Events for Our Teens

Grades 6 - 12

Teen Advisory Board


TAB will be in session at the start of the next school year. 


 What is TAB? It's a group of teens in grades 6 - 12 who get together once a month to discuss the goings-on at the library! Interested in becoming a member? Stop by the library to grab a registration form at the front desk! Our Teen Advisory Board meetings are funded by the Friends of the Library.

Calling All Teen Photographers!

photo challengeWe want to see you most creative shoe that captures this summer's theme " Read, Renew, Repeat." Bring us a printed copy to share on our Photo Challenge Gallery or email it to abtab@ocln.orgs so we can include it. 






Thursday, June 27

Teen Summer Book Club (First Meeting)     12:00 - 1:00
(Second Meeting is Wednesday, July 31)

summer teen book clubTeens entering grade 8 and up are invited to join Miss Amy for a teen book club this summer. The first meeting will include dining with friends, games, and the reveal of this summer's book. Teens are asked to bring a nut-free lunch to the discussion. Registration is required and begins on June 4th.








Thursday, July 11

Pop Up Art School: Felted Otter     2:00 - 3:30

teen crafternoonTeens entering grade 6 and up are invited to create a fuzzy, playful otter clutching a seashell in its paws! Educators from the Pop Up Art School will instruct teens in the art of needle felting using wool fibers and a barbed needle. Registration is required and begins on June 20th. This program is funded by the Anderson Foundation.








Wednesday, July 17

Science Lab: Actions and Reactions     2:00 - 2:45

science for teensTeens entering grades 6 and up are invited to a science workshop here at the library! Educators from Talewise will guide teens as they explore and investigate various science concepts through hands-on, interactive, and exciting experiments.

"All new experiments for summer 2024! In this brand new science workshop just for teens, we’ll work together to explore and investigate amazing science concepts using confetti cannons, soda bottles, nail polish remover, and more!

Through hands-on experiments and exciting STEM challenges, workshop participants will get to test out their ideas and discover the actions and reactions of physical science!"   - the Science Heroes

Registration is required and begins on June 20th. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library..




Thursday, July 18

Photography Workshop     6:00 - 7:30

photography workshopTeens in grades 6 and up are invited to join Miss Heidi for a photo "talk and walk", where we start with a chat about photo basics and then go on a photo walk to capture photos in and around the library.  No prior experience and no special equipment is needed.  The camera on your phone will be just fine but you are welcome to bring an SLR or other style camera if desired!  Registration opens June 20.cessary. If you have a phone with a camera and memory space to take, at's all you nee