Young Adult Programs and Events

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Upcoming YA Events

From the Deep

Shark Week: Matinee and Crafts

The Meg Movie Poster

Featuring: "The Meg" (PG-13)
Supplies and light snacks provided.

Thursday, August 1
3:00pm-5:30pm at MPL

No registration is necessary. This program is open to adults and students in grades 6-12. Parents, please be advised of the PG-13 rating.

YA Cafe

Favorite Summer Read

Monday, August 12, 5:30pm
at The Grind Coffeehouse, Morganton

Tuesday, August 13, 5:30pm
at Old World Baking Company, Valdese

Café and Book Talk. One free drink provided. No registration necessary. Open to students in grades 6-12.

YA Matinee

Avengers End Game Poster

Monday, August 19: 4:00pm at MPL

Rated PG-13/runtime 3:02. No registration necessary; open to students in grades 6-12. Light refreshments served.

eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

Grinch Movie

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

1982 - Rated PG

Saturday, August 10
at the Rutherford College Town Park
Movie begins at sunset (approximately 8:30pm)

Popcorn and bottled water provided. Bring a blankets or lawn chairs. Open to all ages.

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

YA SRP Craft Leftovers

Monday, August 5: 5:30-7:30pm at MPL
No registration necessary. All Supplies Provided.

YA "Day in Downtown Morganton"

Wednesday, August 7: 10am-2pm (meet at MPL)
Take a walk with us to shop, dine and explore all that downtown Morganton has to offer; bring money for lunch and any extras! Meet at Morganton Public Library Pre-register at MPL as space is limited. This program is for students in grades 6-12 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!