For Teens

Teen Programs

2021 Summer Reading Program for Teens

Hey Teens! Let reading color your world this summer! Through reading and completing activities teens may discover some new treasures in their community. Be sure to log the books you read to earn badges and rewards. You must do the book reviews and the activity challenges to finish the Teen Summer Reading Challenge and earn a completion prize.

 

This is the program for teens:

 

iREAD SummerTeens 2021: Reading Colors Your World (Books)

Programs for Teens in Grades 6-12

 

A library card is not required to attend library events.

 

Be sure to check our calendar and announcements for upcoming events!

Click here to sign up for our monthly Youth Services Department E-newsletter

to stay up-to-date on all of our programs.

Questions?

Call 724-658-6659 x111 or ssavage@ncdlc.org

 

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Teen Volunteers

If you are under 18 and would like to volunteer,

please download, complete, and return the teen volunteer application to the Youth Services Department.

Teen Volunteer Application

Questions? Call 724-658-6659 x106

 

Links for Teens

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Get a Driver's License in Pennsylvania (instructions and information about practice test app for smartphone)

A DMV practice test for first-time driver’s license applicants:
https://www.epermittest.com/pennsylvania/pa-practice-permit-test


A driver’s education program that covers all mandatory traffic laws:

https://www.epermittest.com/pennsylvania/drivers-education

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POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.

The YALSA Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose from their favorite books of the previous year!

Teen Read Week is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually during the third week of October.

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read.  Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information.

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses free writing resources and instructional material. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.

Teen Ink is a magazine, blogs, book series and website written entirely by teens. An excellent resource for teen writers and artists.

Merlyn's Pen: fiction, essays, and poems by America's teens.

 

Teen Issues

 

Looking for information about...

 

Applying for College

 

 

Abusive Relationships

 

  • Teens Health- defines healthy and abusive relationships

  • Red Flag Campaign- list of warning signs for potentially abusive relationships

  • Love is Respect- answers questions such as why do people stay in abusive relationships

 

Drug Addiction/Abuse

 

 

Eating Disorders