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
Learn the basics of crocheting, or build on your knowledge, in this beginner's class. No experience needed!
Learn how to make this delicious treat in time for the holidays
Teens will have the opportunity to learn about producing and creating a POD Cast housed at Beatties Ford Road
Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills.
South County's Teen Movie Club presents a special showing of TRACERS. This movie is rated PG-13. Snacks will be provided.
Free, one-on-one, 30 minute tutoring sessions available for 6th to 12th grade Math and Science, on a first come first served basis. Sign up starts at 5:15 on the tutoring date at the Reference Desk. This service is provided by library volunteers.
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Angela Craig, Teen Services Coordinator
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