Programs for Teens in Grades 6-12
A library card is not required to attend library events.
New! All-Ages Chess Club
Learn how to play; no experience necessary
2nd & 4th Saturdays at 2:30 p.m.
Pokemon Club: 4 p.m. Tuesdays
on the first floor of the library
This is a teen-led club, created for teens and younger Pokemon fans who want to learn how to play
the card game or trade their cards or to swap trivia with friends.
Be sure to check our calendar and announcements for upcoming events!
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Links for Teens
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:
A driver’s education program that covers all mandatory traffic laws:
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.
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Applying for College
Looking for a college? Check out Gale Testing & Education Reference Center, or our collection of books about choosing a college and taking the SATs.
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
Teens Health: Drugs & Alcohol- articles about the effects of various substances
Dealing with Addiction- an overview of substance abuse and addiction
NIDA for Teens- National Institute on Drug Abuse’s page of facts, interactives, and videos
Teens Health: Eating Disorders- definitions and treatments
Wintergirls- discussion of the novel by Laurie Halse Anderson, a story of anorexia nervosa.
The Emily Program Foundation- a nonprofit on a mission to save lives, change minds, and work to eliminate eating disorders