Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming

  • August

  • Outdoor

Upcoming Events

Stand Up for Your Right to Read. Read a Banned Book

Banned Books Week
September 25 - October 1

Stop by your library to take a Banned Book Trivia Quiz, enter for Banned Book giveaways, and pick up locally designed bookmarks.

YA Banned Books Week Cafe

Monday, September 26 - 5-7pm at MPL

Banned Books Read-In, Banned Books Coloring

Alice in Wonderland

YA Banned Books Week Movie

Tuesday, September 27
6pm at VPL

PG | 2010 | 108 min

Join us for a Banned Book to Movie Showing!
Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.

October Outdoor Movie

Movie Poster

The Wizard of Oz

Saturday, October 8th
Morganton Public Library Front Lawn
Begins at Sunset (7pm)

All ages welcome/no registration necessary.
Free movie, drink and popcorn. Bring your own chair or blanket.

THE BIG CHEESE will be here offering burgers, hot dogs and snacks from 6:00pm –7:30pm. (Cost of food is the responsibility of patron.)

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

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

OneClick Audio Books from NC Live and Recorded Books!

Get Organized

Tips and DIY Tools for School Success

Tuesday, September 6
VPL 6:00pm-7:30pm

No registration necessary; while supplies last.

Young Adult DIY Craft Club

String Bowls

Mon., Sept. 12 - MPL 6pm
Tues., Sept. 13 - VPL 6pm

Pre-Registration Required.

YA Book Discussion
Serafina and the Twisted Staff

Book Cover for Serafina and the Twisted Staff

Mon., Sept. 19: 6:00-7:00pm at MPL
Tues., Sept. 20: 6:00-7:00pm at VPL
Thurs., Sept. 22: 4:00-5:00pm at CBH

Pre-registration Required. Free Book to First Few Who Register!


August Meetings:
MPL: Mon. August 29 at 6pm
VPL: Tues. August 30 at 6pm

Current YAAB members, join us for Ice Cream Sundaes this month!

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2016-2017

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2015-2016

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! Check out our newest collection!