Events for Teens



all events for teens

The Library offers numerous programs for teens. We look forward to having you in the Library, but for now we can meet virtually and share fun stories and activities.

View our Teen Calendar of Events for more information on joining.


virtual summer camps

Applications for all camps will open on April 15th and close on June 1st. We will have STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) camps for ages 9-18. All camps are FREE!


Virtual Gardening at Home (Eddie Pickett Project)

Come and learn how to start your own garden at South branch.  Garden kits with tools, seeds, and pots are provided to registered participants. Classes are Sat. April 24- May 15.


Freeman Outreach Center: Young Adult Anger Management Workshop

Freeman Outreach Center presents this young adult anger management program to help our youth learn how to cope with anger in constructive ways as opposed to responding in violence or other disruptive behavior. Please join us each Wednesday and Thursday during the month of May from 4-5:00 p.m. to learn more about healthy ways to respond to peers and family when angered. Learn why responding in violence or other disruptive behaviors can have the oppose effect or outcomes. These classes consists of 8 sessions and will be held virtually via Teams for ages 12-17. 


star wars day

Tue – May 4

Join us on May the 4th as we celebrate Star Wars Day 2021 with books, crafts, recipes, escape rooms, and more!


steam activities

Browse our calendar for upcoming STEAM events.


books and writing

If you love reading and writing, come join us. We have numerous opportunities to practice new skills, discuss, and share.


stitch it club
& classes

Various Days & Times

Do you like to knit, crochet, and/or sew? Join us for our NEW library Stitch It club. Share projects, give advice, support new knitters, crocheters and sewers, learn new techniques, maybe talk about books, and have fun! Come for as long or as short as you can. All levels are welcome. Non-stitchers are welcome to drop in to see how fun and relaxing it can be.

Also, we have various knitting, crocheting, and sewing classes for all ages!


cloud901 events

CLOUD901 Teen Learning Lab continues to offer virtual programs for teens. Visit our CLOUD901 Events Calendar.



long live the king chess club
weekly meetings

MPL’s Long Live the King Chess Club has partnered with the Friday Knight Chess Club (FKCC) to present free online chess games and activities for the community. All club games are offered through Chess.com. 


youtube video programs

If you can’t catch us live/virtually above, then you can always watch videos of educational demos, crafts, and more.

Educational Demos

Click the play menu towards the top right to see all videos.

Arts and Crafts

Click the play menu towards the top right to see all videos.

high school resources

Visit our High School resources page for a list of resources for Teens and High School Students including information about our CLOUD901 learning lab as well as online resources to help out with homework, driving tests, and college preparation.


middle school resources

Visit our Middle School resources page for a list of resources aimed at Middle School students including eBooks, language learning, World Book, and easy to cite research databases to find trusted information on topics in social studies, science, language arts, and more.