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.
Day of the Book/Day of the Rose
Monday, April 23, All day, Young Adult Room, Grades 6–12
One day every year in the Catalonia region of Spain, people celebrate love by giving each other roses and books. Stop by the Young Adult Room, choose a book (while supplies last), wrap it, and make a duct tape rose to give to a loved one.
Tweendom: Make It Random
Wednesday, April 25, 4–6 p.m.
Burgess Community Room, Ages 10–14 only, please
We’re getting random for this afternoon of snacks, socializing and DIY projects including felted beads, clay horns and wands, catnip mice, duct tape accessories and fabric fortune cookies. No crafting experience is required. Tweendom is a place designed especially for 10 to 14-year-olds to enjoy age-appropriate activities with their peers.
Free For All; Library TLC
Tuesday, 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!
Friday, May 4, 6–8 p.m.
Burgess Community Room, Grades 9–12
Make a date with the things you love! Visit the Honeydukes snack bar, dance to a Hamilton playlist, make a Time Lord-worthy bowtie, and May the Fourth be with you for a Star Wars breakout game. Wear costumes or formal wear or come as you are!
Smash Club Tournament
Saturday May 12, 12:30–5 p.m.
Burgess Community Room, Ages 12–19
Teen gamers of all levels unite for double elimination Smash 4 and Melee tournaments coordinated by Tigard High School’s Smash Club. Bring your own controller or use one of ours. Prizes (and bragging rights) will go to the top players. Arrive at 12:30 p.m. to sign up. Tournament will begin at 1 p.m. sharp!