Young Adult Programs and Events

  • November
    Programs

  • December
    Programs

  • Bumble
    Tree

  • Registration
    and Points

  • Green Book
    Project

Upcoming YA Events

YA November Calendar

Click on the image to download the updated November 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
								THURS., NOV. 4TH
								@ 4PM
								MON., NOV. 15TH
								@ 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, Nov. 16th @ 6pm
								Online via Zoom
									LIT LOUNGE 2.0
									Join the YAS Lit Lounge this
								month as we discuss the book +
								movie Black Widow: Forever
								Red by Margaret Stohl!
									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!

  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
		Ask about getting access to our Discord server by contacting Lizzie at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org to get exclusive updates and point opportunities!
					 

Register online for the Scoreboard via ReadSquared, and ask about getting access to our discord server by contacting Lizzie!


  Online via Zoom!
												Tuesday,
						November 2nd @ 6pm
						Monday,
						November 8th @ 6pm
						Wednesday,
						November 18th @ 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,
							November 10th @ 6pm
							
							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, November 19th
									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


  
													#YAS Online
								Spooky Edition!
								Virtual ScavengerHunt
								Tuesday, November 9th at 6pm
								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


  
						SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH @ 6PM
								AVAILABLE ONLY ON DISCORD!
								#YAS
								Old SchoolCrafts!
								Jammiesencouraged!
								Snacks!
								THANKSGIVING
								THROWBACK
								PARTY ONDISCORD!
								ThrowbackMovies!
								Program is limited to middle and high school students only. No pre-registration required.
								Teens must have access to the Discord server to receive a FREE party pack.
								For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!
					 

Download the YAS Thanksgiving Throwback Flyer


  
														KICK-OFF TO
								THE HOLIDAYS
								29
								NOV
								Online via Discord
								5:30pm
								Program is limited to middle and high school students only. No pre-registration required.
								Teens must have access to the Discord server to receive a FREE party pack.
								For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!
								The Holidays are on the way, and the #YAS
								teens are ready to kick off the season with a
								party! Join us on Discord as we share our
								favorite Holiday traditions and ways to
								celebrate, play some games, make some
								snacks together, and more!
					 

Download the YAS Kick-Off to the Holidays Discord Party 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

YA December Calendar

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

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!


  
					GameGameNightNight
						online zoomonline via zoom
						JAMMIESENCOURAGED!
						MONDAY, DECEMBER 13THAT 6PM
						#YAS#YAS
						MIDDLE & HIGHSCHOOL STUDENTSONLY.
						No pre-registration required, Zoom links can befound on the Discord server and in your accounton bcpls.readsquared.com.
						For atFor more information or to get connected, contact Lizzie at828-828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!
									
					 

Download the Game Nights Flyer



								2019
							PG
							Books, discussion, and movies
							Thursday, December 9th @ 4pm
							Online via Zoom
							LIT LOUNGE 2.0
							YAS All-Access Pass is required! Limited to middle & high school students only.
							For more information visit us online at bcpls.org/yas!
							Join the YAS Lit Lounge this month as
							we discuss the book + movie Klaus
							an original story by Sergio Pablos!

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!

  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
		Ask about getting access to our Discord server by contacting Lizzie at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org to get exclusive updates and point opportunities!
					 

Register online for the Scoreboard via ReadSquared, and ask about getting access to our discord server by contacting Lizzie!


  Bumble Tree

November 29th-December 18th

More details on the Bumble Tree Tab.


  Online via Zoom!
									Hanukkah
									Monday, December 6th @ 6pm
									#YAS2Go kits are not required to participate in Pop-Up Craft Nights. Limited to middle and high school students only.
									No pre-registration required. A FREE READSquared account or access to the YAS BCPLS Discord server is required.
									For more information contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org.
									#YAS Pop-Up
									CRAFT NIGHTS
									This month we will be making DIY Sock Gnomes - each week
									will represent a different winter holiday! Grab your #YAS2Go
									kits from any library location (while supplies last) and hop
									online to create with other #YAS teens and learn about all
									the Holidays that are celebrated this month!
									Kwanzaa
									Tuesday, December 14th @ 6pm
									Yule | Winter Solstice
									Tuesday, December 21st @ 6pm
					 

Download the YAS Pop-up Craft Nights Flyer



								DISCORD
					GAME NIGHT
					Online at 6pm
					on the #YAS BCPLS
					Discord server
					Join the YAS teens
					on the Discord server to play games
					like Among Us, Goose Goose Duck,
					Codenames, Spyfall, and more!
					You can also get exclusive program
					updates, chat with other YAS teens,
					and post your favorite memes!
					YAS Online
					Wednesday,
					December 8th @ 6pm
					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



														Trivia
						Night
						Join the YAS teens online forour trivia night this month!Show off your knowledge andscore points on the YASScoreboard to be entered into win a prize at the end ofthe month!
						YAS Online
						Hosted using:
						Zoom &
						6pm
						Limited to middle and highschool students only.
						No pre-registration required, Zoom links can be found on theDiscord server and in your account on bcpls.readsquared.com.
						For more information or to get connected, contact Lizzie at
						828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org!
						Friday,
						December 17th

Download the YAS Online Trivia Nights Flyer


  
													Hosted via:
							ZOOM
							Scavenger Hunt
							Virtual
							Thursday, December 16th @ 4pm
							#YASOnline
							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


  
						Dungeons and Dragons
						@ the library
					>> required.>> Pre-registration required.
					>> limited!>> Space is limited!
					>> provided.>> Food and snacks provided.
					>> YAS>> Teens must be on the YASDiscord Discord server to participate.
					Saturday, December 18th
					11am-4pm
					Valdese Public Library
					Teens atTeens must contact Lizzie at828-at828-764-9273 or by email atlizzie.bylizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org byDecember December 10th to pre-register.
					 

Download the YAS Dungeons and DragonsFlyer


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!

Registration, All Access Pass, ReadSquared, and More!

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!

  YAS SCoreboard! Read books, attend programs, pick up to-go kits, and track your points to win a prize every month! October is Teentober! Double Points all month long.
		Register online at bcpls.readsquared.com
		Ask about getting access to our Discord server by contacting Lizzie at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org to get exclusive updates and point opportunities!
					 

Register online for the Scoreboard via ReadSquared, and ask about getting access to our discord server by contacting Lizzie!