Teens: Young Adult Resources & Services

friday-fashion-clubCyanotype_FFAC7From haute couture to hot cakes to HTML … there’s so many things for teens to do at out library! Learn to cook, gain a new skill in art or technology. You may even discover a new passion. See our calendar for details. To sign up or get more details call (607)936-3713 ext. 503.

Monthly Clubs: 

  •  First Friday Art : For the budding artist, ages 10 and up. First Friday Art Club offers a different art making technique each month. Teens often work with professional artists as well as local arts organizations such as The Rockwell and Corning Museum of Glass.
  • Teen Cooking Club Get cooking with Teen Cooking Club. For ages 10 and up. From easy recipes to make at home to more complicated dishes from around the world, learn about cooking and cultures at Teen Cooking Club.
  • Teen Tech Fridays Learn all about technology. From 3D printing to circuits to graphic design and so much more!

First Friday Art Club, Teen Cooking Club and Teen Tech Club meet on select Fridays each month. Stay up to date on all our teen programs using the blog below:

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Weekly Clubs:

  • Anime/Manga Group (aka Absolute Otaku Angels!): Every Tuesday at 3:30 pm. If you are a fan or just curious come see what it’s about. For more information, call (607) 936-3713 ext 503.
  • Game Club. Every Thursday at 3:30 pm. For more information, call (607) 936-3713 ext 503.

Do you have an idea for a new program? Call (607)936-3713 and you will be directed to the appropriate staff member.

Aside from the unending supply of fantastic literature, DVDs and CDs available to borrow, young adults are finding that we also offer popular movies and video games, such as Guitar Hero. We have free internet, an anime/manga group and Game Club. Most programs include free snacks. Aside from the unending supply of fantastic literature, DVDs and CDs available to borrow, young adults are finding that we also offer popular movies and video games, such as Guitar Hero. We have free internet, an anime/manga group and Game Club. Most programs include free snacks.
Fill your calendar with library activities, and you’ll never get bored. You may even make some new friends.

Teen Resources

Poets and Writers
Read about contemporary authors and the publishing industry. Find out about writing conferences, contests

DMV Practice Tests
Practice for your driving test using this online practice test resource from the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles.

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes is a leader in reproductive health care, rights, and education in Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tompkins Counties in New York.

LBGT Planned Parenthood Services
Provides information on LGBT services provided by Planned Parenthood.

OUT Alliance
OUT Alliance is an inclusive and welcoming safe zone offering over 40 years of experience offering LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and so much more!) education and quality information.