Tiny Art Sculptures
Create a tiny sculpture to display in the library. Use any medium – clay, LEGO, paper/cardboard, wood, glass, nature, etc. Sculptures must fit on the canvas board provided.
– Canvas board pick-up is September 1 – October 31.
– Completed sculptures must be returned between October 1 – 31.
– Library patrons will vote for their favorite sculptures in November.
– Sculptures need to be picked up by the end of December.
There will be SIX age groups (Preschool • Kindergarten – 2nd Grade • 3rd – 5th Grade • Middle School • High School • Adult) and two prize categories (Best In Show and Most Creative). Prizes will be awarded to winners in each age group/category.
Teens Who Code
Led by Doriane Le Bourse, PhD with Perrigo
September 13 – November 15 (No Meeting October 4)
Wednesdays at 4 PM
Learn to code with fun online tutorials and activities that will help build animations, games, apps, and other things that you dream up! Discover the impact that computer science can have on our community. Registration is encouraged, but not required.
Creative Café: Fall Leaf Watercolor
Kris Spitzner of Redbriar Studio
Friday, September 22 from 4 – 6 PM
This watercolor class provides step-by-step instruction in basic drawing and beginning watercolor technique. Kris is a Botanical Artist and Natural Science Illustrator. You can view her work at kristinaspitzner.com.
Cost is $20 – registration is required (non-refundable) and space is limited to 20 participants. Cost covers instruction, finished product, and yummy treats!
Friday, October 27 from 6 – 8 PM
Practice your best mayhem, mischief, and other such frights at the library’s after-hours HOWL-O-Ween party! You’re sure to have a howling good time with pizza, refreshments, games, hide-and-seek in the dark, costume contest, and of course… CANDY! This special after-hours event is just for teens and tweens – no registration necessary.
Let’s Get This Holiday Party Crackin’!
Friday, December 1 at 4 PM
Celebrate the season with us at our holiday party! Enjoy refreshments, treats, and all things jolly! Bring a small inexpensive gift for the white elephant gift exchange – if you cannot provide a gift then let us know and we will make sure you can participate.
September 7 & November 2
(No meeting October 5)
1st Thursday at 4 PM
Hang out with us – play games, watch movies, and eat snacks. Featuring Nintendo Switch consoles and fun new tabletop games
Art Hub: Teen/Tween Craft Club
September 14, October 12, & November 9
2nd Thursday at 4 PM
Create beautiful and fun pieces of art at this art club! The crafts at these meetups are more advanced and picked for teens/tweens – drawing, painting, crafting and more!
Creative Writing Club
September 21, October 19, & November 16
3rd Thursday at 4 PM
Do you LOVE to write? Join us as we write together and share short stories, original writing pieces, and ideas. All writing styles are welcome.
Sweet and Salty Books: Teen/Tween Book Club
September 28 & October 26 (No meeting November 23)
4th Thursday at 4 PM
Discuss what we are reading over snacks! Choose any book to read and share with the group! Ask a staff member about new/popular book suggestions!
Middle School – High School
Volunteer at your library to earn service credit hours for school and for building a resume for future job searches. Stop by during library hours for an orientation and to volunteer.
LEVEL UP! – Virtual Escape Room
Become a video game expert at ODPL: go from Pong to Roblox in this exciting virtual puzzle! We’ll take you through video-game themed puzzles that test your trivia and problem-solving skills to see if you’re a novice, gamer, or expert. Kids that discover the secret code at the end can earn a prize for completing the virtual escape room.
Play with your family and friends to LEVEL UP!
Click HERE to begin your virtual escape room adventure.
Percy Jackson – Virtual Escape Room
Ever wondered what it would be like to go on a quest like Percy Jackson and his demigod friends? Here’s your chance! Compete individually or with your friends to complete the Percy Jackson Escape Room. Navigate your way through the Labyrinth, meet the mystical Calypso, and test your skills as a hero. Can you escape all three levels to get back to Camp Half-Blood?
Click HERE to begin your escape room adventure!
Book Packs To Go
Would you like a library staff member to pick out books for you or your child?
You can list your interests or genre’s you prefer and a staff member will choose up to 10 books that they feel you will enjoy. Do you like a certain genre or want to learn more about a certain subject? Staff member(s) will choose books to match that subject. The library will put them on hold for you to be able to pick up at our Drive-Thru Pickup Window. Click HERE to get your book pack started!