Teen Events & Programs

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TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB)

Help us plan teen programs, discuss books, music, movies and more while having fun and receiving service hours. Snacks will be provided!!

  • Jacksonville: 4 PM; Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb.2

MORE THAN PICTURES GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUB (6-8 GR)

Read a new graphic novel each month and discuss it over snacks. First 5 signups will receive their own copy to keep! *Registration required

  • Jacksonville: 4 PM
    • Jan. 12: Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon Hale
    • Feb. 9 : Goldilocks by Chris Colfer

TOASTMASTER YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Teens! Join us for an 8-week certificate program to learn skills like public speaking, preparing and giving speeches, impromptu talks and more. *Registration Required

  • Jacksonville: 5:30 PM; Every Wed. Jan 5-Feb 23

THE BIG I.D.E.A. (9-12 GR)

Teen book club where we’ll focus on one IDEA-Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness of marginalized groups. Winter Topic: DTR? Define The Relationship *Registration required

  • Jacksonville: 4:30 PM
    • Jan. 13: A Pho Love Story, by Loan Le
    • Feb. 10: A Love Hate Thing, by Whitney D. Grandison

TNT (6-12 GR)

Tweens and teens are invited to enjoy fun games and activities for an explosive good time! A different theme each month. *Registration Required

  • Richlands: 4 PM; Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9; 4 PM (Sponsored by Pizza Hut of Richlands)
  • Jacksonville: 4 PM; Dec. 15, Jan. 19, Feb. 16; 4 PM

TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION

Our teen volunteers are a valuable resource in our library system. Earn SAT and Junior Honor Society hours, learn new skills, and give back to your community. 

  • Jacksonville: Call to schedule a 1:1 orientation
  • Richlands: Call to schedule a 1:1 orientation
  • Sneads Ferry: Call to schedule a 1:1 orientation
  • Swansboro: Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2; 4:00 PM

ADULTING 101

Join us as we discuss and explore a 2 part series: ”Shopping on a Budget.” *Registration required

  • Jacksonville: Jan 26 & Feb. 23; 4 PM