Teen Programs and Events

Summer 2018

Registration for summer programs opens Monday June 25th at 9:30 am. Register in person or online using the links found at each program description. Don't forget to pick up your library card in advanced of the registration date. See you there!


Ope Book with trees growing out of centre.

Judge a Book by its Cover

June 1-29

Main Library &

Beaty Branch 

Ages 12-17. Every week we’ll have a new cover for you to judge. Drop by Main Library or Beaty Branch to write us a creative summary based only on what you see. Weekly prizes to be won. 

Pride Flag

Finding Your Voice LGTBQ+ Youth Workshop

Sat June 16

12:00-2:00

Main Library

Ages 12-17 youth + allies. Celebrate Pride. Join us for a pizza party, followed by a workshop. held in partnership with the Positive Space Network. Please register here. Free. 

Young Girl Studying Open Book

Exam Cram

June 20-27

Main Library &

Beaty Branch

Grades 9-12. Let us help you prepare for your exams. Drop by the library for study space and destress with colouring tables, mad libs, and puzzles.   

Teens standing against a white brick wall

Connect the Dots: Youth Newcomer Welcome Party

Mon Jul 9

7:00-8:30pm

Main Library

Ages 12-17. Join us for a fun evening of games, activities, and information, and get to know your library. Join the Summer Reading Club, get a library card, tour the building, and meet great people who can help you settle here in Milton. Hosted in partnership with the Halton Multicultural Council. Please register here .

Heart made out of books, on a light blue background

Blind Date with a Book: SRC Edition

July 3-17

Main Library &

Beaty Branch

Ages 14-17. Kick off Summer Reading Club with some mystery reads. Pick out a book based only on its profile, check it out, and unwrap to enjoy! Don't forget to log your reading in our online Summer Reading Club Portal!

Comic noise words in comic book frames

Webcomic Wednesday with J. Torres

Wed Jul 11

2:30-3:30pm

Main Library

Ages 11-13. Learn how to create your own webcomic using free apps in this workshop. Bring your own device if you want to continue working on your project from home. Please register here.

Group of four students high fiving

Teen Team Trivia

Thu Jul 19

7:00-8:30pm

Beaty Branch

Ages 13-17. Test your knowledge of pop culture with a night of competitive team trivia. Restaurant-style set up with plenty to eat and drink. Register here, either as a team, or as an individual and meet new people!

Hand holding an illustrated globe. Globe has famous landmarks around it

Ancient Egypt and 3D Printing Demo with Loretta Penny

Wed Jul 25

2:30-4:00pm

Main Library

Ages 10-13. Take a trip through Ancient Egypt and learn about its history, technology, and culture in this hands on session. Then, learn how 3D scanning and printing are used by museums to recreate artifacts. Please register here .

Harry Potter Books open on wooded table with wand

Painting Potter-fest

Thu Aug 9

1:00-3:00pm

FirstOntario Arts

Centre Milton

Ages 11-17. Join us for Harry Potter painting party! Get step-by-step instruction to create your artwork and enjoy some fun treats while you paint. All painting abilities welcome. Cost: $10/teen. Held in partnership with the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton. Please register here .

Two tween boys playing video games

FIFA '18 PS4 Gaming Tournament

Thu Aug 16

3:00-5:30pm

Beaty Branch 

Ages 11-13. Come by the Beaty Branch to test your gaming skills in this tournament- style program. Will you be the winner? Space limited. Please register here . 

Cutting Board with peppers, lettuce, knife

Get Cooking: Tapas for Teens

Fri Aug 17

2:00-4:00pm

PC Cooking School

1820 Main St E

Ages 11-14. Join us at the PC Cooking School for an afternoon of cooking. Learn to make your own treats, take on a store-wide scavenger hunt, and get tips on how to eat healthy! Hosted at the Real Canadian Superstore, second floor. Cost: $5/teen. Please register here .

Please Note: PC Cooking School is not a nut-free facility. Allergies and dietary restrictions will be passed along to facilitators. 

Boy floating in the air, held up by purple balloons

Put Pen to Paper Awards Ceremony

Mon Aug 27

6:30-7:30pm

Beaty Branch

Winners of Put Pen to Paper will be announced! Celebrate your accomplishments with an author talk by 2018 Red Maple Nominee, Vikki VanSickle. Winners will also be announced. Family and friends welcome.