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2023 January - March Events

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 Anime (Ages 13-18)
Tuesdays on Discord @ 6 PM
Come together and share a similar interest in Japanese animated and illustrated media! We will have regular meetings, compete in character battles, trivia games, and a chance to share your drawings and cosplay costumes!

  • January 10- Anime movie night with Japanese snacks PH
    Registration January 3 @ 10:00
  • February 14- Cross Stitch Your Favorite Anime Character PH
    Registration opens January 31 @10:00

  • **Parents and guardians are responsible for determining what programs their teen can attend. If you or your teen are uncomfortable about watching anime rated PG13/14, this club may not be a good fit. Anime often includes violence, strong language and mild nudity.

Book Club (Grades 8-12)
Biweekly Mondays starting Jan 16 @ 6:30 PM
Discuss what books, graphic novels, or manga you've been reading with other readers!

Biweekly Mondays @ 4:30 PM
Ages 13-18 Minecraft will start Jan 9, grades 4-7 Minecraft will start Jan 16 
Email youth@tbpl.ca to join!

Art Club (Grades 7-12)
Thursdays @ MJLB 4-6 PM
Drop-in and create the weekly craft or work on your own projects. Check the online calendar for a more details.

Writers Club (Grades 8-12)
Thursdays @ MJLB 6:30 PM
Flex your writing muscles! Come to the Library for a no-judgement writers club.

Completely Booked Book Bags Subscriptions (Ages 12-18)
Each month from Feb-Apr you'll receive 2 hand-picked library books, candy, and some goodies. Supplies are limited so sign up fast! Registration opens January 5.

To register for programs, call any Library, ask in-person, or check out the online calendar (to register; find the date of the program, click the title, then the icon shaped like a head, and fill out the form.)

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youth knitters

youth action council

youth review

Knit or crochet hats or scarves for those experiencing homelessness and get volunteer hours. Volunteers must be ages 13-18. Sign up here

Have your voice heard and help the library buy books and influence library programs for teens with the YOUth Action Council.

Review books or movies that you loved (or hated) for community service hours. For each 250-300 words review you can earn up to 3 volunteer hours! Successful reviews will be posted to our blog. Sign up here


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Studio 216


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


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Homework? Research? We can help!


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!) and Finding Reliable Resources

  • Get help finding reliable secondary sources, figuring 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.

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