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 Teens Programs and Fall/Winter Adult and Teen Programs.

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Teen Photography Contest

That’s right. We’re holding our first ever Teen Photography Contest and you won’t want to miss it! From Wednesday, July 2 – Monday, September 1 at 11:59pm, we’ll be accepting digital photographs from students in grades 7-12. Entries will be accepted over the summer and judged by a panel of award-winning photographers. Excitingly, winners will be announced at a special evening event in  September!

Teen Photography Contest Theme, Rules & Regulations

Teen Photography Contest Photo Consent Form

Teen Photography Contest Online Entry Form

If you require an alternate format of the Teen Photography Contest Theme, Rules & Regulations or Entry Form document, please contact our Teen Services Librarian at TeenLibrarian@oakville.ca.

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

Central Branch                         Sunday, September 21st                     2:00-4:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch            Thursday, October 16th                        3:00-5:00pm
Glen Abbey Branch                 Tuesday, November 25th                     3:00-5:00pm
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 Financial Literacy Workshop

This workshop will show teens how to budget, understand credit and credit ratings, and consider options for financing their education. Teens will also learn some basic investing tips and strategies that will help you to plan for your future, while still balancing wants with needs. After 20 years on Bay St. working in a trading room, instructor Dave Pearson switched careers and began teaching high school business economics.

Age: 13Y – 18Y
Saturday, November 8th 1:00pm-4:30pm
Central Branch
Cost: $8/1 class
Course Code: 200765