Teen Programs and Events

Winter 2018

Snowman made of marshmallows in cup of hot chocolate

Emoji Movie Titles: Holiday Edition

All December Long

Main Library and Beaty Branch

Ages 11-17. Take a guess at which classic holiday movies we're trying to name. Submit your guesses in person at Main Library and Beaty Branch for the chance to win a Starbucks gift card. 

Hands Surrounded by Art Supplies

Pop Up Button Maker

Wed Dec 6, 13

2:45-3:30pm, Main Library

Ages 11-17. Hanging out in the library after school? Find the pop up button maker in the teen area and take a whirl at making something fun. Drop in. 

Open Book with Trees and Reader on Pages

Badly Explained Book Plots

Tues Jan 2

6:00-7:00pm, Main Library

Bring your mobile device, log into Kahoot, and see if you can’t guess which books we’ve tried to describe. Prizes to be won, snacks to be eaten. Register here .

Two Teen Boys Playing Video Games

FIFA 18 PS4 Tournament

Wed Jan 3

3:30-5:00 pm, Beaty Branch

Ages 11-14. Keep busy this holiday with a tournament designed to test your abilities on the field. Space is limited. Register here

Harry Potter Books

Step Into a Story

Thurs Jan 4th

2:00-4:00 pm, Main Library

All ages. Want to get lost in your favourite tale? Let the magic of green screen technology transport you into the worlds of Harry Potter, Elephant and Piggie, Sherlock, and many more! Your photo will be emailed directly to you! Drop-In, no registration required. 

Students sitting on floor with yellow and black homework icons overhead

Newcomer Homework Help


Jan 11 - Feb 25

6:30-8:00pm, Beaty Branch

Volunteer tutors work one-on-one with newcomer students to assist with school work. Please bring homework and supplies to program. Register through the Halton Multicultural Council at 905-842-2486 x 248

Teen Studying

Exam Cram

Jan 22-30, 2017

Main Library and Beaty Branch

Let us help you prepare for your exams. Come by the library for study space and de-stress with treats and giant colouring tables. Drop in. 

Tablet with words small business, coffee cup

Adulting 101: Start Your Own Summer Company

Tues Feb 27

6:30-7:30pm, Main Library

Ages 15-29. Make your summer a great one! Get the inside scoop on starting and running your own business this summer. Hosted by the Halton Region Small Business Centre. Register here

Heart made out of books, on a blue background

Blind Date with a Teen Book

Feb 1 to 14

Main Library

Check out our display upstairs in the Teen Area and go on a library date this Valentine's Day! Pick out a book based only on it's "interests," check it out, and unwrap when you get home. Happy Reading! 

Word kindness on a wooden background


Wed Feb 28

2:45-3:45 pm, Main Library and Beaty Branch

Ages 11-17. Help erase bullying and celebrate diversity. Make buttons, pick up some kind words, pledge kind, and grab some swag. Drop-In, teen area.