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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!


Summer Reading Program
June 7 - August 9

Read 25+ hours this summer and qualify to win prizes! Teens in grades eight through twelve or ages 13 to 19 can participate. Sign up at the library or click here to register online, then start reading. 

Prizes will be provided by our generous sponsors:

 Adventure Park  Lakewood Lanes
 The Big E  Louie’s Pizza House
 Bladez Barber Shop  Lyman Orchards
 Boston Red Sox  McDonald’s
 Brooklyn Baking Co.  New York Giants
 Chris Cote’s Golf Shop  OnTrack Karting
 CT Science Center  Pottery Piazza
 Danbury Westerners       Putter’s Paradise
 Extreme Air  Roller Magic
 Farmington Mini-Golf  Sports Center of Connecticut
 FunZ Trampoline Park      Supercharged
 Hair by Jennifer Marie  Urban Air
 Hidden Valley Mini-Golf              Wing It On!
 Lake Compounce  



Teen Game Night
Mondays, 6 p.m.

Relax at the library with our weekly teen game night. Bring a friend or meet new ones!                             


Teen Advisory Group
Mondays, June 3, July 1, August 5, 4:30 p.m. 

Meet up with other teens and talk about what you’d like to see at the library. Snacks will be provided.



Career & College Empowerment with Higher Heights
Dates and times are currently being revised. Check back soon for details!
Computer Classroom

Students in 8th Grade will receive vital resources and support to prepare them for college and help them become future leaders in our community. Presented by Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc.

Advance registration is required. Sign up here.



Paper Mache Adventures
Mondays, June 17, July 15, August 19, 4 p.m.

Let’s get messy! We’ll be making masks, bowls, and other crafts with paper mache. For ages 13+



Reuse/Recycle Crafts
Tuesdays, June 18, July 16, August 20, 4:30 p.m.

Join us for three different types of crafts using recycled materials.

June 18: Book Wreaths
July 16: Face Shield Mask Design
August 20: Bristlebots



Esports Workshop
Wednesdays, June 26 - August 14, 5 p.m.
Computer Classroom

Esports is a booming industry, and colleges are now offering classes and degrees in esports. Dive into competitive gaming and content creation with this free esports course. Gain industry insights and skills for success in gaming and live streaming through engaging lessons and hands-on experiences. Presented by Brass City Gamers.

Limited to 10 participants. Advance registration is required. Click here to register with Brass City Gamers.