Young Adult Programs and Events

  • YA

  • Café
    Au Lit

  • Book to
    Movie to Art

  • Holiday

  • Bumble

Upcoming YA Events

Merry Crafty Christmas

Take the stress out of giving this holiday season and surprise your loved ones with handmade gifts from the heart. Materials for your handmade gifts will be provided. This workshop is FREE and open to all ages. No registration required.

Monday, December 9
6pm at VPL

Homemade Happy Hour

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

DIY Holiday Bags and Bows

Tuesday, December 10: 6pm at VPL

Book (to Movie) to Art

READ. TALK. (watch). MAKE.

Christmas with the Kranks Poster

Tuesday, December 17: 5:30pm at VPL

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.

Marvel Movie Marathon

Monday, December 30
MPL all day

Hot chocolate and Popcorn will be available throughout the day. This event is open to all ages, viewer discretion is advised according to rating.

Captain America Poster

Captain America
2011 | PG-13

Captain America Poster

Captain Marvel
2019 | PG-13

Captain America Poster

Iron Man
2008 | PG-13

Captain America Poster

2011 | PG-13

Captain America Poster

2012 | PG-13

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.

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!

YA Café  Au Lit

Spark of Resistance Book Cover
Spark of Resistance

Mon., Dec. 2 - 6pm at CBH
Wed., Dec. 4 - 6pm at MPL

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.

Teens who attend either of the book discussions will be given early registration to the Movie at the Marquee (Rise of Skywalker) on Dec. 28th

The C.B. Hildebrand Public Library and the East Burke Senior Center present:

Jingle Mingle

Pictures with Santa, Cookies with Mrs. Claus, Candy Land, Craft Stations, hot cocoa, and more! This event is FREE and open to all ages. No registration required.

Monday, December 16
5:30-7:30pm at CBH

YA Café and Holiday Wrap-up

Make a cup of hot chocolate, grab a cookie, and join the teens of BCPLS as we wrap and make gifts while watching Elf!

Monday, December 23
5:30-7:30pm at MPL

gift wrapping supplies will be available, pre-registration is required for the make-and-take gifts.

Movie at the Marquee

Rise of Skywalker Poster

Saturday, December 28: Time TBA

Pre-Registration required to receive FREE ticket. Pre-registration will be open to YA Cafe au Lit participants first, and then open to all students beginning December 5th. Open to middle and high school students ONLY.

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!