Teen Services connects youth, ages 12-18, with free resources such as library materials, creative programs, websites and databases, college and career prep, and volunteer opportunities.
Applications for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Teen Summer Volunteer program are now closed.
Have you visited your local library branch? The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has many services just for teens. We offer:
- 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
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.
Grab your friends and come play the Wii and X-Box Kinect and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills! Snacks will be provided.
May the fourth be with you! Celebrate your love for Star Wars with us. Kids, preteens, and teens will enjoy crafts, activities, and trivia.
Drop by the Beatties Ford Regional Library for the Study Zone. Spread out and get some school work done, study for tests, or get homework help or free online tutoring.
Grab your friends and come play XBOX 360 and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.
Sign up for a 45-minute individual session with a staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office basics, Internet basics, or email basics. Call 704-416-6200 to make an appointment. Registration opens one week before the session.
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Angela Craig, Teen Services Coordinator
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