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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. 

There will be a break in Teen Programming in December, but we'll return to our regular schedule in January. Have a great Winter Break!

Minecraft: Young Builders' Competition

Tuesday, December 29th
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Minecraft CreeperGrab your virtual sword and pick-axe!  Young Minecrafters can play with friends and meet other Minecraft fanatics on Tuesday, December 29th.  This is a special holiday treat!  Children between the ages of 7 and 14 years old can play for fun or compete in our Build Competition - use creative mode to participate in our themed event for prizes!  The theme will be announced at the competition, and entries will be judged on creativity, use of theme, and use of the environment.  Bring your own device or try out one of the Library's computers.  The fun takes place from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.  A general knowledge of how to play Minecraft is a must.

Space is limited and registration is required.  Sign-up at any staff desk at the Library, or by calling 253.841.5454.

Practice Tests:

New SAT v. ACT

Saturday, January 16th
1:00 - 4:30 pm
Meeting Rooms

Are you deciding between taking the new SAT or the ACT? Take Kaplan’s FREE combo practice test to learn more about each of these exams.

The redesigned SAT is significantly different from the previous version of the exam. Students will benefit from experiencing the structure and timing of the new test prior to entering their real exam. If you are considering taking the SAT versus the ACT, this combo practice test allows you to experience both exams. Test takers will receive comprehensive analysis of their performance on both tests, giving them a better understanding of which exam is right for them and how to prepare.

Students and parents will be emailed a complete score report and comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.

Space is limited for this FREE program and registration is required. Register for the test at Each student should come prepared with No. 2 pencils, an eraser, and a graphing calculator.  Mechanical pencils and smart phone calculators are not allowed for testing.

Please note: This practice test is for students to familiarize themselves in preparation for the new SAT and ACT tests. Scores are not reported to the school or any reporting agency. Results are solely for the student’s personal use. To learn more about the upcoming changes to the SAT, please visit

PSAT Testing