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Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Project Runway Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   
   

Grades 6-12. Sign up to be a designer or model in our fourth Project Runway event. Designers will have an hour and a half to design an outfit with materials provided by the library. Models will have hair and makeup done and will wear the designer's outfits for judging. Registration requested beginning June 1. Limit of 10 designers and 10 models.

    Location: Ellet
 
misc_smiley 2:00 PM Teen Cafe Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

GLOW IN THE DARK

Join Miss Sue for Glow in the Dark Fun and Games.

For students in grades 5 and up.

Please register in adavance.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM Totally Teen Thursdays: Calm Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadorebranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Thursday, June 22, 2 pm

Relax and color intricate patterns and designs while listening to music.  
 

Ages 11-18

 

    Location: Mogadore
 
rec_aerobics 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Jammin' Jumpers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch Library   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 4 through 12. Join members of Ohio's Jammin' Jumpers Jump Rope Team in this exhilarating workshop and see if you have what it takes to be a competitive jumper. Jumpers should come wear comfortable shoes; no flip flops or sandals, please. Jump ropes will be provided.

    Location: North Hill
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Test your gaming skills with friends.  Games will be announced weekly.  Check our white board and digital sign for information.

    Location: Kenmore
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
food_cupcake.GIF 2:00 PM Mystery Make It and Take It Summer Treat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Pop in to create a yummy treat to eat or take with you.  The mystery yummy will be revealed that day.

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_flower01 2:00 PM Teen Tuesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tallmadge   330.633.4345   
   

Teen Tuesdays
For grades 5 - 12

Call the branch for details, 330-633-4345

    Location: Tallmadge
 
z_cust_mcteen 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Project Runway

With limited time, a selection of materials, and an abundance of creativity see what you can make!  Finished projects will be judged in various categories for prizes. Please pre-register.

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM TEEN TUESDAYS @ 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Messy Party

Dress for a mess and bring your sense of adventure too. 

Activities will include messy games, messy crafts and messy food. 

We’d bring a change of clothes if we were you!

Everthing will be provided and no registration is required.

    Location: Norton
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Party Animals Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Lions and tigers and dinosaurs! OH MY! Who can resist those adorable tiny plastic animals? Get creative turning them into keychains, jewelry, wall mounted trophies and whatever you can dream up! Have fun and be a party animal. 

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_new_blue 3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a NEW way for kids going into 5th grades through 12th grades to volunteer!  We will meet twice a month on Tuesdays at 3:30pm to do a different type of project.  Some projects will be:  making survival bracelets for the military, cards for shut-ins and cookies for firefighters.

Please see Miss Sue with any questions.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
food_cupcake.GIF 6:30 PM Annual Teen Cupcake Bake-off Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Teen Event

Bakers and tasters needed! 

To register for this program or for more information, ask at the front desk.

 
    Location: Green
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Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
rec_games 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Firestone Park Branch Library   330-724-2126   
   

Teen Trivia: Jeopardy style

    Location: Firestone Park
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Gaming@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Hang out and play video games in the Teen room!  We will alternate between using Playstation 4 and Xbox One.  Snacks will be provided.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Craft Mix-It-Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Northwest Akron Branch Library   330.643.4702   northwest@akronlibrary.org
   

Craft Mix-It-Up

Wednesday, June 28, 3 pm

Use your creativity and a variety of materials to express yourself.

    Location: Northwest Akron
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Mosaic Art with Leona from Don Drumm Studios Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   
   

Grades 6-12. Teen favorite Leona is back for her eighth summer to teach a glass on glass mosaic piece without grout. The theme of the artwork is beach or anything you wish. Two designs will be available from which particpants will create a 5x7 glass framed piece. Participants are welcome to create their own simple designs as well. Registration requested beginning June 1. Limit of 20 participants.

    Location: Ellet
 
trans_plane1 2:00 PM Teen Cafe Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

AIRPLANE RACES

The 5th Annual Paper Airplane Races!  Come race your designs against other worthy oppo

For students in grades 5 and up.

Please register in adavance.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM Totally Teen Thursdays: Teen MakerSpace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadorebranch@akronlibrary.org
   
Thursday, June 29, 2 pm 
 
Ever played a keyboard made of bananas? Want to create your own buttons?  
Program squishy circuits?  Make a stain glass jar?
Try all these and more at our Teen MakerSpace.
 
Ages 11-18
 

 

 

    Location: Mogadore
 
misc_beaded_necklace.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM DIY Jewelry and Keychains Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch Library   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 4 through 12. Join us to learn about the jewelry arts in this hands-on workshop.

    Location: North Hill
 
nat_sun 3:00 PM Edible Architecture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Library   3307847522   Goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Edible Architecture - June 29

Recreate some famous buildings with edible bricks you can then devour.

For ages 11 - 18

    Location: Goodyear
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Test your gaming skills with friends.  Games will be announced weekly.  Check our white board and digital sign for information.

    Location: Kenmore
Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
rec_generic 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Firestone Park Branch Library   330-724-2126   
   

Water Sports

    Location: Firestone Park
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Circuits Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library   330-666-4888   fairlawnbath@akronlibrary.org
   

Try your hand at Squishy Circuits, Snap Circuits or the card game Set.  Decide which activity interests you or make the round of science stations. 

For grades 4-12

    Location: Fairlawn-Bath
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Movie Bingo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   
   

Grades 6-12. Movie Bingo featuring Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life. Snacks provided.

    Location: Ellet
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rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM Teen Cafe Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

EARBUD HOLDER

Come in and make an earbud holder.

For students in grades 5 and up.

Please register in adavance.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM Totally Teen Thursdays: Water Sports Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadorebranch@akronlibrary.org
   
Thursday, July 6, 2 pm 
 
From a water balloon toss to a sponge relay, we’ll have it all.  
Wear a bathing suit or old clothes and be prepared to get wet!
 
Ages 11-18
 
 

 

 

    Location: Mogadore
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Upcycled Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch Library   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 4 through 12. Take upcycling to the next level and make something old new again.

    Location: North Hill
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Test your gaming skills with friends.  Games will be announced weekly.  Check our white board and digital sign for information.

    Location: Kenmore
Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_teens 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Leather Bracelets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Highland Square   330-376-2927   
   

Use basic leather tools and stamps to create your own folksy leather bracelet.

    Location: Highland Square
Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mcteen 2:00 PM Fabulous Flip Flop Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Bring your own flip flops to decorate for the summer.

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM Teen Art in a Jar/Cityscapes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

For Grades 4-12. Decorate jars with famous paintings and produce a city skyline using paint chips. Registration is requested.

    Location: Maple Valley
 
nat_flower01 2:00 PM Teen Tuesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tallmadge   330.633.4345   
   

Teen Tuesdays
For grades 5 - 12

Call the branch for details, 330-633-4345

    Location: Tallmadge
 
z_cust_mcteen 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

House of Cards Competition

Test your skill and dexterity as we build with cards.  Who will be our summer champ and take home a prize? 

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM TEEN TUESDAYS @ 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

DIY Upcycle Inventor’s Box

What can you do with a box of someone else’s discarded trash? 

Turn it into a treasure, of course! 

Come see what you can create.

Everthing will be provided and registration is not required.

    Location: Norton
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Shipwreck Island Survival Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

You've landed on a deserted island. Now you need to build a shelter using only 2 materials and search for edible island foods.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_new_blue 3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a NEW way for kids going into 5th grades through 12th grades to volunteer!  We will meet twice a month on Tuesdays at 3:30pm to do a different type of project.  Some projects will be:  making survival bracelets for the military, cards for shut-ins and cookies for firefighters.

Please see Miss Sue with any questions.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
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nat_sun 6:00 PM Teen Writers Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Teen Writers Club

We eat junk food and talk writing. No stress, just support and sharing the writing experience.

 
    Location: Green
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 10:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Volunteer Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Library   3307847522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Volunteer Wednesdays

Wednesdays, June 14, July 12, August 9, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Calling all teens ages 12 and up! Looking for some fun work this summer? Need volunteer hours? We need you! Summer Reading Program Volunteers can be responsible for a wide variety of tasks including program set up and assistance, decorations, and many other projects around the Library.

    Location: Goodyear
 
misc_construction 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Firestone Park Branch Library   330-724-2126   
   

Construction Zone

    Location: Firestone Park
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Gaming@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Hang out and play video games in the Teen room!  We will alternate between using Playstation 4 and Xbox One.  Snacks will be provided.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_new_yellow 3:30 PM Cookies and Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

The second Wednesday of each month at 3:30pm we will meet to talk about what's going on in your life, school, town or the world.  We'll discuss philosophy or whatever is on the groups' mind.

Don't forget we'll have cookies!

    Location: Nordonia Hills
Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Melted Crayon Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library   330-666-4888   fairlawnbath@akronlibrary.org
   

These crayon masterpieces are not for kids.  We’ll apply heat and paint canvas in rivers of melted color.  Space is limited.  Register at the library or by calling 330-666-4888.

For grades 4-12

    Location: Fairlawn-Bath
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Painting with Connie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   
   

Grades 6-12. Join Connie from Art Break Experience as you paint a masterpiece on canvas with high quality acrylic paint and brushes. Friendly step-by-step instruction and opportunities to give the painting your own creative flair. Registration requested beginning July 1. Limit of 25 participants.

    Location: Ellet
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM Teen Cafe Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

WIRE RING

Create a wire ring for yourself or a friend.

For students in grades 5 and up.

Please register in adavance.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM Totally Teen Thursdays: Indoor Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadorebranch@akronlibrary.org
   
Thursday, July 13, 2 pm
 
We’re ending our summer programming with updated indoor versions of classic rainy day games!  
Try toilet paper bowling, supersized emoji memory, and balloon ping pong.  
 
Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
 
 
 
 

 

 

    Location: Mogadore
 
rec_aerobics 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Hip Hop Hoop Troop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch Library   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 4 through 12. Join members from Kent's Hip Hop Hoop Troop as they show participants how to manipulate a hula hoop with their waists, arms, hands, legs, and feet. Participants should wear comfortable shoes; no flip flops or sandals, please. Hula hoops will be provided.

    Location: North Hill
 
nat_sun 3:00 PM T-Shirt Tote Bag Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Library   3307847522   Goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

T-Shirt Tote Bag – July 13

Take an old shirt and turn it into a handy tote with no sewing at all.

For ages 11 - 18

    Location: Goodyear
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Test your gaming skills with friends.  Games will be announced weekly.  Check our white board and digital sign for information.

    Location: Kenmore
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Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
anim_dog_scottie 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM VolunTeen Nights Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Looking for community service hours for school, church or Scouts?  Join us as we engage in different activities to support a variety of organizations.   Activities may include writing letters of support for Operation Gratitude or local shut-ins, creating centerpieces and door hangings to donate to St. Luke Lutheran Community.  Come make a difference in your community by donating a few hours to help brighten another’s day.  

Monday, July 17, 5:30 – 7:30 pm   Creating pet toys for local shelters

    Location: Portage Lakes
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Teen Musical Instruments Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

For Grades 4-12. We’re getting the band back together! Make awesome musical instruments with the help of Maple Valley staff member Sherilyn Gray-Leas. Registration is requested.  

    Location: Maple Valley
 
nat_flower01 2:00 PM Teen Tuesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tallmadge   330.633.4345   
   

Teen Tuesdays
For grades 5 - 12

Call the branch for details, 330-633-4345

    Location: Tallmadge
 
z_cust_mcteen 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Wii Bit of Fun this Summer!

Come hang out, play Wii games and rock out as we paint positive rocks to share around town and see how far they travel.  You may play our games or bring your own (games must be rated E). 

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM TEEN TUESDAYS @ 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Escape Room

Can you make it out in time?

You will have a limited amount of time to solve a series of riddles, decipher the clues, and find the key to escape!

Do you have the brainpower and the skills needed to win?

Everthing will be provided and registration is not required.

    Location: Norton
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Build a Better You Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Make crafts that will help you relax! Make your own stress ball, dream jar, try your hand at Zen doodling and much more! We wil end our program with a healthy smoothie snack. Your mind and body will thank you for trying to build a better you! 

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Firestone Park Branch Library   330-724-2126   
   

Apptastic Afternoon: Escape Room Edition

    Location: Firestone Park
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Book Dominoes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   
   

Grades 6-12. How many books can we stack in a domino line in our community meeting room? Stop by to help us set them up, then knock them down.

    Location: Ellet
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Sunprints Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library   330-666-4888   fairlawnbath@akronlibrary.org
   

We’ll arrange compositions of natural or manmade items on sun sensitive paper and use sunlight to create graphic art.

For grades 4-12

    Location: Fairlawn-Bath
 
trans_car 2:00 PM Teen Cafe Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

BALLOON RACE CAR

make a balloon powered race car and race your friends.

For students in grades 5 and up.

Please register in adavance.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Create Your Own Buttons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch Library   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 4 through 12. Express yourself by creating your own 3-inch buttons using our button maker and old magazines and comics.

    Location: North Hill
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Volunteen Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Need some extra volunteer hours for school or college application? Join us to make pet blankets to donate to a local animal shelter and work on other service projects.

    Location: Main Library
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rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Test your gaming skills with friends.  Games will be announced weekly.  Check our white board and digital sign for information.

    Location: Kenmore
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_hammer 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Build a LEGO Maze Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Blvd Branch Library   330-643-4720   odomblvdbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Work together with your friends and other teens to build a maze out of Lego's. Build a more traditional maze for others to work their way through or try your hand at building a more complicated Rube Goldberg Machine. Please register in advance for this program.

 

    Location: Odom
 
z_cust_mcteen 2:00 PM Egg Drop-a-thon! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

To participate in this program, you must be on time.  We will be working in teams to engineer a contraption to keep a raw egg from breaking when being dropped from the roof of the library.  Prizes will be given for the best contraptions.  Eggs will be provided.

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_flower01 2:00 PM Teen Tuesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tallmadge   330.633.4345   
   

Teen Tuesdays
For grades 5 - 12

Call the branch for details, 330-633-4345

    Location: Tallmadge
 
z_cust_mcteen 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Cupcake Wars!  Given an allotted time and designated supplies decorate a prize-winning cupcake.  Please pre-register.

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM TEEN TUESDAYS @ 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Master Chef- Sweet Treat Challenge

Combine delicious treats with scrumptious toppings to make a culinary wonder. 

Put your signature spin on the challenge to wow the judge and you could be crowned champion.

Everthing will be provided.  Please register as supplies may be limited.

    Location: Norton
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Peace, Love and Tie Dye Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Fill your world with a rainbow of colors! Learn different tie dye techniques and create your own tie dye t-shirt. We'll finish off with an awesome taste-the-rainbow treat. Yes, we're talking skittles!

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_new_blue 3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a NEW way for kids going into 5th grades through 12th grades to volunteer!  We will meet twice a month on Tuesdays at 3:30pm to do a different type of project.  Some projects will be:  making survival bracelets for the military, cards for shut-ins and cookies for firefighters.

Please see Miss Sue with any questions.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_handshake 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Firestone Park Branch Library   330-724-2126   
   

Community Kindness

    Location: Firestone Park
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Gaming@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Hang out and play video games in the Teen room!  We will alternate between using Playstation 4 and Xbox One.  Snacks will be provided.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Teen Program: Retro Gaming Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Northwest Akron Branch Library   330.643.4702   northwest@akronlibrary.org
   

Teen Program: Retro Gaming Day

Wednesday, July 26, 3 pm

Try your hand at some board and card games, learn their history and enjoy a game-themed snack!

    Location: Northwest Akron
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Glass Painting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   
   

Grades 6-12. Drinking glasses and glass mugs make great blank canvases for painting. Create something beautiful and useful for yourself or to give as a gift.

    Location: Ellet
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misc_none 1:00 PM STEM@Sylvan: Robotics in Action! Bridge into fall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library   330-666-4888   fairlawnbath@akronlibrary.org
   

We invite you to join Sylvan and our team at the library as we begin to explore in the amazing world of robotics through STEM. You'll begin to build, program, and improve robots while engaging in friendly competition! 

For grades 4-12

    Location: Fairlawn-Bath
 
misc_tshirt 2:00 PM Teen Cafe Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

NO SEW T-SHIRT BAG

Make your own no-sew, upcycled t-shirt bag.  All supplies are provided, unless you would like to bring your own t-shirt to turn into a bag.

For students in grades 5 and up.

Please register in adavance.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
elect_clock_alarm 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Minute-to-Win-It Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch Library   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

For grades 4 through 12. Do you have what it takes to complete the tasks in under a minute? Test your skills against others for a chance to win some cool prizes. Snacks will be provided.

    Location: North Hill
 
nat_sun 3:00 PM Book Cover Bingo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Library   3307847522   Goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Book Cover Bingo – July 27

What are your favorite books?  Mark them off your game sheet as they are called out and win some fabulous prizes.

For ages 11 - 18

    Location: Goodyear
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Test your gaming skills with friends.  Games will be announced weekly.  Check our white board and digital sign for information.

    Location: Kenmore
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM VolunTEEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   
   

Grades 6-12. Have fun and earn service hours for school helping with our summer reading program carnival. Certificates will be awarded at the end of the program. Registration requested beginning June 1. 

    Location: Ellet
Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 6:00 PM Teen Writers Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Teen Writers Club

We eat junk food and talk writing. No stress, just support and sharing the writing experience.

 
    Location: Green
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Babysitting Basics Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Youth and Teen Event

Wednesday, August 2 AND Thursday, August 3, 2-3:30 pm

This two-session class covers babysitting basics and how to get started.

Not affiliated with the Red Cross.

Please register in advance. Space is limited.

 
    Location: Green
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Babysitting Basics Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Youth and Teen Event

Wednesday, August 2 AND Thursday, August 3, 2-3:30 pm

This two-session class covers babysitting basics and how to get started.

Not affiliated with the Red Cross.

Please register in advance. Space is limited.

 
    Location: Green
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_new_blue 3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a NEW way for kids going into 5th grades through 12th grades to volunteer!  We will meet twice a month on Tuesdays at 3:30pm to do a different type of project.  Some projects will be:  making survival bracelets for the military, cards for shut-ins and cookies for firefighters.

Please see Miss Sue with any questions.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 10:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Volunteer Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Library   3307847522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Volunteer Wednesdays

Wednesdays, June 14, July 12, August 9, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Calling all teens ages 12 and up! Looking for some fun work this summer? Need volunteer hours? We need you! Summer Reading Program Volunteers can be responsible for a wide variety of tasks including program set up and assistance, decorations, and many other projects around the Library.

    Location: Goodyear
 
misc_new_yellow 3:30 PM Cookies and Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

The second Wednesday of each month at 3:30pm we will meet to talk about what's going on in your life, school, town or the world.  We'll discuss philosophy or whatever is on the groups' mind.

Don't forget we'll have cookies!

    Location: Nordonia Hills
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Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Forever Young Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Firestone Park Branch Library   330-724-2126   
   

Teens and Adults welcome

In honor of the recent 50 year anniversary, we will be reading The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Copies will be available for checkout beginning in July.

    Location: Firestone Park
Saturday August 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Make Your Own Musical Instruments Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Highland Square   330-376-2927   
   

Enjoy the neighborhood sights and sounds during the annual Porch Rok'r festival. You can join in by playing your very own musical instrument created at the library.

    Location: Highland Square
Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Teen Back to School Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

For Grades 6-12. Watch your favorite school movies on the big screen! Snacks and beverages provided.

Monday, August 21, 2 pm: MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE (PG)(92 min)

Tuesday, August 22, 2 pm: COACH CARTER (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, August 23, 2 pm: FREEDOM WRITERS (PG-13)(123 min)

Thursday, August 24, 2 pm: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (PG-13)(102 min)

Friday, August 25, 2 pm: LEAN ON ME (PG-13)(108 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Teen Back to School Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

For Grades 6-12. Watch your favorite school movies on the big screen! Snacks and beverages provided.

Monday, August 21, 2 pm: MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE (PG)(92 min)

Tuesday, August 22, 2 pm: COACH CARTER (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, August 23, 2 pm: FREEDOM WRITERS (PG-13)(123 min)

Thursday, August 24, 2 pm: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (PG-13)(102 min)

Friday, August 25, 2 pm: LEAN ON ME (PG-13)(108 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
 
misc_new_blue 3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a NEW way for kids going into 5th grades through 12th grades to volunteer!  We will meet twice a month on Tuesdays at 3:30pm to do a different type of project.  Some projects will be:  making survival bracelets for the military, cards for shut-ins and cookies for firefighters.

Please see Miss Sue with any questions.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Teen Back to School Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

For Grades 6-12. Watch your favorite school movies on the big screen! Snacks and beverages provided.

Monday, August 21, 2 pm: MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE (PG)(92 min)

Tuesday, August 22, 2 pm: COACH CARTER (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, August 23, 2 pm: FREEDOM WRITERS (PG-13)(123 min)

Thursday, August 24, 2 pm: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (PG-13)(102 min)

Friday, August 25, 2 pm: LEAN ON ME (PG-13)(108 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Teen Back to School Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

For Grades 6-12. Watch your favorite school movies on the big screen! Snacks and beverages provided.

Monday, August 21, 2 pm: MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE (PG)(92 min)

Tuesday, August 22, 2 pm: COACH CARTER (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, August 23, 2 pm: FREEDOM WRITERS (PG-13)(123 min)

Thursday, August 24, 2 pm: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (PG-13)(102 min)

Friday, August 25, 2 pm: LEAN ON ME (PG-13)(108 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
Friday August 25, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Teen Back to School Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

For Grades 6-12. Watch your favorite school movies on the big screen! Snacks and beverages provided.

Monday, August 21, 2 pm: MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE (PG)(92 min)

Tuesday, August 22, 2 pm: COACH CARTER (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, August 23, 2 pm: FREEDOM WRITERS (PG-13)(123 min)

Thursday, August 24, 2 pm: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (PG-13)(102 min)

Friday, August 25, 2 pm: LEAN ON ME (PG-13)(108 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_party1 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Back to School Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Blvd Branch Library   330-643-4720   odomblvdbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Celebrate the start of a new school year by decorating school supplies and enjoying a snack.

 

    Location: Odom
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