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Join the youth-only Discord - open 24/7. Check our schedule above for events. Users must be ages 13-18.
Find and follow us on our Instagram page for the latest event updates, book lists, and more!
Please see the online calendar for full details and any cancellations.
Book Club (Grades 8-12)
Biweekly Mondays @ 6:30 PM
Discuss what books, graphic novels, or manga you've been reading with other readers!
Minecraft (Teens grades 8-12)
Mondays @ 6 PM
Play Minecraft (bedrock) in creative or survival mode, and add to our growing community. Join with your own device/account in person at Waverley or virtually on Discord. A link to join will be shared via Discord. Join the Discord here or email email@example.com (must be 13-18 to join Discord)
Minecraft (Tweens grades 4-7)
Tuesdays @ 5 PM
Join the TBPL Minecraft Realm (bedrock) weekly on Tuesdays from 5-6pm to play creative or survival mode. A link to join the Realm and optional Zoom chat will be shared via email. Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Nicole Doesn't Know Anime (Grades 7-12)
April 6, May 4, June 1 - 4:30 PM @ Mary JL Black
She’s embarrassed to admit it, but Nicole really doesn’t know anime. After listening to her feeble attempt to describe the characters and plot, tell her just how wrong she is, eat Japanese snacks, and watch a few episodes of the show!
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 May-Sept you'll receive 2 hand-picked library books, candy, and some goodies. Supplies are limited so sign up fast!
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.)
|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 4 volunteer hours! Successful reviews will be posted to our blog. Sign up here.
Not sure what to read next? We can help! Check out YOUth Read for booklists, online resources, our newest YA releases and more!
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.
- 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.