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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.


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Summer Reading Program

June - July

Reading programs for all ages. Read all summer, win prizes!


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Hot 100

Hot 100

June 4 - July 28
Teen Corner

Teens, track your summer reading in the Teen Corner on our Hot 100 chart. Compare your progress and see what others are reading throughout the summer.
Coco Movie Night

Movie Night

Wednesday, June 27
6:30 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm)

Free event – come watch Coco! Doors will open at 6:00 pm. Bring pillows, blankets, and snacks. We’ll also have free popcorn!


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Teen Lip-Sync Battle

Wednesday, July 11
4:00 pm
Bullock Room #309

Do you have amazing lip-sync skills? Compete in our lip-sync battle for a chance to win 2 movie passes! Sign up to compete at the 1st Floor Reference Desk, with your song title by July 7th. Lyrics must be clean.
Book Swap

Book Swap

Tuesday, July 17
7:00 pm
Young Special Events Room #201
Ages 10 and up

Swap your gently used books forsomething new to read! Ages 10 and up will get to choose onefree book just for showing up. Limit of 10 books may be brought to swap.
    Books must be in decent condition:
  • No mold or mildew
  • No water damage
  • No pages falling out
    Adult, Teen, and Middle Grade (150+pages) books accepted:
  • No easy readers, intermediate, orpicture books
  • No text books
  • No audio books
Teen Film Contest

Teen Film Contest

Thursday, July 19
7:00 pm
Shaw Programming Room #260

Create a film with the theme "Libraries Rock" and submit it by July 9th for a chance to win a $100 gift card. Then join us for a viewing party and awards ceremony on July 19th.

Click here to submit your film (available June 2 - July 9, 2018)

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Art of Magic Festival 2018

Utah Art of Magic Festival

Wednesday, July 25
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join local and nationally recognized magicians for a wonder-filled Wednesday! Everything from close-up magic to stage shows every hour, magic classes for kids, art puzzles, balloon artists, face painters, artisan booths, photo ops, and MORE! This free family-friendly day of magic and mystery is one you won't want to miss!

 Continuous Programs

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Teen Volunteer Board (TVB)

TVB Application

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

2018 Meeting Schedule

  • 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.

Games at the library

Friday Night Games

Every Friday Night
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Tables on the southeast corner of the building by the Teen Corner.

Ages 12 and up

Come play a game at the library!  A selection of board and card games available for use inside the library.

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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.

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 Annual Programs

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Best Books

February 2019

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 Read Week

October 2018

Check back next fall for an entire week of Teen Read Week fun!

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Get Graphic Festival

Fall 2018

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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