Teen Programs

Teens in ActionTeens In Action: Get Involved!

every Friday 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Have an idea for a cool event? Know a book you wish we'd get? Want to make your library a better, cooler place? Get involved! Come share your wisdom with other teens as we talk, snack, and plan. There is no obligation and no pressure: come as you are.

Anime Club May 8Anime Club

Monday, May 8, 2017, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Join us every month in Meeting Room A to hang out with other people who love anime as we watch shows and eat Japanese snacks.

Teen Movie: Fantastic BeastsEarly Out Teen Movie

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

You’ve got an early dismissal from school? We’ve got a movie showing! The popcorn’s popping and magical creatures are hopping—we’re watching Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (rated PG-13).

Teen Space @ The Park: CR RampageTeen Space @ The Park: CR Titans
Teen Space @ The Park

(Meets at City Square Park across from the library.)

Wednesday, May 10th, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Play with the Cedar Rapids Rampage soccer players!

Wednesday, May 17th, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Play with the Cedar Rapids Titans football players!

Meet the players and learn some soccer and football skills!

Teen Fandemonium: SmileTeen Fandemonium: Smile

Monday, May 15, 2017, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Do you enjoy celebrating fandoms with other teens that love them as much as you? Join us for Teen Fandemonium, where every month we will salute a different random fandom. We will have snacks, crafts, and activities that change every month, so don't miss out on the fun!

This month's theme is Smile and all the other awesome graphic novels by Raina Telgemeier!

Game Day: May 22, 2017Game Day

Monday, May 22, 2017, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Stop by to play video games and board games in Meeting Room A. We've got Mario Kart, Minecraft, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Pandemic, Twister, Apples to Apples, and lots more! Bring your friends and stake out a corner of the room for an epic game.

Teen Scavenger Hunt 2017Teen Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Drop in any time between 1-5 p.m. to participate in the library's first annual Teen Scavenger Hunt! Can your group beat both arenas? You might try The Inside, where silence is golden... or perhaps you'll take on The Outside, where something is missing and time is a ticking...

Anime Club on the First Monday of Each Month, 4 - 5:30Anime Club

Monday, June 5, 2017, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Join us every month in Meeting Room A to hang out with other people who love anime as we watch shows and eat Japanese snacks.

RoughWritersThe RoughWriters: Teen Writing and Creative Club

every Tuesday 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Come to the library every Tuesday after school for some quality creative time! You'll do writing exercises, play games, make crafts, think outside the box, and--if you want--share what you've been working on. We're all about support and encouragement no matter what you make. Join us!

Teen SpaceTeen Space

every Wednesday 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

It's Wednesday afternoon... Are you bored? Waiting for a ride? Looking for something fun to do with your friends? Come to the library! Here you can play games, watch videos, and hang out with other teens. For two hours this is your room: make it what YOU want it to be!



Upcoming Teen Events

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Meeting Room B
Adults Children General Teens
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Conference Room
General Teens
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Meeting Room A
Adults General Teens