Young Adult Programs and Events

  • May
    Programs

  • SRP
    2022

  • #YAS
    Online

  • SRP Week 1
    June 13-18

  • SRP Week 2
    June 20-25

  • SRP Week 3
    June 27 - July 2

  • SRP Week 4
    July 11-16

  • SRP Week 5
    July 18-23

  • SRP Week 6
    July 25-30

Upcoming YA Events

YA May Calendar

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


Have you joined the YAS BCPLS Discord server yet? Get a first look at upcoming YAS events. Chate with other YAS teens. Play exclusive content and programs and more! Contact Lizzie at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org to get access today!

Join the YAS BCPLS Discord server today!

For more information and link to join, see the #YAS Online tab.



  
					YAS SRP 2022 Registration Party
					Monday, May 16th @ 5:30pm
					Morganton Public Library
					YAS Summer Reading Program 2022 Theme:
					Magic, Monsters, and Muses at your library
					Gear up for YAS SRP 2022 as
						we celebrate the opening of
						registration! Play games,
						eat snacks, ask questions,
						and sign up for in-person
						programs tonight! Invite
						your friends and get ready
						for the best summer yet!
						YAS SRP is geared for
						rising middle, middle, and
						high school students.
						
						Pre-registration begins on Monday, May 16th @ bcpls.readsquared.com!
					 

Download the YAS SRP 2022 Registration Party Flyer


  
					YAS Nintendo Jamboree
					Play Video Games
					Tuesday, May 24th @ 6pm
					Valdese Public Library
					
					No pre-registration is required.
					Program is open to middle and high school students only.
					For more information visit us online at bcpls.org!
					JOIN THE YAS TEENS FOR A NINTENDO JAMBOREE! PLAY GAMES LIKE MARIOKART, ANIMAL CROSSING, OVERCOOKED, JACKBOX, MARIO PARTY, SUPERSMASH BROS AND MORE! CONSOLE AND GAMES PROVIDED, TEENS AREENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR OWN DEVICES IF DESIRED.
					 

Download the Nintendo Jamboree Flyer



overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!


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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

Magic, Monsters, and Muses at your library
Summer Reading Program 2022

Registration beings Monday, May 16th.

Download the Flyer, or see the SRP tabs on this page for more program details!


  
						#YAS Scoreboard
						Read Books, attend programs, pick up to-go kits, and track your points to win a prize every month! Register online at bcpls.readsquared.com
					 

Register now at ReadSquared.



								#YAS Virtual Trivia Night

							Show off your niche knowledge and compete against other teens toscore points on the YAS Scoreboard.
							The topics for each round are chosen by the participants; if you winyour chosen round, you get all the points BUT if anyone else beats youat your round, all the points go to everyone else!
							Think you have what it takes to win?
							Young Adult Services/YAS programs are limited to middle & high school students.
							No pre-registration is required.
							READSquared and/or Discord access is required to access program.
							For more information visit us online at bcpls.org/yas
							or contact Lizzie at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org.
							FRIDAY,MAY 13TH
							|
							6pm
							Online via Discord

Download the YAS Online Trivia Nights Flyer



					#YAS Crafty Chaos

					Join the teens of BCPLS for a night of crafts and chaos! Playgames, create masterpieces, and get messy as we prepare forSRP and clean out our craft closet!
					Thursday, May 19th @ 4pm
					C.B. Hildebrand Public library
					No pre-registration is required.Supplies are available on afirst-come, first-served basis.For more information visit usonline at bcpls.org/yas!

Download the YAS Crafty Chaos Flyer


D&D
							@ the library
							>> required.>> Pre-registration required.
							>> limited!>> Space is limited!
							>> YAS>> Teens must be on the YASDiscord Discord server to participate.
							Saturday, May 28th 1pm-5pm
							1pm-5pm
							at the Valdese Public Library
							Teens must contact Lizzie at828-at828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org to pre-register.

Download the Dungeons and Dragons Flyer


NCSLMA Battle of
the Books Booklist

Download the 2021-2022 Booklist

Download the 2022-2023 Booklist

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

Monsters, Myths, and Muses at your library YAS Rising 6th-12th grade

YA SRP Calendar

Click on the image to download the Summer YAS Program Calendar


Summer 2022:

Discover Magic, Monsters, & Muses @ your library this summer!

It's no myth that there's magic and monsters lurking in the library- and this summer YAS is going to explore it all! Join in games,activities, crafts, movies, and events geared towards rising middle, middle, and high school students. From Lightning in a Bottle and DIY Laurel Wreath Crowns, to extreme games of Capture the Flag and Outdoor Movies for the whole family - BCPLS is ready to take on Summer 2022 like never before! The best part? You earn points towards awesome prizes for every way that you participate! Most activities are offered in-person this summer! 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 lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org, or on the YAS Programs Discord Server using the tag @LizzieWhisnant.

Registration:

Register and track your participation and points on your READSquared account or on the FREE READSquared app (available for apple and android devices)! For every book you read, program you attend, and activity you complete - you can track it all on your READSquared account and trade in your points for entries to win prizes - like a Nintendo Switch Lite, Netflix subscription, Audible membership, gift baskets, and more!



Program Registration

Most of our programs this summer do not require pre-registration. For those that do, pre-registration begins May 16th! Teens can pre-register by attending the SRP Registration Party at the Morganton Public Library on May 16th at 5:30pm, or by contacting Lizzie at 828-764-9273 at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org, or on the YAS Programs Discord Server using the tag @LizzieWhisnant




READSquared Registration Tutorial



READSquared Team Choice Tutorial (for those who already have a READSquared Account)



READSquared How to track your Reading Tutorial



READSquared How to cash in raffle tickets Tutorial

Download the Summer Reading Program Flyer

Monsters, Myths, and Muses at your library YAS Rising 6th-12th grade

Registration, Discord, ReadSquared, Online Resources, and More!

Play games,access exclusivecontent &programs, andmore!
Get a firstlook atupcomingYAS events!
Chat withother YASteens!
Have you joined the
#YAS BCPLS
Discord server yet?
Click the link below to be redirected to the server.
Login or create a free Discord account.
Click the green checkmark to accept the rules!
Joining is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
1.
2.
3.
That's it! Once you accept the rules you will begiven access to all the different channels tointeract with the library and other YAS teens.

Join the YAS BCPLS Discord server today!
Joining is easy! Click the link to be redirected to the server, login or create a free Discord account, click the green checkmark to accept the rules, and you are in! That's it! Once you accept the rules you will be given access to all the different channels to interact with the library and other YAS teens.

For more information, contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant at burkenc.org!


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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

NCSLMA Battle of
the Books Booklist

Download the 2021-2022 Booklist

Download the 2022-2023 Booklist

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



overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!