Teen Events
Sat, Jul 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Columbus Public Library
Get creative and give back to the community at the same time! We identify a deserving community group and provide material for a special craft. You put it together before we pay it forward!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Columbus Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Marion County Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on TuesdayJuly 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 05, All day
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday May 31… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
North Columbus Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Parks Memorial Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
South Columbus Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, 9:00am - 10:00am
Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library
What could be better than coming to your library and getting prizes? Well that’s happening on Tuesday July 5th… Golden Ticket Tuesday!

Tue, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Everything is a test at Brain Games! Can you figure out puzzles as we try our best to fool your senses?! For Children, Families, & Adults.

Tue, Jul 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens! Complete a treasure hunt through the Smithsonian’s The Bias Inside Us exhibit, then diiscuss some of the items you found and create DIY journals to help you reflect on the experience.

Tue, Jul 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Harry Potter fans-take Platform 9 ¾ to a Hogwarts satellite campus—Mildred L. Terry Library! Costumes are encouraged! Muggles are always welcome!

Wed, Jul 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Teens 12 to 18! What do YOU want to do? Every Wednesday you are invited to hang out, play games, participate in rotating staff led activities, or just, well, do “whatever”!

Thu, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and much more! Games change weekly. 

Thu, Jul 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Keep your trash out of the ocean! Learn how to use junk mail to create art you can use. Children, Families, Teens

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Will you and your team of superheroes be smart enough to solve the puzzles and escape the Marvel villains? For Children, Families, & Teens.

Tue, Jul 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A & B combined
Art offers oceans of possibilities! Join us for an hour of creating ocean-themed mini paintings. Leave yours with us to be displayed, or take it with you at the end of the session. Supplies limited.

Tue, Jul 12, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library
Want to have fun, make a difference in your community, and earn volunteer hours? Join your Mildred L. Terry Public Library Teen Advisory Group!

Tue, Jul 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Can you stay afloat during these water themed activities? We’ll ‘weighing in’ & ‘breaking out’!

Wed, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens! Join us for our outdoor trivia toss challenge. Part trivia contest, part bean bag toss, all fun. In the event of inclement weather, the game will move inside.

Wed, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Teens 12 to 18! What do YOU want to do? Every Wednesday you are invited to hang out, play games, participate in rotating staff led activities, or just, well, do “whatever”!

Thu, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and much more! Games change weekly. 

Thu, Jul 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Betty Van Cleave Meeting Room
Do you love creative writing? Are you looking to connect with a community of other creative writers? Join us to develop your skills and share you work.  Writers of ALL skill levels are welcome!

Thu, Jul 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Learn different techniques to create textured paintings of jellyfish using watercolors. All material provided. Children, Families, Teens

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens! Pop in any day, Monday through Saturday, to see what new complete-at-your-own-pace challenges we have in store for you.

Mon, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Teen Area
Explore new Manga titles or chat about ones you’ve loved in the past. Ages 12-18

Mon, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus Public Library - Synovus Room A
Does your competitive spirit push you to take on any “trivial” challenge? Then bring your team or fly solo and join us for a remarkably random evening of trivia!

Tue, Jul 19, All day
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens! Pop in any day, Monday through Saturday, to see what new complete-at-your-own-pace challenges we have in store for you.

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Join us for Mario Kart Racing, Mario Partying, Just Dancing, and Super Smash Brother-ing to find out who is the champion video game player! (Chocolate) medals awarded at the end of the competition.

Wed, Jul 20, All day
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens! Pop in any day, Monday through Saturday, to see what new complete-at-your-own-pace challenges we have in store for you.

Wed, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Teens 12 to 18! What do YOU want to do? Every Wednesday you are invited to hang out, play games, participate in rotating staff led activities, or just, well, do “whatever”!

Thu, Jul 21, All day
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens! Pop in any day, Monday through Saturday, to see what new complete-at-your-own-pace challenges we have in store for you.

Thu, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and much more! Games change weekly. 

Thu, Jul 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Get whale-y creative as you enjoy sea-themed snacks! All materials are provided; reservations are preferred to guarantee supplies. Children, Families, & Teens

Fri, Jul 22, All day
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens! Pop in any day, Monday through Saturday, to see what new complete-at-your-own-pace challenges we have in store for you.

Sat, Jul 23, All day
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens! Pop in any day, Monday through Saturday, to see what new complete-at-your-own-pace challenges we have in store for you.

Mon, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - NCPL Teen Area
Discover the fun of B-movies! Talking at the screen is encouraged throughout these flicks. Ages 12-18

Wed, Jul 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mildred L. Terry Public Library - Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Reading really does pay off! Come celebrate all the reading you accomplished this summer and enjoy some ocean themed, sweet treats!

Wed, Jul 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
South Columbus Public Library
Did you meet your summer reading goal? Come celebrate with us at our outdoor water party!

Thu, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
South Columbus Public Library - Conference Room
Enjoy a weekly dose of your favorite game cravings such as video and computer games, coding activities, board games, and much more! Games change weekly. 

Thu, Jul 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room
Learn the art of macramé by creating a beautiful fish-net covered jar! Children, Families, Teens

Fri, Jul 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Columbus Public Library - Teen Tank
Teens, celebrate the end of the summer reading with an epic outdoor obstacle course that will challenge both your mind and your body. In the event of inclement weather, the game will move inside.

Rescheduled
Fri, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 11:55pm
New date Sunday, July 31, 12:00am - 7:00am
North Columbus Public Library
Our annual teen lock-in is back! Stay up all night or sleep in the stacks. Either way, we give teens the run of the library all night long! Reservations & signed guardian permission required.

Sat, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 11:55pm
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room,NCPL Children's Area,NCPL Teen Area,NCPL Magazine Area,Small Conference Room
Our annual teen lock-in is back! Stay up all night or sleep in the stacks. Either way, we give teens the run of the library all night long! Reservations & signed guardian permission required.

Sun, Jul 31, 12:00am - 7:00am
North Columbus Public Library - Large Conference Room,NCPL Children's Area,NCPL Magazine Area,NCPL Teen Area,Small Conference Room
Our annual teen lock-in is back! Stay up all night or sleep in the stacks. Either way, we give teens the run of the library all night long! Reservations & signed guardian permission required.