All County buildings, including the Library, will be

closed Wednesday, June 19, in recognition of Juneteenth.

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Ready. Set. Read!

The 2024 Teen Summer Reading Program starts in seven days! Read books to earn prizes and raffle tickets for a monthly raffle prize drawing. The first raffle drawing will be Sunday, June 30.

Register for the 2024 Teen Summer Reading Program at our annual kickoff party on Friday, June 7. If you miss the party, you can also register at the main desk in the Library. Learn more.

Spring Events at the Library

T.A.B. Application

Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.)

Wednesday, June 5 | 4:30-5:30pm

The Teen Advisory Board is an awesome group of teens who play a vital role in selecting our library collection's latest books, movies, and games. They also help plan fun and exciting programs for teens. The meeting takes place in the Hotpick Meeting Room. Learn more.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Friday, June 7 | 2:00-4:00pm

Join us for food, games, and activities! Kids, teens, and adults can sign up for the Summer Reading Program. The party will be at the Galena Plaza beside the Library. Learn more.

Sign Up for Book Thieves

Book Thieves Book Club: Spell Bound

Wednesday, June 12 | 4:30-5:30pm

A group of teen readers who meet monthly to discuss exciting young adult literature and eat delicious snacks.

This month, we are discussing Spell Bound by F.T. Lukens. The discussion will take place in the Hotpick Meeting Room. Learn more.


Saturday, June 15 | 3:30-5:30pm

Learn beginner bookbinding skills. Each program will build on skills learned in previous sessions. Sessions take place in the Dunaway Community Room. Learn more.

Sign Up for Bookbinding

Art Show Opening Night

Wednesday, June 26 | 5:00-7:00pm

To celebrate the 2024 Summer Reading Program, artwork created by local community members will be displayed in the library. Join us in the Hotpick Meeting Room for snacks and a tour of the pieces displayed throughout the library. The artwork will remain on display until Friday, August 9. Learn more.

Read Wider

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month is celebrated in June to mark the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village. There had been a number of protests by LGBTQIA+ groups against the social and political discrimination their communities faced before the Stonewall Uprising. However, this particular event became a symbol of resistance against the constant harassment and discrimination. It also became a symbol of unity for the LGBTQIA+ community and sparked the formation of numerous LGBTQIA+ activist groups. Today, June is a month to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of LGBTQIA+ people and highlight their voices and stories. (Information from Britannica and Library of Congress).

In support of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, we have provided downloadable lists of books, movies, music, and online resources. Each list is carefully curated by our collection librarians. Learn more and view the lists.

Immigrant Heritage Month

Immigrant Heritage Month was started in June 2014 by the I Stand With Immigrants Initiative and as part of their I Am An Immigrant campaign. This campaign "encourages all Americans to celebrate the monumental contributions that immigrants have made — and continue to make — every day" and hopes we use this month to "explore [our] own heritage and celebrate the shared diversity that forms the unique story of America". (Information from I Am An Immigrant and

In support of Immigrant Heritage Month we have provided downloadable lists of books, movies, music, and online resources. Each list is carefully curated by our collection librarians. Learn more and view the lists.

June Young Adult Books

Check out our new materials!

Enjoy these new young adult fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. Browse the Young Adult Collection.

Thin Air by Kellie M. Parker

Off With Their Heads by Zoe Hana Mikuta

Pulp by Robin Talley

The Vanishing Station by Ana Ellickson

Not Your Average Jo by Grace K. Shim

Fear Street by R.L. Stine

Rising from the Ashes by Paula Yoo

Unstoppable! by Maggie Nichols

IIt Waits in the Forest by Sarah Dass

DeadEndia: The Watcher's Test by Hamish Steele

The Greatest Thing by Sarah Winifred Searle

A Clash of Steel: A Treasure Island Remix by C.B. Lee

2024 Teen Summer Reading Program

This year's theme is "Adventure Begins at Your Library". We have put together a number of events open to families and multiple age groups.

The 2024 Teen Summer Reading Program consists of reading, activities and events in the Library, a writing challenge, and amazing prizes! There is one raffle for each of the three months that you can enter with the raffle tickets you earn throughout the summer.

Learn more about the prizes, events, and program.

Resources at the Library

DVD Player and DVD's

The Teen area now has a DVD player with wireless headphones connected to the television! You can now watch moves and television shows while you hangout at the Library.

Browse the DVD collection.

Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.) Instagram

Be apart of our Instagram community!

Follow our T.A.B. Instagram page @pcltab to learn about upcoming events, receive book recommendations, and more.

Volunteer Opportunities at the Library

Volunteer with Youth Services!

Contact Madison Ledford for teen volunteer opportunities.

Madison Ledford, 970-429-1922,

See you at the Library!

Madison Ledford, 970-429-1922

Young Adult Programming and Outreach

Rachel Bielinski, 970-429-1907

Young Adult Collection Development

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