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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.

Saturday, March 23 | 12:30–5 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | Ages 12–19
Gamers of all levels unite for double elimination Smash Ultimate and Melee tournaments coordinated by Tigard High School’s Smash Club. Jump into friendly play while you’re waiting your turn. Bring your own controller or use one of ours. Prizes will go to the top players. Arrive at 12:30 p.m. to sign up; tournament begins at 1 p.m. sharp! Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

Thursday, March 28 | 1–2:30 p.m.
Puett Room | Grades 6–12
Cheese puff battles, mystery toast tasting, hands-free Iron Popcorn Chef, life-changing food hacks and recipe exchange! Enjoy a gluten and peanut-free culinary experiment.

Thursdays: April 4, May 2 | 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, too! Help forge a path and explore brave new worlds for the library.

Saturday, April 6 | 12–4 p.m.
Young Adult Room | Grades 6–12
Escape from your homework dungeon and drop in to cram at the library. Teen Library Council members and your librarian will be there for moral support and homework help. If you’re entering high school soon, find out about what to expect! Snacks will be provided, as well as games for study breaks.

Friday, April 12 | 1:30–3 p.m.
Puett Room | Ages 10–14 only, please
Get slimy with science and discover the sensory joy of non-Newtonian fluids. Try your hand at making your own slime to take home. It’s going to get messy, so leave your fancy clothes at home! Tweendom is designed especially for 10-14-year-olds to enjoy age-appropriate activities with their peers.

Tuesday, April 23 | 3–7 p.m.
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. That’s an idea worth borrowing! 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.

Friday, May 31 | 6–8:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | Grades 8–12
Make a date with the things you love! Break out of a Hogwarts escape room, Nerf herd your way to victory with a Dark Side vs. Light Side Nerf battle, all while enjoying a YouTube playlist featuring the artists who you’re stanning for right now! Pizza will be provided. Registration required. Please call 503-718-2654 to sign up.


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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