Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming

  • November

  • Healthy


  • Literary

Upcoming YA Events

Healthy Eating: Holiday Edition

Monday, November 20 - 5-7pm at CBH.

This program is for adults and young adults.
Pre-Registration Required.
Cosponsored by Carolinas HealthCare Systems Blue Ridge. See Healthy Eating Tab for more details.

YA STEAM Makerspace: 3D Printer Class

3D printer image with keychain overlay

Make a Name Keychain

Monday, November 27th: 5-7pm at CBH

Program is co-sponsored by the Burke County Public Schools STEAM Academy.
This program is for middle and high school students only. Pre-registration is required. See STEAM Class Tab for details.

YA Cafe

Mon., Nov. 13 - 5-6pm at MPL
Tues., Nov. 14 - 5-6pm at VPL

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!

Tuesday, November 21, 3:30-4:30pm at VPL - Star Wars Themed!

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2017-2018

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2017-2018

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!

YA November Book Discussions

Wonder Book Cover

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Monday, November 13 - MPL 6pm
Tuesday, November 14 - VPL 6pm
Thursday, November 16 - CBH 4pm

Pre-registration Required. Free copy of the book to the first five registered at each site. Attend the discussion to be entered to win 2 passes to see the movie!

YA How To Tuesdays

A Program highlighting life hacks and basic skills. This month's feature...

Manners Matter!
How to set a table and dining etiquette.

Tuesday, November 21 - 6pm at VPL

Literary Ornaments

Craft an ornament based on a book and show it off in the library!

Bring in your homemade ornament to any site of the Burke County Public Library between December 4th and 8th and be entered to win a gift card! For details, see the Literary Ornaments Tab.

BCPLS Homeschool Collaborative

Thursday, November 9 - 2pm at CBH

This month's meeting will feature an open forum for discussion, resources sharing, and program planning.

YAAB October Meetings

Monday, November 6 - 6pm at MPL
Tuesday, November 7 - 6pm at VPL

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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!