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.
Throughout October, Young Adult Room
Looking for some thrills and chills?
Stop by the teen room to play a horror movie matching game and check out some of our favorite scary books.
|Celebrate Teen Read Week
Sunday, Oct. 7 – Saturday, Oct. 13
Tweendom: Stop-Motion Animation Workshop
Thursday, October 25, 3-5:30 p.m.
Puett Room, Ages 10–14 only, please
Are you a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas or The Lego Movie? Come try your hand at creating a short stop-motion film at this beginning animation workshop! We will provide the materials you need to bring your spooky, funny, action-packed or totally random film idea to life. Just bring your imagination! Please arrive on time and plan to stay until the end. Tweendom is designed especially for 10-14-year-olds to enjoy age-appropriate activities with their peers.
Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead
Sunday, October 28, 2-3:30 p.m., Burgess Community Room, All Ages
Celebrate and remember loved ones who have passed on. Decorate papier-mâché skulls, create tissue paper marigolds and enjoy pan dulce! Celebra y recuerda a los seres queridos que han pasado a mejor vida. ¡Decora calaveritas de papel mache, crea caléndulas de papel crepe y disfruta de pan dulce! Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library
Practice ACT Test
Saturday, November 3, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Burgess Community Room, Grades 10–12
This free mock exam, proctored by Huntington Learning Center, will help prepare you for the real thing! Registration required. Stop by the Children’s Reference Desk or call 503-718-2656 to sign up.
Holocaust Remembrance: On the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
Thursday, November 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Burgess Community Room, Teens & Adults
Local Holocaust survivor Evelyn Banko will speak about her experiences under the Nazi occupation of Austria and Latvia during WWII, as well as their journey to America. Kristallnacht was a coordinated attack on the Jews of Germany and Austria on November 9 and 10, 1938. Historians consider it to be the first sign of the Holocaust. This event is recommended only for teens and adults because of strong language involving violence and death. Presented in partnership with the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education and sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.
Make It & Take It Craft Workshop
Sunday, November 18, 1:30-3 p.m., Burgess Community Room, All Ages
Bring the entire family for some serious crafting fun! Explore fall-themed art supplies and embellish a pumpkin trinket box to give as a gift or keep. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.