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Teen Scene

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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.
MLK DAY: TOGETHER AT THE TABLEMLK Celebration at the Library
Monday, January 21 | 1–5 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | All Ages
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream for everyone to, "…sit down together at the table of brotherhood," drop by our Community Room and join in conversation with other community members as we break bread together. Stop by anytime during this event and enjoy a small pastry and hot beverage as you visit with others. Everyone is welcome here! Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

Thursday, January 31 | 4-5:30 p.m.
Puett Room | Ages 10–14 only, please
Bring your old mechanical toys or use one of ours to create a bad robot out of whatever is lying around. No mechanical engineering or building skills are required. Duct tape, a little ingenuity and a sense of humor is all you need to enter the arena! Tweendom is designed especially for 10-14-year-olds to enjoy age-appropriate activities with their peers.

Thursday:  February 7 | 5-7 p.m.
Puett Room | Grades 6–12

Teens, the library needs your TLC! At these monthly gatherings, learn what’s new in teen literature, plan programs and displays, socialize and earn volunteer credit while you’re at it! Help forge a path and explore brave new worlds for the library.

Thursday, February 14 | 5–7 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | Grades 6–12
Watch swoony anime, enjoy Japanese snacks and learn or show off manga style art!

Monday, February 18 | 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | All Ages
Lunes, 18 de febrero | 2:30–3:30 p.m.
La sala de comunidad Burgess | Para todas las edades
Join us for an afternoon of the traditional Mexican game lotería! Bring the entire family for Mexican treats, lotería-themed crafts and the chance to win small prizes. ¡Unéte a nosotros para una tarde de lotería! Trae a toda tu familia para tentempiés mexicanos, manualidades del tema lotería y la oportunidad de ganar premios pequeños.

Saturday, February 23 | 3–4:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | Adults and Teens
Not an artist? Great! Join us to make whatever kind of art you want–as long as it is really, really bad. The best bad art piece will win a prize!

Tuesday, February 26 | 5–6:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | Grades 6–12
We’ll provide all the supplies needed to create your own work of art. Worried you won’t nail it? No problem. In the words of painting guru Bob Ross, "We don’t make mistakes. We just have happy accidents."



Teen Volunteers
» 9:30 a.m.-noon
» Every Saturday morning
Interested? Please register here or contact Katie Nelson at 503-718-2516 if you have questions.
Teen volunteers!

Teen Library Council

You know what the library needs? YOU!  Be a leader. Join Teen Library Council and help plan events for all ages, create displays and set the direction for teen library services. For more information, contact Lisa at LisaE@tigard-or.gov or 503-718-2654.

Find More

 » Books for Teens
 » Homework Help
 » Cultural/Museum Pass
 » Program Proposal Form
 » Photography Guidelines

Additional parking is available in the evenings at City Hall, 13125 SW Hall Blvd., and afternoons and evenings at the Senior Center, 8815 SW Omara Street. 

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