Teen Programs and Events @ Your Library Peoria Libraries » Teen Programs & Events Special Events Clubs Arts & Activities Extras Special Events & Announcements Peoria Library SystemSystem Announcement Design The New Centennial Library Card Contest! Library: Peoria Main & Sunrise Mountain Libraries Dates: Jun. 1 - Aug. 1 This coming year, 2020, we will be celebrating the Peoria Public Libraries' 100th birthday and you can help us by designing a special Centennial Library Card. We want to know what does 100 years of Peoria Public Library service mean to you? Show us through your designs! All ages can participate, with the finalists chosen from groups of 5-11, 12-17 and 18+ years of age. Stop by your local Peoria Library today to pick up an entry form or download one with the link below. Entries are due on Aug. 1 and the winner will be announced in Sept. Click here to download the entry form. Back to Top Summer Reading 2019 Program & Events Peoria Library System Summer Reading Program Summer Reading: A Universe Of Stories Library: Peoria Main & Sunrise Mountain Libraries Dates: Jun. 1 - Aug. 1 Read your favorite books, attend programs, collect incentives and win prizes all summer long -- all you have to do is read. 2019’s theme is “A Universe of Stories!. Our library will be filled with activities and reading incentives. Click here to access the Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program Website. Sunrise Mountain Library Summer Reading Program Teen Movie Afternoon Library: Sunrise Mountain Library Dates: Tuesdays - See below for dates. Time: 12 p.m. Teens, cool off from the heat and watch a movie with your friends every Tuesday. Snacks and drinks are provided! All movies will be PG-13. All teens aged 12 - 17 are welcome. No registration needed. Dates/Titles Jul. 23 - Five Feet Apart. Jul. 30 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Back to Top Clubs Peoria Main Library Teen Alphabet Soup Library: Peoria Main Library Dates: Thursdays; Aug. 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5Time: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. LGBTQ teens and their friends are invited to come to the library once a month to talk and have fun. The program activities and topics will be constantly changing, but the atmosphere will stay the same. For more information, email: Payten.Stoner@peoriaaz.gov Peoria Main Library Manga and Comics (M.A.C.) Book Group Library: Peoria Main Library in the Teen Scene Dates: Mondays; Aug. 12, Sept. 9 and Dec. 9Time: 5 p.m. Teens can come to the library once a month to discuss manga, comics, and anime with other graphics fans. We also play games and share stories. Tonya, the teen librarian, will summarize a couple of the manga and comic books we have in the library, then roll out the new stuff that came out this month. What are the perks? MAC Group members get to check out the new comics and manga first before they are put on the library shelves. Come try it out and have fun! Announcements: The M.A.C group will not meet in October nor November due to Library closures. Sunrise Mountain Library Prism Library: Sunrise Mountain Library Dates: Wednesdays; Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. LGBTQ+ teens and friends, come together at Sunrise Mountain Library each month! We will feature a different activity each meeting. Back to Top Arts & Activities Sunrise Mountain Library Teen Paint Night Library: Sunrise Mountain Library Dates: Wednesdays; July 24, Sept. 25 and Nov. 20Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Join us at Sunrise Mountain for a fun night of painting at the library! We welcome all teens to come explore their creativity on the canvas, whether you’ve never held a brush or you’re a skilled painter. We’ll be working with canvas and acrylic paints, so wear clothes that you wouldn’t mind getting a little paint on, just in case. All supplies are provided, and space is limited to 15 teens! Registration required by calling (623) 773-8650. Sunrise Mountain Library Crafting Sundays: Knitting and Crocheting Hangout Library: Sunrise Mountain Library Dates: Sundays; Aug. 4 & 18, Sept. 1 & 15, Oct. 6 & 20, Nov. 3 & 17 and Dec. 1 & 15Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Meet fellow crochet, knitting and sewing/needlework enthusiasts! Bring your own project to start or work on. Share ideas, help, tips, and patterns along with friendly and cheerful conversation. Beginning to advanced needlecrafters are all welcome. Must be 16 years of age and older to participate. Sunrise Mountain Library Craft Club Library: Sunrise Mountain Library Date: Wednesdays; Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6 and Dec. 4Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Do you love crafting? Join us each month for our drop-in family crafts! We’ll have a variety of project stations for teens and adults! No registration required. Ages 12 and up, please! Back to Top Extras Peoria Library System Free Practice Driving Tests and Materials Library: Peoria Main & Sunrise Mountain Libraries Peoria Public Libraries in partnership with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, offers free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. The service includes free tests specifically based on the state’s DMV materials. It is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask portions of the screen for greater visibility on the practice tests. Start your Practice Tests @ http://peoriaaz.driving-tests.org/arizona/. Peoria Library System Culture Passes @ Your Peoria Libraries Check out a Culture Pass and get free admission for 2 people at one of fourteen popular venues around the valley. Enjoy the arts, museums, performances and more for free! Culture Passes are available at both The Peoria Main Library and Sunrise Mountain Library. Available at your library's Circulation Desk Click here to see a list of Culture Passes Available @ Your Peoria Public Libraries. Click here to more about Culture Passes at the Act One webpage. See a list of Culture Pass performances and venues in the Metro Phoenix area. Click here to fill out the Act One Culture Pass Survey. Back to Top For more events and programs, please see the City of Peoria's full Calendar of Events here.