Teens

Welcome to the Teen Department

The Teen Department is located on the second floor right as you come up the stairs or elevator. Meet here to gather with friends, work on homework, find something to do, or find something to read, watch, or listen to! We’ve got study tables, couches, and other seating options that are great for group or solo work.

Upcoming Teen Events

This event is in the "Teens" group.

The Great Oreo Taste Off

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games and Recreation
Registration Required
Event Details:
Original, Double Stuf, Lemon, Birthday Cake, Mint, and more! Which Oreo flavor will reign supreme? We'll sample a variety of Oreo flavors to figure out our favorites, and crown one Oreo the best of all! Like all our teen programs, this event is to...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Wheat/Gluten Allergy

Gluten will be present in this program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games and Recreation
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a frightfully fun trivia contest! This month will be themed around Halloween, so we’ll have questions about pumpkins, animals like bats and spiders, horror movies, and more.  Like all teen programs, this event is free, open to res...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Southbury Garden Club Scarecrow Door Hanging

11:30am - 12:30pm
Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join the Southbury Garden Club to make a festive scarecrow door or wall hanging perfect for the Halloween and Thanksgiving holidays! This event for for children and teens between the ages of 10-18.  Please plan on arriving on time for this ev...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen DIY: Book Pumpkins

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games and Recreation
Registration Required
Event Details:
Teen DIY is back! Join us to upcycle an old book into a pumpkin! These gourd-geous crafts are surprisingly easy to make. All supplies provided. Registration is required so we can reserve your space and supplies! Like all our teen events, this p...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Minute to Win It Mondays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games and Recreation
Registration Required
Event Details:
Fast-paced and fun, you’ve got one minute to succeed in these silly challenges! Everyone wins because they’re as fun to play as they are to watch. Registration is required as space is limited. Like all our teen events, this program is totally f...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Board

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Tutor Corner
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: TAB Meeting
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is our regular monthly Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting for current members. Currently, membership is full. What is TAB? A group of creative, energetic volunteers in Grades 6-12 who are interested in making a difference at the Southbury...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cooking Classes
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Food Explorers to create a delicious sweet treat! What do you get when you put together crescent roll dough and chocolate hummus? (Yes, hummus, but we promise it's great!) Chocolate Croissant Bites! Roll out your dough, fill with chocolate hummu...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Wheat/Gluten Allergy

Gluten will be present in this program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Fall Scene Craft

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us as staff member Katie shows us how to make autumnal inspired woodland scenes using (mostly) natural materials. Like all our teen programs, this event is open to residents of any town in Grades 6-12, totally free, and sponsored by the Frien...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Chopped! with Food Explorers

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cooking Classes, Games and Recreation
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for this fun Chopped! style cooking competition with Food Explorers! Join Food Explorers to test your creativity like you’re on an episode of “Chopped”! You’ll get into teams and create a delicious recipe together, choosing from a limited pan...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

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