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Teen Programs

Teen Newsletter Signup

Except where noted, all programs are for teens, ages 12 - 18.
For more information, call 801-852-6661.


NaNoWriMo Write Ins

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In

Saturday, November 18
2:00 - 6:00 pm
Shaw Programming Room #260

All ages

Kick off National Novel Writing Month with the Provo City Library! Get your word count up and win fun prizes with word sprints and challenges.

Questions? 801-852-6661.


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Elf Movie Night

Friday, December 1
7:00 pm (doors open at 6:45 pm)
Young Special Events Room #201

All ages

Get the holiday season started with this free showing of Elf! Chairs will be provided but feel free to bring blankets, pillows, and snacks to get comfy.

Questions? Call 801-852-6661.

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Teen Paint Party

Saturday, December 2
1:00 pm
Shaw Programming Room #260

Come make a masterpiece. Learn how to create art by pouring paint! Limited to the first 30 teens.

Questions? Call 801-852-6661.

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Stocking Surprises

December 9 - January 6
Teen Corner

December 9 - 22: Create and decorate a stocking in the Teen Corner, then turn it in at the 1st Floor Reference Desk for it to be hung over our fireplace.

December 27 - January 6: Come to the 1st Floor Reference Desk to pick up your stocking and see what surpises are inside!

Questions? Call 801-852-6661.

Board Games at the Library

Board Games at the Library

Saturday, December 30
1:00 - 5:30 pm
Shaw Programming Room #260

All ages

Love playing games? Bring your friends and learn to play a new game at the library! A variety of board and card games will be available.

Be sure to check out our list of games that can be used inside the library anytime the library is open.


Teen New Year's Goals

Teen New Year's Goals

January 1 - 31
Teen Corner

Did you know it takes at least 28 days to form a habit? Stop by the Teen Corner during the month of January to make some New Year's resolutions. After you set some goals, tell a librarian about them and get a piece of candy!

We will have goal charts you can take and ideas for different types of goals. The new year is the perfect time to make some changes. Happy goal setting!

 Continuous Programs

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Teen Volunteer Board (TVB)

TVB Application

First Thursday of every month
6:30 pm
Shaw Programming Room #260

2017 Meeting Schedule

  • December 7
  • January 4
  • February 1
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • June 7
  • July 5
  • August 2
  • September 6
  • October 4
  • November 1
  • December 6

Come hang out with your friends while helping your library! Help librarians choose what books to order, help create fun teen programs at the library, volunteer for special library events, and more. As a Teen Volunteer Board member, you can serve your community and gain valuable experience for job resumes and college applications. Pick up a Teen Volunteer Board application from the First Floor Reference Desk or pdfprint one online and bring it to your first meeting.

See our blog post on the Top 10 Reasons You Should Come to Teen Volunteer Board

Minecraft Club

Teen Minecraft Club

Teens, ages 12 - 18
Every Friday
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Shaw Programming Room #260
No registration required

Creators. Survivors. Come explore a new Minecraft world. Teen players of all levels welcome.

Younger than 12? See Minecraft for Kids.
For more information, please call 801-852-6661.

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AuthorLink Series

The Provo City Library is committed to bringing exciting, well-known and well-beloved authors to Utah Valley! We invite the finest authors and illustrators in the publishing world to participate in our AuthorLink series. We also act as a launching point for nationally published local authors.

Upcoming author visits »

 Annual Programs

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Best Books

Each year, your Provo City Librarians present their take on the 50 best books published for children, teens, and adults.

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Summer Reading Program

June - July, 2018

Read books, complete challenges, and win prizes!

Check back Spring 2018 for more details.

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Teen Book Fest

October 2018

Check back next fall for an entire week of Teen Book Fest fun!

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Get Graphic Festival

Each fall, celebrate all that comics and graphic novels have to offer at the Provo City Library's graphic novel festival.

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