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Lisa Abdelghani, Director (

Located on the second floor, the Teen Space is open to teens 12-18 years old during regular library hours (Mon.-Thur. 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Fri.-Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.). 

Staff are present (and computers, tablets, and gaming consoles are available) in the Teen Space the following times:

Regular Schedule: Monday through Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Friday 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Early Dismissal Schedule: Monday through Thursday 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Friday 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

School Closure/Holday: Monday through Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Friday 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Teen Space monthly programs include:

Girls Who Code clubs are structured to teach tween and teen girls basic elements in computer science. Club meetings began March 7. Due to the structure of the club and programming lessons, we are curently not accepting new members. We plan to start a second club in late spring/early summer and will provide more information when available.