Teen Programs

While the library is in a phased reopening, we are hard at work getting many of our programs for teens available online for you to access at home! Browse below for our current offerings and check back for updates.

My Next Step for Teens

What are you doing after high school? Get personalized info and resources for your next step by completing this short form. Whether you know your path, or you’re still figuring things out, we’re here to help guide you. Library staff will help connect you with the resources you need to succeed. We can email you, or you can meet with us on Zoom – whatever works best for you!

Digital Escape Rooms

Use multiple critical thinking skills to solve puzzles and codes in an interactive digital escape room. See if your observations and problem-solving skills will help you make it out successfully!  Try it by yourself, or test out your ability to work as a team with friends or family.

CMLibrary Teens Instagram

Did you know that we have an Instagram account just for teens? CMLibrary Teens is where you can meet Teen Services staff, watch Teens Live programs, find a good book, learn about college and career resources, and the list goes on! Follow us @cmlibraryteens, and be a part of the conversation!

Career Exploration Podcasts

As part of our College and Career Connections initiative, we are interviewing professionals from a wide variety of careers in order for you to get a greater understanding of the workforce.  Take a listen to these short, fun and engaging podcasts to help you on your journey!

More Resources

Need more information about teen programs, resources, and services?

Virtual Volunteering

Looking to earn more virtual community service hours while our Libraries wait until it is safe to welcome back in-person volunteers? Explore your options below!

Teen Newsletters

Did you know the library publishes newsletters written by teens, for teens around the Charlotte Mecklenburg community? It serves as a catalyst to ensure that the voices, talents, and accomplishments of our teens are heard and respected. Currently, our West Boulevard and Davidson branches are active, but we’d like to grow this to all of our locations. Check them out!

College Exploration Podcasts

As part of our College and Career Connections initiative, we are interviewing students from local colleges, universities, and technical schools to help teens learn more about their options. All opinions expressed by interviewees are solely their current opinions and do not reflect the opinions of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Take a listen to these short, fun and engaging podcasts to help you on your journey!

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