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Teen Scene Events Brochures

For information / descriptions of our programs, please download our Teen Scene events brochures.

2017 September - October Event Teen Scene

2017 November - December Event Teen Scene

Murray Scholls - 2017 September - October Event Teen Scene*

Murray Scholls - 2017 November - December Event Teen Scene*

*These events take place at the Murray Scholls Branch

Murray Scholls Branch Events

Image of the Front of the Murray Scholls Branch Library.

Messy Science: Magnetic Slime
Tuesday, 10/17 | 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Grades 5-8

Registration required
Come try a fun and messy science experiment - make magnetic slime with us!

What Makes a Website Work?
Friday, 10/20 | 4 - 5:30 p.m. | Grades 5-8

Registration required
We'll use Codepen, a popular online coding environment, to explore and experiment with the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, while going over a brief history of the World Wide Web as a platform. Limited to 18 participants.

Minecraft Gaming
Sunday, 10/29 | 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Grades 5-8 | Registration required
New to Minecraft - or have you been a pro for years? Come geek out with our exciting Minecraft community. No passwords or accounts required. iPads will be provided. Limited to 15 participants.

MovieFest: Little Shop of Horrors
Sunday, 10/29 | 6 - 8 p.m. | Drop-off

Watch or sing-along to Little Shop of Horrors and try a scary movie-themed craft! Snacks will be provided.

Tech Lab

Thursday, October 12 | 4 - 5 p.m. An image of a circuit.
Registration Required
Main Library

Interested in testing out and creating with new technology?
9/14 - Basic Coding with Ozobots
10/12 - Program a little bot called a Sphero to paint an artistic masterpiece (in the Teen Room)

For Grades 5-8

ACT Test Prep Workshop

Wednesday, October 18 | 5:30 - 7 p.m. An image of the flyer for the ACT workshop.
Registration Required
Main Library

Learn important skills and strategies to help you do your best on the ACT. Exam prep specialists from the Huntington Learning Center will give you some practice with each section that you will see on the test.

For Grades 10-12

Homeschool STEM Labs

Wednesday, October 25 | 10:30 a.m. - Noon An image of an Ozobot.
Registration Required
Main Library

Join other homeschoolers to solve problems and create in this hands-on, brain-engaging program.
9/13: Coding with Ozobots and Sphero
10/25: Stop motion animation.

For Ages 8-14

Trick or Tweets Writing Contest

October 1st - 24th, 2017 An image of two carved pumpkins.
Main Library & Murray Scholls Branch

Download the entry form & guidelines

Trick or tweet! Submit a scary story using 15 lines or less. There are three prizes for both middle and high school divisions sponsored by the Beaverton Library Foundation. All entries are due by close on Tuesday, October 24th - 8 p.m. at the Murray Scholls Branch and 9 p.m. at the main library. Winning entries will be posted here on Friday, November 3.

First Prize - $100
Second Prize - $50
Third Prize - $25

For Grades 6-12

Haunted Gingerdead Houses

Tuesday, October 24 | 6:30 - 8 p.m. An image of the flyer for Haunted Gingerdead Houses.
Registration Required
Main Library

Create a spooky or funny gingerbread house with a zombie/ghost/vampire twist! There will be a prize for the best one and extra candy!

For Grades 6-12

15th Annual Teen Art Show

Wednesday, November 8 - Sunday, November 12 (except November 11) during library hours An image of the Teen Art Show Invitation Flyer.
Main Library

Check out art by local teens and cast your vote for the People's Choice Awards! Join us for the Opening Reception on Wednesday, November 8, 4 - 5 p.m. Call the Teen Desk for submission details.

Download flyer, guidelines & submission form

Submissions for Grades 6-12; all ages welcome to view show

Otakugumi (Anime) Club (Monthly)

Main Library

Otakugumi Club meetings are THE library events for Anime and Manga lovers! Enjoy Japanese candies, seeImage of the Anime Club Mascot by Sami Shevey. great anime movies and chat it up with fellow fanatics on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of every month 6:00 – 8:00 pm

September Meetings: 12th and 26th
October Meetings: 10th and 24th

For Grades 6-12.

Teen Scene Events Brochures Murray Scholls Events Tech Lab ACT Test Prep Workshop Homeschool STEM Labs Trick or Tweets Writing Contest Haunted Gingerdead Houses Teen Art Show Anime Club