Teens 

Main Library Teen Lounge

Teen Resources

Did you know you can?

  • stream music and movies with your library card
  • get homework help
  • come to teen events
  • volunteer

Teen Programs

Candle

Scented Candle Making For Teens
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Laurel Room, Main Library
4:00 PM

Join us and make your own scented candle. Registration required. This program is for teens in the 8th - 12th grade.
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Teen Task Force group

Teen Task Force Meeting
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Laurel Room, Main Library
4:00 PM

Join Teen Task Force and earn community service hours by helping at the library. Teens will be assisting library staff with various projects and planning future teen programs at the library. Meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 4-5 PM. This program is only for students in 8th-12th grade. Registration required. Any questions? Please email Carla Avitabile: cavitabile@cityofsanmateo.org
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Mending Workshop for Teens

Standard and Visible Mending Workshop For Teens
Monday, December 19, 2022 and
Thursday, December 22, 2022
Main Library, Oak Room
9:00 AM

This program is for teens in the 8th - 12th grades. In this workshop you will learn basic embroidery and receive guidance on how best to mend clothing using basic machine, hand sewing or visible mending techniques. Materials will be provided. Four sewing machines will be available to use in shifts including a heavy-duty machine. Attendance for both sessions offered is encouraged but not required. Repeat participants are welcome to work independently on their own projects. Registration is required. This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. 
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Teen Trivia Night

Teen Trivia Night
Thursday, December 29, 2022
Main Library, Oak Room
5:30 PM

Join us for an evening trivia game at the library and test your knowledge on books, music, movies, video games, and more. Teens will also get a chance to make their own scented lip balm. This is an optional craft activity.  Pizza and light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required. This event is only for students in 8th-12th grade. Any questions? Please email Carla Avitabile: cavitabile@cityofsanmateo.org
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