Teen Summer Reading
We've got books, eBooks, eAudiobooks and graphic novels from serious to hilarious, summer romance to zombie apocalypse. Whether you need a book for the beach or to pass the time at work, talk to your friendly neighbourhood Librarian about finding a few titles that are just right for you.
Read Away Your Fines
Read Away Your Fines is a program for children and teens 0-17 years to help encourage reading.
For every 15 minutes of reading done, $1.25 is waived off a child's or teen's library account. Up to $5.00 can be waived per day.
Please pick up your Read Away Your Fines form to take home when you check out your books. Return it signed and we'll waive the amount.
June 15 - September 1, 2019
All library locations.
Instagram Street Team
Ages 14-17 years. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-356-8080 ext. 269
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, Thursdays, May 16th, June 20th @ 3:45 pm
Do you love escape rooms? So do we! Visit our website throughout the summer to beat our online escape rooms. Each escape room you beat gives you a chance to win prizes. Be sure to complete all five online escape rooms throughout the summer to maximize your chance to win!
Dungeons and Dragons
Ages 12 years and up. Game on! Join in on the action and adventure as we campaign our way through the world of Dungeons and Dragons. No previous gaming experience required!
*Watch for Dungeons and Dragons to resume in fall, 2019.
St. John Ambulance - Babysitting Basics
Ages 11-15. 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.
$50.00 Register by calling St. John Ambulance at 905-356-7340. Victoria Avenue Library. Space is limited.
Friday, July 12th, 9:30 am
Thursday, August 15th, 9:30 am
Super Mario Kart Tournament
Ages 11+ Join us for an afternoon of casual video game competition and fun! Double elimination tournament set up on 100cc. Top winners will receive prizes! Turn up at 11 for bracketing. Play starts at 11:30
Victoria, Saturday August 10th @ 11:30
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. Completed forms can be sent to email@example.com or dropped off at any library location. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-356-8080 ext. 254.
Ages 14-18 years.
Reading Buddies Volunteers
Ages 14-17 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. Reading Buddies runs from September to June. For more information and to volunteer, email email@example.com or call 905-356-8080 ext. 254.
Victoria, Tuesdays @ 4:00 pm
Stamford, Wednesdays, @ 4:00 pm.