Young Adult Programs and Events

  • YA

  • Skills

  • Book to
    Movie to Art

  • Game

  • Bumble

Upcoming YA Events

Homemade Happy Hour

Join the Teens of the Burke County Public Library for an evening of fun and crafts!

Plants that Succ:
Succulent plants and planters

Tuesday, November 12: 6pm at VPL

Book (to Movie) to Art

READ. TALK. (watch). MAKE.

Captain Marvel Poster and book cover

Monday, November 18: 5:30pm at MPL

Enjoy a book talk with other teens and make related crafts - all while watching the movie!
Program is for middle and high school students only. All materials provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pre-registration is not required.

Game Night at the Library

Tuesday, November 19: 6pm at VPL

Enjoy an evening of snacks and board games at the library! Program is open to middle and high school students, no pre-registration required.

THE Public Poster

Movie Matinee

Sat., November 9
2pm at MPL

Open to all ages (rated PG-13). No registration required.

eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

Project Bumble Tree

This holiday season the Burke County Public Library is partnering with the community for Project Bumble Tree, to benefit the residents of health and rehabilitation centers across Burke County.

Bumbles, bags, and suggestion lists will be available at all libraries beginning November 18. Drop off by December 14. Help us meet our goal of 200 Bumbles! See Bumble Tree Bag for more details.

Skills Lab for Life

College Applications

Thursday, November 7: 6pm at VPL

Program is for middle and high school students only.

Alpacas and Good Karma Ranch Logo

YA Trip To Good Karma Ranch Alpacas

Saturday, November 23: all day (leave from MPL)

Pre-registration and Waiver Required.Trip is offered to middle and high school students only. Transportation provided by Morganton Parksand Recreation Department.

Pie Making 101

Traditional: Monday, November 25th: 5:30pm at CBH
Icebox: Tuesday, November 26th: 5:30pm at VPL

Workshops are for middle and high school students only. Pre-registration and waiver required. Programs are free and all materials provided!

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2019-2020

Battle of the Books - Midle School!
Click on the image above to view the books in our catalog.

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2019-2020

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