Teens

Join our Youth Services Librarian, Amber, for enjoyable activities just for teens!

Phone the circulation desk at 705-789-5232 ext. 3402 or 3403 to register.

Registration for summer activities opens Monday, June 17.

water bottle

Water Bottle Decals for Teens

Make your water bottle unique! We will prepare some Muskoka themed shapes on sticker paper in advance. If you want your name to be printed, let us know when you sign up and we’ll prepare it for you!

Registration required. Ages 12-18.

Friday, July 26 at 2-4 PM

Phone the library to register - 705-789-5232

teen playing chess

Chess for Tweens & Teens

Love chess or want to learn how to play? Visit your library to play a few games of chess.  Ages 8-18.

Please register in advance. Drop-ins are welcome.
Thursday, June 6 at 3:45-4:45 PM

Thursday, July 4 at 2-3 PM

Thursday, August 1 at 2-3 PM

Thursday, August 22 at 2-3 PM

Phone the library to register - 705-789-5232

Teens playing Nintendo Switch

Teen Gaming

Try out PlayStation VR or enjoy playing Nintendo Switch on the big screen with others at your library! Ages 12-18 can drop-in and use the gaming consoles that are set up in the Friends’ Multi-Purpose Room.

Friday, June 14 at 4:00-5:30 PM

Wednesday, August 7 at 10 AM-12 PM

Wednesday, August 28 at 1-3 PM

teens in the library

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

High school students in the Huntsville area are welcome to join TAG. TAG members chat about what they are reading, help with book displays, share their ideas, and earn community involvement hours by participating in meetings. Contact Youth Services Librarian to join or just come to a TAG meeting!

Email Amber to register

Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, May 21 at 3:30-4:30 PM

Tuesday, June 11 at 3:30-4:30 PM

TAG Goodreads Bookshelf

Our teens love to read! Check out their recommendations on their Goodreads Bookshelf. They are always adding new titles, so be sure to check back often!

Visit the TAG Goodreads Bookshelf

TAG Instagram

Visit our TAG's Instagram Page

Teen reading book

Teen Book Reviewer

The Teen Book Reviewer will choose a book, from the library’s collection or an eBook/Audiobook from Libby to read and review. The book review can be a written review of about 100-200 words or a short video (under 60 seconds).

The book review will be posted on the Huntsville Public Library’s social media, and the written review posted to Teen Advisory Group’s Goodreads bookshelf. The Teen Book Reviewer receives 5 hours of community volunteer service for each review.

Reviews are submitted to Amber, Youth Services Librarian.

Apply to be a Teen Book Reviewer

Responsibilities

  • Read a book from the Library’s collection
  • Record a short review (under 60 seconds)
  • Or write a book review (100-200 words)
  • Submit book review to Youth Services Librarian

Skills/Knowledge

  • Ability to work independently
  • Teen volunteer must be between the ages of 14-18

 Library Hours

Day Hours
Sunday  CLOSED
Monday 10 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM

 

Drop Box is available 24/7


 

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