Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming

  • April

  • Story, Song
    and Dance

  • Taste of

  • Homeschool

Upcoming Events

BCPLS Homeschool Collaborative

Thursday, April 27 - 2pm at MPL

This month's meeting will feature an NC Live workshop.

For more details, see the Homeschool Collaborative tab

April YA Movie Nights

Moana Movie Poster

Monday, April 24th: 6pm at MPL
Free movies, light snacks, no registration necessary.

Bird Cages

Taste of Spring

Tuesday, May 9 from 1-7pm at VPL

Featuring Local Artisans, Crafts, Demonstrations, and more. See the Taste of Spring Tab for more details.

Story, Song, and Dance Festival

Saturday, May 20 - 10am-5pm at MPL

Please join the Burke Arts Council, and the Burke County Public Library for a Story, Song, and Dance Festival. The festival will feature some of the best performers from Eastern NC to Western NC. Performances will be diverse, highlighting many cultures and regions. Judges Restaurant, and Emergensweets dessert truck will be on site with food available for purchase.
For performers and schedule, see the Story, Song, and Dance tab.

Need Homework Help? Looking for something fun to do online?

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

OneClick Audio Books from NC Live and Recorded Books!

THe Force is Strong at your library. YA SRP 2017 REgistration Begins May 15

Attend a Registration Event for YA SRP

Mon., May 15 - MPL 5-7pm
Tues., May 16 - VPL 5-7pm
Thurs., May 18 - CBH 4-5pm

Download the SRP Flyer, get a sneak peak at all the action!

Young Adult DIY Craft Club

Clean Out The Craft Closet
Mon., May 22 - MPL 6pm
Must pre-register at your library as spaces are limited. All supplies and instruction are provided. This program is for Adults and Young Adults.

BeTween Cafe

For 3rd-8th grade students, the BeTween Cafe is where tweens can come and enjoy the YA area and free WiFi, work on homework, or just hang out with other tweens. Art projects, games, and light refreshments are provided by the library.
No pre-registration required!

Thursday, May 18, 4-5pm at MPL


May Meetings:
MPL: Mon. May 1 at 6pm
VPL: Tues. May 2 at 6pm

YAAB End of Year Celebration
Monday, May 8 - 6pm at Catawba Meadows Park - members only

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2016-2017

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2015-2016

Note: All books are available through the library (catalog link coming soon), and many are available as eBooks through Overdrive!

eBooks, eAudio-books, and more! Check out our newest collection!