Teen Programs/Events

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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.

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Creation Zone Open Studios

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

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

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


Teen Photography Contest

We are excited to host the 6th annual Teen Photography Contest! We’re changing the format this year, and will be accepting submissions on Instagram and email!

Monday, July 2- Contest opens
Monday, September 2- Contest closes at 11:59 p.m.
All Branches
Cost: Free
Age: 12Y-18Y

All details including contest rules will be announced at opl.on.ca/blog/teen by June 14th, 2019. You can submit your photo on Instagram using #TeenPhotoOPL19. Don’t have an Instagram account? Email oplprograms@oakville.ca

Teen Film Festival

In this four-part workshop series, participants will learn the necessary steps to produce a short film from concept to the screen. At our last session, friends and family can join us as we hold a Teen Film Festival to showcase the works made during our program.

  • Thursday, July 11
  • Thursday, July 25
  • Thursday, August 8
  • Thursday, August 22

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free/4 classes
Age: 12Y-18Y
Course Code: 245286

This program happens every 2 weeks.

Cupcake Wars

Just like a TV food competition, you will square off against others to see who can design the most accurate representation of a theme!  Do you have what it takes to be the ultimate cupcake master?

Wednesday, August 21
Nottinghill Youth Centre Kitchen
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Age: 12Y-16Y

Teen Craft Night

BYOP – bring your own project! Join us for an evening of crafting, socializing, and fun. Bring a craft project you’re currently working on, and hang out with other crafters. Share your projects, learn from friends, or start something new!

Iroquois Ridge
Tuesday February 26
Ages 12Y-17Y

Resumes from Scratch

Employment Halton will help you learn how to target your cover letter and resume to specific jobs in a step-by-step job application process.

Monday, May 27
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
White Oaks Branch
Cost: Free
Age: 14Y-18Y
Course Code: 245203