Teens

Data for Good

The Data for Good sum­mer pro­gram is a sev­en-week train­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty where teens learn and get hands-on expe­ri­ence with the sci­ence of data visu­al­iza­tion. Par­tic­i­pants will also learn a vari­ety of skills, such as finan­cial lit­er­a­cy, apply­ing for jobs, time man­age­ment, etc. Each teen com­plet­ing the pro­gram will receive a $500 hon­o­rar­i­um. Appli­ca­tions will be accept­ed from March 30, 2024 — April 302024

Learn more about Data for Good at one of our three infor­ma­tion­al sessions. 

Teen Resources

Teen Resources

With resources cov­er­ing home­work help, job search­es, the path to inde­pen­dence and more, we have what you need here, as well as resources for par­ents and teachers.

YA Reading Lists

YA Reading Lists

Look­ing for some­thing to read? No mat­ter your inter­ests, here are a few lists to get you started.

100 Books Before Graduation

100 Books Before Graduation

We chal­lenge you to read 100 books before grad­u­a­tion! Join the chal­lenge at dekalbli​brary​.beanstack​.org.

Between the Stacks

Between the Stacks

Read cur­rent and past issues of Between the Stacks, DeKalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library’s quar­ter­ly teen zine.

Teens, Get Involved!

Teens, Get Involved!

The library pro­vides many oppor­tu­ni­ties for you to devel­op lead­er­ship skills and make a dif­fer­ence in your community!

Raising Resilience Books

Rais­ing Resilience Books

Books fea­tur­ing teen char­ac­ters who over­come the strug­gles of life and emerge resilient. Cre­at­ed in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Chil­dren’s Health­care of Atlanta.

eBooks & eAudiobooks

OverDrive / Libby

OverDrive / Libby

eBooks, eAu­dio and Mag­a­zines. 20 check­outs and 15 holds at a time for eBooks and eAu­dio. Unlim­it­ed check­outs, no wait­ing for Magazines.

Avail­able on desk­top or most devices through the Lib­by app.

Get the app: iOS | Android

Need help using OverDrive / Libby? Click here!

hoopla

hoopla

Music, TV, Movies, Comics, eBooks, eAu­dio — instant access, no holds, no wait­ing. Stream or down­load using the hoopla app (rec­om­mend­ed) or in your brows­er. 10 check­outs per month.

Get the app: iOS | Android | Amazon

Need help using hoopla? Click here!

eBooks on EBSCOhost

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Elec­tron­ic books that may be viewed onscreen or down­loaded, includ­ing ref­er­ence books, schol­ar­ly mono­graphs, pub­li­ca­tions of many uni­ver­si­ty press­es, and con­sumer books.

Need help using eBooks on EBSCOhost? Click here!

Upcom­ing Teen Events

March 1st, 12:00 AM
Flat Shoals LibrarySpecial EventsFun ActivitiesContestsArts and CraftsTweensToddlersTeensSchool AgePreschoolersChildren All Ages (parents welcome)Babies
Celebrate Read Across America with Bingo Cards. Bingo cards will be given out March 1 through March 9. Bring your completed Bingo card anytime in March to receive a Dr. Seuss prize.
March 1st, 12:00 AM
Redan-Trotti LibraryFun ActivitiesArts and CraftsTeens
Curled paper makes up this vibrant craft. Learn how to do it, and make your own colorful work of art. Kits are available all month long at the Redan-Trotti Library.
March 1st, 12:00 AM
Virtual LibraryExhibitsArts and CraftsTweensTeens
Submit your art and writing to be published in Between the Stacks, our quarterly teen zine.
March 1st, 10:00 AM
Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown LibraryFun ActivitiesContestsTeensSeniorsAdults
Do you know these phenomenal women? Pick up the Women's History Month Trivia Challenge at the Circulation Desk and name them. Prize awarded for the most correct answers.
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