Programs for Teens

Interested in seeing our events and programs? Check out some of our featured programs, and click to learn more about each event! We look forward to seeing you at the Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library.

  • Teen Hangout. Mondays - Thursdays, 2pm - 5pm. Teen Hangout does not meet when school is out. "The teen hangout is a teen designated space where those in middle and high school may hang out with friends, and have a snack! Video games, table top games, and computers are also available. Teens may come and go at any time during open hangout hours." For those in Grades 6-12.
  • Events: Check Eventkeeper for Teen Events

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Teen Hangout?
The Teen Hangout is a drop-in hangout space for teens in grades 6-12. We have laptops, video games, table top games and snacks. The Teen Hangout is typically open during the afternoons during the school year. See our event calendar for dates and times.

I am a teen; may I get my own library card?
Yes! Once you are aged 13+ you do not need a parent or guardian with you to get your own library card. Bring your photo ID with you to the circulation desk. If you do not have a photo ID, please contact the Circulation desk to find out other ways we can verify your information.

Where are the teen books located?
The Teen books are located on the main floor of the library. Our teen graphic novels and teen fiction are shelved in their own area. If you are looking for an audiobook or non-fiction book, they are shelved with the regular audiobooks and non-fiction books, just look for the “Teen” stick on the spine label!

How do I sign up for teen programs?
Most of our programs typically do not require signups, but on occasion we may require sign ups due to limited space and supplies. If a program advertisement indicates that signups are required, then simply visit the Reference Desk in order to sign up for the program. Or you may sign up by calling the Reference Desk at 401-710-7800.

What age group may participate in teen programming?
Those who are in grade 6-12 are invited to participate in teen programming. Sorry kids and adults!

What is the Teen Hangout?
The Teen Hangout is a drop-in hangout space for teens in grades 6-12. We have laptops, video games, table top games and snacks. The Teen Hangout is typically open during the afternoons during the school year. See our event calendar for dates and times.
I am a teen; may I get my own library card?
Yes! Once you are aged 13+ you do not need a parent or guardian with you to get your own library card. Bring your photo ID with you to the circulation desk. If you do not have a photo ID, please contact the Circulation desk to find out other ways we can verify your information.
Where are the teen books located?
The Teen books are located on the main floor of the library. Our teen graphic novels and teen fiction are shelved in their own area. If you are looking for an audiobook or non-fiction book, they are shelved with the regular audiobooks and non-fiction books, just look for the “Teen” stick on the spine label!
How do I sign up for teen programs?
Most of our programs typically do not require signups, but on occasion we may require sign ups due to limited space and supplies. If a program advertisement indicates that signups are required, then simply visit the Reference Desk in order to sign up for the program. Or you may sign up by calling the Reference Desk at 401-710-7800.
What age group may participate in teen programming?
Those who are in grade 6-12 are invited to participate in teen programming. Sorry kids and adults!

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