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Teen and Young Adult Programs

All programs are free but some require advance registration.

For further info about Teen or Young Adult programs call one of our friendly staff members at 203-574-8213.

Do you love anime, gaming, or chess? Check out our Geekdom page for upcoming events!


2nd Annual Teen Poetry Contest
Submissions Open March 1, 2023 
Submissions Close May 5, 2023

2023 Themes

  • Blackout Poem
  • The Pandemic
  • Mental Health

The Teen Poetry Contest is open to all Waterbury students in grades 9 through 12.  All poems must be original pieces.

Teen Poetry Contest Rules

Teen Poetry Contest Registration Form



Financial Aid Night
Wednesday, March 8, 6 p.m.

Find out how to apply for some of the largest scholarship programs and get key information about financial aid.  Presented by the American Savings Foundation.


Teen Advisory Committee
Friday, March 17, 3:30 p.m.

Meet up with other teens to play board games and talk about what you would like to see at the library.