PVPL offers a variety of services and fun programs for teens. Come check out our anime club, virtual reality tech programs, and creative writing workshops, or just use the Teen Area as a hangout space. Plus, you can use your library card to access online resources or simply to check out a new book. Register for Teen programs
The 2023 Summer Reading Theme is "All Together Now" and runs from June 1st through July 31st! There are two ways for teens to participate:
First, you can play the Teen Summer Reading Genre Bingo. With each line across, you earn a prize from the Teen Bingo prize box.
Second, you can also sign up on the Summer Reading app, Beanstack to track your daily reading minutes and earn weekly prizes to pick up in the Teen Area. You'll automatically be entered into the Teen Raffle just by signing up!
Go to pvaz.beanstack.org to register for Beanstack today and pick up your Bingo card and paper tracking logs in the Teen Area starting on June 1st!
Whether you're thinking about what college to choose, working on college applications, or trying to figure out the best career fit, The Prescott Valley Public Library is here to help. We offer resources to help prepare students for college/trade schools and the workforce with a dedicated College Corner in the Teen Area of the library. Access SAT/ACT Test Prep books, Scholarship books, Best Colleges, and more. We even have a huge selection of career books so teens can explore their interests!
This space is constantly updated with new books that will help you plan for your future. Stop by the Teen Department today. For online resources, be sure to also check out our online College Corner for helpful databases and websites.
The Teen Artist Showcase is dedicated to displaying teen art in the community! To have your art displayed in the showcase please:
- Fill out Teen Art Showcase Registration Form (Printable PDF) | (Online Submission Form)
- Bring the form with your artwork to the PVPL Teen Staff or email it to: email@example.com
Want to earn volunteer hours? The Teen Advisory Board volunteers meet twice a month to brainstorm and prep teen programs, help with events, write book reviews, and provide feedback about the library. Aside from making new friends, joining TAB can also build teens’ resumes and portfolios. If you would like to apply for TAB, you need to fill out a volunteer application here.
Note: The Teen Advisory Board is only open to 14-18-year-old teens.
The Hangout Zone is the best place to chat, read a book, play board games, do a puzzle, and just relax in the Library. We've got tables, chairs, and computers available for whatever you need.
Every month, the Teen Department hosts a variety of exciting events for teens. Looking for a fun club to join? Check out our recurring clubs including Anime, RPG, and Film. Want to just hang out? Join us for Teen Game Time, Coloring, and Teen Café. Looking for bigger events? You won’t want to miss our Summer Reading Program Events, Creative Writing Workshops with best-selling authors, Live Action Epic Adventure Events, and the annual Recycled Fashion Show. View the calendar to see the latest events for teens.
Latest Teen News
Summer Reading Kick-Off CarnivalJoin us on Wednesday, May 31st, 2023, from 3:00-5:00 pm to help us kick off our summer reading program! Event Details
Teen Loot BoxTo Celebrate the start of summer reading, enjoy your own "All Together Now" TEEN book to keep, plus extra book goodies just for you! Each Box is different. Make sure to register. Event Registration
Escape Room Puzzle Box ChallengeJoin us on Wednesday, June 7th, 2023, from 2:00-3:00 or 3:30 -4:30 pm for Escape the Room Puzzle Box Challenge! Choose your challenge and register with your friends. Can you escape in time? Event Registration
Drawing TabletsHave you ever wanted to create art with a professional drawing tablet? Here’s your chance to use digital technology as part of your creative process. There are limited tablets available. Event Registration
Sea Turtle Connections by Reef HQ AquariumJoin us 'down-under' for a live virtual program in Australia! Learn about the Great Barrier Reef and the species of Marine Turtle found in Australian waters. Register for the Zoom link. Event Registration
RPG Club: Tales from the LoopThe Teen Department would like to invite you to join in the fun of creating characters and going on adventures through games like Dungeons and Dragons and Tales from the Loop! Event Registration
Songwriting 101Learn songwriting basics from Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in this two-part workshop! This is your chance to express creativity and write a song with a professional writer! Register for the Zoom link. Event Registration
Adventures in Anime Clubthe culture of Japan. Event Registration
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