Teen Services connects youth, ages 12-18, with free resources such as library materials, creative programs, websites and databases, and volunteer opportunities. Through the transformative power of information, imagination and ideas, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library strives to inspire the teens of our community.
Additional services available include:
- Study areas within the branches
- Books, movies and magazines on all different types of subject, both in the branch and online
- Free computer use and WiFi access at every branch
- Friendly library staff to help guide you to the books and resources you need
- Programs and activities that focus on literacy, workforce development, and educational success
Do you have fines? We completely understand and we have programs available to help you pay down your fines, so you can continue using the library. Simply ask a Librarian for more information.
Get free homework help from a live, online, qualified tutor—up to 10 free tutoring sessions each week! All you need is a library card and an Internet connection. You can use Live Homework Help from home, school and even the Library.
Learning Express Library is an interactive database with over 25 practice tests for GED testing and standardized exams for students and professionals.
Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 courses (and over 130,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business.
E-books, audiobooks, and videos selected specifically for teenagers with genres including young adult fiction and non-fiction, and more.
Teen Programs & Events
Local teens provide 45 minute tutoring sessions for Elementary Students in Math, Reading, and spelling. Registration opens 7 days prior to the tutoring session. Please list in notes the subject.
Interested in eBooks? Book an appointment for a 30 minute session to learn to use Overdrive with your iPad, Android device, Kindle or Nook. Staff will show you how to find, check out, place holds, and download books. Appointments required.
Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Join us for our monthly community service project. Ages 11- 14.
Writers of all skill levels are encouraged to join the group to do some writing, share their work, meet other local amateur writers, and exchange ideas.
Teens and Preteens (ages 11-18): Are you interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture? Join the North County Regional Library Anime Club and meet other fans! Snacks provided. See you there!
Teens and Tweens needing to work on homework will be given a place to work and assistance with library resources to help them succeed in school.
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Contact Teen Services
Angela Craig, Teen Services Coordinator
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