Teens

Our Services

Wood Library’s Teen Scene is designed for teens. Read, study, relax and browse. Hang out with friends.  Get help with a project.  We also offer fun things to do that get teens excited about learning in a stress-free environment.  Contact the Teen Services Librarian for more information and let us know how we can serve you better.

Things to find in the Teen Scene:

  • YA Fiction
  • YA Non-fiction
  • College Resources
  • Graphic Novels
  • Manga
  • Videogames
  • DVDs
  • Playaways: devices with pre-loaded audiobooks on them! Just pop in your headphones and enjoy!
  • Audiobook CDs

Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Friday, June 4 & 18 | 3:30-4:30 PM
Friday, July 2 & 23 | 3:30-4:30 PM
Friday, August 6 & 20 | 3:30-4:30 PM
Grades 9—12
Plan library programs and become an advocate for your library by joining TAB today. Email Katie at ksmith@pls-net.org for Zoom information.

Virtual: Game Night
Friday, June 11 & 25 | 6:00-8:00 PM
Friday, July 16 & 30 | 6:00-8:00 PM
Friday, August 13 & 27 | 6:00-8:00 PM
Grades 6—12
Play a game virtually! Register for Discord information.

Paper Flower Shadowboxes
Friday, June 17 | 6:00—7:30 PM
Ages 11-24
Make your own rainbow-themed paper flower shadowboxes. Register to reserve your kit, pick up your kit at the library starting Friday, June 11, then join us live on Zoom Thursday, June 17 to do the craft together! Registration requierd.

Take and Make Crafts
Grades 6-12
Register online to reserve a kit, then follow along with the video and complete your project from home.
Monday, July 12
DIY Neon Signs
Monday, August 9
Bookshelf Dioramas

Movie Nights
Watch a movie with friends!
Thursday, July 15 | 6:00-8:00 PM
Into the Spider-Verse (PG, runtime 117 min)
Thursday, August 12 | 6:00-8:00 PM
Sonic (2020, PG, runtime 117 min)

Teen Theater 2021
Perform in an original play written by teens.
Thursday, July 8 | 12:00-1:00 PM
A meeting with the director, Scott Schauman, for any teen interested in participating in this year’s show.
Monday, July 12-Friday, July 23 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Teen Theater rehearsals.

Anime Afternoon
Thursday, July 22 | 1:00-2:30 PM
Grades 6-12
Watch Anime and hang out!

Hike at Cumming Nature Center
Saturday, July 24 | 12:30-2:00 PM
Grades 6-12
Take a guided hike with the Cumming Nature Center and explore the wildlife. Participants will meet at Cumming Nature Center and are responsible for transportation to and from the location. Registration required.

TBT TV
Thursday, July 29 | 1:30-3:30 PM
Grades 6-12

Throw Back Thursday just got better, come watch old cartoons with friends!

Christmas in July
Thursday, July 29 | 6:00-8:00 PM
Grades 6-12

Think cold thoughts! Play games, and wear an ugly sweater!

Teen Paint Night
Thursday, August 5 | 6:00-8:00 PM
Grades 6-12

Follow along with a video and paint a masterpiece! Registration required. Registration required.

60 Sec Stories
Friday, August 6 | 5:00—7:00 PM
Grades 9-12

Bring a cellphone and record videos at the library after hours! First we’ll plan, then we’ll record at 6 once the library closes.

Teen Scene Highlights
Check out videos featuring highlights of our collection in the Teen Scene on Facebook and Instagram.

Wood Library TikTok

How-To Library
Learn the ins and outs of the library! Find videos on Facebook and Instagram.

Teen Lit Tuesday
(Archive)
What’s new in the Teen Scene? Watch to find out!