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WEDNESDAY NIGHT TEEN PROGRAMMING!  

   

Teen Makers

Teen Makers is a STEAM based program for youth that focuses on problem solving and creativity (*registration may be required when supplies limited).

Teen Gamers

An evening of video games, board games, and card games featuring our Nintendo Switch, our Xbox Kinect, and our Classic NES console!

Teen Arts & Crafts

An evening to get creative with your friends, have fun, and meet new people. All supplies are always provided, just bring your imagination.

Teen Anime+ Club

Interested in anime, k-drama, manga, j-pop, or k-pop? Come and watch anime, read manga, draw, do origami, chat, and eat Asian snacks.

      

Youth Collection & Services

  

The Moose Jaw Public Library has a dedicated Teen Collection that includes fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, comic books, video games, DVD's, blu-rays, audiobooks, and one of the largest manga collections in the province.

MJPL provides a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment for all youth. Library staff can provide book recommendations or assist you with finding the resources you need for your homework. Use our space to get homework done, work on a creative project, hang out with friends, or simply meet new people.

   

Youth Programs

   

Check out one of our many programs dedicated to youth ages 12-19. We offer a wide selection of free programs and activities including movies, Anime+ Club, crafts, game nights and more!

   

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Herb Taylor Room
Tabletop Tuesdays!

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Performing Arts Theatre
Join us on the fourth Wednesday of every month for Teen Anime Club. Cosplay welcome!

Thu, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
MJPL Youth Discord
Join us every Friday for Digital Dungeons and Dragons on the youth Discord channel.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Performing Arts Theatre
Join us for an all ages movie matinee! Admission is free and all are welcome.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Performing Arts Theatre
Join us for an all ages movie night! Admission is free and all are welcome.

Thu, Aug 01, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
MJPL Youth Discord
Join us every Friday for Digital Dungeons and Dragons on the youth Discord channel.

Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Herb Taylor Room
Tabletop Tuesdays!

Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Herb Taylor Room
Teen Makers is a STEAM based program focusing on problem solving and creativity.

Thu, Aug 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 09, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
MJPL Youth Discord
Join us every Friday for Digital Dungeons and Dragons on the youth Discord channel.

Sun, Aug 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet in front of the Library
Join Wild About Moose Jaw at the Moose Jaw Public Library as we go on a nature walk through crescent park.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Herb Taylor Room
Don't miss out! Join us the second Wednesday of every month for our Youth Games Night.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 16, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
MJPL Youth Discord
Join us every Friday for Digital Dungeons and Dragons on the youth Discord channel.

Tue, Aug 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Herb Taylor Room
Tabletop Tuesdays!

Tue, Aug 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 21, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Herb Taylor Room
Join us for our Teen Arts & Crafts program the third Wednesday of every month and get creative!

Thu, Aug 22, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Reading Room
Compete in our first ever Smash Bros Tournament! 

Thu, Aug 22, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 23, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
MJPL Youth Discord
Join us every Friday for Digital Dungeons and Dragons on the youth Discord channel.

Sat, Aug 24, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Performing Arts Theatre
Join us for an all ages movie matinee! Admission is free and all are welcome.

Tue, Aug 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Performing Arts Theatre
Join us on the fourth Wednesday of every month for Teen Anime Club. Cosplay welcome!

Thu, Aug 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Archives
Join us for a 9 session D&D mini campaign. All experience levels are welcome to join.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
MJPL Youth Discord
Join us every Friday for Digital Dungeons and Dragons on the youth Discord channel.

   

New Video Games

   

   

New Manga, Graphic Novels & Comic Books

New Youth Fiction

   

   

Digital Resources for Teens

   

Wether you are looking for entertainment or researching your next paper, we have plenty of digital resources to help you find what you are looking for.

   

Teens
Creativebug
CreativebugCreativebug offers award-winning art and hobby video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Enjoy free unlimited access to thousands of online classes on demand. Categories include Knitting, Crochet, Art & Design, Paper (including Cricut), Sewing, Quilting, Jewelry, Food & Home, and Holiday & Party, and Kids.
Gale in Context: Middle School
Gale in Context: Middle SchoolFind the answer for any question with Gale in Context: Middle School. Introduce middle school students to database searching with resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.
Gale Onefile: High School Edition
Gale Onefile: High School EditionDesigned for students in middle and high school, with access to over 2,000 titles of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books with information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Hoopla
HooplaBorrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card. hoopla syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you're in the mood. Most titles can also be downloaded to your phone or tablet. hoopla offers more content, in more places, than any other digital library platform and it's all FREE with your library card.
Academic Onefile Select
Academic Onefile SelectSpecifically created for research across all academic disciplines, Academic OneFile Select, formally Expanded Academic ASAP, offers balanced coverage of every academic concentration – from advertising and microbiology to history and women's studies. More than 8,000 full text journals including The Economist, The New York Times, and Financial Times. Also find podcasts and trancscripts from NPR and CNN. Access to major reference sets including Gale Encyclopedia of Science and Encyclopedia of World Biography.
Kanopy
KanopyEnjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more. Stream on all your favorite devices, any time, anywhere. Receive 30 tickets each month to view the curated content you want.
Libby
Libby"Meet Libby, the award-winning reading app from Overdrive! Borrow from a wide selection of eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines straight to your smartphone, tablet, or computer for free. These books even return themselves!
LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn LearningChoose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts. Get started with your library card.
Novelist: K-8 Plus
Novelist: K-8 PlusA database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
Novelist Plus
Novelist PlusA comprehensive readers' advisory resource. Subject heading access, reviews, annotations, Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. Also includes a growing number of non-fiction and audiobook titles.

   

BOLT

   

BOLT is the Board of Library Teens, a youth advisory group, at the Moose Jaw Public Library. BOLT's mission is to help the library become a more inviting, appealing place for teens, and to enhance teen library services and programs in the community.  

   

   

  

   

Study Space

The library has plenty of open space for students to study, work in groups, or just hang out. The Reading Room is also available during library hours for quiet study. Free wi-fi, resources at your fingertips, and staff that can direct you to the information you want, all ensure that you are connected to a world of possibilities.

Looking for something specific? Here is just a small sample of what we offer:

  • Free wi-fi

  • Seating and tables with a view

  • Food and drinks allowed

  • Digital library

    • Stream TV, music & movies

    • eBooks & audiobooks

  • Physical collection

    • Books, manga, graphic novels & comic books

    • Video games, DVD's & blu-rays

  • FREE library cards

  • Access to online databases for research with your library card