Teen Book Buddies
Be a mentor to a young reader and earn volunteer hours at the same time. Book Buddies runs every year starting in late September and late December. Please check back for more details. Teen Buddies must be 14 years old or older.
Teen Tech Cafe Volunteers
Tech Cafe is a program for teenagers aged 16 and up who want to help adults use technology. Please check back soon to find out when the next session of Tech Cafe is starting.
Need more ideas for volunteer opportunities in the community? Please see the library's volunteer suggestion sheet.
Looking for online help in a particular subject?
• Our Teen eResources page has lots of great databases and recommended websites to help you find answers.
Ask a librarian
• Librarians can assist with school assignments and homework questions.
• Whenever the library is open, there is a librarian at the Information Desk who can help you in person.
• Or, try our online Ask a librarian service. Make sure to tell us: your grade; subject area; assignment question
(exact wording is helpful); and places you have already looked for an answer.
BC key study guides
The library has copies of the BC key study guides for all grades and subjects in the teen non-fiction section.
Cramming for a test? Writing a paper? We have quiet and group study space with access to computer outlets.
Find a good book
Browse our collection
Graphic novels, fiction, music, audiobooks, non-fiction – we have it all. Are we missing something? Let us know! Suggest a purchase. We value your feedback.
Our top recommendations conveniently organized by grade level and genre.
» Grade 6 & 7 booklist
» Grade 8 & 9 booklist
» Grades 10 to 12 booklist
Online book reviews
Reading Rants: Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!
With lists like “Historical Fiction for Hipsters,” “Nailbiters” and “Slacker Fiction,” you’re guaranteed to find a one-of-a-kind read.
Reviews, author interviews and polls. You can also apply to write reviews for this site.
Fiction, classics and Shakespeare plays to read or listen to on your computer.
Library to Go
A great selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks you can download to your computer, eReader, MP3 player, or mobile device. And it includes new releases! Find more information on our eBook page.