Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming

  • SRP Registration

  • ASU Steel
    Drum Band

  • Taste
    of Spring

  • Catching

Upcoming YA Events

ASU Steely Pan Steel Band

Saturday, April 28th
2pm on the Front Lawn at MPL

Event is free and open to all ages! No pre-registration is required.

Alternate/Rain accomodations provided by CoMMA.

This project is made possible in part by a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency, and the Burke Arts Council.

Concessions Provided by TACO bout it

Taste of Spring Artisan Festival

Saturday, May 12th
10am-4pm at VPL

Over 40 Local Artisans, Farmers, Crafts, Hangry Hooligans Food Truck, Pelican's Snoballs, Local Musicians and Cloggers

Event is free and open to all ages!
No pre-registration is required.

Special performance from Bob Sinclair and The Big Deals from 1:00-3:00 pm

Disclaimer: Vendors by invitation only. Food products will be for sale (certified kitchens only).

Young Adult DIY Craft Club

Clean Out the Craft Closet

Monday, May 21, - MPL 6pm
Pre-Registration Required.

All supplies provided. Must pre-register as space limited. This program is open to students in grades 6-12 only.

NC Live Video Collection Logo

NC Live Video Collection: The NC LIVE Video Collection is a collection of hundreds of high quality documentary and educational video programs produced for the Public Broadcasting Corporation. Closed captions are included for all videos. Chosen by North Carolina librarians for use in supporting education and for general interest, the collection includes programming covering the sciences, US and world history, biography, current events, and the arts, as well as a variety of other subjects. Features films from the Ken Burns series, FrontLine series, and several educational series for children are included.
This resource is accessed through NC Live.

A NC Live Resource

If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces). Call or come by the library today for more information!

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2017-2018

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2017-2018

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!

YASRP 2018. Unleash the Beasts at your library. REgistration Begins May 14

Download the Young Adult SRP Flyer
for details on all the action.

YA SRP runs June 11 - July 27. Registration begins May 14. This program is exclusively for rising middle, middle, and high school students. Students must have a valid library card. Download the flyer (above) or ask at your local library for more information. Additional details coming soon.

For other SRP information, visit our Summer Reading Program Page.

Registration Kick-off Events

Monday, May 14, 5:30-7:30pm at MPL
Tuesday, May 15, 5:30-7:30pm at VPL
Thursday, May 17, 3:30-5:00pm at CBH

Open to students in rising 6-12th grades.
Freebies and light refreshments offered while supplies last.

YA Movie Matinee

Justice LeagueMovie Poster

The Justice League

Saturday, May 26,
2pm at MPL


Free Movie and Refreshments.

YA How To Tuesdays

A Program highlighting life hacks and basic skills. This month's feature...

Basic Auto Care and Maintenance

Tuesday, May 22 - 6pm at VPL

Pre-Registration is Required. Download the flyer

BCPLS Homeschool Collaborative

Thursday, May 10- 2pm at CBH

This month's meeting will feature an open forum for discussion, resources sharing, and program planning.

YAAB March Meetings

Monday, May 7 - 6pm at MPL
Tuesday, May 8 - 6pm at VPL

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