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Teen Scene

Claim Your Space!
The Young Adult Room is a teen-only space from 3–7 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends. Log on, meet friends, and get research help or reading recommendations.

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

Technartology show
TechnARTology Show
Submit Entries February 1-28
Grades 6-12
Submit your work to our technology-themed art show curated by Teen Library Council. Pick up a submission form at the library or download one here. Submit digital, video or handmade art and photography from Thursday, Feb. 1, to Wednesday, Feb. 28.  Teen Library Council will select three favorites and the winners will receive a prize. We will display favorites in the Young Adult Room during Teen Tech Week, March 4-10.
Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

Book Groups at TPL
OTAKU TEENS
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. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign by Takaya Kagami, Yamato Yamamoto and Daisuke Furuya
Tuesday, February 27 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Grades 6-12

A mysterious virus kills adults but spares children, and vampires sweep in to fill the void. Yuichiro yearns to destroy the vampire overlords and connect with other humans.


Film: Hidden Figures (PG)
Wednesday, February 28 | 5-7:30 p.m. | All ages
See Hidden Figures, a film about several African-American women whose complex calculations made the space program possible. Explore our activity stations highlighting some of the accomplishments and inventions of brilliant and often unsung Black Americans.

Free For All
Library TLC
Tuesdays: March 6, April 10 & May 1
Puett Room, Grades 6-12
Teens, the library needs your TLC! If you are a library volunteer or are interested in becoming one, drop in to help plan and prepare programs and displays.  You can earn volunteer credit as you help the library be the best it can be!


Technartology show
Visit the Young Adult Room during Teen Tech Week, March 4-10, to view technology-themed art created by teens for the TechnARTology Show.


TechnARTology Reception
Friday, March 9, 6-7 p.m.
Puett Room, All ages
Celebrate the artists that contributed to our annual TechnARTology Show. We’ll provide snacks and an opportunity to create with circuits! Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

 
Book Groups at TPL
BookTRON
Join this book discussion group for grades 6-12 and discover some fantastic reads while enjoying snacks, games and crafts. Registration required. Sign up at the Children’s Reference Desk and get your FREE copy of the book while supplies last. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library
Book Tron Book GroupNimona by Noelle Stevenson 
Tuesday, March 20 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Grades 6-12 | Community Room
In this graphic novel, Nimona is a shapeshifter who joins forces with a supervillain whose heart grows tender as hers becomes merciless.

Book GroupAll American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely 
Tuesday, April 17 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Grades 6-12 | Community Room
African American teen Rashad was not trying to steal anything, but the cop beat him anyway. Quinn, a white teen who witnesses this assault, realizes he’s part of history whether he likes it or not. And it’s time to choose sides.


The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore 
Tuesday, May 15 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Grades 6-12 | Community Room
The Palomas and the Corbeaus are circus families that have been feuding for generations, but that doesn’t stop Lace Paloma from falling for Chuck Corbeau in this novel take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Spring Break Movie: Coco (PG)
Tuesday, March 27, 2-6 p.m.
Burgess Community Room, All ages
Aspiring young musician Miguel travels to the Land of the Dead to seek the blessing of his great, great grandfather, a legendary singer and songwriter. In English from 2-3:45 p.m., in Spanish from 4-5:45 p.m.

Película para las Vacaciones de Primavera: Coco (PG)
Martes 27 de marzo, 2-6 p.m.
La sala de comunidad Burgess Para todas las edades 
Un joven aspirante a músico, Miguel, viaja a la tierra de los muertos para buscar la bendición de su tatarabuelo, un cantante y compositor legendario. Disfruta de la película en inglés de las 2-3:45 p.m., seguida por la película en español de las 4-5:45 p.m.

Coco, the movie


Book Groups at TPL
OTAKU TEENS
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. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

Otaku Book GroupMy Hero Academia Vol. 1 by Kohei Horikoshi
Tuesday, April 24 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Grades 6-12 | Burgess Community Room

Izuku wants to be a hero more than anything, but he doesn’t have an ounce of power in him. However, a chance encounter with All Might, the greatest hero of all time, may give him a chance to change his destiny.

Teen Volunteers
» 9:30 a.m.-noon
» Every Saturday morning
Interested? Please register here or contact Katie Nelson at 503-718-2516 if you have questions.
Teen volunteers!


Teen Library Council

You know what the library needs? YOU!  Be a leader. Join Teen Library Council and help plan events for all ages, create displays and set the direction for teen library services. For more information, contact Lisa at LisaE@tigard-or.gov or 503-718-2654.

Find More

 » Books for Teens
 » Homework Help
 » Cultural/Museum Pass
 » Program Proposal Form
 » Photography Guidelines

Additional parking is available in the evenings at City Hall, 13125 SW Hall Blvd., and afternoons and evenings at the Senior Center, 8815 SW Omara Street. 



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