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Teen Programs
  • #RHPLInstaLife (Instagram) Summer Challenges: 13-19 years
    Be Yourself // Your Views / Your Space / Your Library

    Follow us on our teen Instagram for weekly contests, prizes and mini games all leading up to a draw for the grand prize worth more than $100.

  • College and University Fair
    Drop in and chat with recruiters from a wide variety of high-profile colleges and universities in Ontario Including Seneca College, Centennial College, George Brown College, Humber College, York University and the University of Toronto. Join us at Central Library in Meeting Rooms A & B.
  • Get Board! : Aged 14+
    Join us for a couple hours of casual board gaming . Bring your own, or explore our new collection of games. We have some great new games we are excited to share with you!
  • Get Your Game on @ the Library: 10-18 years
    Join us for an afternoon of off line games and trivia as we celebrate International Games Week.
    co-hosted by our Teen Advisory Group
  • Job Finding Workshop With Seneca : 15-29 Years Old
    Is it too soon to start thinking about finding the perfect summer job? Seneca Employment Services will tell you what you need to know about writing the perfect resume, finding job opportunities and acing the interview.
  • Magic: The Gathering Madness!: Ages 13+
    Are you new to Magic and wanting to earn your stripes? Are you a Magic professional who wants to show off well-honed skills? No matter where you fall on the spectrum, come enjoy the high excitement of competing in our Magic: The Gathering tournament!
  • Photography Faux Pas with Petrija Dos Santos : Ages 13-18
    Join our former photographer in residence for a professional’s take on how to make your photos stand out. This workshop is perfect for closest documenters, active instagrammers, and RHPL Art Contest hopefuls. Bring whatever equipment you have whether t
  • Red Cross Babysitting Course: 11-15 years
    Learn basic first aid and caregiving skills in this one day babysitting course presented by the Canadian Red Cross.
    Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual and certificate will be given upon successful completion of this course.
  • Take a Paws Study Break
    For College and University Students Press “paws” on exam stress and visit with a St. John’s Ambulance therapy dog. Join us in Room B at the Central Library.
  • The Heart and the Mind : 13-18 Years Old
    Offered by the Yellow Brick House, this impactful seminar provides you with the tools you need to recognize healthy and unhealthy relationships.
  • The Write Encouragement Project : 13-18 Years Old
    TAG is on a mission to spread encouragement during exams this semester. Join us for some crafty painting prep work and snacks. Help us with our mission and earn a couple community service hours! Join us in Meeting Room C at the Central Library.
  • Writer’s Block Busting Session with David Silverberg: 13-18 Years Old
    David Silverberg, a spoken word poet, fiction writer and founder of Toronto Poetry Slam, will get your creative ideas percolating with a brainstorm session for writers. David will discuss various methods of creative writing, from writing humorous poetry to dramatic short fiction. Engaging exercises will inspire writers to come up with new ideas. This is perfect for those interested in entering RHPL’s 2019 Teen Arts Contest.
  • YA Lit Overlords: 13+
    Discover your new favourite books and make new book-lovin’ friends in the process. Once a month, we will chat about new blockbuster YA lit and chew on some treats before exploring the books with art and games.
  • Zombie Survival Night: The Reckoning: Grades 9 - 12
    While barricading yourselves inside the Richmond Green Library from a nearby zombie horde, you and your team discover that the library contains a hidden zombie cure.