For Teens * ages 12-17 years
NEW ART on DISPLAY!
Thanks to former Portage High School student, Tiffany Nazer, the Teen Space now a "cat-terific" wire sculpture lounging around! The wire art, entitled "Cool Cat" is sitting atop the graphic novel/nonfiction shelf. We think it's pretty awesome! Thanks, Tiffany, for sharing your talents!
Summer Library Program Update
115 teens in 6th grade & up registered for SLP!! Over half of the participants completed their reading goal of 20 hours! And, we had almost 2 dozen teens helping throughout the summer! Way to go, Portage teens!!!
The Portage High School Art Clubhas started a mural in the Teen Space. The mural features a characters, titles, and themes from numerous classic books. Be sure to stop in & look for Hedwig! ---The Mural is done!! Take a look below.
A temporary curtain keeps light out as work begins.
Members of the Art Club pondering how to transfer the sketch on paper to the wall.
Using a vintage projector to do the work of transferring images from paper to wall.
With a little paint the images start to take shape!
Does everyone know this famous owl?!
The finished mural! Can you tell what books are included in the mural?
The Members of the Art Club that contributed to the painting of the mural are the following:
Enya Giessen, Ashley Etter, Kelsey Pence, Brandy Henry, Jessica Mootz, Sandra Weiss, Yue Xin, Andrew Johnson, Amanda Etter.
They did a wonderful job! It looks great!
Teen Manga Series
Browse through our Teen Manga series.
TeenRead Facebook Page
Book discussion page for teens.
A new online program through the Portage Public Library that provides homework support for students in elementary through high school, and even college. At Tutor.com, you get live one-to-one help with a certified tutor. Click on the logo below, or go to online resources (at the left),view by name, and click on local resources. Then scroll down to Tutor.com and click on Portage Library.
- Have ideas, suggestions, advice on how we can improve the teen area? Feel free to share your ideas! We're looking for ways to serve you, so don't be shy. Tell us what's on your mind!