Teens 12-18 (grades 7-12) are invited to spend an evening at the library after hours, as part of a nationwide event. Our teens will “virtually” meet teens from over 50 other libraries around the country and have fun in the library at night! Activities will include:
Make a craft; eat pizza!
Take part in a Photo Scavenger Hunt
Toshokan: the Japanese word for "library"
ToshoCon: A "mini convention" devoted to all things anime and manga! For teens grades 7 to 12.
Are you into roleplaying and trading card games? Would you like to learn how to play?
Showcase your photography skills during our upcoming Amateur Photography Contest at the library. Photos may be submitted to the Adult and Teen Information Desk anytime on Tues., August 5 or Wed., August 6 [9 a.m. - 9 p.m.].
Join our team of 7th and 8th grade readers as they compete against teams from Cuyahoga Falls Library, the Akron-Summit County Public Library, and Twinsburg Public Library in this fast-paced book trivia game (think Academic Challenge, using buzzers). Teams answer questions based on the following four books they all read over the summer: Jump Into The Sky, by Shelley Pearsall; Leviathan, by Scott Westerfeld; Ring of Fire, by P.D. Baccalario; and The Red Pyramid, by Rick Riordan.
Enter our Super Smash Bros. Brawl Wii Tournament and you could win a GameStop giftcard! Play against your friends. For grades 7 (COMPLETED 6TH) to 12. Sign up beginning JUNE 10 at the Teen Reference Desk, or by calling (330) 688-3295 (press 4). Registration limited to 32 players. Cosponsored by GameStop.
Love to draw anime and manga? Show off your stuff in our Anime Art Contest! Students in grades 7 through 12 can enter original, hand-drawn or digitally created artwork relating to anime, manga, video games, original characters or fan art. Win $50 or $30 giftcards to Hobby Lobby for free art supplies! The winning artist will also have their artwork used to promote the library’s Anime Club. All the artwork will be displayed in the library from April 2-13. Entries may be submitted in person at the library between MARCH 17 and MARCH 23.
Stop in the library from 9am-4pm today to pick up a copy of a free comic book to keep! Courtesy of JC Comics and Cards, 2609 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls Ohio. Comics can be found on display in the children's and the teen areas. While supply lasts.
For youth ages 5 to 17 who are familiar with the basic rules of chess. No signup necessary. Instruction is from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m., and game play is from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30.
Spend your holiday break on Boardwalk! You become the hat, the car, or token of your choice, as you walk around our room-size playing "board." Roll giant dice and buy properties, land in Jail, do everything as in the regular game but at LIFE SIZE! Sign up with a friend to play on a team of 2 players, or be randomly assigned to a team. 12:30 — 2:00 p.m. for 3rd-5th graders or 3:00 — 4:30 p.m. for 6th grade & up. Registration begins Dec. 13, at the Teen Information Desk (first floor) or by calling 330-688-3295 ext. 4.