Teens' community hub

Teen programs & events

Teen open space

Drop-in and hang out with friends, work on homework, read, or use the computers or Wi-Fi on your device. Teen open space is every weekday after school from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 5 p.m. on Fridays. Check the calendar for upcoming dates.

Short story writing contest

Our 6th annual teen writing contest, organized by our Teen Advisory Council, is open for submissions. Entries should explore the theme What waits in the dark.

The contest is open to teens in grades 7 to 12 who live or go to school on the North Shore. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 15. Read more.

Open gaming

Stop by the second floor teen room Thursdays after school to play your favourite E or T-rated Switch and PS4 games. Want a game added to our collection? Talk to a librarian! For teens in grades 7 to 12. Visit our Open gaming page or check the calendar for upcoming events.

Collaboratory Club

Experiment with science and technology at our Collaboratory Club! Each week we'll spend time doing experiments or using Collaboratory technology. Extra time during this casual program will be spent playing iPad co-op games. View event in calendar.

Read, watch, listen

Specially curated selections from our librarians

Regularly updated lists of books, magazines and movies organized by theme. These include physical items you can borrow from the library and digital items you can enjoy on your devices at home or on the go. Click on a book to learn more or choose your preferred format.

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