Teen Books

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Richelle Mead is a good author. She writes well, and she creates a world in Soundless that is beautiful! The descriptions and language that she uses are enchanting, but beyond that, she falters. For example, the characters are just ok. T...
The Accident Season
it was amazing
I haven't read a book this intriguing in quite a while. The plot is incredible! While it may be just a tiny bit predictable, it is amazing! I feel like the writing is extraordinary enough to overcome this one small fault of the author. F...
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir
it was amazing
As lyrical as it is timely, Enchanted Air Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir by Margarita Engle, uses free verse to imbue the reader with the thoughts, emotions, and even turmoil Engle enjoyed and endured during her childhood travels to ...
Sisters of Blood and Spirit
really liked it
Kady Cross has written a pretty good story with an engaging plot. While it moves fast, it draws you in and hits all the high points that any good book should have. Because it moves fast, you get through the book wishing that you would ha...
The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories
really liked it
This unique collection of short stories for teens is really quite excellent. All three authors outdo themselves with these dark stories often creating characters that are very real and very relatable. While the short stories themselves a...


Teen Events

Events Calendar

Check out the upcoming events for teens at all of our branches. You can also visit our calendar to register online for an event.

View the calendar or register online for an event.

Volunteer At the Library

Teen Advisory Boards

Want to make an impact on your library and community? Join one of our Teen Advisory Boards! Need community service hours? JOIN US!

  • Carbon Valley Regional Library's TAB meets the second Tuesday of every month from 4-5 PM.

  • Centennial Park Library's TAB meets the second Monday of every month, 3:30-4:30 PM.

  • Erie Community Library's TAB meets the third Tuesday of the month from 4-5 PM.

  • Riverside Library's TAB meets the third Tuesday of the month from 4:30-5:30 PM.

Other Opportunities

If you can't make it to our TAB meetings, there might be other opportunities to volunteer. Fill out one of the applications and speak to your local branch to find out more.

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Parental Permission Form (for those under 16)

Teen Zones

Looking for a place to study? Want to hang out with friends? Here's some quick descriptions of the Teen Zones at our branches. For directions and more, visit our Library Location and Hours page. The High Plains Library District also has member libraries that have dedicated teen spaces.

Carbon Valley Regional Library

Carbon Valley’s teen room has five computers, multiple seating areas and a large collection of board games. Remodeling is underway—check back often for exciting new changes!

Centennial Park Library

We're re-building our teen area this summer! Come and check us out, and get ready for an exciting new space!

  • Erie Community Library Teen Zone

Erie Community Library Teen Zone

The Teen Zone at the Erie Community Library has six computers, skateboard parking, and a Wii gaming center. There is plenty of room to relax with friends. Grab a seat at one of the tables to play board games or study.

  • Farr Teen Zone

Farr Regional Library

The Teen Zone at the Farr Regional Library has three computers. It also has tons of seating including easy chairs, sofas, and huge bean bags where you can lounge while reading one of the 2,000 graphic novels.

Lincoln Park Library

The Y.A.R.D. at Lincoln Park (that stands for Young Adults Reading and Dreaming) is now open! We’ve got four computers, fun chairs to sit in, and lots of good books to read. During the school year from 4-8pm Monday through Thursday the Y.A.R.D. is reserved for teens only!