Teens

The Most Dangerous Game Night

February 11 @ 4 p.m.

Solve a mystery, be the murder, guess the truth! It’s time for a killer good time with games of mystery and mayhem.

Open to ages 11 to 20

Percy Jackson and Friends Trivia

February 24 @ 5 p.m.

Trivia goes old school – show off your book learning and earn monster prizes as we cover the events of the original series, Heroes of Olympus, and maybe even spend some time with Apollo.

Open to ages 11 to 20. Please bring a phone or other device to play.

Magic: the Gathering Casual Play

2nd and 4th Fridays at 4 p.m.

 

Teens and adults at all levels of experience are welcome to join for an afternoon of casual play.

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

Saturdays @ 11 a.m. (see new schedule below)
Library Theater, Hood River Library

Starting in February, Library Teen Council will be changing up its schedule. The Teen Council will meet:

  • Saturday first and third weeks of the month @ 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday evening @ 5 pm on the 2nd and 4th weeks.

 

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.

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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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