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Teens Space

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Resources and Volunteering
  • Homework - Get online help with homework assignments.
  • Research topics using Explora Public Library.
  • Read + Review is currently on summer break! This program resumes in the fall and helps the library promote its new YA Books. Students in grades 6-12 can read new titles from the library’s YA collections and submit a review for us to share on our blog.
  • Earn community service hours at the library through the Read + Review, VolunTeen, and Teen Advisory Board programs.
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Find eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies, Music, and eMagazines from a wide variety of subjects for all ages.

100 Books Before Graduation

100 Books Before Graduation is a new program that encourages teens in grades 6-12 to read by keeping track of the books you have to read, alongside the books you want to read, and earning prizes along the way!

Participate entirely online by signing up through Beanstack or visit your local HCPL teen department to pick up a paper tracking sheet. You can also print your Reading Log at home. Read our blog to find out more.

Latest Teen News

18 June 2024
Now a federal holiday, Juneteenth (June 19, 1865) is when more than 250,000 enslaved people in Texas were informed of their freedom, preceded by the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. Union Troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, on that fateful day in 1...
18 June 2024
As Varina Area Library celebrates its eighth anniversary, we’d like to highlight the only HCPL library situated on the Capital Trail! Opened in June of 2016, Varina’s current LEED-certified location on New Market Road replaced the smaller Varina bran...