Teens (12-18)

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Things to See and Do

Teen Center

A special spot in the library dedicated to serving our Teen population, it features our Young Adult (YA) book collection and several computers reserved for teen use only.

Teen STEAM Kits

Teens can check out one of our special STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) kits for 2 hours, and use the items within to challenge their mind and develop new skills. Kit themes include exploring robotics, computer programming, graphic design, sculpting, painting, t-shirt printing, button making, Perler beading, and much more. Read more...


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Unless otherwise noted all teen programs are for ages 12 - 18.

Anime Streamers

During this teen led program you can partake in an anime marathon, a discussion about the latest manga, or show off your stellar cosplay attire.

Create Thursday

Immerse yourself in the Teen Center with our individually paced, teen-led, pop-up maker space. 

Design Studio

Access our growing collection of equipment, software, and online tools to begin creating your own work.

Dungeons & Dragons

For teens who want to go on fantastic adventures filled with dragons, magic, villains, and heroes.

Game On! @ Tempe Public Library

Teens gather to socialize and play video games for two hours every Wednesday.

Club It Up

Need a space for your club to meet? Reserve the Teen Center Conference Room up to two Fridays a month for your club. Meet with Teen Center staff for more information.

Fall Teen Volunteer Orientation

Acquire Summer volunteer service hours for school while developing professional skills to prepare you for college and career. Lead fun and meaningful activities with children, teens, and library staff. 

4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Monday, September 16.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 21.

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