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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.

  
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
  • Technology-themed art
  • 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.

    Divergent Party
    Saturday, April 19 • 2 – 4 p.m. • Teens in grades 6 and up
    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.

    Snip it, Bend it, Use it!
    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 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
    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 destroy mankind.

    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)
    Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
    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.

     
  • 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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