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Discord for YOUth

Join our youth-only Discord server! Meet TBay teens in a safe welcoming digital community. Chat about games, memes, and events. Ages 13-18

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Volunteer opportunities

YOUth Reviews

Review books or movies that you loved (or hated) for community service hours. For each 250-300 words review, you can earn up to 4 volunteer hours! Successful reviews will be posted to our website!

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YOUth Action Council (YAC)

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

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YOUth Knitters

Knit or crochet hats or scarves for those in need to earn volunteer hours.

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Read with Pride!

YOUth reviews

Homework Help

Don't you forget about me

Board Games

Did you know that you can borrow board games from the library? Check out our collection and get ready for your next game night!

Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC)

Each IKC is a visual representation of our commitment to providing learning materials and resources by Indigenous curators.

Attraction Passes

Explore local attractions for FREE with passes you can borrow from our collection!

Book Butler

Not sure what book to read next? Let our staff help you with our Book Butler service! Fill out the form and get emailed suggestions!

Need help finding your next book?

YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Book Finder

This finder lets you search by genre, book list, award, author, or year published to find tons of gems vetted by Librarians for teen appeal


The #WeNeedDiverseBooks movement has its own website with lots of information and links to specific types of diverse reads


Sign up to add books to your to-reads list, give them ratings, and write reviews. Check out their lists for book recs!

Book Riot

A great website for bookish news, articles, reviews, and more. They have a Young Adult and a Comic Books category you need to check out!

That one quote you just can't stop thinking about

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We acknowledge that the City of Thunder Bay has been built on the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation, signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850. We also recognize the contributions made to our community by the Métis people.

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