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Teen Chess Challenge

Come in to challenge our teen chess whiz to a match, or come with a friend to play together. Whether you are new to chess or already a pro, all are welcome to join in the fun!

When: Saturdays in May & June from 10am - noon

Where: West Perth Public Library

Open to Teens ages 12-18

A girl sits on top of a tower of books and pages flutter around herTeen Poetry Night

Come on over to the library to share poetry! You can bring some that you have read, or share what you have written. We will take turns reading aloud to learn about and share our favourites.

When: Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00pm on the following dates

  • June 8

Location: West Perth Public Library
What to bring: Your favourite poetry

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Teen Writer's Workshop

Come and work with our Teen Writing Whiz! Learn tips and tricks for how to begin, or how to improve your writing process. Geared to aspiring novelists or short story writers.

When: July 6 & August 3 beginning at 3 pm

Where: West Perth Public Library

Open to Teens 12-18 years

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Bored Games

Use any of the games or puzzles from the WPPL Games Cabinet or bring one along from home to play with friends.

When: Saturday afternoons in July and August

Where: West Perth Public Library

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Crafters' Circle

Crafters' Circle is a program for adults and teens. The group will meet at the Library to work on personal crafting projects and create community connections. It's a great way for people who are new to the community or for anyone who is feeling isolated to connect with others.

Morning sessions: Fridays from 11am-12pm starting March 25
Afternoon sessions: Tuesdays from 5-6pm starting March 22
Where: West Perth Public Library
What to bring: Crafting project