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We've expanded our youth space to Discord 24/7! Check our schedule above for events. Users must be ages 13-18 according to Discord terms of agreement. Fill out the form to get an invite!

Join us at Mary J L Black for Youth Move @ Your Library.

50 Books to Read Before Graduating Challenge

Join us on the Beanstack website 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.

YOUth Poetry Contest



APRIL: Blackout poetry, acrostic poetry, and everything else! Send in your poetry for a chance to win free books and candy! Send in your poetry to youth@tbpl.ca before April 30 @ 5 PM. A winner will be chosen by the Youth Advisory Council members.

Join us on the YOUth Discord to play Minecraft Realms (bedrock edition) every Monday night @ 6 PM.

A book talk video where Nicole and Laura discuss and recommend books from different genres and styles as well as their favourites. Catch up with them on your favourite podcast app or on YouTube.





May the fourth be with you as you attempt to escape the terrible Empire and save the child in this Star Wars Escape room!

Grab a fellow rebel or forge on alone by clicking this link: https://forms.gle/yEcBjL1Ek1LH4yh79

Scavenger Hunt/Picture Challenge: Get outside, have fun, and get hunting. Each month this summer we’ll supply you with a new hunt you can do in your own neighbourhood. Want to compete? Take pictures of your finds and share them with friends or on Discord! Download the hunt here: May Scavenger Hunt/Photo Challenge


Have questions? Don't see a program you like? Fill out this 5 question survey, email youth@tbpl.ca with your ideas, or sign up for our YOUth Advisory Council

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Youth Review



Youth Knitters

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. Volunteers must be ages 13-18.

Apply for the spring session (March-May) here

 Have your voice heard and help the library buy books and influence library programs for teens with the YOUth Action Council

Knit or crochet hats or scarves for those experiencing homelessness and get volunteer hours. Knit a hat you'll earn 2 hours. A scarf? 3 hours! Volunteers must be ages 13-18.

 Apply for the spring session (March-May) here


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Not sure what to read next? We can help! Check out YOUth Read for booklists, online resources, our newest YA releases and more!


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The library has many resources for research, primary/secondary sources, and assignments. If you need help you can always Just Ask Us!

Secondary Sources (and Citations!) and Finding Reliable Resources

  • Get help finding reliable secondary sources, figuring out what they are, and learning how to cite them.

Online Research

  • 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.

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