Teen Programs/Events

Teen Programs are developed and run with the assistance of our Teen Advisory Group.

For a complete listing of our programs, including registration deadlines, please pick up a copy of our @ your library guide available at all branches.

Excerpts are available from the @ your library guide for the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter Teens Programs.

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Get Help Finding Volunteer Opportunities

We have partnered with Volunteer Halton to help our customers find volunteer opportunities in their communities.

Whether it is for high school students looking to fill their 40 hours, seniors looking to make connections in the community, or anyone else looking to volunteer their time to local organizations, volunteering is a great way to participate in your community, help local organizations, and gain a rewarding experience while gaining useful and marketable skills.

Drop into our Glen Abbey Branch every second Monday, starting September 19th from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm, and receive one-on-one personalized help finding the right volunteer experience for you, with a representative of Volunteer Halton.

Intended for: All Ages
When: Some Mondays, 3-6 pm: FebĀ 27, Mar 13 & 27, Apr 10 & 24, May 8 & 29, Jun 12, 19, 26
Where: Glen Abbey Branch
Cost: Free

No registration required. This is a drop in program, first come first served.

Digital Discovery with the Teen Tech Team

Drop by the Training Lab at Central Branch Library and receive tech coaching from members of our Teen Tech Team.

Age: All Ages

WINTER Session Dates from 4pm-6pm:
Tuesday, February 21st, 28th
Tuesday, March 14th

SUMMER Session Dates from 3pm-5pm:
Wednesday, July 5th, July 12th, July 19th, July 26th
Wednesday, August 2nd, August 9th, August 16th, August 23rd


Intro to 3D Printing for Teens

These hands-on classes will introduce you to beginner concepts of 3D printing technology and design. We will print yur design for pick-up at a later date.
Ages: 12-18Y
Cost: $8/1 class

Monday, March 6th from 6:30pm-8:00pm Course Code: 220291

Central Branch
Monday, April 3rd from 6:30pm-8:00pm Course Code: 225643

Monday, July 10th from 6:00pm-7:30pm Course Code : 225693

Iroquois Ridge Branch
Monday, August 21st from 6:00pm-7:30pm Course Code: 225694

Teen Book Club & Information Night 2016-17

Sponsored by the Friends of the Oakville Public Library, the Teen Book Club will be reading eight incredible titles, voted on by YOU the reader at the Teen Book Club Information Night. Books will be provided for borrowing.

Register by email to Justine, Teen Services Librarian at TeenLibrarian@oakville.ca

Monthly Teen Book Club Meetings held at Central Branch in Boardroom, from 7:15pm-8:15pm
Meeting Dates 2nd Wednesday of the month: Nov 9, Dec 14, Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10

Audio Coding for Teens

Come join instructor Tony Wallace to both learn basic programming AND make music with Sonic Pi (http://sonic-pi.net), a language for music and audio coding.

Ages: 13-18Y
Queen Elizabeth Community and Cultural Centre
Tuesday, February 6th, 2017 from 6:30pm-8:00pm Course Code: 220205

Newcomer Youth Tutoring

Free one-on-one tutoring for newcomer youth between 13-18 years old (grades 9-12). Volunteer tutors help students complete homework assignments and assist with essay writing. Subject-specific tutoring (e.g. math, science) is also offered.

Tuesdays 5:15-6:45 p.m.
February 7-March 7; March 21-June 13, 2017
Glen Abbey Branch

Age: 13-18

To register call HMC Connections at 905-842-2486 ext. 239

Teen Trivia Night

Join the Teen Advisory Group and put your knowledge to the test & challenge your friends with your trivia skills. There will be a variety of trivia topics ranging from pop culture to politics and everything in between. Come solo or bring a team!

Ages: 14-18Y
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Central Branch Library Auditorium
Free/Drop In

Summer Job Searching Workshop for Teens

Learn strategies for looking for summer employment including where to look, who to connect with and some of the amazing community organizations and opportunities out there for teens. Presented by Employment Halton, this workshop will also provide valuable tips on preparing a top notch cover letter and resume.

Ages: 14-18Y
Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 from 6:30pm-8:00pm
Central Branch Library Auditorium
Register through IRIS using course code 220350