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PPL Teen Group

 Check out our programs for teens and feel free to stop by and join in. Remember, you don't have to sign up for Teen Group - just drop by the Library's meeting rooms on most Wednesdays, from 3:00 - 5:00 pm. Teens ages 13+ are welcome!

Teen Anime Club: Princess Jellyfish

Wednesday, April 9th

3:00 to 5:00 PM

Anime Club Princess JellyfishThis month we'll be watching Princess Jellyfish (not rated). 

From the director of Durarara!! comes a thoughtful comedy on learning to look below the surface and finding the courage to rock the status quo. Plain, timid, and obsessed with jellyfish, Tsukimi is a far cry from a princess. Her life as a jobless illustrator comes complete with roommates who are hopeless social rejects. These wallflowers run a tight, nun-like ship, but their no-men-allowed bubble is unwittingly burst after Tsukimi brings home a rescued sea jelly and a beauty queen - who’s actually a guy. When threat of losing their cozy convent inspires this glamour boy to turn the neurotic entourage into a portrait of success, will Tsukimi take her chance to bloom or will she end up a hot mess?

Anime Club meets almost every month to watch shows, read manga, and have a good time. If you're an anime fan or just getting started on your first series, check it out! This event is aimed at teens ages 13+.

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

Movie Day: Ghostbusters

Wednesday, April 16th

3:00 to 5:00 PM

Hang out and watch a comedy classic, Ghostbusters (PG). Set in New York City, three odd-ball scientists get kicked out of their cushy positions at a university, where they studied the occult. They decide to set up shop in an old firehouse and become Ghostbusters, trapping ghosts, spirits, haunts, and poltergeists for money. They wise-crack their way through the city, and stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, one which will release untold evil upon the city.

Ghostbusters poster

Writing Resumes for Teens

Wednesday, April 23rd

3:00 to 5:00 PM

Want to learn how to write a resume that will get you closer to getting the job you want? Come to this workshop and get tips on creating a targeted resume, and what it takes to make your resume eye-catching for employers. If you already have a resume created, bring it in and get feedback!

Resume Most Interesting Man

League of Teen Advisors

Wednesday, April 30th

3:00 to 5:00 PM

Sir MeowMake 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 doing some final planning for the Library’s teen summer reading program.

Feel free to contact Bonnie Svitavsky ( with questions about how this can be used for high school community service requirements.


Free Comic Book Day - May 3rd

FCBD14rectangle_2014Are you ready for Free Comic Book Day? As the name implies, this is a day when comic book stores and libraries around the world give away comics to people of all ages. At the Puyallup Public Library, we’ll be giving out comics at the front of the library, from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. Treat your inner comic book guy toseries like DC’s The New 52, Adventure Time, Hellboy, Avatar: The Last Airbender or Hello Kitty, just to name a few of the titles we’ll have available. Supplies are limited, so visit us early for the best selection.

This year, we’re celebrating the art of cosplay. Cosplay, short for costume play, is the practice of dressing up as a character from a movie, book, or video game. If you’ve ever been to a convention like Emerald City Comic Con, SakuraCon, or PAX, then you’ve probably seen cosplayers! Throughout Free Comic Book Day, we will hold several programs talking about and celebrating cosplay, including showing cosplay documentary, holding an information panel, and hosting a cosplay dance in the evening.

Click here for more information!