Sharpie Tie Dye

tie dye heart t-shirtTuesday July 18 at 2:00 PM

Get creative at this fun, teen-favorite event! Bring your own white t-shirt and learn a new way to tie dye. Event will be held outside. In case of rain, a movie will be shown in the Story Room. Registration is not necessary.



H2O Battle

water balloon

Tuesday, July 11 at 2:00 PM

Prepare for battle! We’ll have water balloons, sponges, and more at this outdoor event! In case of rain, we will watch a movie inthe Story Room. Registration is not necessary.


Play With Your Food

Tuesday June 27 at 2:00 PM

Get a bag of secret ingredients and create something spectacular! Refreshments will be served. Registration is not required, but if any teen has a food allergy, please contact Liz at 330-343-6123.

cute pudding face

What is Play With Your Food?

Well… You know the Fall Chopped Competitions? It’s a little like that. And the Cupcake Decorating Contest? Yeah, a little like that, too. Combine cooking talent with creativity to make something delicious and fun.


Teen Lock-In

Friday, August 4 – Saturday, August 5

6:00 PM – 7:00 AM

Dancing girlLock the doors and stay in the library all night! This event is open to teens entering grades 6 through 12. Registration begins July 5th and is limited to 12 teens. We will be playing group and board games, going on a scavenger hunt, enjoying pizza, making crafts, and much, much more!

A complete agenda and packing list will be provided with each teen’s permission slip. Don’t miss out on our most popular event of the year!

Call 330-343-6123 for more information.


Cartooning for Teens

Wednesday, June 21 at 3:00 PM

For Teens Entering Grades 6 –12

Artist Douglas Laubacher will be here to teach basic cartoon drawing skills to participants. All materials provided. Registration is not necessary, but appreciated. Please call 330-343-6123 to register.

guitar guy on skateboard


Anime Mini-Con

Tuesday June 20 at 2:00 PM

Calling all Otaku! This convention-inspired event will feature several stations throughout the Library. Enjoy snacks and watch an anime web series in the Story Room, do crafts and make art in the Teen Zone, and pick a LARP character in the Lounge. Cosplayers welcome! Registration is not necessary.

Hetalia country characters

Be the Change: Teen Summer Reading Program

Teen Summer Reading ProgramGirl with stack of books

June 5 – July 29, 2017

This summer, the Dover Public Library is challenging teens to be the change that makes their world a better place. Be kind, be creative, be a positive influence on your world, and, of course, be a reader.

Sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Program and start earning your chances to win the Teen Grand Prize: a basket of books and other surprises. Earn one ticket per hour of reading, up to four tickets per week. Teens may read whatever they like: fanfiction, graphic novels, magazines, fiction, nonfiction – anything goes!

Every teen who finishes the program and turns in the completed chart to the Circulation Desk will receive a free book. The first 25 to finish the Teen Reading Program will receive a coupon for Chipotle.

Call 330-343-6123 with any questions.