Teen Clubs

All clubs are free and open to teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration is required but you can sign up for text message or email reminders by dropping by the library’s Teen Space or visiting athollibrary.org/teens.

Manga Club

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WHEN: First Tuesday of the month at 3:30 pm

The Athol Public library is excited to introduce a manga club for teens! Share your favorite manga and anime titles with other teens. In addition to talking about our favorite characters, plot points, and titles we'll enjoy anime themed snacks, games, crafts, and more!

Free and open to teens ages 12-18.

Teen Crafternoons!

Teen Crafternoons cartoon writing with cartoon glie, pencils, rulersm and paint around the border.

WHEN: Second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 pm.

On the second Wednesday of the month, drop by the Teen Space at 3:30 pm for a laid-back craft. Each month there will be a new craft to learn and enjoy.


Tween club cartoon writing witha blue backdrop and cartoon teens.

WHEN: Fourth Wednesday of each month at 3:30 pm
AGE RANGE: 10 - 13

Join youth librarians Emily and River for Tween Club on the fourth Wednesday of the month! Tween Club is the only program exclusively for kids ages 10-13 to hang out, make friends, and try new things!

No registration is required.

Teen Hangout

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WHEN: Second Thursday of the month at 4:00 pm.
AGE RANGE: 13 - 18

The Athol Public Library is excited to invite teens ages 13-18 to a brand new club!

Come hang out with other teens! Chill out, play games, and have a good time. It's the perfect opportunity to get out of the house and meet new friends.

This group is largely member-driven, with different activities each month tailored to what teens want such as games, crafts, and more!

The club will meet on the second Thursday of each month from 4:00 - 5:00 pm in the Teen Space.

ATAC: Athol Teen Advisory Council!

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WHEN: Last Tuesday of the month from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at the library.

Teens have to apply before attending meetings!

ATAC (Athol Teen Advisory Council) Application!

Have any great ideas for the library?

Teens in grade 6 -12 are invited to join ATAC: the Athol Teen Advisory Council!

Join and Enjoy:
Help Plan Teen Programs
Support Community Projects
Make New Friends
Share and Pick out Books
Voice Your Opinion
Earn Volunteer Hours

If you are interested speak with Emily in the Teen Space to find out more about ATAC.

Sketchbook Club!

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WHEN: Weekly online virtual club

Create a sketch based on weekly prompts that we'll send directly to you, post in the teen space, on Facebook, and on Instagram.