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Teens Department Highlights

Programs & Events

Extended Library Hours

Library

The library will be open until 9pm on May 16, 20, and 21 for high school final exams. Take advant...

Open Gaming

Community Room

Enjoy awesome board games and the latest consoles with fellow teens. Snacks served. For Teens Gra...

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Community Room

Who will reign supreme in this battle royale of epic proportions? Come, dominate the competition ...

Nailed It: Teen Edition

Makerspace

It's our own spin on the popular Netflix show. We supply the ingredients and you try your best to...

The Tier List

Historical Room

Rate everything from musical artists and apps to favorite foods and books as we construct the Tee...

Open Gaming

Community Room

Enjoy awesome board games and the latest consoles with fellow teens. Snacks served. For Teens Gra...

The Triwizard Tournament

Community Room

Display your arcane skills and compete in a series of magical tasks as you fight to become the Tr...

Clay Dragon Eyes

Makerspace

We'll use air-dry clay and other supplies to assemble and sculpt the face of a dragon in this cha...

Open Gaming

Community Room

Enjoy awesome board games and the latest consoles with fellow teens. Snacks served. For Teens Gra...

Acrylic Academy

Makerspace

Follow along with local artist September Reed as she guides you in creating a fantasy landscape u...

Open Gaming

Community Room

Enjoy awesome board games and the latest consoles with fellow teens. Snacks served. For Teens Gra...

Nerf Decathlon

Community Room

Compete against other teens and display your Nerf skills in a series of challenges crafted to det...

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Community Room

Who will reign supreme in this battle royale of epic proportions? Come, dominate the competition ...

Treasure Map Making

Makerspace

Use spilled beans and simple art supplies to create your own fantasy treasure map. Plan cities, p...

Powerpoint Party

Makerspace

Ever wanted an excuse to present your favorite (little known) niche knowledge or fandom? Join us ...

Open Gaming

Community Room

Enjoy awesome board games and the latest consoles with fellow teens. Snacks served. For Teens Gra...

Getting Ghibli With It #3

Community Room

Join us while we complete a Ghibli themed craft, enjoy a movie, and eat Japanese snacks. We'll be...

D&D Miniature Painting

Makerspace

Paint D&D figurines that you can use during our campaigns at the library. Paint and monsters ...

Open Gaming

Community Room

Enjoy awesome board games and the latest consoles with fellow teens. Snacks served. For Teens Gra...

Teen Taste Test

Makerspace

Put your taste buds to the test and see if you can figure out the differences between your favori...

Open Gaming

Community Room

Enjoy awesome board games and the latest consoles with fellow teens. Snacks served. For Teens Gra...

Weekend Craft: Painted Garden Stones

Historical Room

Take plain stones and turn them into small works of art for your backyard or your home. Paint flo...

Locks & Librarians

Community Room

Escape the Library! Put your detective skills to the test to solve puzzles and break codes in thi...

VR Tournament

Community Room

Test your might in our Virtual Reality tournament! Show your gaming domination and you could win ...

Zombie Scavenger Hunt XII

Community Room

Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? You’ll need quick wits as you race other contestants and s...

Welcome to the Teen Department at the Vestvia Hills Library in the Forest! This area is designed for students in grades 6-12 and collects all of the books, comics, manga, graphic novels, movies, TV shows, music and video games you could possibly want or need … usually! We host fun events on most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, ranging from writing groups and craft events to video game tournaments and fandom nights. Whatever you like we have something for you!

Drop by and hang out, play on a computer, do homework or attend an event. Also, say hi to the librarians, we’re pretty awesome!

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