Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming

  • 3D Printing

  • ASU Steel
    Drum Band

  • Taste
    of Spring

  • Earth

  • Catching

Upcoming YA Events

ASU Steely Pan Steel Band

Saturday, April 28th
2pm on the Front Lawn at MPL

Event is free and open to all ages! No pre-registration is required.

Alternate/Rain accomodations provided by CoMMA.

This project is made possible in part by a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency, and the Burke Arts Council.

Concessions Provided by TACO bout it

Young Adult DIY Craft Club

Earth Day Tiny Terrariums

Tuesday, April 124, - VPL 6pm
Pre-Registration Required.

All supplies provided. Must pre-register as space limited. This program is open to students in grades 6-12 only.

BeTween Cafe

For 3rd-8th grade students, the BeTween Cafe is where tweens can come and enjoy the YA area and free WiFi, work on homework, or just hang out with other tweens. Art projects, games, and light refreshments are provided by the library.
No pre-registration required!

Thursday, April 19, 4-5pm at MPL
Tuesday, April 17, 3:30-4:30pm at VPL

Taste of Spring Artisan Festival

Saturday, May 12th
10am-4pm at VPL

Over 40 Local Artisans, Farmers, Crafts, Hangry Hooligans Food Truck, Pelican's Snoballs, Local Musicians and Cloggers

Event is free and open to all ages!
No pre-registration is required.

Special performance from Bob Sinclair and The Big Deals from 1:00-3:00 pm

Disclaimer: Vendors by invitation only. Food products will be for sale (certified kitchens only).

NC Live Video Collection Logo

NC Live Video Collection: The NC LIVE Video Collection is a collection of hundreds of high quality documentary and educational video programs produced for the Public Broadcasting Corporation. Closed captions are included for all videos. Chosen by North Carolina librarians for use in supporting education and for general interest, the collection includes programming covering the sciences, US and world history, biography, current events, and the arts, as well as a variety of other subjects. Features films from the Ken Burns series, FrontLine series, and several educational series for children are included.
This resource is accessed through NC Live.

A NC Live Resource

If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces). Call or come by the library today for more information!

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2017-2018

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2017-2018

Note: All books are available through the library (catalog link coming soon), and many are available as eBooks through Overdrive!

eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

YA STEAM Makerspace
Expand Your 3D Printing Skills

Monday, April 23
5-6pm at CBH

This program is for middle and high schoolers only. Participants may only choose 1 program to attend. Pre-registration is required.

YA How To Tuesdays

A Program highlighting life hacks and basic skills. This month's feature...

Basic Cleaning and Laundry Hacks

Tuesday, April 17 - 6pm at VPL

Pre-Registration is Required. Download the flyer

BCPLS Homeschool Collaborative

Thursday, April 12- 2pm at CBH

This month's meeting will feature an open forum for discussion, resources sharing, and program planning.

YAAB March Meetings

Monday, April 9 - 6pm at MPL
Tuesday, April 10 - 6pm at VPL

Need Homework Help? Looking for something fun to do online?

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!