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.
Submit Entries February 1-28
Submit your work to our technology-themed art show curated by Teen Library Council. Pick up a submission form at the library or download one here. Submit digital, video or handmade art and photography from Thursday, Feb. 1, to Wednesday, Feb. 28. Teen Library Council will select three favorites and the winners will receive a prize. We will display favorites in the Young Adult Room during Teen Tech Week, March 4-10. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library
Super Smash Tournament Saturday, February 17 | 1-5 p.m. | Grades 6-12
Who will triumph in the ultimate test of Smash skill? Enter this double elimination WiiU tournament and find out. The top players will win prizes. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library
Film: Hidden Figures (PG) Wednesday, February 28 | 5-7:30 p.m. | All ages
See Hidden Figures, a film about several African-American women whose complex calculations made the space program possible. Explore our activity stations highlighting some of the accomplishments and inventions of brilliant and often unsung Black Americans.
| OTAKU TEENS
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
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign by Takaya Kagami, Yamato Yamamoto and Daisuke Furuya
Tuesday, February 27 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Grades 6-12
A mysterious virus kills adults but spares children, and vampires sweep in to fill the void. Yuichiro yearns to destroy the vampire overlords and connect with other humans.
The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough
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
Tuesday, February 20 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Grades 6-12
Love and Death chose Henry and Flora at birth to be pawns in an ongoing competition between the two immortals. Once the two teenagers finally meet, they become unwitting players in a game that Death has always won.