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Teen Zone

You are now entering the Teen Zone: be prepared! …for fun, entertainment, homework help, summer reading, anime, good vampires, bad vampires, zombies, mystery, romance, a peek into history, and anything you can possibly imagine.

Teen browsing the new books in the Teen ZoneWallingford Library wants you! Yes, we are excited to have you arrive in our Teen area where everything is just for you: paperbacks, fiction, graphic novels, manga, tippy chairs, cozy chairs, tables for study, teen computers, and all kinds of cool displays.

We also have fun programs for teens every month. All teen programs are free and open to all in grades 6-12. Please register in advance.


Poké Ball Bead Craft
Thursday, September 8th
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Collins Room


EVERYONE is playing Pokémon Go. Come and express your devotion and creativity by making Poké Balls using mini Perler beads. They can be worn as earrings, a necklace, barrette, tie clip, or anything else you come up with. Design your choice of Poké Balls, Great Balls, Ultra Balls, or Master Balls. There will also be a lure drop at our library Poké Stop! Please register in advance to be sure we have enough supplies. Open to all teens in grades 6-12.


Teen Advisory Board
Wednesday, September 21st
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Board Room


Start the school year off with a meeting of teen library lovers. Help plan programs, recommend materials for the library to purchase, discuss favorite books and movies, meet new friends, and earn community service hours! Refreshments will be served. Open to all Teens in grades 6-12.


Introduction to 3D Printing
Wednesday, September 28th
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Teen Computers


Have you seen our 3D printer, the Ultimaker2? Learn how it works, how to find an object to print, and how to use slicing software to size and convert your object into a language compatible with our printer. Beginners only please. Open to Teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required.


Wallingford Reads YA: Mosquitoland by David Arnold
Thursday, September 29th
Collins Room
7:00-8:00 p.m.


All teens and adults welcome at this book discussion where we discuss Young Adult Literature. Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.


Friday Fun in the Collaboratory
Art Exploration: Line Designs and Shading
Friday, September 30th
3:00-4:30 p.m.


Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in a drawing class where we will experiment with lines and shading to give a 2D drawing the illusion of being 3D. Prepare to be wowed with the final result. Registration is required and all materials provided. Teens only please.

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