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PPL Teen Group

The Puyallup Public Library offers free weekly programs for teens throughout the school year. Teens can drop in for Anime Club, gaming days, crafting, and the League of Teen Advisors volunteer group.  All teen programs are offered through funding from The Friends of the Puyallup Public Library.

If you would like to be added to our monthly newsletter about teen programs, please email Young Adult Librarian Bonnie Svitavsky to be added to our mailing list.

Gaming @ the Library

Wednesday, March 4th, 1:30 - 4:00 pm

Join us for a day of games and fun! Use that grey matter to play video games on our xBox 360 or Wii or test your skills with our many board and card games! Try Fluxx, Settlers of Catan, or Curses and discover a new game! Or you and your friends can bring your own card game – Magic: The Gathering, Pokemon, or other CCGs are welcome. It’s a game day at the library, a chance for you to unwind and spend time with friends.

   Magic TG     Apples to Apples     Keep Calm and Game On

Mock a Movie: Godzilla vs. Megalon

Wednesday, March 11th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

GodzillaSometimes a movie is so bad, you just have to mock it. Join us for the cult classic, Godzilla vs. Megalon (not rated), and make up your own commentary with texts that appear on the big screen! The undersea kingdom of Seatroplis is threatened when Japan begins atomic testing near Tokyo. The angry Seatopians send their secret weapon, Megalon, to eliminate the human race, but Earth gets once last chance when the sleeping Godzilla is rudely awakened!

The League of Teen Advisors

Wednesday, March 18th, 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Make a difference at your library! Join our Teen Advisory Group. Your opinion matters - if you’d like to plan and assist with teen programs, then this is the group for you! Help shape services for teens at the library with this great volunteer opportunity. This month we'll be planning upcoming teen programs for April, reviewing the Young Adult book collection, and discussing prize ideas for summer reading.

Feel free to email me with questions about how the League of Teen Advisors can count towards school community service requirements.

Sir Meow

Anime Club: Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun

Wednesday, March 25th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Anime Monthly Girls Nozaki KunThis month, we'll be watching Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun (not rated).  High school student Chiyo Sakura has a crush on schoolmate, Umetarō Nozaki. But when she confesses her love to him, Chiyo discovers that Nozaki is actually a renowned shōjo manga artist. She agrees to be his assistant in order to get closer to him. As they work on his manga, they encounter other schoolmates who assist them or serve as inspirations for characters in the stories. 

This Anime Club will also feature some basic drawing lessons – bring your own supplies or use some of the Library’s drawing pencils and sketch pads. We’ll provide some basic lessons to get you started.

Do you have requests for future anime club screenings? Send your suggested titles to Young Adult Librarian Bonnie S at