Category Archives : Teens


Who’s ready for some laughs?

Tuesday, March 24 at 3:00 PMCrazy Cow

Join us for the return of Improv, a teen favorite event that features games, costume theater, and more. Think on your feet and act out a skit with props and costumes from the library’s stash.

Why a cow? Why not? It’s Improv! Anything goes!

Event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to Register.

Snacks will be provided.

Teen Tech Fair

kindle clipartSaturday, March 21 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Calling all Tech-Savvy Teens! Come to the library with your latest phones, tablets, and other gadgets and show off at our first Teen Tech Fair! Participating teens will be entered to win a $15 Gift Card to Amazon, iTunes, or Google Play (depending on what device you have, of course). All patrons are welcome to come learn about new technology and pick the brains of our techy teens. Free snacks will be provided at this event. Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information or to register. Teens in grades 6-12 may bring gadgets to show. 

St. Patty’s Day

three leaf cloverTuesday, March 17 at 3:00 PM

Travel to Ireland with us at this fun Passport Club event! Celebrate with crafts, games, and snacks, but don’t forget to wear green! Challenge yourself to an epic Ireland word search, hunt for gold coins, and find your Irish name. Event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Please call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more information. 

This event is part of our Passport Club series! Join the Passport Club to learn more about different cultures with fun activities and events. Call the library for more information.

Book Madness: Tournament of Authors

BracketThe library’s first Tournament of Authors is on! Pick up a bracket at the library or print your own Bracket (on 8.5 x 14 paper) to get in on the action. See if you can guess who the library’s favorite author will be. At the end of each week, prizes will be given for those with the most correct guesses.

The rules are pretty simple:

1.) Pick up and fill out your bracket in pen. Brackets will be available Monday, February 23.

2.) Bring it in to the library to be initialed by a staff member before March 4, when Round 1 will be announced.

3.) Vote each round for your favorite authors! You can vote in the library (once per day), plus there will be additional ways to sneak in extra votes on Facebook!


Updated Schedule:

Fill out brackets: March 1-7 – Bring them back to the library to be initialed

Round 1 voting: March 8-14
Round 2 voting: March 15-21
Round 3 voting: March 22-28
Round 4 voting: March 29April 4
Round 5 voting: April 5 – 11
Championship Round: April 12 – 18

Don’t miss out! Join us for Book Madness! Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information. Program is open to teens and adults!


Tornado Alley Submission Deadline is March 7

Don’t forget to turn in your submissions of art, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry to the library by March 7!

Your work could be selected to be published in the very first edition of Tornado Alley, the Teen Literary Magazine of Dover High School and Dover Public Library! See the Tornado Alley page for details or call the library at 330-343-6123.

YA Crew March

TYA Crew Logouesday, March 10 at 3:00 PM

Join the YA Crew for book, movie, and music discussion, free snacks, and more! Open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information.

At the March Meeting, we will have an informal Tech Show and Tell to prepare for the Teen Tech Fair on Saturday, March 21 from 2:00-4:00 PM. Bring your newest phones, tablets, and  other fun gadgets to the meeting and show off your techy knowledge. Sign up to participate in the Tech Fair and you could win a $15 Gift Card to Amazon, iTunes, or Google Play for helping out. Contact Liz with any questions about this new event, inspired by Teen Tech Week.

Cupcake Wars

cupcake clipartTuesday, March 3 at 3:00 PM

If you liked Chopped, you’ll love this yummy event! Compete in teams to create the most delicious cupcakes! All materials will be provided by the library. Please leave your decorations at  home unless you have enough to share with everyone, even those on different teams. Cupcakes will be judged on taste, creativity, and decoration. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Registration is Required for this event. Please call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information.