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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.

Beautify Your Library: 

Perler Bead Display

Wednesday, April 8th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Help make an amazing display for Free Comic Book Day (May 2nd)! Make perler bead representations of your favorite fandoms. We’ll show them off in our hallway display case and then you can pick them up after the big event

Perler Bead Heroes        

Anime Club: '90s Anime Classics

Saturday, April 11th, 1:00 - 4:30 pm

If you’re into anime and manga - or would like to learn more about them - join us for Anime Club! We’ll meet to watch and discuss anime and share what we’re reading. Snacks will be provided.

We’ll be watching a variety of classic anime from the 1990s. These will include shows like Cowboy Bebop (TV-MA), Ruroni Kenshin (TV-14), Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV-MA), and Revolutionary Girl Utena (not rated).  If you missed some of these groundbreaking anime when they first aired, catch a few episodes and discover the classics!

Anime Cowboy BebopThis program is for ages 13 - 25, no registration required.

Do you have requests for future anime club screenings? E-mail me your suggested titles!

The League of Teen Advisors

Wednesday, April 15th, 3:00 - 5:00 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 May and discussing summer reading prize ideas and programming.

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

Sir Meow

Crafternoon: Steven Universe

Wednesday, April 22nd, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Believe in Steven! Steven Universe is a half-human, half-Gem hero who's learning to save the world with the magical powers that come from… his belly button. If you’re a fan of Steven Universe – or just wondering what it’s about – join us to talk about the show, discuss its meaning, and do some crafting!


Free Comic Book Day and

Puli-Con: a mini-comic con

Saturday, May 2nd, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Meet local comic artists and writers at Puli-Con, the Library’s mini-comic convention. We’ll be hosting a variety of panels on comics and fan culture, as well as an artists' alley, crafts, games, and more! Try out a board game, check out art by local creators, make a craft, and learn about the art of writing and creating comics.  This event is for all ages!

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As part of Free Comic Book Day, we will be giving away comics starting at 10:00 am. We’ll have free comics available as supplies last. Treat your inner comic book fan to series like Marvel's Secret Wars, Pokemon, Doctor Who, Sonic, Avatar: The Last Airbender or Attack on Titan, just to name a few of the titles we’ll have available.  Stop by the front of the Library and get recommendations from our volunteers.

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