Teen Programs and Events

Spring 2019 +  March Break

Register in person or online using the links found at each program description. See you there! Registration for March Break programs opens Feb 26 at 9:30am.

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The Slime Sessions

Sat Feb 9

1:30-2:00pm OR 2:30-3:00pm

Beaty Branch

Ages 10-13. Get messy in the library and make some ooey, gooey slime! Please register for one session only (1:30pm or 2:30pm), all supplies provided. 

Prism Book Club


Mar 5, Apr 9, May 14

Drop in anytime 4:00-5:30pm (NEW)

Main Library

Ages 13-18. Join us once a month for this LGBTQ+ drop-in. Talk about your favourite books, movies, and TV shows, check out our Rainbow Collection, make some buttons, hang out, and eat some snacks. LGBTQ+ youth and allies welcome. Drop-in, no registration required. 

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Creative Writing Club


Mar 7, Apr 4, May 2

Drop in anytime 4:00-5:30pm (NEW)

Main Library

Ages 11-17. Love to write? Bring your ideas to this drop-in program and work on your stories! Meet other young authors, practice your craft, share ideas, get feedback, and immerse yourself in the written word! Original stories and fanfiction welcome. Some laptops provided, please bring your own device.  Drop-in, no registration required. 

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LGBTQ+ Film Forum

Mar 1, 8, 22, 29

Apr 5, 12, 26

May 3, 10, 17

4:00-4:45pm, Main Library

Ages 13-17. Join LGBTQ+ Filmmaker/Actor/Facilitator, Tony Babcock, as he discusses his new web series, it’s complicated, and screens the 10 episodes chronicling the challenges of being an LGBTQ+ youth in high school. Discussion and activities to follow. Drop-in, no registration required. 

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Secret Mission Escape Room

Mon Mar 11

10:00-11:00am OR

11:30-am - 12:30 pm

Main Library

Ages 10-13. The library needs your help with a secret mission. You’ll have 45 minutes to complete your task, using logic to solve puzzles and clues. The catch? We can’t reveal your mission until you get here. Registration opens for March Break programs on Feb 26 at 9:30am.  Please register  for one session only. 

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Tween Scene Drop-In

Tue Mar 12


Main Library

Ages 9-13. Join us any time during program hours for a fun hangout this March Break. Play online trivia, make buttons, play with cool tech, and hang out with members of our Teen Advisory Group. Drop-in, no registration required. 

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Zine Workshop

Wed Mar 13


Main Library

Ages 10-13. Help us publish our very own zine. Drop-in during program hours to complete a page about your favourite book. We’ll print them up and you can come back to get one! Drop-in, no registration required. 

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Tech Petting Zoo

Fri Mar 15


Beaty Branch

Ages 9-13. Want to try a VR headset? Or build a video game? Drop by to try out some of MPL’s latest technology and online resources! Drop-in, no registration required.