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 through April 302024

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

April 16th, 3:30 PM
Scott Candler LibraryFun ActivitiesTweensSchool Age
Use your imagination with LEGO. We provide all the LEGO pieces.
April 16th, 4:00 PM
Scottdale-Tobie Grant Homework CenterInformational ProgramsClassesTweensTeensSchool AgeChildren All Ages (parents welcome)
Need help with homework, or want some one-on-one tutoring? Our tutors are here for you and will provide individual homework help.
April 16th, 4:00 PM
Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg LibraryFun ActivitiesTweensTeensSchool AgeFamily (All Ages)Children All Ages (parents welcome)
Bring your favorite game to share, or come play one of ours.
April 16th, 4:00 PM
Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown LibraryMusical ProgramsTeens
Come belt out some of your favorite family-friendly tunes.
See All Teen Events