Teen Programs

The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library offers a variety of free programs for teens every month. To learn more about our programs, bookmark this page or call the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368.

Teen Study Hall

Mondays at 4:30 p.m. in the Friends Room 
Looking for a quiet space to study with your friends and classmates? The Friends Room is open to help you focus. Need help with homework? The Junior Friends will be available to help. Please note there will be no Study Hall on February 19.

MPBL Teen Anime Hour

February 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Friends Room 
If you’re new to anime or you’re an Otaku, share your enthusiasm for everything anime and manga at the Library. Snacks and a whole lot of fun will be provided.

Speaking of English: Teen ESL Conversation Club

March 1 at 4:30 p.m. in the Friends Room 
Get to know other teens while practicing your English language speaking skills. Snacks will be provided.

Dungeons & Dragons

March 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Friends Room 
Whether you are a spell-casting wizard, smiting paladin, or thieving rogue, adventurers will make their mark in the greatest role-playing game ever made!

Junior Friends Meetings

March 8 and 22 at 4:30 p.m. in the Friends Room 
Teens 14-18 years old are invited to learn more about the organization and meet other members. The Junior Friends is a teen volunteer group with leadership and community service opportunities in conjunction with the Library. For more information about Junior Friends, visit the following website

Upcycled Planter Pots Workshop

March 8 at 4:45 p.m. in the Friends Room 
Teens will learn how to turn old newspapers into planter pots to grow fruits and vegetables in this program offered by the Junior Friends and the Monterey Park Community Garden Coalition.

Origami Mood Tracker Workshop

March 15 at 4:30 p.m. in the Friends Rooms 
Join the Junior Friends and Therapicasso as we create origami stars to tell our stories. 

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Teens are invited to spend their Spring Break at the Library with a jam-packed week of activities! No registration is required, and spaces and supplies are available on a first-come, first-served basis.