Top Events for Tweens and Teens This Month in Tulsa

Tulsa offers a variety of all-ages events each month, but we wanted to create a special list of events just for tweens and teens in the Tulsa area! For more tween- and teen-related content, go to tulsakids.com/tweens-teens, where we cover everything from getting a driver’s license in Oklahoma to screen time to teen-friendly destinations in the Tulsa area.

January

Coffee House at Youth Services of Tulsa

  • Saturdays, 7-11 p.m.
  • Where: Youth Services of Tulsa, 311 S. Madison Ave.

This is a weekly time for middle and high school students to hang out while enjoying fun activities and free QuikTrip beverages.

Middle Grade Book Club With Mr. Paul

  • Monday, Jan. 23 ● 5-6 p.m.
  • Hardesty Regional Library

Join us to discuss the second half of Long Lost by Jacqueline West, a 2023 Intermediate Sequoyah Award nominee. For ages 9-12.

Hobby Club: Dungeons and Dragons

  • Tuesday, Jan. 24 ● 4:30-7 p.m.
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Adventurers of all skill levels are welcome to join this learn-as-you-go one-shot role- playing game! Don’t worry if you’ve never played before or know nothing about Dungeons and Dragons. We will provide character sheets and dice for you to borrow, and we’ll help you learn to play. If you are already familiar with D&D, you can bring your own supplies and character. For middle and high schoolers.

Teen Tuesday: Board Game in a Box

  • Tuesday, Jan. 24 ● 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • South Broken Arrow Library, 3600 S. Chestnut Ave., Broken Arrow

Have you ever wanted to design your own board game? Bring your ideas, and we’ll bring supplies, guidance and inspiration! Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For middle and high schoolers.

Dungeons and Dragons

  • Wednesday, Jan. 25 ● 3-5 p.m.
  • Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati Ave., Sperry

Join us for an introduction to Dungeons and Dragons as we begin a brand new campaign. For middle and high schoolers.

Teen Connection

  • January 25, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • The Arc of Oklahoma, 2516 E. 71st St. A

Social group for middle and high school students (6th through 12th grade) with high-functioning autism. Students play board and video games where they can practice positive social skills.  Meets in person last Wednesday of the month 4:30 to 6:00 pm. For more information, contact us at 918-582-8272 or Sherilyn at SWalton@TheArcOK.org or Steve at SPitts@TheArcOK.org.

Teen Scene

  • Thursday, Jan. 26 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Brookside Library, 1207 E. 45th Pl.

Hang out, play games, create art or study. For middle and high schoolers.

Anime Club / Club de Anime

  • Thursday, Jan. 26 ● 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Join us as we discuss, watch and increase our overall knowledge of anime and manga. For middle and high schoolers. / Únase a nosotros mientras discutimos, miramos y aumentamos nuestro conocimiento general del anime y manga. Para edades de 12 a 18 años.

Final Friday Arcade

  • Friday, Jan. 27 ● 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Maxwell Park Library, 1313 N. Canton Ave.

Join us for games on our Nintendo Switch and Xbox. Space is limited to four players per game on the Switch and two per game on the Xbox, so taking turns is a must. For middle and high schoolers.

Collage Self-Portraits

  • Saturday, Jan. 28 ● 2-3 p.m.
  • Central Library ● Maker Space, 400 Civic Center

Join us to collage a fun, free-form and expressive self-portrait. Collaborate with friends, glue colorful stuff to paper and enjoy a chill time in the Maker Space. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For middle and high schoolers.

Bixby Anime and Manga Club

  • Tuesday, Jan. 31 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby

Join us as we discuss our favorite manga and watch anime. For middle and high schoolers.

February

Coffee House at Youth Services of Tulsa

  • Saturdays, 7-11 p.m.
  • Where: Youth Services of Tulsa, 311 S. Madison Ave.

This is a weekly time for middle and high school students to hang out while enjoying fun activities and free QuikTrip beverages.

After-School Teen Lounge 

  • Wednesdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 ● 4-6 p.m.
  • Central Library ● Chapman Room, 400 Civic Center

Join us to kick back and chill after a long school day with music, video games, board games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For middle and high schoolers.

Altered: Teen Maker Club 

  • Thursday, Feb. 2 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Brookside Library, 1207 E. 45th Pl.

Do you like art, crafting, writing or DIY culture? We’re going to explore them all. Check out our Facebook page to see what we’re crafting next: www.facebook.com/brooksidelibrary. For middle and high schoolers.

After-School Teen Lounge 

  • Fridays, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 ● 4-6 p.m.
  • Central Library ● Chapman Room, 400 Civic Center

Join us to kick back and chill after a long school day with music, video games, board games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For middle and high schoolers.

Comics With Carl 

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 ● 2-3 p.m.
  • Charles Page Library, 551 E. 4th St., Sand Springs

Join Tulsa Artist Fellow Carl Antonowicz for this workshop and learn the basics of comics storytelling. Create one-page comics to be collected in an exclusive anthology you’ll take home at the end of the day. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For middle and high schoolers.

Teen Time! 

  • Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 27 ● 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Charles Page Library, 551 E. 4th St., Sand Springs

Hang out in our meeting room after school. We will have our Nintendo Switch, LEGOs and maybe even some crafts or a movie. For middle and high schoolers.

Crochet and Craft Club 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 7 ● 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Pratt Library, 3219 S. 113th Ave. W., Sand Springs

Join us to work on crochet or crafting projects, learn new skills and meet other crafters. We’ll share tips and tricks while we work on our projects. From beginners to pros, crafters of all levels are welcome. For middle and high schoolers.

Meet Author Scott Reintgen: Prepare for the Young People’s Creative Writing Contest 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 7 ● 6-7:30 p.m. 
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Get ready for the Young People’s Creative Writing Contest with bestselling author Scott Reintgen as he discusses his writing process and his newest fantasy thriller. Reintgen is an author of science fiction and fantasy books. He wrote the Nyxia trilogy, the Ashlords series, the Talespinners series and The Problem With Prophecies. His next book is the young adult fantasy thriller A Door in the Dark. He began his career as an English and creative writing teacher in North Carolina. He strongly believes that every student who steps into the classroom deserves to see themselves, vibrant and victorious and on the page. It’s his hope to encourage a future full of diverse writers. For ages 10-18.

Diamond Painting for Teens

  • Tuesday, Feb. 7 ● 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Collinsville Library, 1223 W. Main St., Collinsville

Try your hand at diamond painting, a beautiful blend of beading and cross-stitch. It’s fun, relaxing and good for your mental health. Supplies are limited. For middle and high schoolers.

Teen Lounge 

  • Wednesday, Feb. 8 ● 3-4 p.m.
  • Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati Ave., Sperry

Join us to create art and hang out with friends. For middle and high schoolers.

Teen Advisory Board 

  • Wednesday, Feb. 8 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Owasso Library, 103 W. Broadway St., Owasso

Have fun, eat snacks, earn community service hours and join us in making the library a better place for teens. Talk with your teen librarian about what you have been reading, creating or watching, and help plan programs, displays and events. For middle and high schoolers.

Read It, Then Watch It 

  • Thursday, Feb. 9 ● 4-6 p.m.
  • Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St.

Join us for a literary celebration of The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. We will discuss the book and enjoy snacks. For high schoolers.

Teen Scene 

  • Thursdays, Feb. 9, 16, 23 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Brookside Library, 1207 E. 45th Pl.

Come and hang out, play games, create art or study. For middle and high schoolers.

Teen Scene

  • Thursday, Feb. 9 ● 4-6 p.m.
  • Jenks Library, 523 W. B St., Jenks

Come and hang out, play games, create art or study. For middle and high schoolers.

In the Middle Book Club

  • Thursday, Feb. 9 ● 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • South Broken Arrow Library, 3600 S. Chestnut Ave., Broken Arrow

Join us at our book club for middle graders. We’ll discuss this month’s book selection, play games, make crafts, learn new skills and eat snacks. For ages 9-14.

Teens Pick Book Club 

  • Thursday, Feb. 9 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.

For teens, by teens. February’s pick is To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han.

Before We Put Pen to Paper: A Workshop With Local Author Jes McCutchen 

  • Thursday, Feb. 9 ● 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Central Library ● Greadington Center, 400 Civic Center

Get ready for the Young People’s Creative Writing Contest with a talk about how to prepare for any writing project from Jes McCutchen, local author of Chronicles of My Alien Invasion Life. Snacks will be served. For middle and high schoolers.

Studio C: Teen Art Hangout

  • Feb. 10, 5:30-9 p.m.
  • Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.

Hang, Game, Create at Studio C, a chill space for high schoolers to just be. Hang out, try out new art or craft ideas, or play a game with friends. FREE for high school teens, ages 14+. Must reserve a free youth ticket to attend.

No Sew Fringed Fleece Pillows 

  • Saturday, Feb. 11 ● 1-2 p.m.
  • Glenpool Library, 730 E. 141st St., Glenpool

Join us to make no sew fringed pillows using heart-shaped and round patterns. If you have a pair of good scissors, please bring them. Call 918-549-7323 to reserve your spot. For middle and high schoolers.

Graphic Novel Club 

  • Saturday, Feb. 11 ● 3:45-4:45 p.m.
  • Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St.

Join us for discussion and activities about Across the Tracks: Remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre by Alverne Ball. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For high schoolers.

Middle Grade Book Club With Mr. Paul: For Aspiring Authors, Teachers and Professors 

  • Monday, Feb. 13 ● 5-6 p.m.
  • Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.

Join us to discuss the first half of The Secret Starling by Judith Eagle, a 2023 Children’s Sequoyah Award nominee. We will discuss the second half of the book on Feb. 27. For middle schoolers.

Be Your Own Valentine 

  • Monday, Feb. 13 ● 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Owasso Library, 103 W. Broadway St., Owasso

Will you be your own valentine? Join us as we practice self-love by enjoying the refreshments, games and crafts we all deserve. For middle and high schoolers.

Poetry in Motion 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 14 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Herman and Kate Kaiser Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.

Get ready for the Young People’s Creative Writing Contest with fun writing prompts and activities. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Helmerich Library. For middle schoolers.

Bixby Anime and Manga Club 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 14 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Bixby Library

Join us as we discuss our favorite manga and watch anime. For middle and high schoolers.

Anime and Manga Club 

  • Wednesday, Feb. 15 ● 3-4 p.m.
  • Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati Ave., Sperry

Join us to discuss manga and watch anime. For middle and high schoolers.

Bring Your Own Book 

  • Wednesday, Feb. 15 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Herman and Kate Kaiser Library, 5202 S. Hudson Ave.

Does your book have the best cover, villain or love story? Come and eat snacks, do fun activities and convince others why the book you brought is the best. For high schoolers.

Teen Advisory Board 

  • Thursday, Feb. 16 ● 4:15-5:15 p.m.
  • Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St.

Have fun, eat snacks, earn community service hours and join us in making the library a better place for teens. Talk with your teen librarian about what you have been reading, creating or watching, and help plan programs, displays and events. For middle and high schoolers.  

Pratt Anime and Manga Club 

  • Thursday, Feb. 16 ● 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Pratt Library, 3219 S. 113th Ave. W., Sand Springs

Join fellow anime and manga lovers as we talk about our favorite anime and manga, play video games, discuss cosplay, make crafts and so much more. For middle and high schoolers.

Animal Crossing Island Party 

  • Thursday, Feb. 16 ● 5-7 p.m.
  • Schusterman-Benson Library, 3333 E. 32nd Pl.

Join us for a low-key evening of island time. Bring your Nintendo Switch or just come to craft and chill. For high schoolers.

Animanga! 

  • Thursday, Feb. 16 ● 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St.

Join us to enjoy anime and manga fandoms together. For high schoolers.

Hobby Club: Dungeons and Dragons 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 21 ● 4:30-7 p.m.
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Adventurers of all skill levels are welcome to join this learn-as-you-go, one-shot, role-playing game. Don’t worry if you’ve never played before or know nothing about Dungeons and Dragons. We will provide character sheets and dice for you to borrow, and we’ll help you learn to play. If you are already familiar with D&D, you can bring your own supplies and character. For middle and high schoolers.

Dungeons and Dragons 

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22 ● 3-5 p.m.
  • Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati Ave., Sperry

Join us for Dungeons and Dragons as we continue last month’s campaign. For middle and high schoolers.

Perler Bead Fun 

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22 ● 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Herman and Kate Kaiser Library, 5202 S. Hudson Ave.

Make Perler bead creations from scratch or by using a pattern. Perler beads are plastic beads that you place on a grid to melt together and are a fun way to explore your creativity. For ages 10-18.

Teen Scene 

  • Thursday, Feb. 23 ● 4-6 p.m.
  • Jenks Library, 523 W. B St., Jenks

Come and hang out, play games, create art or study. For middle and high schoolers.

Anime Club / Club de Anime 

  • Thursday, Feb. 23 ● 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Join us as we discuss, watch and increase our overall knowledge of anime and manga. For middle and high schoolers. // Únase a nosotros mientras discutimos, miramos y aumentamos nuestro conocimiento general del anime y manga. Para edades de 12 a 18 años.

Final Friday Arcade! 

  • Friday, Feb. 24 ● 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Maxwell Park Library, 1313 N. Canton AVe.

Come and play games on our Nintendo Switch and Xbox. Space is limited to four players per game on the Switch and two per game on the Xbox, so taking turns is a must. For middle and high schoolers.

Middle Grade Book Club With Mr. Paul: For Aspiring Authors, Teachers and Professors 

  • Monday, Feb. 27 ● 5-6 p.m.
  • Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.

Join us to discuss the second half of The Secret Starling by Judith Eagle, a 2023 Children’s Sequoyah Award nominee. For middle schoolers.

Teen Tuesday: Coffee Cozies 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 28 ● 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • South Broken Arrow Library, 3600 S. Chestnut Ave., Broken Arrow

Wear your fandom on your (coffee) sleeve. Come and learn sewing basics as we stitch cute characters onto coffee cozies and keep your hot beverages warm in style. For middle and high schoolers.

Bixby Anime and Manga Club 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 28 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby

Join us as we discuss our favorite manga and watch anime. For middle and high schoolers.

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