Activities at Home for Teens
You’re staying home, so we’ve created lots of library resources to help you learn, create, and discover, right where you are! Check out our Activity Ideas (from arts & crafts to games and more), DIY Library Programs, and Books & Learning lists (which pair great books with other online resources). Actividades en español disponibles aquí.
Looking for ways to learn something new or spark your creativity? We’ve got ideas! Check out our Activity Idea worksheets that can be completed at home.
Be an Art Explorer
Cardboard Robot Arm
Catalog and Organize Your Collection
Color Code Your Bookshelf
Crossword: Library Website
Design Your Own Dream House
DIY Homemade Butter
DIY Ice Cream
Don’t Drop the Ball
Make a Paper Bead Bracelet
Make Your Own Rube Goldberg Machine
OverDrive Scavenger Hunt
Positive Affirmation Day
DIY Library Programs
Since you can’t attend a program at one of our libraries right now, why not host your own library program! Our librarians have prepared these step-by-step guides for teens to experience a real-life library program in the comfort of their own homes. You can also participate in library events online by visiting our Virtual Programming page.
Books & Learning
The Library is your gateway to a world of learning! Check out these booklists and Additional Resources to take a deep dive into a variety of topics with books, online courses, databases, and more.
Biographies for Teens – Additional Resources
Career Resources for Teens – Additional Resources
Classic Literature for Teens – Additional Resources
Cooking for Teens – Additional Resources
Creative Writing for Teens – Additional Resources
Fitness for Teens – Additional Resources
How Women Won the Right to Vote – Additional Resources
Make Your Own Comics – Additional Resources
Math for Teens – Additional Resources
Stress Management for Teens – Additional Resources
Test Prep for Teens – Additional Resources
True Tales for Teens: Nonfiction Reads for Teens – Additional Resources
Yoga for Teens – Additional Resources