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Teen Scene

Claim Your Space!
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.

Day of the Book/Day of the Rose
Monday, April 23, All day, Young Adult Room, Grades 6–12
One day every year in the Catalonia region of Spain, people celebrate love by giving each other roses and books. Stop by the Young Adult Room, choose a book (while supplies last), wrap it, and make a duct tape rose to give to a loved one.

Book Groups at TPL
J-Pop fans unite! Join this manga book group and mingle with other otaku teens while watching anime, making stuff and enjoying Japanese snacks. Registration required. Sign up at the Children’s Reference Desk and get your free copy of the book while supplies last. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

Otaku Book GroupMy Hero Academia Vol. 1 by Kohei Horikoshi
Tuesday, April 24 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Grades 6-12 | Burgess Community Room

Izuku wants to be a hero more than anything, but he doesn’t have an ounce of power in him. However, a chance encounter with All Might, the greatest hero of all time, may give him a chance to change his destiny.

Tweendom: Make It Random
Wednesday, April 25, 4–6 p.m.
Burgess Community Room, Ages 10–14 only, please
We’re getting random for this afternoon of snacks, socializing and DIY projects including felted beads, clay horns and wands, catnip mice, duct tape accessories and fabric fortune cookies. No crafting experience is required. Tweendom is a place designed especially for 10 to 14-year-olds to enjoy age-appropriate activities with their peers.

Free For All; Library TLC
Tuesday, May 1
Puett Room, Grades 6-12
Teens, the library needs your TLC! If you are a library volunteer or are interested in becoming one, drop in to help plan and prepare programs and displays.  You can earn volunteer credit as you help the library be the best it can be!

Fandom Prom
Friday, May 4, 6–8 p.m.
Burgess Community Room, Grades 9–12
Make a date with the things you love! Visit the Honeydukes snack bar, dance to a Hamilton playlist, make a Time Lord-worthy bowtie, and May the Fourth be with you for a Star Wars breakout game. Wear costumes or formal wear or come as you are!

Smash Club Tournament
Saturday May 12, 12:30–5 p.m.
Burgess Community Room, Ages 12–19
Teen gamers of all levels unite for double elimination Smash 4 and Melee tournaments coordinated by Tigard High School’s Smash Club. Bring your own controller or use one of ours. Prizes (and bragging rights) will go to the top players. Arrive at 12:30 p.m. to sign up. Tournament will begin at 1 p.m. sharp!

Book Groups at TPL
Join this book discussion group for grades 6-12 and discover some fantastic reads while enjoying snacks, games and crafts. Registration required. Sign up at the Children’s Reference Desk and get your FREE copy of the book while supplies last. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library
The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore 
Tuesday, May 15 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Grades 6-12 | Community Room
The Palomas and the Corbeaus are circus families that have been feuding for generations, but that doesn’t stop Lace Paloma from falling for Chuck Corbeau in this novel take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

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.

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 » Program Proposal Form
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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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