Events & Programs

Teen Volunteer Orientations (ages 13-18)


Our teen volunteers are a valuable resource in our library system. Earn SAT and Junior Honor Society volunteer hours, learn new skills, and give back to your community!
Jacksonville: Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 12, Apr 9, May 14; 5:30pm
Richlands: Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9; 5pm
Sneads Ferry: Jan 22, Feb 12, Mar 12, Apr 9, May 14; 4:30pm
Swansboro: Jan 3, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 4, May 2; 4pm

Teen Advisory Board (Grades 6-12)


Help us plan teen and tween programs; discuss books, music, movies and more while having fun and receiving service hours.  Let your voice be heard!  
Jacksonville: Jan 3, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 4, May 2; 4:30pm Sponsored by Pizza Hut (Gum Branch)
Richlands: Jan 3, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 4, May 2; 4pm

Teen Scene (ages 13-18)


Grab a friend and join us for fun and games at the library! 
Jacksonville: Jan 17 (Silent Library Game), Feb 21 (Pop Trivia), Mar 21 (Teen Chopped), Apr 18 (Teen Game), May 16 (Jewelry Making); 4:30pm
Richlands: Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9; 4pm Sponsored by Pizza Hut of Richlands
Sneads Ferry: Jan 25, Feb 22, Mar 22, Apr 26, May 24; 4:30pm
Swansboro: February - May, every Thursday; 5:30pm Sponsored by Swansboro Pizza Hut


Teen Harry Potter Book Night


Dear Harry Potter fans, we are pleased to inform you that you have been invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry. Please leave your broomsticks at the door, keep your wands at the ready, and bring a pair of socks to donate to free the house elves. Dress code: Wizarding robes or Muggle attire. 
Jacksonville: Feb 2; 7-8:30pm
Richlands: Feb 2; 7-8:30pm
Swansboro: Jan 26; 7-8:30pm

Teen Tech Week


Celebrate Teen Tech Week “Libraries are for Creating.” Learn how you can start vlogging with digital cameras and simple software. We’ll have fun with green screens and learn how we can create awesome videos!
Jacksonville: Mar 9; 4pm
Richlands: Mar 7; 4pm (Summer Reading Commercial)