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Sign up to attend the monthly Minecraft Club!

For Ages 11 - 17

We have a Realms Account – so we will be building our own virtual world! We’ll plan projects, get started mining for resources and building structures, farms, and more! Play minigames, create challenges to overcome, and have loads of fun fighting off zombies, creepers, spiders, and more! Light Snacks Provided.

Second Meeting: Saturday, Oct 18, Central Library (lower level) 2-4 pm

We encourage you to bring your own laptop or device and login with your own account if you have one – the Library will have a limited number of computers for participants to use. 

Please Register with the Online Calendar. Registration Required.



Teen Top Ten Nominees for 2014

Vote NOW!


Each year, Teen book clubs and YA Librarians select a wide range of YA titles from the past year. YOU are encouraged to read as many as possible, and then vote for your favorites from August 15 until winners are announced in October.


This year's list of nominees was just announced:

2014 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees (PDF)

and on Tumblr


Turn Dreams Into Reality: Dream It, Build It Legos Event for Teens


Saturday, October 25, 2014 (Register)

Join us in the Central Library to find out who won the Teen Top Ten vote for the year, and to build your own fantastical Lego Diorama. Lego Balloon-Powered Car races will be held, as well. Bring your friends and join the fun!


We will take pictures of all Dioramas and the Cars for you to share with friends and family. No need to bring your own Lego - the Library will supply all needed Legos!


Teen Anime Club

The Teen Anime Club meets the second Thursday of each month - September thru May, at the West Waco Library from 7:00 - 8:30.

Next Meetings:

Thursday, Oct 9 in the Conference Room


Ages 12-17 are welcome. Call 750-5944 for more information.


or Text AskWMCL to 66746 for instructions
Save 66746 in your contacts as AskWMCL


October is Bullying Prevention Month!

It is very important that everyone understands what bullying is, and makes a real effort to stop it whenever it happens. Read about how to get involvedWatch Celebrity Videos.


Wear a blue shirt on Monday, Oct 6th to show your support - it's the Sixth Annual Blue Shirt Day!




Teen Services

 Award lists for Teens in 2013

Tayshas - pleasure reading for those between 9th and 12th grade.

Lonestar - recreational reading for 6-8th graders.

Maverick - graphic novels for readers between 6th grade and adult.

Printz Award - a book selected for excellence in teen literature.

Teen Top Ten 2013  - the ten best novels of 2013, as voted for by Teens.


Booklists created by the Teen Librarians

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