Teens have their own collection of fiction, graphic novels, and nonfiction at the library. Check it out! All you need is your library card. We also have WiFi throughout the library building and grounds.
We offer a variety of programming throughout the year for Tweens and Teens up to age 18. Be sure to check the Library event calendar to register for upcoming teen programs at: Millbrook Library Event Calendar.
We would like your feedback! Fill out our Teen Survey here: https://forms.gle/Q6F6qVdtEpWgbkoj6
Teens can earn volunteer hours at the library in a number of ways!
For a ½ hour of volunteer credit:
- Write 5 compliments/uplifting messages/ cute puns on sticky notes and place them around the library (we can provide sticky notes)
- Make 2 bookmarks for the library to hand out
For an hour of volunteering:
- Submit a review of a book from the Teen Room, to be posted online
For varying amounts of hours
- Make kindness/painted rocks for our rock garden.
- Make a self care kit (1.5 hours) – Get some inspiration
- Make uplifting art to be displayed in the Library
- Participate in Operation Gratitude
Send a package or cards to deployed troops, veterans, wounded soldiers or first-responders through organizations like Project Gratitude. Or donate used cell phones to help deployed troops communicate through Cell Phones for Soldiers.
Drop off at the library and we’ll send it out.
We’ll follow the community service rates as set out by the organization
https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/community-service/ or 1 hour per phone
Want to be more involved? Have a talent or skill you would like to share? Have an event you would like to run or host? Would you like help getting an event started? Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with your volunteer ideas.
Teens can earn a maximum of five hours per activity.
New Teen Books
PHOTOS AT THE LIBRARY
Programs, events and classes are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes. Notify library staff if you prefer not to be photographed.
DID YOU KNOW? When you are searching the MidHudson Library System’s online catalog for books or materials for teens, make sure you scroll down the page of a particular listing! You’ll now find ratings from Goodreads, entire series information if the item is a part of a series, suggestions for similar titles, the lexile level and other great information. You can also check your record, renew items, order materials, make a payment – all online! Click here for the Mid-Hudson Library System Catalog