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All library locations are closed indefinitely due to health concerns related to the coronavirus. Unfortunately, this means all programming is currently on hold.   
If you have questions about your library card, or obtaining an electronic service card, please email the library at comments@tbpl.ca  

 

Teen Programs 

Library Programs

Youth Move

Volunteer Opportunities

Readers Are Leaders

Youth Advisory Council

Teens Review  NEW

Makers and Shapers NEW

Readers Advisory

Not sure what to read next? Want to know what new books we have? Check out Teens Read for booklists, online resources, our newest YA releases and more!

Research and Homework

 


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To register for programs, call any Community Hub, ask in-person, or go online
(http://tbpl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar ; find the date of the program, click the title, then the icon shaped like a head and fill out the form.)

 

Have questions? Don't see a program you like? Fill out this 5 question survey, email teens@tbpl.ca with your ideas, or sign up for our Youth Advisory Council 

Newletter of March teen programs

 

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Video Game Night

Jan 22, Mar 11 and Apr 15 @ 6:30 PM - Waverley Auditorium

Come play games on the Wii, XBOX360, or PS3! Teens and tweens only please.

 

Button Making for Teens

March 16 @ 2:30 PM - Brodie Library Story Hour Room

This one's for the bigger kids! The buttons we hand out at events are always a hit, so we're having you come in and make your own. Use one of our designs, or create your own.
Ages 10+. Registration opens March 2.

 

#StrongWomen

March 18 @ 6:30 PM - County Park Library

Learn some self defense techniques and create a vision board celebrating superheroes of international women's history. Grades 4+

Fandom Frolic: Studio Ghibli Poster

Fandom Frolic: Studio Ghibli

March 19 @ 6:30 PM - Waverley Auditorium

We're back and celebrating fandom! This year we have everything from Spirited Away to Kiki's Delivery Service. Join the group and do some trivia, crafting, and eat some snacks if you're feeling it.

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Open Mic Night

Feb 26, Apr 1, and Apr 28 @ 6 PM - Mary J L Black Library

Come on down and hang out after hours with Youth Move and your fav library staff at MJLB library. We'll have an amp, a stool, a microphone, and a fancy cup of water for all the teen comedians, musicians, and poets. Not ready to perform? Stop by for the snacks instead! Teens and tweens only please!

 

T(w)een Blackout Poetry

April 8 @ 6:30 PM - Waverley Auditorium

For poetry month we're going to destroy things to make them more beautiful. Join us in making some Black Out Poetry and make some buttons too!

 

 

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Video Game Night

Jan 22, Mar 11 and Apr 15 @ 6:30 PM - Waverley Auditorium

Come play games on the Wii, XBOX360, or PS3! Teens and tweens only please.

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Youth Move 

Join us at Mary J L Black for Youth Move @ Your Library.

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Readers Are Leaders

Earn volunteer hours FAST and help build the confidence of a young reader with Readers are Leaders.

 

Youth Advisory Council

Have your voice heard and help the library buy books and influence library programs for teens with the Youth Advisory Council

 

Teens Review ***NEW***

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Help your fellow readers by writing reviews of the books, movies, or albums you love (or hate) for community service hours. What you read and write about is up to you and or each 250-300 word review you write, you'll get an hour of volunteer time, and successful reviews are posted to our blog. If you would like more details or you're interested in joining email Nicole at teens@tbpl.ca to sign on as a reviewer. 

Makers and Shapers ***NEW***

Earn volunteer hours by putting up posters, telling your friends about programs, and pitching in on event nights. Contact Nicole at teens@tbpl.ca for more details.

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Not sure what to read next? We can help! Check out Teens Read for booklists, online resources, our newest YA releases and more!

 

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Research and Homework


The library has many resources for research, primary/secondary sources, and assignments. If you need help you can always Just Ask Us!

Secondary Sources (and Citations!)

  • Get help finding secondary sources, firguing out what they are, and learning how to cite them.

Online Research

  • Use our online databases to find reliable, peer-reviewed information.
  • All databases can be accessed in the library, or on personal devices with a library card and PIN.

Information and Media Literacy

  • Figuring out where to find reliable resources and what exactly makes them reliable is harder than ever but the library is here to help.

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