To ensure the safety of our members and staff during COVID-19, all adult and teen winter programs will be delivered through a variety of online platforms or as take-aways from the library. 

We have a variety of programs and activities for teens – some programs are for both teens and adults, while others are specifically created just for teens. Check out our Events Calendar for a full list of all library programs. If you have any questions or suggestions for teen programs, please let us know!

Tops of books2021 Reading Challenge

Join our year-long Reading Challenge to help you expand your reading choices. We challenge you to read or listen to one book from 12 categories before the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2021. Teens are welcome to complete the challenge and submit entries for prizes. 

Take me to the Reading Challenge

 Teen Reviewers - Earn Volunteer Hours!

New volunteer opportunity for youth! If you love to read and like sharing your opinions, have we got a job for you! Join our Teen Reviewers and share your insights on books and media by creating reviews in a variety of formats.

We’ll focus on how to discuss and write about books and media for different audiences, and how to publish your literary opinions for the world to see. Earn volunteer hours for participating in our monthly discussion and contributing reviews for a variety of media platforms.

Ages: 13-19, high school

When: first Monday of the month at 4 pm on Zoom starting January 4 

To register: Check our Events Calendar to register. Participation is limited.

Month-Long Craft-Along Challenge

colourful embroidery stitches in hoopOur newest crafting program helps you learn a new crafting skill through short daily challenges. Follow online tutorials in Creativebug and share your tips and tricks with fellow crafters in our exclusive Craft-Along Facebook Group.We invite you to begin your challenges on the first Wednesday of the month, and progress through the month along with fellow Peterborough crafters. 

We’ll send all registrants an email with an invitation to join our private Facebook Group and instructions on accessing Creativebug.

The first 20 registrants will receive a starter kit with some, but not all, of the supplies needed to complete this challenge. Those registrants will be contacted directly about where and when to pick up their kits. 

Ages: 14 and up
To register:
 please click on the individual calendar events for full details and registration information.
 Cookbook Club


Join our monthly online cooking challenge! You don't have to be a fantastic chef to participate in this program, but you do need to be open to trying new recipes and ingredients.

Make your recipe, take some photos, and discuss your successes and "learning experiences" online with us each month. You will receive a new challenge about a month in advance, so subscribe early!  

When: Tuesdays at 7 pm on Zoom

Ages: 16 and up

To register: subscribe to our Cookbook Club Notices at least one week before each meeting in order to receive your cooking challenges and details for the monthly Zoom meetings by email.