We offer a variety of programs for teens throughout the year. Check out our calendar and newsletter to find out about upcoming teen programs. Watch for our March break and summer activities flyers.

Dungeons and Dragons

See calendar for dates.
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Calling all adventurers to the Sword Coast! While desperately trying to enlist the help of a mage to remove a curse from a local village, our adventurers have become trapped inside a mysterious mansion.  To escape, they need to investigate the mansion and identify a command word. But dangers lurk around every corner, and only the bravest adventurer will be able to complete the challenges and make it out alive! Are you cunning and brave enough to help them survive? 

For ages 13 to 17.
Pre-registration required. Free.

Teen board game night

See calendar for dates.
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

It’s game on at the library! Test your skills with our strategy, drawing, and word games or bring your favourite game to play. Come solo or with friends and get ready to roll! 

For ages 13 to 17. Drop-in. Free.

Self Care for Students Wellness Fair

Wednesday, May 29, 2024.
4:00 to 5:30 p.m. 

Feeling stressed about exams? Anxious about starting high school or post secondary? Drop by the Self Care for Students Wellness Fair at the Port Colborne Public Library and learn strategies & tips to help you prepare for exams and school transitions. There will be presentations, demos, and displays on topics such as exercise, breathing techniques, better sleep, healthy eating, study strategies, transitioning to high school, community resources and much more!

Sponsored by the City of Port Colborne Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council with support from Bridges Community Health Centre and the Port Colborne Public Library.

For ages 12 – 17. Drop-in. Free.

Library cards for teens

Did you know that you can register for a card if you are between the ages of 13 to 18? With a card, you can check out books, board games, video games and DVDs. Some restrictions may apply.

Community service hours

Students can earn community service hours by volunteering at the library to assist with programming.

We are looking for teen guest reviewers to read and write book reviews. Each approved book review will earn you five hours of community service! Reviews will be published on the Featured Reviews page and social media accounts.

Items being reviewed must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be available through Port Colborne Public Library or a participating LINC library.
  • Must be an appropriate reading level.
  • Books can be fiction or non-fiction, and in book, e-book or audiobook format.

Additionally, reviews must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be at least 250 words in length (or longer).
  • Must contain an introduction to the book, a brief summary (without spoilers), a thoughtful review, as well as whether or not you would recommend the book.
  • Be an original review; plagiarism will not be accepted.
  • Contains no graphic or explicit language.

Some minor edits or corrections may be suggested. 

To register as a reviewer, please email or phone us at 905-834-6512. If you don't have a card yet, join us today. 

March Break

Check out our events this March Break!

Summer activities

Check out our Teen Summer Bingo, events and more this summer!