authentic costumes).

International Games Weekend
Saturday, Nov. 15 and Sunday, Nov. 16 • All day • Young Adult Room • All ages
Games are taking over the library! Bring your friends and play it up with self-service board games, card games and more.

Mega Crafts Workshop
Sunday, November 30 • 2 –4 p.m. • All ages
Come one, come all, to our annual crafting extravaganza! Projects will abound for all ages, from cards and decorations to crafts suitable for gift giving. Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.

Teen Book Groups
Join a teen book discussion group and discover some outrageous reads while enjoying snacks, games and crafts. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. 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.

Otaku Teens
Case Closed by Gosho Aoyama
Monday, October 20 | 4:30-7 p.m. Teens in grades 6 and up
High school student Shinichi Kudo is known for his detecting skills, but when he is fed a strange chemical that physically turns him into a grade schooler, he has a hard time solving the crime.

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.

BookTRON
(Teens Read Outrageously Now)
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Monday, September 22 • 4:30 – 6 p.m.
This futuristic Cinderella story features Cinder, a cyborg and mechanic, who discovers that only she can protect the world from impending doom.


The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine
Monday, November 17 • 4:30 – 6 p.m.
In 1958 Arkansas, Marlee’s city and family can’t agree about school integration, but her friendship with a new student helps her find a voice against racism.

 
  • Books for Teens
  • Cultural/Museum Pass
  • Homework Help
  • 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.

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    City of Tigard, 13125 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR 97223
    Automated Phone Attendant: 503-639-4171
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