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Events for Teens

Check out our upcoming events for teens.

Homework Resources

Find online resources to help with English, math, science, art, history, foreign languages, and other homework assignments.



Tinker, design, and explore in the new Makerspace available in the Youth Services department! The Makerspace includes technology and equipment for guided independent projects and library-led programs. Find out more…

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

Join us for new episodes twice a month as Miss Dana talks about new and beloved books, talks about upcoming events, and interviews a librarian for a look into how our library works! Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite streaming service, listen on Buzzsprout, or listen at

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Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program is for all ages and 100% free to participate! For every 10 hours you read, read to someone else, or listen to someone read, you’ll receive a chance in the raffle. Record your time and select a raffle prize you would like to have a chance to win. You also receive a book of your choice! You can sign up at the library’s Youth Services Desk. Everyone is welcome to participate–children, teens, and adults.

100 books before graduation

100 Books Before Graduation

Do you like to read? Do you want FREE BOOKS?

100 Books Before Graduation is an initiative to get teens reading! Students entering 6th to 12th grade are welcome to sign up and challenge themselves to read 100 books before graduation high school! Every 10 books earns you a prize! Stop into Youth Services to sign up and get a folder with goodies to track your progress. Or sign up online here: and log your books online here:

Driving Test Preparation

Study for the BMV exam with these free online practice tests!

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The library now offers Launchpads, tablets pre-loaded with apps just for teens. Launchpads include interactive learning apps, comics, and casual games.

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Find links to scholarships and resources to help you go to college.

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Teen Reads

Find book suggestions, new releases, featured authors, and eBooks/eAudiobooks.

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