Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming

  • October

  • Star Wars
    Reads Day

Upcoming Events

Buy it Now

You can support Burke County Public Library with ANY Amazon Purchase! Use the link above to access the Amazon Website and the library will receive a percentage of all your purchases with no added cost to you.

Young Adult DIY Craft Club

Fall Lollipop Topiaries

Mon., Oct. 12 - MPL 6pm
Tues., Oct. 13 - VPL 6pm

Pre-Registration Required.

Young Adult Cafe

Need a place to read, write, do homework, use the wi-fi, and/or just hang out with other teens in our community?
Join us for FREE coffee, hot chocolate, and wifi!

Monday, October 19
Young Adult Collection Area at Morganton Public Library

Tuesday, October 20
Young Adult Collection Area at Valdese Public Library

No registration required. Open to teens in grades 6-12 only!

YA Book Discussions

Serafina and the Black Cloak

Mon., Oct. 19 - 6pm at MPL
Tues., Oct. 20 - 6pm at VPL

YA must pre-register at preferred site of discussion. A FREE copy of the book will be provided upon registration and agreement of participation. Open to students in grades 6-12 only.

Serafina Book Cover

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!

Star Wars Reads Day

Saturday, October 10
1-4pm on the front lawn at MPL

See the Star Wars Reads Day Tab for more details

Young Adult Homeschool Bike Trip
Virginia Creeper Trail

Thursday, October 22 - all day

Limited to 10 spots, includes transportation, bike, and helmet. Pre-register at MPL.


October Meeting:
MPL: Mon. Oct 5 at 6pm
VPL: Tues. Oct. 6 at 6pm

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2015-2016

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 2015-2016

Note: All books are available through the Burke County Public Library in print, and many are available as eBooks through Overdrive!

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

New YA Books!

Link to the List of New Books for this Month

Checkout the New and Upcoming Books,
and place holds on the ones you want to read!