Events for Teens

Early Childhood | Children & Tweens | Teens | Adults

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 Calendar of Events for more information on joining.

cloud901 events

CLOUD901 Teen Learning Lab continues to offer virtual programs for teens including:

  • Art Squad Online – Wednesdays at 4:30 PM – Art Squad is a free, teen-centered series of virtual art classes taught by local artists and illustrators. Click HERE for more information.
  • Freestyle Fridays – Fridays at 3:00 PM – A virtual program focused on the meaning behind visual Artwork. Click HERE for more information.
  • Hour of Code – Wednesdays Dec 2, 9, 16 – 4:00 PM – This program takes teens through the basics of JavaScript coding language.  We will use as the teaching platform, so students will need an email address, device (computer/laptop, phone, or tablet), and internet to participate. Click HERE for more information.
  • All CLOUD901 Events.

memphis mech warriors community robotics team
virtual recruitment meetings
Dec 7 & 8 – 3:00 Pm

CLOUD901 and the Memphis MECH Warriors Community Robotics Team is hosting a Virtual Recruitment Day for students ages 14-18 interested in FIRST robotics!

Click HERE to register.

crew up – indie memphis youth filmmaking mentorship
deadline to apply – dec 13

The CrewUP Youth Filmmaking Mentorship is your chance to make a short film with other young filmmakers (between grades 7-12) as well as receive mentoring from a professional filmmaker for FREE. Apply as an individual or as your own team of three. Each group receives $500 to assist in making their film.

Click HERE for more information and to apply.

Paint & Sip (Teen Edition)
mon – nov 30 – 6:00 pm

Come and join us for Virtual Paint & Sip… an opportunity for participants to practice art in a relaxed environment.   This session is taught by local teen artist Jaden Spencer!  Pre-drawn canvas and paint supplies provided to the first 15 registered participants. Supplies must be picked up at the South Branch library (1929 S. Third St).

Click HERE for more information.

long live the king chess club
tuesdays – 7:00 pm

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 

Visit our Long Live the King Chess Club page for more information.

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.