Teens

Angry Cat Art

    Thursday, April 11 @ 5 pm in the Teen Space

    Add some little watercolor blobs with an attitude and imagination to get adorable angry cats!

    Ages 12 to 19, art supplies and snacks provided.

    Great Oreo Debate

      Saturday, April 20 at 2 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 Graphic Novel and Manga Book Group

        Saturday April 27th, at 2 pm in the library theater

        Come to the first meeting of our Teen Book Group!

        This month’s book is Cat+Gamer by Wataru Nadatani. Copies will be available in the teen area.

        Snacks provided and staying on topic is not required.

        Ages 12 to 18.

        Don’t get me started! (Library Teen Council)

          Saturday, May 11th, at 2 pm in the Library Theater

          Ok, but how do you really feel about it?

          Draw a topic and rant until time runs out. Best rant wins.

          Murder Mystery Party - The Wych Elm

            Friday, May 17th at 6 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 here.

            Percy Jackson Trivia Quest

              Saturday, May 25 at 1 pm. Gather in the Children’s Library

              Join teams, answer trivia, and search for clues to finish the quest!

              Snacks for all and prizes for the winning team.

              Open to any potential demigods ages 8 to 16. 

              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.

              Magic the Gathering

              Magic the Gathering

              2nd and 4th Fridays at 4 pm

              Come join other players for causal play with an experience teacher leading the group. 

              Teens at 2

              Teens at 2!

              Starting in May, there will be a teen program in the Library Theater Saturdays at 2 pm.

              Pick one or all that look fun and be creative, volunteer, play games, discuss books and eat snacks.

              Open to ages 12 to 18, please ask Teen Librarian Rachel for more info.

              Contact Rachel

              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 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.

              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.

              NoveList

              Find your next read with NoveList Plus

              If you want some help finding a new book, give NoveList Plus a try. You can use it to search for new titles and the results will match your preferences.

              For the easiest search, try the Recommended Reads Lists. They’re located on the left side of the homepage and span all genres and age levels.

              ⇒ Enter your library card barcode number when it asks for your Patron ID.

               

              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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