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Art and Essay Contest! "Every Hero Has a Story"


Contest open to Ages 5-17


Official Rules and Entry Form


















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.


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, Jan 17, 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 Books for 2014



Each year, Teen book clubs and YA Librarians select a wide range of YA titles from the past year. These are the winners selected by Teens everywhere for this year:




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, February 12 in the Meeting Room: "Make a Polymer Chibi"


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

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Teen Services

 Award lists for Teens in 2014

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 2014  - the ten best novels of 2014, as voted for by Teens.


Booklists created by the Teen Librarians

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