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Teens TPL

Join us in the Teen Center for the following regular programs. Unless otherwise noted all programs are for ages 12 - 18.

Please note: Fall programs begin in September.

Animanga Club
Mondays, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. *

BookHype Book Club
3rd Thursday of the month, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Create It Sewing (14 yrs+)
Tuesdays, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Create Thursday
Thursdays, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. *

Game On! Video Games
Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Life Size Game Creations
Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. *

Nerdy Craft Night
2nd Friday of the month: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. *

Snack Attack Friday
Fridays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. *

* Runs during the school year; postponed during Summer Reading

View more programs and detailed descriptions by visiting our calendar or newsletter.

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What's New?
compugirls SFW

Interested in developing the skills needed to become the next generation of tech innovators and community leaders? Discover basic technological applications through the use of circuitry and design expressive art works with circuits while discussing cultural responsiveness and intersecting identities in our community.
Snacks provided.

October 9 - 13, 12:00 p.m.

Contact the Teen Librarian Micah at micah_corporaal@tempe.gov for more information.

This program is made possible through a partnership with the ASU Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology COMPUGIRLS program.

Code Club
Youth Computer Lab

Ever wanted to learn how to code?

Join us and learn how to make computer games and websites. No computer or coding experience needed. Absolute beginners are welcome!

September 7 - December 14
Thursdays: 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.
Ages 8-16
At the Youth Library Computers 


Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Teen Center

 Winter Teen Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, December 12: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. OR
Saturday, December 15: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Library Teen Center
Ages 12-18

Acquire volunteer service hours for school! Develop customer service skills! Work with children and parents in the community! Fill your free time by leading fun and engaging activities! Speak with your Volunteer Coordinators, Denise and Micah at one of two Teen Volunteer Orientations about all the cool things you can do as a City of Tempe Teen Volunteer this winter.
No registration required.

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