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 Adult and Teen Programs.

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Idea Room: a Teen Maker Event

Come one, come all to the idea room where possibilities are endless. You just need to bring your creativity and inner maker. Drop in once a month at branches throughout the system where activities include: making your own 3d printed creations, creating digital music with fruit and many, many more surprises. Come connect, collaborate, and share!

Age: 13Y – 18Y
Cost: $5/Drop-in/Pay at the door

Glen Abbey Branch                 Saturday, January 24th, 2015              2:30-4:30pm
Woodside Branch                   Wednesday, February 18th, 2015        3:00-5:00pm
White Oaks Branch                Thursday, March 12th, 2015                 3:00-5:00pm


Teen Book Club 2014-15

Seven incredible titles to read and, once again, there will be NO THEME! That’s right! Teen Advisory Group and previous Book Club members have created an incredible list of their favourites. We will be reading Fantasy, Science Fiction, Vampire, Dystopia, Mystery – a little bit of everything for everyone!

More information please visit Teen Book Club 2014-15 or to register email Justine, Teen Services Librarian at TeenLibrarian@oakville.ca

Real Life Post-Secondary Fair

Want to know what the schools are REALLY like? Come to our sixth annual Real Life Fair to speak with current students, learn more about your choices, and get the scoop on the realities of residence life, professors & programs, the registration process and much more!

Grades: 9-12

Saturday, February 21st 1:00pm-4:30pm

Central Branch Auditorium


Complete details will be available on the Teen section of our website as schools and programs are confirmed. Visit: www.opl.ca/blog/type/teen

Be Job Ready for Teens

Be ready to apply to volunteer opportunities, part-time and summer jobs by attending this workshop. You’ll learn how to create a resume, cover letter and get great interview tips from the pros!

Grades: 8-12

Thursday, February 26th 6:00-8:30pm

Central Branch Auditorium

FREE/1 class

Register with Justine, Teen Services Librarian at TeenLibrarian@oakville.ca or by telephone 905-815-2042 x5903
Please provide participant’s name, current grade, email address & telephone number.

This workshop is presented in partnership with Sheridan and Employment Ontario.