Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming

  • Black History
    Month Program

  • February

Upcoming Events

Young Adult DIY Craft Club

Nail Polish Marble Mugs

Mon., Feb. 8 - MPL 6pm
Tues., Feb. 9 - VPL 6pm

Pre-Registration Required.

Blind Date with a Book
Book Discussion

Mon., Feb. 22 - MPL 6pm
Tues., Feb. 23 - VPL 6pm

February 1-20 at all Burke County Public Libraries Check out a wrapped book, read, complete the “bookmark” and enter to win a prize! (For Adults and Young Adults.)

YA Only “Blind Date with A Book” Book Discussions: Participate in BDw/AB program, come to one of the YA book discussions, enter to win 2 free movie tickets given away at the book discussion!

Fourteenth Annual Gathering of the People In Celebration of Black History Month


Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of School Integration in Burke County and highlighting the role of Seven Mpthers.

Sunday, February 28
3:00pm at the Morgaton Public Library

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!

February YA Movies


Tuesday, February 16
6pm at VPL

PG-13 | 2015 | 117 min

Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.


Saturday, February 20
2pm at MPL

PG-13 | 2015 | 123 min

A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field

Young Adult Cafe

Need a place to read, write, do homework, use the wi-fi, and/or just hang out with other teens in our community?
Join us for FREE coffee, hot chocolate, and wifi!

Monday, February 22
Young Adult Collection Area at Morganton Public Library

Tuesday, February 23
Young Adult Collection Area at Valdese Public Library

No registration required. Open to teens in grades 6-12 only!


March Meeting:
MPL: Mon. February 29 at 6pm
VPL: Tues. March 1 at 6pm

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2015-2016

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 2015-2016

Note: All books are available through the Burke County Public Library in print, and many are available as eBooks through Overdrive!

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

New YA Books!

Link to the List of New Books for this Month

Checkout the New and Upcoming Books,
and place holds on the ones you want to read!