Everything Teen at the Library!


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Teen Library Crew

You can still apply for a position as a Teen Summer Volunteer at the Library. Download and fill out the application, and bring it by Central Library. We'll see what opportunities are still available! Application Form!

Teen Top Ten Book Nominees

Every year, a selection of 24 new books are nominated for the Teen Top Ten book awards, by YALSA. If you read these books (not all of them!) you can then VOTE for your favorites here in the library, or online, starting  August 15. The Teen TopTen Winners will be announced in October.

Teen Chess Lessons -

 Chess Lessons every Saturday, in the Teen Room at Central Library from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.

Chess lessons are aimed at beginning and intermediate level teen players (ages 10-17). Volunteer Jeff Spyrison is the Chess Tutor. Check our calendar for dates.

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.

Our Next Meeting: Saturday, May 16th  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 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: May 14 - our Grand Finale Party - with Cosplay!

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

Booksync - audiobooks all summer

Are you a book listener? Love audiobooks? Want current, popular titles as well as classics? Try Booksync!

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 Award lists for Teens in 2015

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 2015 Nominees  - the annotated PDF

Teen Top Ten 2014 Winners- the ten best novels of 2014, as voted for by Teens. The 2015 list to be voted on will be coming in the summer!

Booklists created by the Teen Librarians

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