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Welcome to the Teen Page!

Lost your school summer reading list? We’ve got you covered. Need a book to read just for fun? That too! Plus, helpful sites around the web that every teen should know about.

Bored? Want to meet new friends? Come to the library for fun-filled events this summer! See the full lineup and register online.

While you’re at it, why not read for a prize? Register for our Teen Summer Reading program, and you’ll have some great incentives to crank through your reading list this summer… including a chance for the grand prize: a brand-new tablet!

All that, and a bag of chips, free when you attend our programs! The library is definitely #lit this summer!

Teen Page News

Tabletop Games by Alternative Universes at the Main Library

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 2 PM - 5 PM Learn a new tabletop game or play an old favorite! Face your friends and other teens in thrilling battles playing games like Mage Wars, Warhammer and Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game, or bring your own game to play. Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, stop by the Front Desk, call (610) 278-5100, ext. 0, or register online.  


Local Author/Illustrator Matt Phelan Visits the Main Library!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 1 PM – 2 PM Meet a local artist and author! Award-winning author and artist Matt Phelan will visit the library to share his creative process in creating graphic novels. Join us for an inspiring presentation by a local success. Everyone is welcome, but especially teens! Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, stop by the Front Desk, call (610) 278-5100, ext. 0, or register online.  


Reading Buddies at the Main Library

Tuesdays, July 11, 18 & 25 and August 1 5 PM – 6:30 PM Start out with relaxing yoga, followed by a reading session where kids and teens read to each other, making reading fun! This program is co-sponsored by Norristown Youth Eagles, Inc. Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, stop by the Front Desk, call (610) 278-5100, ext. 0, or register online.


Candy Sushi at the Main Library

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 2 PM – 4 PM Make Candy Sushi! Enjoy making a sweet treat that looks just like real sushi!  Make maki rolls or jellyfish-topped nigiri for a unique and fun treat.  All supplies provided. Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, stop by the Front Desk, call (610) 278-5100, ext. 0, or register online.  


Read to a Pony! at the Main Library

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 1 PM – 2 PM A real live pony will visit the Library! Meet “Sebastian,” learn about horses and their care, and get a chance to entertain Sebastian by reading to him. He loves books! Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, stop by the Front Desk, call (610) 278-5100, ext. 0, or register online.


Movie: Queen of Katwe at the Main Library

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2 PM – 4 PM Queen of Katwe is the inspiring true story of a girl from the slums of Uganda who becomes a chess champion.  At the end of the movie you’ll get to see the real people the actors portrayed and what’s become of them since. Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, stop by the Front Desk, call (610) 278-5100, ext. 0, or register online. Snacks will be served!


#Bookface: Selfies with a Library Twist! at the Main Library

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2 PM – 4 PM Learn how to #bookface! Position your face and body to match up with a book cover to make fun (or even freaky) selfies! If you like, we’ll post your pic on the library’s Instagram account and you’ll get to be a star! Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, stop by the Front Desk, call (610) 278-5100, ext. 0, or register online.  



Programs & Events for Teens

Teen Links & Hotlines

Booklists

NASD Summer 2017 Reading Lists