Teen Services

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.

Teen Resources

Tutor.com (Live Homework Help)

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

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.

OverDrive eReading Room: Teen Collection

E-books, audiobooks, and videos selected specifically for teenagers with genres including young adult fiction and non-fiction, and more.

Teen Programs & Events

Tutoring for Elementary Students

Saturday, February 6 10:00 AM
Plaza Midwood

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.

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eBooks 1-on-1 Tutorial

Saturday, February 6 10:00 AM
Myers Park

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.

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Prolific Pens Writing Group

Saturday, February 6 10:30 AM
Mint Hill

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.

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Contact Teen Services

Phone: 704-416-4661
Angela Craig, Teen Services Coordinator

Email Teen Services

Hours of Operation

Monday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: Closed