Minecraft Party!!!

steve_minecraftSaturday, July 25 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Play Minecraft with us on our new local server! This special, after-hours event is open to tweens and teens ages 8-18. As computer space is limited, teens with tablets, phones, or laptops are encouraged to bring their devices. Teens must turn in a permission slip by July 24 to attend. Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information.

The event will begin with a special building competition in the game’s creative mode. Then teens will get to play in survival mode to find out who is the best minecrafter.

Learn more about Minecraft.

Don’t forget your Minecraft account login info!


Superteen Academy

Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00 PM

Do you have the brains to be a superhero? Come to this fun event to test your superhero knowledge and learn what it takes to be a hero. Refreshments will be provided. This event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register.



Teen Lock-In

Friday, August 7 – Saturday, August 8

6:00 PM – 7:00 AM 

It’s that time of year again! Registration starts today for the Teen Lock-In! Stay in the library all night with us as we play games, enjoy pizza, make crafts, and more at this teen favorite event! Registration is limited to 12 teens going into grades 6-12. A complete agenda and packing list is available at the Circulation Desk. Teens must have permission forms returned to the library to have their spot reserved.

Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information!

Group of teens at the lock in

Civil War Ball

FanTuesday, July 14 at 2:00 PM

Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War by learning era etiquette from a reenactor, including the secret language of the fan. Make a craft, enjoy refreshments, and dance! Open to teens in grade 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6213 to register.

Vamp Day

Vampire SmileyTuesday, July 7 at 2:00 PM

This one’s for the Vampire fanatics, the twi-hards, the Slayers. Come test your vampire knowledge, make a craft, enjoy some snacks, and more at this teen choice event. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more information.

Water Balloon Fight!

Guy throwing a water balloon clipartTuesday, June 30 at 2:00 PM*

*In case of rain, event will move to Thursday, July 2 at 2:00 PM

Come to the High School Lawn across from the library for our first water balloon fight! After the fight, dry off with a Marvel movie in the Community room. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Event is open to teens entering grades 6-12. Please call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more info.

Some Reminders:

  1. You will get wet. Dress accordingly.
  2. Bring Your Own Towel
  3. Bring a change of clothes for after the fight.
  5. All balloons will be provided
  6. Come early to help fill water balloons

Explore the Makerspace at Kent State Tuscarawas


Tuesday, June 23 at 2:00 PM

Meet us at the Kent State Tuscarawas Library to explore their awesome Makerspace! KSU Librarian Cherie Bronkar will show us around and teach us about the 3D Printer, 3Doodler Pen, and more! Enjoy snacks and learn more about these great tools available to the public. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 with any questions or to register.

The Library will not be providing transportation to the campus. The Makerspace is located inside Founders Hall at  330 University Dr NE, New Philadelphia.

Go to the Makerspace Kent State Tuscarawas Page: