Teen Services

Teens Create Music

Rock band

Teens don't forget:

Karaoke Party - July 7th

Battle of the Bands - entries begin July 6th

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

Peeps Diorama Contest 2015

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Peeps Diorama Contest 2015

ParticiPEEPS created book-themed dioramas to celebrate spring and National Library Week; winners were unveiled at the Peeps Party!

April 14 2015

Spring Breakdown Concert

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Spring Breakdown Concert

Patrons enjoyed a rockin' good time at the live concert of local teen alternative-pop/punk bands Among All Things and Blue Radio.

March 25 2015

Doctor Who Party 2014

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Doctor Who Party 2014

Teens came in costume and played Whovian games, made a TARDIS snow globe craft, and watched clips of the new Doctor Who at this fun party during Teen Read Week.

October 13 2014

The Maze Runner

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The Maze Runner

Teens answered trivia questions by running to various parts of "The Glade," and played a maze game whre the tiles shifted just like the walls of The Maze, in anticipation of the new movie premiere based on the popular book.

September 16 2014

2014 Photography Contest Reception

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2014 Photography Contest Reception

Each year we unveil the entries and award the winners of our photo contest at a reception in the library. This year two of our judges also attended and talked to participants.

August 14 2014

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

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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