Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming

  • The Hate
    U Give

  • YA

  • Book to
    Movie to Art

  • Skills

Upcoming YA Events

YA Café  Au Lit

by Julie Murphy

Mon., Feb. 25 - 6pm at MPL
Tues., Feb. 26 - 6pm at VPL

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

YA Yoga Class

Hosted by Breathe Yoga and Wellness of Morganton

Saturday, February 23 - 2pm at MPL
Pre-Registration Required.

Free class; bring your own mat or use one of ours. Must pre-register at MPL; limited spaces available. This program is offered to students in grades 6-12 only.

eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

February Movies

Black Panther Poster

YA/Adult Movie Matinee
Saturday, February 9
2pm at MPL

2018 | PG-13 | 134 minutes
Free movie, light refreshments.
Program is open to all adults and young adults (grades 6-12).

The Hate You Give Poster

YA Movie Night

Monday, February 11
5:30pm at MPL

2018 | PG-13 | 133 minutes
This program is for students in grades 6-12; however, content is strong and parents cautioned. No registration necessary.

Skills Lab for Life

Finding, getting, and keeping a JOB!

Monday, February 18: 6pm at MPL

Resume writing skills, interview skills, how and where to look for a job, important "soft skills"...
Program is for middle and high school students only.

Book (to Movie) to Art

READ. TALK. (watch). MAKE.

Pride and Prejudice

Tuesday, February 19: 5:30pm at VPL
Pre-Registration Required.

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, pre-registration is required.

Homemade Happy Hour

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

DIY Bath Bombs

Tuesday, February 22: 6pm at VPL
Pre-Registration Required.

YAAB January Meetings

Monday, February 4 - 6pm at MPL
Tuesday, February 5 - 6pm at VPL

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2018-2019

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 2018-2019

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

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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!