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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 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: Every second Monday, 3-6 pm: Sept 26th, Oct 10th & 24th, Nov 14th & 28th, Dec 12th
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 from 4-6pm and receive tech coaching from members of our Teen Tech Team.

Age: All Ages

WINTER Session Dates:
Tuesday, February 14th, 21st, 28th
Tuesday, March 14th

Central Branch


Teen 3D Printing Night

Come create and tinker while exploring the world of 3D printing technology. This hands-on class will introduce you to beginner concepts of 3D printing technology and design. We’ll print your designs to pick-up at a later date.
Ages: 12-18Y
Cost: $8/1 class

Tuesday, November 29th from 6:30pm-8:00pm Course Code: 220288
Monday, March 6th from 6:30pm-8:00pm Course Code: 220291

Central Branch
Monday, December 5th from 6:30-8:00pm Course Code: 220289

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.

Teen Book Club Information Night
Central Branch Auditorium
Wednesday, October 12th 7:15pm-8:15pm
Grades: 9-12
Cost: Free/8 Classes

Register by email to Justine, Teen Services Librarian at

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 (, a language for music and audio coding.

Ages: 13-18Y
Queen Elizabeth Community and Cultural Centre
Tuesday, December 6th from 6:30-8:00pm Course Code: 220204
Tuesday, February 6th, 2017 from 6:30pm-8:00pm Course Code: 220205

An Hour of Code at Oakville Public Library

Participate in the global movement that has seen100 million learners in 180 countries. Pop by on Sunday, December 11th and see what this coding fuss is all about. An Hour of Code is an event where all participants will be introduced to coding in an informal and collaborative way. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to guide and encourage exploration into coding. Absolutely no experience is needed, just bring your curiosity! Please consider bringing your own device as access to library devices may be limited.

Age: All Ages
Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Central Branch, Glen Abbey Branch and Iroquois Ridge Branch

This is an intergenerational program that is taking place at Central, Glen Abbey and Iroquois Ridge Branch.

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
Central Branch Library Auditorium
Register through IRIS using course code 220350