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To register for programs, call any Library, 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.)

Wave Your Flag - Mini Wall Hanging

Take Home Craft

Create your own mini Pride Flag yarn hanging. Yarn and dowels, along with instructions will be included. We will also provide curated reading lists and suggestions for great resources in case you want more information.
Let us know which flag version best suits you, and we'll do our best to provide those colours of yarn. Your little flag will be perfect for hanging in a locker, from a rearview mirror, or gifting to a friend.
Ages 12+. Sign up on our online calendar or by calling 345-8275 starting May 16.

Local Scavenger Hunt - Lord of the Rings

May 9-30 In the Community

Find the locations. Complete the Challenge. Earn ballots toward the grand prize... Follow us @ tbplyouth on Instagram for more details on how to play


Rainbow Colouring Club

Mondays 5-6 PM @ Waverley Library - YOUth Area

Drop-In Monday Nights @ 5 PM to Waverley's Youth Area for a safe space to relax, meet others, and colour with every shade of the rainbow


Minecraft Night

Mondays 6-8 PM on Discord

Join the youth Minecraft Realm (bedrock) every Monday from 5-7 to play survival mode.  Interested in playing? Email youth@tbpl.ca to join. Ages 11-15. Users 11-12 will require a guardian's permission to join the Discord voice chat.  

Anime Club

Mondays 6-8 PM Biweekly on Discord

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!


DIY Crafts

Wednesdays 3:15-4:45 PM @ Mary JL Black - Garden

Join Nicole in the MJLB Garden to make a new craft each week. Teens only. Rain location is beside the community room inside by the windows facing the road.


Writers Club

Wednesdays 6 PM @ Mary JL Black - Beside Community Room

Writers ages 12-18 are invited to participate in a fun drop-in night of writing games, writing prompts, and an opportunity to share their current works (if they want!) Meet up in the seating area in front of the big windows beside the Community Room. 


Read With Me Live

Thursdays 5-6 PM on Twitch

Head over to our new Twitch channel and catch us reading young adult novels old and new. Join the chat and let us know what you think of the book! Find us at www.twitch.tv/tbaypl


TBayPL Twitch Stream

Your library is now on Twitch! Find us @TBayPL to access live episodes of Read This Next, live read-alouds, and more!


We’ve received word that Orcs are planning to attack Thunder Bay and your help is required to prevent destruction. We have three weeks to prepare!

Follow TBPLYOUTH on Instagram to receive clues for the downtown locations of each challenge. Send in your completed challenges via direct message on Insta or email youth@tbpl.ca to earn a ballot in the all-ages grand prize draw.

Youth ages 12-18 who complete ALL challenges will earn a Fellowship of the Library prize pack.





We've expanded our youth space to Discord 24/7! Check our schedule above for events. Users must be ages 13-18 according to Discord terms of agreement. Fill out the form to get an invite!

Your library is now on Twitch! Find us @TBayPL to access live episodes of Read This Next, live read-alouds, and more!

Head over to our Instagram page for the latest event updates, book lists, and more!


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


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Youth Review



Youth Knitters

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. Volunteers must be ages 13-18.

Apply for the Jan-Jun session here

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

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

 Apply for the Jan-Jun session here


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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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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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