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Teen Services: Programs

Here you can find our teen collections, reading list suggestions, programs, homework help, resources, and information about college and career.


Team up with your friends and family to beat our escape room: Escape the Library! Test your critical thinking skills and knowledge of Helen Hall Library with hybrid puzzles that are part online and part in-person. 

October 1-October 31
For ages 12-18, but all ages can play!
Visit https://bit.ly/HHLEscapetheLibrary to get started (opens October 1).

Do you love visiting the Library but don’t always have time to browse for a good book? Then sign up for a Teen Book Box! All you need is a Library card and to fill out a registration form online. Then you can start picking up monthly boxes filled with treats and a book that is selected just for you!
Please Note: Participants will be notified via email when their Teen Book Box is ready. Participants will have one week from the day they are notified to pick up their Teen Book Box. Teen Book Boxes will be located below the New Book Collection in the Teen Room on the second floor.

Registration Opens: August 31
September-November
For ages 12-18

Register Here

If you're interested in trying out anime or an established fan, join us to discuss some good anime shows while we watch them! To register, click the date below.
Please Note: Anime shows selected are rated PG-13 and TV-14.

Mondays: October 5October 19November 2 & November 16
5-6:30 pm
Library Theater
For ages 12-18

For more information about anime, check out our Anime LibGuide.

Learn the unique style of manga drawing through this workshop! To register, click the date below.

Tuesdays: October 6October 20November 3 & November 17
5-6 pm

Library Theater
For ages 12-18

Help plan teen activities, assist with Library events, and more. Participation counts as service hours, and applications are required to participate. New members are welcome! To register, click the date below.
Please Note: Applications are provided at the program.

Wednesdays: October 7, October 21November 4 & November 18
7-8 pm
Library Theater
For ages 12-18

Visit us for our rescheduled Free Comic Book Day! Helen Hall Library's Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is giving away free comic books to promote the love of reading and help new readers discover comics.
Please Note: Comic books are limited to two per person and available while supplies last.

Monday, October 12
1-5 pm
For all ages

Discover the history behind different folktales, myths, and more! To register, click the date below.

Mondays: October 12 & November 9
5-6 pm
Library Theater
For ages 12-18

Do you have ideas for stories? Do you enjoy writing? Join us to write, share, and support each other through the creative writing process! To register, click the date below.

Tuesdays: October 13October 27November 10 November 24
5-6 pm
Library Theater
For ages 12-18

Drop in to play games with other teens! To register, click the date below.

Mondays: October 26 November 30
5-6 pm
Library Theater
For ages 12-18