Here's a list of our regular programs for Teens. For all upcoming Avondale Public Library programming and events please visit the Online Calendar.

*NEW* Teen Craft Connection (Ages 12-18)
Teens, join us on the first Monday of every month for an afternoon of arts and crafts projects. Inaugural event On January 7th featuring "Bullet Journal 101". Registration required for starred (*) events, please call 623-333-2601. 
January - Bullet Journal 101*
February - Heart Map Collages*
March - Paint Your Own Planter Pot*
April - Blackout Poetry
1st Monday of the month, 4:00pm, Sam Garcia Library

Teen Volunteer Days (Ages 12-18)
The Avondale Public Library offers volunteer opportunities for teens every week (except holidays) between 3:00pm and 5:00pm, with additional hours offered for special events. Volunteers under 18 must have a parent/guardian fill out a waiver prior to starting. If you have any questions or would like more information, contact the library at or 623-333-BOOK. 

Tuesdays, 3:00pm - 5:00pm, Sam Garcia Library (Ages 13-18)
Wednesdays, 3:00pm - 5:00pm, Civic Center Library (Ages 12-18)

Otaku Anime & Manga Club (Ages 10-16)
Come join us for this new club! Activities will include: Watching and drawing anime, reading manga, discussing anime and manga, trying Japanese snacks, playing Japanese games, making friends, and more! For more information, contact Kristine at
Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 6:30pm, Civic Center Library

Soulful Expressions Open Mic Night (Ages 13+)
Open mic night for poets, comedians, and musicians. Soulful Expressions is a space for performers to showcase their art in its truest form. Takes place the 2nd Saturday of every month. Performance sign-up and social-time from 4:30pm to 5:00pm; performances begin at 5:00pm. Hosted by Speak EZ Poetry & TeenKonnect.
2nd Saturday of the month, 4:30pm - 7:00pm, Civic Center Library

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