Books for Teens
Check out recommended readings.
The Teen Scene is located on the lower level of the library. The collection includes:
- Teen fiction (including popular authors like Suzanne Collins, Sarah Dessen, John Green, and L.J. Smith, as well as classics and books assigned by local schools)
- Teen nonfiction (including high-appeal nonfiction and resources for school projects)
- Graphic novels (including Japanese manga and superhero comics)
- Teen magazines (including Seventeen, Mad, and Slam)
- College guides and test prep resources
The Teen Scene also offers:
- Space to work with groups or tutors
- A collection of board games and card games to use within the library
- Computers designated for teen use only
Any library patron may use the Teen Scene collection, but the furniture is reserved for students going into grades 6-12. The computers can only be logged onto with New Albany-Floyd County Public Library young adult library cards.
May 2017 Events
Teen Game Night: Group Games
Monday, May 1 From 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Tonight we’ll be playing a variety of group games like the ones you may have played at camp, in gym class, or at parties.
Teen Advisory Board
Monday, May 8 From 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Join Teen Advisory Board. We meet once a month to eat snacks, talk about books, and help plan library programs. Open to all teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Feel free to drop in and bring a friend. No registration required
Teen Job Workshop
Saturday, May 13 From 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Want to find a job, but aren’t sure how to get started? Come to Teen Job Workshop and learn valuable tips and techniques to help you get the job you want. Sandra Fortner, the library’s Human Resources Director, and April Starks of the Teen Life Program from Olive Tree Resources, Inc. will present on topics such as resume writing, filling out job applications, and job interviewing skills. No registration required.
Saturday, May 20 From 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Need a place to study for finals? Come down to the library on Saturday. We’ve booked the Applegate Room as a study space for high school students preparing for final exams. Refreshments will be available. No registration required.
Teen Anime Club
Wednesday, May 31 From 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Join other anime fans to watch and discuss your favorite anime and enjoy snacks and a craft. Grades 6-12. No registration required.