Join us on Discord!
Not sure what to read next? Want to know what new books we have? Check out Teens Read for booklists, online resources, our newest YA releases and more!
To register for programs, call any Community Hub, ask in-person, or go online
(http://tbpl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar ; find the date of the program, click the title, then the icon shaped like a head and fill out the form.)
Book Bag Subscriptions: Starting September 4 you can sign up for the TBPL Book Bag Subscriptions! Bags include two books personally picked based on your preferences, as well as treats, cool items like slime, and fun activities! There’s only space for 20 people so sign up ASAP! Register here.
Take a Breath (And Colour): Every Monday @ 6PM this October you can join people your age on Discord for a virtual hang out where we’ll colour, destress, and talk! Colouring sheets will be available for pickup at your favourite branch. Once a month we’ll do a group craft that you can snag in advance.
Get Woke, Stay Woke: Discuss current issues, learn to be a better ally, and get woke. Meetup in October weekly Tuesdays @ 6 PM on Discord for a safe and respectful (but passionate) group discussion.
Game Night: Among Us: Monday nights, starting November 2nd, TBPL is hosting an Among Us game night. Discuss who's sus on Discord chat (no video) and figure out the who imposter is 6-7 PM.
Read This Next: A book talk video where Nicole and Laura discuss and recommend books based on a weekly topic Fridays @ 2 PM on Facebook or YouTube.
We've expanded our teen space to Discord 24/7! We're hosting Among Us nights, book rec sessions, Anime Nights (coming soon!), and much more. Not sure what Discord is? No problem! Check out this "How To Use Discord App" video which breaks down the basic how-to's and what it is. You can fill out the form below or get an invite here!
50 Books to Read Before Graduating Challenge
Sign up to be a part of TBPL's very own 50 Books to Read Before Graduating Challenge! Join us on the Beanstack website (https://tbpl.beanstack.org/) or download the app to log your reading and earn badges. Earn badges for each book you’ve read on the list and you’ll be entered in the grand prize draw! Prizes will be drawn the year you graduate in June. Join us on Discord to let us know how many books you've read and which ones! Need to update your card? Call or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 684-6814.
Join us at Mary J L Black for Youth Move @ Your Library.
Have questions? Don't see a program you like? Fill out this 5 question survey, email email@example.com with your ideas, or sign up for our Youth Advisory Council
Have your voice heard and help the library buy books and influence library programs for teens with the Youth Advisory Council.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Help your fellow readers by writing reviews of the books, movies, or albums you love (or hate) for community service hours. What you read and write about is up to you and or each 250-300 word review you write, you'll get an hour of volunteer time, and successful reviews are posted to our blog. If you would like more details or you're interested in joining email Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign on as a reviewer.
Not sure what to read next? We can help! Check out Teens Read for booklists, online resources, our newest YA releases and more!
The library has many resources for research, primary/secondary sources, and assignments. If you need help you can always Just Ask Us!
- Get help finding secondary sources, firguing out what they are, and learning how to cite them.
- Use our online databases to find reliable, peer-reviewed information.
- All databases can be accessed in the library, or on personal devices with a library card and PIN.
- Figuring out where to find reliable resources and what exactly makes them reliable is harder than ever but the library is here to help.