Welcome to True North, the Teen Department at the library! True North is intended for use by teens in grades 7-12 and it offers them a safe, supportive, and positive space that is designed for them. Everyone is welcome to browse the collection or look for a book, but seating in the True North is limited to teens only. For more information, please see our Designated Spaces policy.
Featured Services for Teens
Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books is a county-wide inter-library competition between teams of teens focused on young adult novels. Teens read quality literature for fun and for detail and then compete against each other in a trivia contest about these titles.
Collections for Teens
Looking for your next great read? Let our librarians help! Explore our staff picks, fiction by genre, and community service book reviews from our teens. True North also has a variety of study guides, test books, and copies of books on the high school and AP reading reading list.
Research & Test Prep
Do you have a report or need help preparing for a test? We've got you covered. Get help from tutors and test prep aids online. You will also find test prep books from our collection and literature reference and study guides that you can reserve with your library card. Or use one of the many online databases to find reputable sources for your project.
Teen Community Service
Teens in grades 7-12 can earn community service with one of our many programs or by scheduling an appointment to work on a variety of projects to make a difference in our community. From home you may participate in writing a Teen Book Review or submitting an original recipe for our cookbook.
New to the Collection
Get more reading suggestions especially for teens here.
STREAM & DOWNLOAD for teens
Explore all the library’s Stream & Downloads.