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Teen Space

Looking for something good to read? The Library offers a Young Teen Collection, upstairs in the Children’s Room, and a Teen Collection, downstairs in the Teen Space. The Library also offers downloadable e-books and audiobooks for free through lincc.org.


Finals Study Hall

Fri. Jan. 24, 4 – 6 pm

Sun. Jan. 26, 10 am – 2 pm

Mon. Jan. 27, 4 – 6 pm

Tues. Jan. 28, 2 – 6 pm

Mon. Jan. 28, 4 – 6 pm

Tues. Jan. 29, 2:30 – 8 pm

The Community Room is available for group and individual study for high school finals.  Snacks, tea, and study break activities provided.


Delicious Dessert Decorating Party

Thursday, February 20, 6:00 – 7:30

Make, decorate and enjoy some tasty treats!


Teen Volunteering at the Library

Teen Tutors

This program matches a teen volunteer as a reading buddy with a younger student for a weekly, 30-minute reading session. Applications can be turned in for both teen volunteers (9-12th grade) and students (K-5th grade) for the Teen Tutors program. For more information, please contact library staff at 503-783-3454 or youthlibrary@happyvalleyor.gov.

Upcoming sessions:

Tuesdays, February 11 – March 17 – Registration opens January 28
Tuesdays, April 14 – May 19 – Registration opens April 1

Teen Advisory Boards

Being a member of the Middle School Advisory Board or High School Advisory Board provides you with a chance to be creative, develop your leadership skills and help your library.

  • Advisory Board for 6th-8th graders meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5 – 6 pm.
  • Advisory Board for 9th-12th graders meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month from 5 – 6 pm.

Come check us out anytime! Regular attendees need to complete an application and return to the Library.
For more information, contact Anna Bruce at 503-783-3464 or youthlibrary@happyvalleyor.gov

Teen Volunteers

Students in grades 6th-12th can volunteer at the Library, assisting behind the scenes with craft prep and projects and with Children’s programs as activity helpers. Most volunteering happens Saturday mornings or afternoons. Students must complete a volunteer application prior to volunteering. For more information, and a complete list of possible teen volunteer opportunities, please contact Youth Services at 503-783-3454 or youthlibrary@happyvalleyor.gov.