Young Adult Programs and Events

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    Programs

  • October
    Programs

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    Friday

Upcoming YA Events

Due to current COVID-19 metrics in Burke County, the Burke County Public Library is postponing plans to return to a full schedule of in-person programming for all age groups. Updated program information is listed below, and any updates will be listed here, as well as on our Facebook Page and the YAS Discord Server.

YA August Calendar

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

All programs will be held online this month! YAS All-Access Pass required for online participation. For questions or to get a YAS All-Access Pass contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or at lizzie.whisnant at burkenc.org.


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 bcpls.org/ya or contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant at burkenc.org!


  
					YOUNG ADULT SERVICES / #YAS
								FOR MORE INFO CONTACT LIZZIE AT828-764-9273 OR BY EMAIL ATLIZZIE.WHISNANT@BURKENC.ORG!
								Program limited to middle & high school students.
								GAME
								Nights
								Tues., Sept. 21st@ 6PM
								YAS All-Access Pass is requiredto attend virtual programs!
								BCPLS.ORG/YAS
								ENCOURAGED!
								JAMMIES
									
					 

Download the Game Nights Flyer



								Books, discussion, and movies
							Thursday, September 16th @ 4pm
								Online via Zoom
									LIT LOUNGE 2.0
									Join the YAS Lit Lounge this
									month as we discuss the book +
									movie City of Bones by Cassandra Clare!!
									FREE copies of the book
									will be given away prior to
									the program at each
									library location
									(first come, first-served)!
									2013
									PG-13
									YAS All-Access Pass is required! Limited to middle & high school students only.
									For more information visit us online at bcpls.org/yas!

Download the YAS Lit Lounge 2.0 Flyer



overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!


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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

  Online via Zoom!
						Tuesday, September 14th @ 6pm
						Monday, September 20th @ 6pm
						Grab a #YAS2Go kit from any library location (whilesupplies last) or whatever project you're working on andhop online with the #YAS teens to create together!
						#YAS Pop-Up
						CRAFT NIGHTS
						#YAS2Go kits are not required to participate in Pop-Up Craft Nights.
						Limited to middle and high school students only. No pre-registration required.
						#YAS All-Access Pass is required to access Zoom codes and Discord server.
						For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org.
					 

Download the YAS Pop-up Craft Nights Flyer



								DISCORD GAME NIGHTS
							Online at 6pm
							on the #YAS BCPLSDiscord server
							Join the YAS teens
							on the Discord server to play gameslike Among Us, Goose Goose Duck,Codenames, Spyfall, and more!
							You can also get exclusive programupdates, chat with other YAS teens,and post your favorite memes!
							YAS Online
							
								Online at 6pm
								Wednesday, Sept. 15th,
								Wednesday, Sept. 22nd,
								& Wednesday, Sept. 29th
							
							A YAS All-Access Pass is required to get access to the Discord Server.
							Discord server is limited to middle and high school students ONLY.
							For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!

Download the YAS Discord Game Nights Flyer



								Friday, August 13th
									Friday,September 17th 6pm
									Trivia
									Nights
									Join the YAS teens onlinefor our trivia nights thismonth! Show off yourknowledge and scorepoints on the YASScoreboard to be enteredin to win a prize basket atthe end of the month!
									YAS Online
									Hosted using:
									Zoom & Kahoot
									6pm
									Limited to middle and highschool students only.
									YAS All-Access Pass is required to participate in virtual programs.
									Pre-registration required for non-Discord participants.
									For more information or to pre-register, contact Lizzie at
									828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!

Download the YAS Online Trivia Nights Flyer


  
					Join the YAS teens online for a night of comedy - all the crowd'schoice! Teens will be given a prompt - their reaction /interpretation will score them points*!
						The more laughs you cause, the more points you score!
						YAS NIGHT YAS IMPROV NIGHT
						Problem Solving Edition
						September 30, 2021
						4:00 PM
						ONLINE VIA ZOOM
						*Teens do not have to get on stage to score points, points will be awarded forprompts and all levels of participation!
						Improv Night is limited to middle and high school students only.#YAS All-Access Pass
						is required!
						For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!
					 

Download the YAS Improv Night Flyer


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!

Upcoming YA Events

Due to current COVID-19 metrics in Burke County, the Burke County Public Library is postponing plans to return to a full schedule of in-person programming for all age groups. Any updates will be listed here, as well as on our Facebook Page and the YAS Discord Server.

YA October Calendar

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

All programs will be held online this month! YAS All-Access Pass required for online participation. For questions or to get a YAS All-Access Pass contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or at lizzie.whisnant at burkenc.org.


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 bcpls.org/ya or contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant at burkenc.org!


  
					YOUNG ADULT SERVICES / #YAS
								FOR MORE INFO CONTACT LIZZIE AT828-764-9273 OR BY EMAIL ATLIZZIE.WHISNANT@BURKENC.ORG!
								Program limited to middle & high school students.
								GAME
								Nights
								TUES., OCT. 5TH
									@ 6PM
									MON., OCT. 11TH
									@ 6PM
									TUES., OCT. 19TH
									@ 6PM
								YAS All-Access Pass is requiredto attend virtual programs!
								BCPLS.ORG/YAS
								ENCOURAGED!
								JAMMIES
									
					 

Download the Game Nights Flyer



								Books, discussion, and movies
							Tuesday, Oct. 26th @ 6pm
								Online via Zoom
									LIT LOUNGE 2.0
									Join the YAS Lit Lounge this
									month as we discuss the book +
									movieHello, Cruel Heart by
									Maureen Johnson!!!
									FREE copies of the book
									will be given away prior to
									the program at each
									library location
									(first come, first-served)!
									2021
									PG-13
									YAS All-Access Pass is required! Limited to middle & high school students only.
									For more information visit us online at bcpls.org/yas!

Download the YAS Lit Lounge 2.0 Flyer



overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!


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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

  Online via Zoom!
						Thursday, October 7th @ 4pm
						Tuesday, October 12th @ 6pm
						Monday, October 18th @ 6pm
						Thursday, October 28th @ 4pm
						Grab a #YAS2Go kit from any library location (whilesupplies last) or whatever project you're working on andhop online with the #YAS teens to create together!
						#YAS Pop-Up
						CRAFT NIGHTS
						#YAS2Go kits are not required to participate in Pop-Up Craft Nights.
						Limited to middle and high school students only. No pre-registration required.
						#YAS All-Access Pass is required to access Zoom codes and Discord server.
						For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org.
					 

Download the YAS Pop-up Craft Nights Flyer



								DISCORD GAME NIGHTS
							Online at 6pm
							on the #YAS BCPLSDiscord server
							Join the YAS teens
							on the Discord server to play gameslike Among Us, Goose Goose Duck,Codenames, Spyfall, and more!
							You can also get exclusive programupdates, chat with other YAS teens,and post your favorite memes!
							YAS Online
							
								Online at 6pm
								Wednesday, October 13th &
								Wednesday, October 27th
							
							A YAS All-Access Pass is required to get access to the Discord Server.
							Discord server is limited to middle and high school students ONLY.
							For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!

Download the YAS Discord Game Nights Flyer



								Friday, October 8th
								Friday, October 22nd
									Trivia
									Nights
									Join the YAS teens onlinefor our trivia nights thismonth! Show off yourknowledge and scorepoints on the YASScoreboard to be enteredin to win a prize basket atthe end of the month!
									YAS Online
									Hosted using:
									Zoom & Kahoot
									6pm
									Limited to middle and highschool students only.
									YAS All-Access Pass is required to participate in virtual programs.
									Pre-registration required for non-Discord participants.
									For more information or to pre-register, contact Lizzie at
									828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!

Download the YAS Online Trivia Nights Flyer


  
					Join the YAS teens online for a night of comedy - all the crowd'schoice! Teens will be given a prompt - their reaction /interpretation will score them points*!
						The more laughs you cause, the more points you score!
						YAS NIGHT YAS IMPROV NIGHT
						Useless Ghost Edition
						OCT. 25TH, 2021
						6:00 PM
						ONLINE VIA ZOOM
						*Teens do not have to get on stage to score points, points will be awarded forprompts and all levels of participation!
						Improv Night is limited to middle and high school students only.#YAS All-Access Pass
						is required!
						For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!
					 

Download the YAS Improv Night Flyer


  
													#YAS Online
								Spooky Edition!
								Virtual ScavengerHunt
								THURSDAY, OCT. 14TH @ 4PM
								online via Zoom!
								Program is limited to middle and high school students only. No pre-registration required.
								Teens must have a READSquared account or Discord server access to get the Zoom link.
								For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!
					 

Download the YAS Virtual Scavenger Hunt Flyer


  
						Thursday, October 21st @ 6pm
						#YAS Online
						Online via Zoom!
						DIY Cosplay 101
						HOMEMADEHALLOWEEN
						Program is limited to middle and high school students only. No pre-registration required.
						Teens must have a READSquared account or Discord server access to get the Zoom link.
						For more information contact Lizzie at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!
					 

Download the YAS Homemade Halloween Flyer


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!

Using items you have at home, create a
						Frankenstein inspired creature. Snap a
						picture & send it to
						danielle.townsend@burkenc.org
						by 5pm October 22
						Pictures will be posted to our Facebook
						on the 29th!
						Let’s get creative!
						Frankenstein Friday
						Family friendly please
						Open to all ages!
						*Call 828-764-9269 for more information.