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Stayton Public Library
515 N. 1st Avenue
Stayton, Oregon 97383
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(503) 769-3313
info@staytonlibrary.org

 
Library Hours:

  • Tuesday-Wednesday
    11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday
    11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday
    11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday
    10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday-Monday
    Closed

 

We are closed for all Federal holidays. Exception: half day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Teen Services

Teen Events

Teen Maker Lab: Miniature Herbarium Bottles
Thursday, January 19, 4:00 p.m.

Use tiny jars to create Japanese inspired bottles with dried flowers arranged and suspended in oil. This program is for teens ages 11-18

 

 
Dungeons & Dragons 
Thursday, January 26, 5:30 pm -OR-
Thursday, February 2, 5:30 pm

Join us on an adventure! To make sure everyone gets a chance to play in the time we have, DnD is now split into two sessions. Sign up online at https://bit.ly/3GRzRPB and choose either Thursday, January 26, 5:30 pm OR Thursday, February 2, 5:30 pm. For teens & adults 12 & up

 

DIY Craftshop: Macrame Heart Wall Hanging

Thursday, February 9th, 5:30 pm
We will be using macramé knots to create a small heart wall hanging. This program is for teens & adults, ages 11+. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

Teens – Life Size Clue
Saturday, February 18 , 12:00 p.m.

Join us for a life size version of the classic whodunit, Clue, and donuts. This program is for teens ages 11-18
 

 

 

Teen Advisory Board
Attention Teens! Are you looking to make a difference in your community? The Library wants your help in planning future programs for teens and will be starting a Teen Advisory Board.

What is the Teen Advisory Board (TAB)?
A group for students in grades 7-12 interested in making a difference in the Stayton Library and the community. 

What will the TAB do?
Meet monthly to help Library Staff plan future programming for teens (snacks and games included!)
Host 1 annual program targeted at teens
Earn volunteer hours and gain experience
Have fun!

Interested? Fill out an application available at the Library front desk or below. Please note: You will also have to fill out a City of Stayton Volunteer Application.
 

Reading Suggestions

  • Teen New Books

    Our new books for teens

     

    African-American Voices

    February is Black History Month. In this list, find titles for teens that illuminate the African American experience.

     

    Fractured Fairy Tales

    These tales as old as time have been re-imagined and twisted to tell a new story.

     

    Historical Fiction

     

    Must Read Mysteries

    These mysteries are guaranteed to keep you up at night, furiously turning the pages to put the pieces of the puzzle together, though some might leave you hanging.

     

    Native American Voices

    November is Native American Heritage Month. In this list find titles for teens to enjoy from Indigenous authors.

     

    Spine-tingling Tales

    Horror, Gothic Fiction, and ghost stories that will keep you up all night.

     

    Understanding Mental Illness

    All of these books feature teen characters who are dealing with mental illness in some way.

     

Check out our Library of Things!

We have more than books! Some things we currently offer are games, coloring books, book club kits, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) kits, and Citizen Science Kits. 

 

Board Games & Outdoor Games 

Book Club Kits

Citizen Science Kits

Activities for Teens

Gale in Context: High School

An engaging student experience merges magazines, news, multimedia and more.

Gale in Context: High School

Gale In Context: High School provides cross-curricular content on the most-studied topics aligned with national and state curriculum standards reinforcing the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.

Available to: All CCRLS libraries

Access type(s): In-library use,Remote access (library card required)

 

School Center – Practice, lessons, and study aids for elementary, middle, and high school students

College Preparation Center - Preparation for standard entrance exams including ACT, SAT, AP, etc.

 

Gale In Context: Middle School

Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers.

 

Driving Test Practice - Car, motorcycle, and commercial driver license practice tests

Gale OneFile: High School Edition

Information on high school research topics plus pop culture, sports, and more.

 

Digital Public Library of America
https://dp.la/

DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. 

Internet Archive

https://archive.org/

Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

 

Oregon Encyclopedia
https://oregonencyclopedia.org/

Provides definitive, authoritative information about all aspects of the State of Oregon, including significant individuals, places, cultures, institutions, events, and peoples.

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