Teen Services

Teens Create Music

Rock band

Teens don't forget:

Karaoke Party - July 7th

Battle of the Bands - entries begin July 6th

Teen Summer Reading

Teen Summer Reading ProgramTeen Summer Reading Program


College Prep Testing

Prepare for your SAT and ACT test by taking practice tests at Learning Express Library. You'll find the practice tests under the College Preparation tab.

Which book or book series would you most like to see made into a movie?

Teen Flickr Photos

2014 Amateur Photography Contest Winners

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2014 Amateur Photography Contest Winners

The winning entries in our annual photography contest for teens and adults. Winning photographers were awarded ribbons, certificates and cash prizes, courtesy of the Friends of the Library, and all photo entries were on display in the library in an exhibition from Aug. 14 to Sept. 1.

August 14 2014

Late Night At The Library 2014

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Late Night At The Library 2014

Teens played Glow In The Dark beanbag toss, made Minecraft crafts, played Minecraft and Photo Scavenger Hunt, and talked to author Marissa Meyer at our annual end-of-summer afterhours party.

August 1 2014

Battle of the Books 2014

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Battle of the Books 2014

Our team of 4 teens had tough competition in this year's battle against Twinsburg, Cuyahoga Falls, and the Akron-Summit County Public Library teams. Akron won the battle and Stow came in third.

July 28 2014

Blue Radio concert

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Blue Radio concert

Local teen rock band Blue Radio performed an acoustic concert at the library. They were short one member (their drummer) so they were not their usual amped selves.

July 22 2014

Cool Crafts for Teens

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Cool Crafts for Teens

A small but enthusiastic group of teens came to make bottlecap necklaces/magnets, learn how to weave on a CD, and create a duct tape wallet.

July 15 2014

ToshoCon3 2014 Stow

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ToshoCon3 2014 Stow

Our semi-annual anime mini-con for teens, with cosplay and art contest, anime screenings, drawing workshop, panels and more!

June 28 2014

Lifesize Battleship

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Lifesize Battleship

"You sunk my battleship!" Teens played a giant sized version of the popular boardgame.

June 14 2014

HS Book Club Field Trip 2014

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HS Book Club Field Trip 2014

The library's high school book club members came to the public library for their last meeting of the year. They got to play a QR Code Scavenger Hunt, Book Speed Dating, and eat pizza as well as discuss the last book of the year. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for funding the club and the pizza!

May 7 2014

Which author would you most like to meet?

Meg Cabot - (11) 14%
Anthony Horowitz - (4) 5%
Erin Hunter - (3) 4%
Darren Shan - (7) 9%
Stephenie Meyer - (39) 51%
Christopher Paolini - (12) 16%
Total votes: 76

Which upcoming movie are you most looking forward to seeing?

Star Trek - (11) 21%
Night At The Museum 2 - (11) 21%
Inkheart - (11) 21%
Transformers 2 - (12) 23%
Wolverine: Origin - (7) 13%
Total votes: 52

Video Games

The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library circulates console videogames in 4 formats for adult, teen and juvenile patrons. The titles include games rated "E for Everyone", "T for Teen," and "M for Mature". LIBRARY USERS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST HAVE A PARENT SIGN A VIDEOGAME PERMISSION FORM IN PERSON AT THE FRONT DESK BEFORE CHECKING OUT THEIR FIRST GAME.

National Teen Help Resources

  • Abuse, Rape, Incest Hotline: 1- 800-656-HOPE
  • Bulimia/Anorexia Hotline:  1-800-227-4785
  • Child Abuse Hotline:  1-800-4-A-CHILD
  • Covenant House Crisis Line:  1-800-999-9999
  • Domestic Violence Hotline:  1-800-799-SAFE
  • National Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474
  • National Runaway Switchboard:  1-800-621-4000
  • National Suicide Hotline:  1-800-SUICIDE
  • Peer Violence Hotline:  1-87-REPORT-IT
  • Young and Pregnant Hotline:  1-800-550-4900
  • Youth Depression Hotl

Local Teen Health Resources

  • Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline (Children Services): 330-379-1880
  • Pregnancy Support Centers: 1-800-395-HELP (4357)
  • 24-Hour Rape Crisis Line: (330) 434-7273 or 1-877-906-7273 (YWCA of Summit County)
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