Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming

  • October

  • Peculiar

  • Fall

  • Tapestry

  • Fantastic

  • Filing

  • Flu

  • Literary

Upcoming Events


Teen Digital Photo Contest

Submit your most "peculiar" photo whether it be real or imaginative! Use props, costumes and/or illusion. Prize Baskets awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. ENTRIES accepted October 1-24. See "Peculiar Programs" tab for more details and contest rules.

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Filing Your Taxes Online

Saturday, November 5 at 10am
Valdese Public Library

Join us for an hour long presentation covering issues surrounding filing your taxes online and identity theft. Program presented by Karen Bargsley of the NC Department of Revenue.

Pre-registration Required
For details, see the "Filing Taxes" tab.

Don't Let the Flu Get To You

Over 14? Get at Flu Shot at VPL!
Thursday, November 17 from 12noon-2pm at VPL

Pre-registration Required, see "Flu Shots" tab for details and insurance information.

You must be at least 14 years or older to receive a flu shot at this clinic. If you are under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must be present to sign documentation.

Literary Ornaments Showcase

Craft an ornament based on a book and show it off in the library! Ornaments due between November 28 and December 9. For details, see the "Literary Ornaments" tab.

Young Adult DIY Craft Club

Literary Ornaments

Mon., November 28 - MPL 6pm
Tues., November 29 - VPL 6pm

Pre-Registration Required.

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!

Halloween Concert with


Headshots of Tapestry

Monday, October 31,
6:30-7:30pm at MPL

See the Tapestry Concert Tab for more details

YA Fall Hike
Mt. Mitchell State Park

Saturday, October 22, 9:30am-4:30pm
Pre-registration required
For more information, see the "Fall Hike" tab

A Young Adult Week of Fantastic Beasts

Glow-in-the-Dark Dragon Egg Hunt

Monday, November 14 - 6pm at MPL (YA Only)

Fantastic Beasts with Catawba Science Center

Tuesday, November 15 - 6pm at VPL (YA Only)

Movie Premiere Party at the Marquee

Thursday, November 17 - 5-7pm at the Marquee Cinemas in Morganton (All Ages Welcome)

Movie Premiere at the Marquee

Thursday, November 17 - 7pm at the Marquee Cinemas in Morganton (Pre-registration required for limited FREE tickets to the showing - sign up at MPL)

The Adventure Continues at the Marquee

Saturday, November 19 - All Day at the Marquee Cinemas in Morganton (All Ages Welcome)

Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Potluck

Charlie BRown and Snoopy Tgiving

Monday, November 21
6pm at MPL

Bring a dish to share!

YA Movie Night at VPL

The Jungle Book

Tuesday, November 22
6pm at VPL

2016 | PG


November Meetings:
MPL: Mon. November 7 at 6pm
VPL: Tues. November 8 at 6pm

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2016-2017

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2015-2016

Note: All books are available through the library (catalog link coming soon), and many are available as eBooks through Overdrive!

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