Teen Events & Programs
TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
Our teen volunteers are a valuable resource in our library system. Earn SAT and Junior Honor Society hours, learn new skills, and give back to your community.
Jacksonville: Call to schedule a 1:1 orientation
Richlands: Call to schedule a 1:1 orientation
Sneads Ferry: Call to schedule a 1:1 orientation
Swansboro: Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, 4:00 PM
FINANCIAL AID 101
It’s FAFSA night! Incoming high school seniors, parents, or individuals that are looking to register for college courses should join us for this productive night! We’ll have representatives from the College Foundation join us to explain and simplify how to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid).
Jacksonville: Sept. 23, 5:30 PM
Virtual: Oct. 14; 5:30 PM
TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB)
Help us plan teen programs, discuss book, music, movie and more while having fun and receiving service hours. Snacks will be provided!!
Jacksonville: Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3; 4PM
Richlands: Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3; 4PM
TNT (6-12 GR)
Tweens and teens are invited to enjoy fun games and activities for an explosive good time! A different theme each month.
Jacksonville: Sept. 15, Nov. 17; 4PM
Richlands: Sept. 8, Nov. 10; 4 PM
Sponsored by Pizza Hut of Richlands
Teens, join us for fun activities and food!
Swansboro: Sept. 23, Oct. 7 & 21, Nov. 4 & 18; 5 PM
TeenTober is a new, nationwide celebration hosted by libraries every October and aims to celebrate teens, promote year-round teen services and the innovative ways teen services helps teens learn new skills, and fuel their passions in and outside the library. Character party! Dress as your favorite Marvel/DC/Anime/Manga character.
Jacksonville: Oct. 20; 4 PM
Richlands: Oct. 13; 4 PM
Join us as we discuss and explore those everyday “life skills” and “How to” situations.
Jacksonville: 4 PM
- Sept. 29; 4 PM: 101 Basic Sewing
- Oct. 27; 4 PM: Basic Car Care
Richlands: 4 PM
- Sept. 15: Basic Car Care
- Oct. 20: Navy Federal, maintaining finances
- Nov. 17: Etiquette
MORE THAN PICTURES GRAPHIC NOVEL BOOK CLUB (6-8 GR)
Read a new graphic novel each month and discuss it over snacks. First 5 signups will receive their own copy to keep!
Jacksonville: 4:30 PM
- Sept 8: New Kid by Jerry Craft
- Oct 13: Primer by Jennifer Muro
- Nov 10 : The Time Museum by Matthew Loux
THE BIG I.D.E.A. (9-12 GR)
Join us in this teen book club where we’ll focus on one IDEA-Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness of marginalized groups. Fall will explore Mermaids, Monsters and Other Not-So-Mythical Creatures.
Jacksonville: 4:30 PM
- Sept 9: A Song Below Water by Bethany Morrow
- Oct. 15: The Deep by Rivers Solomons
- Nov. 12: Pet by Akwaeke Emeze