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Teen Programs

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. 

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars The Force AwakensWednesday, May 4th
3:00 - 5:15 pm
South Meeting Room

Celebrate May the 4th (as in May the 4th be with you!) and see the latest Star Wars movie on our little big screen! In this continuation of the epic space opera, ex-stormtrooper Finn, scrappy desert dweller Rey, and droid BB-8 get caught up in a galactic war when they come across a map containing the whereabouts of the vanished Luke Skywalker. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is rated PG-13.


Anime Club:

Slice of Life

Wednesday, May 11th
3:00 - 5:00 pm
South Meeting Room

This month we’ll be watching a variety of anime with the theme of “slice of life”. Discover series that focus on the everyday, though often with a twist. Some of the shows will include Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time and Haven’t Your Heard? I’m Sakamoto.

Do you have requests for future anime club screenings? Send your suggested titles to

  Anime Sakamoto Anime My Neighbor Seki

The League of Teen Advisors + Gaming

Keep Calm and Game OnWednesday, May 18th
3:00 - 5:00 pm
South Meeting Room

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.

From 3 - 4 pm,we’ll be reviewing previous programs, and discussing our upcoming summer reading program. After that, we'll break out the games! Try one of our many board and card games, or feel free to bring your own CCGs.

Email Young Adult Librarian Bonnie Svitavsky with questions about how the League of Teen Advisors can count towards school community service requirements.


Read 'n' Eat:

Popin' Cookin' & Manga

Wednesday, May 25th
3:00 - 5:00 pm
South Meeting Room

Popin’ Cookin’ is a Japanese DIY candy, made to look like different foods. You can try making and tasting these unique treats while also discussing manga series and what we’re reading now.

Popin Cookin collage