Llama Day!

    Saturday, Dec 9th all day, all branches

    Come to the library for some Llamatastic fun on Llama Day!

    Crafts, a little llama search, and trivia will be available for all ages.


      Friday Dec. 15 at 6 p.m.

      Get crafty after hours as we break out all the fun tools that aren’t for kids.

      Ages 13 to 20.

      Murder Mystery Party - The Wych Elm

        Saturday, January 13th at 4 p.m. in the Library Theater

        Be a suspect, or maybe the killer as we explore an unsolved true crime and create a new ending.

        Ages 13 to 18. Limit of 9 players, please sign up.

        Karaoke Night

          Friday, January 26 at 6 p.m. in the Teen Area

          Add some sparkle to a dark winter night with after hours karaoke!

          Sound system, song list, disco ball, and snacks provided.

          Ages 13 to 18. 

          Summer in February

            Saturday, February 10th at 2 p.m. in the Library Theater

            Summer snacks, Icees, silly decorations. Have it all and pretend it’s not winter.

            Ages 13 to 18.

            Great Oreo Debate

              Thursday, February 22 at 4:30 pm in the Library Theater

              What Oreo is best? Original? Mint? Cookies and Cream?

              Come eat and debate and choose the superior cookie!

              Ages 11 to 18

              Teen Movie Night

                Friday, March 15th at 5 pm in the Theater

                Teen Movie night: Theater Camp.

                Ages 12 to 18, snacks provided.

                Magic the Gathering

                    2nd and 4th Thursdays @ 4pm, Library Theater

                    Starting in November, Magic will switch to 2nd and 4th Fridays, same time and place.


                    Family Arcade Game Night

                    First Saturday of the month @ 4-6 pm
                    Game night gets retro!
                    All ages are welcome to play old school arcade games in the Library Theater.

                    Teen Game Night

                    Every Saturday @ 4-6pm, in the Library Theater

                    (Arcade Night is the first Saturday of the Month during Game Night)

                    Teen Games will now be available after school hours! Teens can ask at the desk for games ranging from board games to Switch games and staff will help get them set up in the Library Theater. Please note that the space is used by all ages and for events. How games are set up will depend on this.

                    From cards to Nintendo Switch, teens can hang out, eat snacks, have fun, and enjoy the feeling of being a winner during game night.

                    In addition, we are bringing out all the old-school arcade games for retro fun for all on the First Saturday of each month.

                    Open to ages 12 to 20.

                    Library Teen Council

                    November 25, December 9, January 13 and 27

                    Group meetings will be held the 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 2 pm. during which we will plan the month’s projects and programs.

                    Teens are welcome to meet up, work on projects, and earn volunteer hours any time during the month. 

                    Teen Librarian Rachel will be available to meet with, help out, suggest ideas, and get snacks for teens throughout the month. Projects will be posted in the Teen Space and on the Teen Discord.

                    Open to teens and tweens ages 12 to 19, the Library Teen Council is a volunteer group that helps plan library services, leads programming and assists the Teen Librarian.

                    Teen Librarian to the rescue!

                    Have questions? Need help? Looking for a book? Your Friendly Neighborhood Teen Librarian is here for you! (and will bring her spiderman finger puppet to zoom and discord meetings if requested)

                    Ways to reach me:

                    Teen Quiz

                    How much do you know about music or books or just about anything? Try your skills at the quizzes on our website or join the discussion on Discord about building new quizzes.

                    Discord Join Now

                    Teen Art Gallery

                    Check out free ebooks, audiobooks & movies!

                    Overdrive & Libby

                    Library2Go for Teens

                    Your Hood River County Library District card gives you free access to thousands of ebooks and audiobooks for all ages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visit the ebooks and audiobooks page for detailed instructions.

                    When logging in, select from the library drop down menu:  LEO Listens – Libraries of Eastern Oregon

                    Kanopy Kids


                    Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more for free! Don’t have a card? Sign up for your online card here. (10 per month; also check out the Kids Kanopy – fun for all ages and has unlimited viewings)

                    Gale Ebooks

                    Gale ebooks (Virtual Reference Library)

                    Online database of reference books on topics from pop singers to ancient religions to the galaxy. All easily searched and cited.

                    SageCat App

                    Manage your books on the go

                    SageCat is the official app for the Sage Library System. Search the catalog, place holds, renew items and store your library card on any iOS and Android device.



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                    Need more books to listen to? Each year in the Spring, Sync provides free audio book downloads – 2 at a time and available for a week. Then keep them for forever. 

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                    These resources are meant for skill building & development and most importantly for fun!

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                    Watch tutorials online and practice a wide variety of life skills and academic subjects, from computer programming to printmaking or math to entrepreneurship.

                    The Conversation

                    How to spot fake news - Coronavirus edition

                    There is a lot of information about the current situation being shared. Some of it’s right, some of it’s changed and some is just fake. Learn ways to identify what is good information and what shouldn’t be trusted.

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                    Partners in Health has worked in epidemics and outbreaks around the world and has put together lessons learned about how to take care of yourself during times of isolation and worry.

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