Teen Programs

Teen Programs

To see a complete list of all the upcoming teen programs, please download the Teen Talk Newsletter.

McKinley Memorial Library offers fun programs monthly for teens ages 12 and up.



Teen Thing Thursdays

Spend Thursday afternoons with us at the library! The library will offer fun programs on most Thursday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for teens ages 12 and up. These programs will meet in the basement classroom of the McKinley Birthplace Home. For questions, stop into the children’s room at the library, call (330) 652-1704 x 7214. Here's a list of what's happening this Spring 2016!

  • Anime Club--Join library staff on the first Thursday of every month at 3:30pm to watch an anime series together and enjoy the amazing culture Japan has to offer us. This program will meet March 3rd, April 7th & May 5th.
  • Board Games--Join library staff on the second Thursday of every month at 3:30pm to enjoy different board games together. This program will meet March 10th, April 14th, & May 12th.
  • Video Game--Join library staff on the third Thursday of every month at 3:30pm to play different games on the Wii or Xbox. A different game will be played each month. This program will meet March 24th, April 21st, and May 19th.
  • Movie Madness--Join library staff on the fourth Thursday of every month at 3:30pm to enjoy either a book-to-film adaptation of a delicious dystopia like Hunger Games or some nerdy goodness like the Avengers, while enjoying a yummy snack. This program will meet This program will meet March 31st, April 28th & May 26th.





Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) 

YAC is a group of teens that meets monthly at the library to talk about books, movies, music, current events and more!
Here’s just a few things that YAC members do:

  • Members write entries for the McKinley Teen Blog
  • Members make suggestions to the librarian on what types of materials they’d like to see at the library
  • Members coordinate teen volunteer services at the library
  • Members plan and participate in service projects for the library
  • Members meet new friends and hang out

You can be a part of the fun by joining YAC !  Teens must be over the age of 12 to join.  You must attend a meeting to join. Pre-registration is not required to attend meetings. For specific dates of YAC, please visit the Teen Calendar Page.