Teens

Unicorn Day

Available April 9th.

Come celebrate National Unicorn Day at the library! Teens can grab kits to make 3d Papercraft Unicorns of their very own. All supplies included.

Teen Gaming

Fridays in April and May at 3 pm.

Stop by the Teen Zoom Room for some online games and socializing. Bring a device you can log into a game with and your own snacks. We will pick out games based on numbers and what people want that day.

Glow In The Dark Hunt

April 29th, 8 pm.

Location TBD.

Time to grab a flashlight and get outside for the library’s sort of annual glow in the dark hunt! Space is limited and registration is required: sign up form (click then scroll down to register).

Ages 13-18. More details coming soon.

Fuzzy Worm Art!

For all of March, we are having a drawing contest for teens. The only two rules are 1. It must have some sort of fuzzy worm in the drawing somewhere. 2. It has to be appropriate for general viewing. What is a fuzzy worm, you ask? Whatever you make it. Possible works of art: A Fuzzy Worm portrait. A find the Fuzzy Waldo Worm, Fuzzy Worms vs Angles and Demons. The options are endless. Judges will be the Hood River Teen Council and gift cards to Tokki’s Art Supply for the top 3 winners.

Entries accepted through all of March and added to our Teen Art Gallery, Prizes awarded at the start of April. Please submit entries to 

Marvel Movie March Madness

We all know the best Marvel movie is Into the Spider-verse, but what if people think it’s something else?

Vote each week on the Teen Quiz Page as we get closer to the best of the best of the best.

Online Escape Rooms!

Pretend to escape a place you aren’t while in the house you probably shouldn’t leave. Try on your own or with friends. Special group event escape rooms on Discord from time to time.

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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.

Homework Help

Let us  help you with your homework! Don’t understand that poetry assignment, need help with your Spanish grammar, lost in your history paper? Whatever your question, or even if you just need to talk through things, the librarians and experts at our library want to help!

Hours:
Tuesdays       10:30 to 11:30 am
Thursdays     3:30 to 4:30 pm

On Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/91001800954

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:

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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

Kanopy

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.

LearningExpress

Learning Express Library

Find video courses, tests, eBooks and more to earn your GED, prepare for college admission tests, achieve your career goals, learn computer skills and many others.

Creativebug

Creativebug

The number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers. Enjoy 1000+ award-winning video classes taught by expert artists and designers.

Mango Languages

Mango

A fun and interactive learning experience that uses cultural insights by native speakers to help you learn how to have realistic conversations in over 70 languages. Learn at your own pace!

More resources we recommend…

OKGO Sandbox

Ok Go Sandbox

Indie rock band Ok Go is known for their wildly complicated music videos and have set up this site to explore the science behind their videos.

Sync Free Audiobooks

Sync Free Audiobooks

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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Hood River County School District – Online Learning Games & Resources

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

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

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.

Partners In Health

Mental Health in the Time of Social Distancing

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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