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Teen Paint Time

Express yourself artistically. Discover your own personal style. Experiment with some nifty techniques.
Ages: 13-17 years

Victoria Avenue Library
Saturday, September 15th, 2;30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Registration is required.

Fanfic Club

Write your own stories featuring characters from your favourite books, comics, movies and TV shows. From Stranger Things to Harry Styles, there's fanfic for pretty much everything. Angst, fluff - whatever your preferred flavour, come connect with fellow fanfic writers, seasoned and beginner alike.
Ages 12-18 years.

Victoria Avenue Library
Thursdays, October 4th and November 1st
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
No registration required.

Amazing Race

Race around the library! Complete challenges. Solve puzzles. Register on your own or team up with your friends.
Ages: 12-18 years

Victoria Avenue Library
Wednesday, October 3rd, 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Registration is required.

Getting Started With Pro Tools

Love music? Want to make your own? Join us in the Oakes Room Media Lab and get familiar with the basics of Pro Tools|First, a lite version of the industry standard recording software. Learn how to create a session, record, edit, and process audio, and work with MIDI virtual instruments to make your own music.
Ages 13-18

Victoria Avenue Library
Saturday, October 20th
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration is required.

Instagram Street Team

We're always on the lookout for social media-savvy teens for our Instagram Street Team. Earn community involvement hours by helping spread the word about library events and services through Instagram. For more information and to volunteer, email programming@nflibrary.ca or call 905-356-8080 ext. 269
Ages 13-18 years.

Teen Advisory Group

Earn community involvement hours, build leadership skills and have a say in teen activities at the library!
Ages 14-18 years.

Stamford Centre Library
Thursdays, October 11th and November 8th
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
No registration required.

Reading Buddies Volunteers

If you like working with children, enjoy reading, and want to help emerging readers, we need you! Reading Buddies Volunteers mentor children in Grades 1-4 with reading practice, literacy-based activities and fun. For more information and to volunteer, email programming@nflibrary.ca or call 905-356-8080 ext. 254.
Ages 14-18 years.

Reading Buddies is held:

Victoria Avenue Library
Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Stamford Centre Library
Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Dungeons & Dragons with The Frugal Dutchman

Join Christian from the Frugal Dutchman - a locally owned store in Ridgeway - and learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons. Beginners welcome!
Ages 12 years and up.

Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Victoria Avenue Library
Registration is required.

Recording Boot Camp for Teens

For all you future producers, learn the art of audio with Wow! Recording Studio's Joe Lapinski, whose credits include work with Ron Sexsmith, Sarah Harmer, Rheostatics' Dave Clark and a long list of Niagara artists and bands. Learn how to prepare for and set up your session, choose and place your mic, and get the most out of our new Oakes Room Media Lab. The best part? It's completely free and you earn community involvement hours by attending, with the opportunity for more hours when you come back and teach your new skills to others.
Ages 13-17 years.

Victoria Avenue Library
Saturday, October 27th, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration is required.

Fall Résumé Clinic

Tune up your résumé, cover letter and interview skills, and get ready to land that part-time job. Bring what you have or start fresh - the team from the YMCA Employment Centre will get you on track.
Ages 15-29 years.

Victoria Avenue Library
Monday, October 29th, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
No registration required.

St. John Ambulance - Babysitting Basics

Developed by a team of child care professionals, trained babysitters, St. John Ambulance instructors and parents, this course teaches new babysitters the skills necessary to care for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers. It emphasizes safety, dealing with emergencies and first aid basics.

Ages 11-15 years. $50.00 Register by calling St. John Ambulance at 905-356-7340. Space is limited.

Victoria Avenue Library
Saturday, October 6th
Friday, November 16th
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Teen Read Week - October 7th-13th

Get Caught Reading

Throughout the whole week, any teen caught reading by a library staff member will get a chance to win book giveaways.
Ages 13-18 years

All locations.

Lights, Camera, Edit!

Pan. Zoom. Dissolve. Beginners can learn the basics of video editing in our new Oakes Room Media Lab. Cue the music ... and fade.
Ages 12-18 years.

Thursday, October 11th, 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Registration is required.

Trivia Night

In what decade is Stranger Things set? Which of Ron's brothers is a Gryffindor prefect in Harry's first year? That's right: it's trivia night at the library! Bring a team or come alone and connect with likeminded useless information enthusiasts to compete for some awesome prizes.
Ages 12-18 years.

Victoria Avenue Library
Friday, October 12th, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Registration is required.

Candy Sushi

Spare the fish - create your own yummy sushi using nothing but candy. Materials provided. All you need to bring is an empty stomach and an active imagination.
Ages 12-18 years.

Community Centre Library
Tuesday, October 9th, 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
No registration required.
 

Teen Library Volunteers

Do you need to earn community involvement hours? do you like to work with kids? Are you at least 14 years old? Join our Teen Library volunteers! Applications are available on our website at About - Volunteering. Completed forms can be sent to programming@nflibrary.ca or dropped off at any library location. For more information, email programming@nflibrary.ca or call 905-356-8080 ext. 254.
Ages 14-18 years.