Young Adult Programs and Events

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Upcoming YA Events

To continue to provide a safe environment for library users, library programs will be offered online only until further notice. Please check with us here on our website, or through our Facebook page for details.

YA May Calendar

Click on the image to download the May YA Program Calendar, and visit our Facebook page for more details.

Online Registration form for May programs.

Yoga on the Lawn

Thursday, May 20th: 4pm at the C.B. Hildebrand Public Library

This program is offered in-person and online via Zoom (to-go bag needed for online access). Spaces are limited and pre-registration is required.

YAS Cooking Showcase Night

Live! Mon., May 24 - 6pm via Zoom
Pick up your Supply Bag before the program. Supplies are limited.


A new kind of Free YA Book Subscription Box

Each themed box contains a library book, matching swag and bookish items! Boxes are reserved one month in advance. Limit of one box per patron, per month. Once you're on the list, you'll receive a renewal call each month!

Boxes are free and reserved for middle and high school students only. For more information visit contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273.


eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

Looking for Summer Reading Program information or links? Look on the "SRP 2021" tab!

Pre-registration required for all programs.

YAS All Access Pass
YAS All-Access Pass is now available! See details on "Program Registration Tab" for it, or on the Online Programs tabs for these programs listed below.

YA Online Score board

Attend #YAOnline Events and Rack Up Points. At the end of the month, the teen who is on the top of the score board wins a prize!
More details on the Online Programs Tab!

Online Registration form for May programs

YA Lit Lounge 2.0

This month's featured Book-to-movie title: Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

Tuesday, May 18: 6pm at VPL or via Zoom

This program is offered in-person and online via Zoom. Spaces are limited and pre-registration is required.

YA Dungeons and Dragons

Friday, May 21: 6pm via Zoom

Saturday, May 22: 6pm via Zoom

Guided Meditation for Stress Relief

Thursday, May 27: 4pm at the C.B. Hildebrand Public Library

This program is offered in-person and online via Zoom. Spaces are limited and pre-registration is required.

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2021-2022.

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2021-2022

Note: All books are available through the library in print, and many are available as eBooks through Overdrive!

Find Summer At Your Library YAS Rising 6th-12th grade

YA June Calendar

Click on the image to download the Summer YAS Program Calendar

Summer 2021:

Most activities are offered in-person this summer! There are also virtual, hybrid, and to-go options available. Check out the tab for each week to see what’s happening, and pre-register using the links to the right! For questions contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273, by email at, or on the YAS Programs Discord Server using the tag @LizzieWhisnant.

							young adult services
							summer reading program
							June 7th-July 31st
							Track everything on or on the FREE READSquared App!
							Everything you track scores you points on the
							YAS Score Board and gets you entered in to win cool prizes!
							Check out the activity
							calendar at!
							Programs are limited to rising middle, middle, and high school students. Some programs may require pre-registration.
							For more information, visit us online at! Contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 for any questions.
							Track your reading and attend programs
							to score points on the #YAS Scoreboard

Download the YAS SRP Details Flyer


Start your registration process here! When you create a READSquared account, you can earn badges that will be turned into entries for prizes at the end of summer! You can also log points from any YAS activities you go to this summer (a special code will be given to all participants during the program to track on the READSquared app or website).

Point Tracking: through READSquared

Activity Sign-Ups: For Programs

Important: If you try to sign up for something but it's marked "FULL", you will be placed on the waiting list. If you have any questions about space availability please contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at There are no programs the week of July 4th.

YAS All Access Pass
Want to join the YAS Programs Discord Server? Complete the YAS All-Access Pass form here and you will receive an invite in your inbox!

Download the Summer Reading Program Flyer

Program Registration is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
Just follow the steps below!

Step 1: All Access Pass

YAS ALL-ACCESS PASS This pass fulfills all standard waiver requirements for program attendance and use of in-house resources. Pre-registration is still required for in-person programming & programs with limited capacity.

The All Access Pass includes:
1. BCPLS Digital Participation Waiver
2. BCPLS In-Person Participation Waiver
3. BCPLS Discord Server Acceptable Use Policy
4. BCPLS YA STEM Resources Acceptable Use Policy and Waiver

Complete this form to get your All Access Pass today!

Link to YA ALL Access Pass form

For more information, visit us online at or contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant at!

Step 2: Online Program Registration

Link for Online Registration Form.

#YAOnline DigitalRegistration has arrived.
							Visit us online at and check out all theupcoming programs! Complete the linked form foundon the Registration tab and select which programsyou want to participate in. You will receive a Zoomlink via the email address you provide!
							For more information about YA programs, contact Lizzie
							at 828-764-9273 or by email at!

Download the Online Registration Flyer

Step 3: Schedule your Pick ups

Give the library a call and schedule a time to do a curbside or in-house pick up of your to-go kits!