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 Book Club

Cartoon Manga kids decorative to the club information.

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

The Athol Public library is excited to introduce a brand-new manga book club for teens! Read new and popular titles then join together in the Teen Space to talk. Each month's title will be available to pick up in the Teen Space before the meeting. In addition to talking about our favorite characters, plot points, and similar titles we'll enjoy anime themed snacks, games, crafts, and more!

You're welcome to read more than one volume of the chosen manga but we'll only be discussing volume one at the meetings.

Upcoming Meetings:

August 2 - Witch Hat Atelier
September 6 - Komi Can't Communicate

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

The Children’s Room and the Teen Space are teaming up to offer an exclusive club specifically for kids ages 10 -13! This club is largely member-driven, with different activities each month tailored to what our tweens want.

No registration is required.

ATAC: Athol Teen Advisory Council!

Cartoon text ATAC with the cartoon image of pizza in the center with a guitar, game controller, pencils and a football around the pizza.

WHEN: ATAC will be on break for the summer and we will resume in the fall. 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.