Teen Programs

For those entering Grades 6-12 (Scroll down to see all events)

For programs geared towards Youth in Grades 5 and under, visit our Children's page.

March - May 2024
Download/view the current seasonal brochure online or pick up a copy in the library. (coming soon!)

Registration is required for all programs unless noted.

Sign up through our online calendar or call 860-793-1450 #5.

Teens are welcome to attend some Adult programs. Check the availability under the "Adult" section.

Ninendo Switch games and consoles now for rent in the Youth Services Department


Nintendo Switch games and consoles now available for check out in the Youth Services Department.

Visit the Game Rentals portion of site to learn more.




     Teen Book Boxes. Grades 6-12. Sign up all month long. Registration can be found on the 1st of every month.                                                                                   

Teen Book Box

Fill out the online form to get your personalized book pick(s) along with some goodies.

Each month you will receive: 

  • A handpicked YA title on a theme or tailored to your preferences
  • An assortment of items that may include: a sticker, a bookmark, and/or a mystery gift or gifts.

We will fulfill holds starting around the last full week of each month.


The registration form can be found on the 1st of each month through our online calendar. Registration can be done anytime throughout the entire month.

Sign up using our online calendar.



Gaming and Pizza


Middle School Gaming and Pizza

Wednesdays from 1:30 - 3:00 PM
December 6th, January 24th, and February 28th

Grades 6-8


Wednesdays from 1:30 - 3:30 PM
April 24th, and May 22nd

Grades 6-8


Attendees are welcome to play board, card, and video games while snacking on pizza.


Registration is required and begins four weeks before the event date.

Sign up using our online calendar.


CT Hiking Trails talk by Reach the Summit member


Connecticut Trails
Tuesday, April 16th at 6:00 PM

All ages welcome

Mat Jobin, founder of Reach Your Summit, will discuss the trail systems in Connecticut. Reach Your Summit partners with Connecticut Forest and Park Association and CT DEEP to educate and ensure the wilderness is accessible and enjoyable for all adventurers.


Registration is required and begins March 19th at 6 PM.

Sign up using our online calendar.


Taylor Swift Friendship Bracelets


Drop-In Taylor Swift Friendship Bracelets

Saturday, April 20th from 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Ages 8+ with Caregiver. Teens & Adults Welcome

Taylor Swift fans may stop by the Youth Services Department to create a friendship bracelet in honor of Taylor’s newly released album.


No registration required. While supplies last.




CT State Library Mobile Van Visit


CT State Library’s Mobile Outreach Van Visit
Saturday, April 20th

Stop by anytime between 12:00 - 2:00 PM

All Ages Welcome


The Connecticut Library for Accessible Books (CT LAB), formerly the Connecticut State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), new Mobile Outreach Van will visit the Plainville Public Library. CT LAB lends books and magazines in audio and braille formats, for free, to any Connecticut resident who is unable to read regular print due to a visual, reading, or physical disability.


No registration needed. 


Teen Break-In Bags


Teen Break-In Bags

Available at the Youth Services desk all month long January - February. 

Grades 6-12. For in-library use only.


Mystery lovers are invited to test their cleverness and solve the puzzles to unlock some treats. Each month features a new case to crack!



No registration needed.




Teens are welcome to attend specified Adult programs as well.

Check out the
Adult section for more information.



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