Young Adult Programs and Events

  • YA

  • Café
    Au Lit

  • Book to
    Movie to Art

  • Haunted

  • Movie

Upcoming YA Events

Homemade Happy Hour

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

DIY Fall Decor

Monday, October 14: 6pm at CBH

Book (to Movie) to Art

READ. TALK. (watch). MAKE.

Hocus Pocus

Monday, October 28: 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. Supplies are limited, but pre-registration is not required.

YA Throwback Halloween Movie Marathon

Saturday, October 26
in the YA Area at MPL

Program Is Geared Toward Middle And High School Students. No Pre-Registration Is Required!

Tower of Terror Poster

Tower of Terror

1997 | NR | 120 min

Halloween Town Poster


1998 | NR | 90 min

Halloween Town 2 Poster

HalloweenTown II

2001 | NR | 90 min

Beetlejuice Poster


1998 | PG | 93 minutes

eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

YA Café  Au Lit

Pumpkin Heads
by Rainbow Rowell

Mon., Oct. 21 - 6pm at MPL
Tues., Oct. 22 - 6pm at VPL

Café and Book Talk. Pre-registration Required (Limited spaces). Free copy of book with registration for first 6 per site.
Program is for middle and high school students only.

Homemade Happy HourFall Festival and Haunted Library

Friday, October 25th
at the Morganton Public Library

6pm to 8pm:
Take a walk through our haunted book stacks if you dare

Paranormal presentations by M & D Paranormal & Cryptid Research

Lucky Dogs Food Truck on site

Dance Factory Performance on the front lawn

Trick or treating on the front lawn with local agencies

Scary stories with Nanny P & kids Halloween crafts

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!