• We will be closed Monday, November 11th for Remembrance Day
  • The Penticton Public Library is looking to recruit new library board members. Learn more here!


Tweens and Teens

Afterschool Coding Club: Makey Makeys

Friday, November 15
03:30 pm to 05:00 pm


Ever wanted to make a banana keyboard, a potato video game controller, or turn cardboard into a guitar? Join us for an afternoon of inventing with Makey Makeys - a device that let's you turn anything into a controller to interact with a computer!

Please note: This program is meant as an introduction to the Makey Makey invention device. No previous experience is required.

This program is open to tweens aged 8-12 and will Chromebooks, Scratch Coding, and Makey Makeys. Tweens will be working individually.

Maximum of 12 tweens, registration opens Wednesday, November 6 at 10:00 am.

8 - 12 years

Teen Program: The Goblet of Fire Tournament

Saturday, November 16
07:00 pm to 09:30 pm

It's our annual Harry Potter Teen Event - The Goblet of Fire Tournament!

Get sorted into houses with our very own Sorting Hat and compete for points to see who will win the cup. There will be dragon encounters, potion riddles, knowledge-testing trivia, wand skill testing, and other challenges!

Teens are encourange to come dressed in your wizarding best, but costumes are themed clothing is not required. Themed snacks and drinks available. Please inform staff on arrival if you have any allergies. 

Open to ages 13-18.

This program was created by teens, for teens. If you want to help us make more teen events that feature exactly what you want to do or create at your library, join us at our monthly Youth Advisory Committee Meetings every second (usually!) Friday of the month.

Teens 13 to 18

Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Meeting

Friday, December 13
03:45 pm to 05:00 pm

If you want to boss the library around, are a superstar event planner, have stellar skills for finding books, comics, dvds & more that teens will love that we can fill our shelves with, AND want free pizza - we want you! The YAC is a group of teens aged 13-18 who tell us at the library how we're doing as well as plan our monthly teen events.

Usually in December we have a bit of snow with our YAC meeting - so make sure you wear warm socks and boots! This month we'll be throwing around ideas (mostly on paper, some on cardboard if we're adventurous) for ideas for our 2020 teen events. Have a great idea for what you want to see happening at your local library for teens? Come let us know!

Free pizza donated is by Domino's Pizza for every YAC meeting. 

Teens 13 to 18
Back to Top