Teen Space

  • Read + Review 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 Wordpress blog.

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  • Earn community service hours at the library through the Read + Review, VolunTeen, and Teen Advisory Board programs.

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  • Get online help with homework assignments.

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  • Get free college information from HCPL.

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  • Get free career information from HCPL.

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  • Get help with personal issues.

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Latest Library News

Latest Library News

20 September 2019
News & Events
Kids
We are right in the middle of hurricane season and just one short year after a memorable tornado outbreak that moved through Central Virginia. Extreme weather can be fascinating for kids. It can also be a major source of anxiety. Being weather aware and prepared are great first steps in helping kids calm their weather nerves.
16 September 2019
News & Events
The wait is nearly over! We hope you will join us at the Grand Opening of the new Fairfield Area Library on Sunday, October 6. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 2 pm, followed by the opening of the building at 1401 North Laburnum Avenue. Come explore the new library with us!
13 September 2019
News & Events
Seniors
Adults
Just this week I noticed that I was starting my days in the dark… which means it is time to lighten up my audiobook choices! Here are some of the funniest books I've listened to recently that can help get you through the dark mornings and early commutes.
10 September 2019
News & Events
Teens
You’ve logged your last book in our summer reading program, packed a backpack full of pencils, and headed back to school. After all, it’s September, which means school is back in session! Just because summer has come to an end, it doesn’t mean that fun at the library is over. HCPL has a number of programs in September to help you transition into the new school year or take your mind off your looming homework.
06 September 2019
News & Events
With work nearly finished at the new building site, Fairfield Library will be moving at the end of this month. The last day open at its current location will be Saturday, September 21, with the new building opening on Sunday, October 6.
03 September 2019
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids
Summer Reading officially ended on August 31. We hope you had as much fun as we did this summer, visiting the library, learning new things at some of our programs, and reading so many great books!

Teen Library News

10 September 2019
News & Events
Teens
You’ve logged your last book in our summer reading program, packed a backpack full of pencils, and headed back to school. After all, it’s September, which means school is back in session! Just because summer has come to an end, it doesn’t mean that f...
03 September 2019
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids

Summer Reading officially ended on August 31. We hope you had as much fun as we did this summer, visiting the library, learning new things at some of our programs, and reading so many great books!

23 August 2019
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids
Ancient prophecies, brave heroes, otherworldly locales, and just a splash of magic! It is no doubt that fantasy is one of the most beloved literary genres of all time (it certainly holds a special place in my heart). So pick up one of these books and...
20 August 2019
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids
Birding, or birdwatching, is an activity the whole family can participate in to discover the abundance of wildlife diversity in our own backyards. We’ve found the best places for birdwatching in our libraries, and set up birdwatching stations with al...
06 August 2019
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
What makes a book a “classic?” Does it have to be published before, say, 1900? Or maybe it has to be recognized as a “classic,” part of the canon of great literature? Perhaps some feel “classics” must be at least 500 pages, hard to summarize, and bor...
19 July 2019
News & Events
Teens
Adults
Kids
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did the impossible. They landed a spacecraft on the Moon and took a step that will be forever remembered. However, their monumental accomplishment would not have been possible without the collective ef...

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