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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.
 
 

EXQUISITE CORPSE DRAWING CONTEST
Month of October | Teen Scene | Grades 6-12
The Surrealists knew there was no need to make art in solitude, so they created the Exquisite Corpse game. Drop in to the Teen Scene to pick up a submission form to draw the head, middle or bottom of the beast of your choice. (Yes, you can do all three!) We will spend the month collaging different combinations of creatures. Prizes will go to the most creative artists in each category.


 

MARVEL MOVIE SERIES: ARC OF THE INFINITY STONES
Thursdays: October 17, November 21
4:30-7 p.m. | Teen Scene | Grades 6-12
Track the Infinity Stones across the Marvel Universe! We’ll show the relevant films in chronological order so you can finally get this complicated storyline straight. Enjoy snacks and comradery while you watch the world implode.

MATCH BOOK
Friday, October 25 | 5:30-7 p.m.
Teen Scene | Grades 6-12
Swipe right for your next read! We’ll start with a slideshow presentation of new and upcoming books and we’ll give you exclusive access to profiles of the books you find the most attractive. You may even get a chance to take one home!

BOOK GIVE-AWAY!
Tuesday, October 1-Sunday, October 20 | Teen Scene
Identical twins Maya and Nikki have always seen eye to eye, until the summer gentrification moved in to their Portland neighborhood, bringing in new friends and new loves, but also forcing out beloved neighbors. Stop by the Teen Scene to pick up a free copy of Renée Watson’s This Side of Home, while supplies last.

See this award-winning author at one of these library author talks:

  • Tuesday, October 22 @ 6:30 p.m. Sherwood Public Library
  • Thursday, October 24 @ 6:30 p.m. Jesse Mays Community Center in North Plains
  • Tuesday, October 29 @ 6:30 p.m. Beaverton City Library
 

Tweendom: Amuck! Amuck! Amuck!
Puett Room | Ages 10-14 only, please
Wednesday, October 30 | 4-6 p.m.
Come in costume, if you dare, for a screening of a cheesy/scary movie, complete with audience participation games and snacks! Tweendom is designed especially for 10-14-year-olds to enjoy age-appropriate activities with their peers.

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
Domingo, 27 de octubre | 2-3:30 p.m.
La sala de comunidad Burgess Para todas las edades
Celebra y recuerda a los seres queridos que han pasado a mejor vida. ¡Decora calaveritas de papel maché, crea papel picado, y disfruta de pan dulce!

DAY OF THE DEAD
Sunday, October 27 | 2-3:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | All Ages
Celebrate and remember loved ones who have passed on. Decorate papier-mâché skulls, create papel picado and enjoy pan dulce! Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

LIBRARY TLC
Thursday,  November 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 create the Teen Scene at the Library! 

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE ON THE 81ST ANNIVERSARY OF KRISTALLNACHT
Thursday, November 7 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | Adults & Teens
Clarice Wilsey tells the story of her late father, a liberator of and a physician for the people at Dachau Concentration Camp, one of 27 physicians who treated survivor patients in extreme conditions for over a month. This event is recommended for teens and older only due to strong language involving violence and death. Presented in partnership with the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education and sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

HAMILTON CLUB
Thursday, November 14 | 5-7 p.m.
Teen Scene | Grades 6-12
Rise up and join other members of your fandom to watch clips from Hamilton: An American Musical while discussing its impact on our culture and its historical influences. Don’t give up your shot to become more informed and engaged through the power of music!

MARVEL MOVIE SERIES: ARC OF THE INFINITY STONES
Thursday, November 21
4:30-7 p.m. | Teen Scene | Grades 6-12
Track the Infinity Stones across the Marvel Universe! We’ll show the relevant films in chronological order so you can finally get this complicated storyline straight. Enjoy snacks and comradery while you watch the world implode.

 

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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