Teen Programs/Events

Teen programs by category:

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 and Spring/Summer Teens Programs.

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Creation Zone Open Studios

Stop by the Iroquois Ridge Creation Zone every Wednesday* for a fun and interactive Open Studio session!

Every Wednesday*
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge, Creation Zone
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Ages: All Ages

Introduction to 3D Printing for Teens

These hands-on classes will introduce you to beginner concepts of 3D printing technology and design. We will print your design for pick-up at a later date.

  • Monday, July 9
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 235447
  • Monday, August 13
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 235448

Cost: $8/1 Class
Age 12Y-18Y


3D Modelling

A hands-on introduction to 3D design software and
the basics of 3D modelling and printing.

  • Wednesday, August 15
    1 pm-3 pm
    Course Code 235358.

Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $8/1 Class
Age: 8Y+

Teen 3D Design

Learn to design simple 3D objects from scratch in this hands-on workshop. All objects designed will be printed for pick-up at a later date.

  • Monday, May 28
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 235532
  • Monday, August 27
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 235534

Cost: $8/1 Class
Age: 12Y-18Y

Intro to 3D Printing for Teens is recommended.

Teen Photography Contest

We are excited to host the 5th Annual Teen Photography Contest! We’ll be accepting digital photographs in a variety of categories from students in grade 7-12.

Cost: Free
Age: 12Y-18Y

All details including contest rules will be announced at www.opl.on.ca/blog/teen/ by June 15th.

Contest opens on Monday, July 2 2018 and closes Labour Day Monday, September 3 at 11:59 p.m.

Capture, Edit, Print – Photography Workshop

In this three-part workshop series, participants will learn the necessary skill sets to produce well-composed and well-edited photographs. This will be a great series for those who are interested in entering the Teen Photography Contest.

  • Wednesday, July 4th                                                               1:00 – 3:00pm                                                                                 Course Code: 235451

Iroquois Ridge Branch                                                                              Cost: $24/3 Classes                                                                                  Age: 12Y-18Y

The program runs on July/4, 11, & 18

Two-Hour Tinker

Check out our new Two-Hour Tinker Loanable Tech Toys:

Visit Iroquois branch of Oakville Public Library to explore new technologies and creation. With your FREE library card you can sign out and play with a Code-A-Pillar, Ozobot, Cubelets, Snap Circuits and much more. The length of sign out is two-hours with most of the tech toys to be used in the Creation Zone at the Branch.

Where: Iroquois Ridge Branch, 1051 Glenashton Dr., Oakville, L6H 6Z4

When: During library hours