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For Teens

For Teens

Teen Scene Tumblr

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Check out our Teen Scene Tumblr where you will find information about library programs, book news and recommendations, fanart, DIY and maker inspiration, GIFs, and more! Submit your content or things that you'd like us to reblog and we will publish them!

Exam Cram Study Hall

Need a spot to cram for exams? Come to the library during winter and spring exams and get your studying done. We provide individual and quiet study space at all locations, and group study space at Central. We have WiFi at all library locations.

Take Flight & Write Teen Contestprogram logo

Show off your creative talent during our annual writing contest. Burlington youth in grades 7 to 12 are invited to submit their original short stories and poems to be critiqued by published authors and be eligible to win cash prizes. Contest entries are accepted June 1 to July 31 every year. Get contest details and entry form

Take Flight & Write contest winners

Teen Book Clubs

Like to read and want to meet other teen readers? Our teen book clubs at Central and Tansley Woods offer the opportunity to read some great young adult (YA) books you might not know about, and share your opinions with a group of readers like yourself.

Read for the Winprogram logo

A summer-long program for teens 12 to 18. Every time you read a book, magazine, or graphic novel - or complete a task like attending a library program or using your library card, you've earned a chance to win great prizes! RFTW contest details are revealed in June. Runs every year in July and August.

Volunteer @ BPL

Love your library and want to get involved? We have two great opportunities to earn valuable community service hours, get involved in library projects and programs, meet new people, and contribute your ideas on behalf of the youth of Burlington: Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and Tween Interest Group (TWIG).