Monthly Programs

TeensThe Teen Scene is a teen-only zone in the Library. Whether there is a program you visit, or just hang out, you will find your place here.

Teen Summer Reading Club
Kicks off officially on June 16 -- earlier if we see you at your school!

Sign up for this summer's hottest reading challenge -- Read for the Chair 2018! Read and report to an OPL staff on Snapchat or in person for a chance to win an inflatable hang-out sofa. This club is open to all people ages 12-18, and is FREE!

Monday Movie Nights
July 9th and 13th
Drop by the Teen Section for a FREE movie Night, snacks provided. 5 p.m.

July 9:  Love Simon 
July 13: Black Panther
August 13: Spider-Man: Homecoming
August 27: I Kill Giants

Thursday Teen Crafternoons  
Thursdays in July: 5, 12, 19, 26, and August 2, 9 & 16

in the Teen Section
Drop in between 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Stop by on your own or with some friends to create a fun summertime craft.  This program is drop-in and is free for all teens. 

LGBT Drop-In
Tuesdays,  July 10 & 24 and Septe. 11&25
4-6 p.m.
The Library partners with Youth Opportunities Orillia with this twice-a-month program. The drop-in will be held in the program rooms on the first floor. This program is for youth 23 and under.  Contact Chanel at for more information.

Fall Programs

Teen Advisory Board
Wednesday, Sept. 19
4-5 p.m.
The Orillia Public Library is seeking community minded youth in grades 9-12 to volunteer as part of our Teen Advisory Board.  Working with the Coordinator of Youth Services the TAB meets once a month to discuss and guide teen Library programs, encourage Library participation for youth and advocate for Library programs in the community and at school.   This is a great opportunity to earn community service hours, get involved in library projects and programs, meet new people, and be a voice for Orillia Youth.  To volunteer, fill out a Teen Volunteer Application available in the teen section of the library. 

Fandom Fridays
Friday September 7 and 21
4 ‚Äď 5:30 p.m.
In the Teen Scene
Represent your favorite fandom! Join us in the Teen Section every other Friday for crafts, trivia and so much more! Drop in and Free. 
7th- Supernatural
21st- Harry Potter  

Teen Art Night
Wednesday 19 and 26

6-7:30 p.m.
In the Teen Scene
Calling all creative teens! Join us in the Teen Section 6-7:30 p.m. to create a different art project each week. Free. Please register.