Teens

Check out our calendar for upcoming teen programs at the Columbus Public Library! 

teens participating in a Monday Madness Minute to Win It event involving threading round pasta pieces on a stick of spaghetti using only your mouth

 

Regular Programs

members of the teen advisory board posed for a silly group photoTeen Advisory Board (TAB)

1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Are you wondering why we don't have a particular book series you like? Do you have ideas for fun teen activities at your library? Want to volunteer for your community? You need to join the Teen Advisory Board. Get in touch with Jenni, our youth services librarian, for details.

 

teens watching a movie and eating snacksTeen Books to Movie Club

2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.

Read the book, then gather at the library with friends to watch and discuss the movie based on it. Snacks will be provided!

 

a teen making a large pyramid out of cupsMonday Madness

3rd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Meet up at the library for a crazy fun time! Past Monday Madness events have included duct tape design, pumpkin carving, Minute to Win It games, and a pirate scavenger hunt.

 

Doodling PenInklings Teen/Tween Writing Club

4th Thursday of the month at 3:30 PM

Get together with like-minded teens and tweens for a fun, casual writing club! We'll eat snacks, talk about what we're working on, share our work (if we want), and do writing exercises to get the creative juices flowing. No need to sign up ahead of time. Just bring yourself, a notebook, and a writing utensil.

 

Our Teen Space

        new teen book sectionteen section table and chairs        computer work station

Our teen space was designed by teens for teens! Stop by to study with friends, pick up the latest books and movies,  enjoy free WiFi, or use the library's computers and printer. If you're feeling stuck with a school research project, our librarians will be happy to help you find resources that will get you started in the right direction.

our teen space

 

Wisconsin's Digital Library

night sky with text that reads wisconsin's digital library for teens

Use your phone, tablet, computer, or eReader to enjoy free eBooks and audiobooks from Wisconsin's Digital Library for Teens! This resource is powered by OverDrive, so take a peek at their Getting Started Guide or visit the library to learn about downloading content to your device. If you have any questions, stop by the library or try OverDrive Help.