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

28 February 2020
News & Events
HCPL was recognized as a 4-Star Library by Library Journal as part of their America’s Star Libraries in 2019. We were one of eleven libraries of our population size to be awarded four stars, and one of two in Virginia.
24 February 2020
News & Events
Adults
Sourdough by Robin Sloan inspires many questions about food, what makes a life fulfilling, and the role of technology in our lives. Explore these topics at one of our upcoming programs based on the novel, and be sure to join us on April 2 at 7:00 pm at Glen Allen High School for an evening with the author.
21 February 2020
News & Events
Adults
Every ten years, the U.S. Census aims to count each and every person living in the nation, including right here in Henrico County. The collected data helps to determine things like the number of seats Virginia has in the House of Representatives, and how to distribute $675 billion in federal funds to communities like ours. The Library is providing information about the census and assistance filling out the online form starting this month.
14 February 2020
News & Events
Kids
One of our most basic human activities is eating, and children are just as interested in food as adults are. During the winter months when families are stuck inside, our interests frequently turn to food and the joys of sitting around a table together. Parents can use this time to teach math skills, science, culture, and the art of feeding yourself all using the kitchen.
11 February 2020
News & Events
Adults
In our All Henrico Reads featured novel Sourdough, the gift of a sourdough starter jump starts Lois’s foray into baking, giving her a new outlook on life. Rejuvenate your relationship with food by baking your own bread! Baking can be a fount of creativity, as well as a delicious form of stress-relief. Our baking collection will help you put that oven to good use!
07 February 2020
News & Events
Teens
Our Teen Advisory Boards are an awesome way for teens to develop leadership skills and help the library at the same time. They promote library services, develop programs for families with librarians, give input on teen collection, run annual charity drives, and create youth-led service projects. Read on to learn about the exciting projects we’ve done in the past!

Teen Library News

07 February 2020
News & Events
Teens
Our Teen Advisory Boards are an awesome way for teens to develop leadership skills and help the library at the same time. They promote library services, develop programs for families with librarians, give input on teen collection, run annual charity ...
31 January 2020
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids
During Black History Month, we recognize the enormous cultural contributions and civil rights achievements of African Americans. We are offering a wide array of events for adults, children, and teens including a presentation by the Petersburg Chapter...
28 January 2020
News & Events
Teens
Adults
This February and March we are hosting programs across the county that explore Founding Era history through primary source documents, with the goal of bringing the community together in dialogue about social issues that persist to this day. The serie...
21 January 2020
News & Events
Teens
Graphic novels are more popular than ever before, and last year saw great additions to this exciting and multifaceted genre. Before we chronicle the interesting book releases of 2020, let's take a look back at some noteworthy graphic novel releases f...
03 January 2020
News & Events
Teens
Adults
Kids
Get help with any kind of academic question in math, science, English, social studies, and writing. The tutors at Tutor.com work with students in kindergarten through 12th grade and even AP level class work and intro-level college coursework. Adults ...
11 December 2019
News & Events
Teens

Graphic novels, thrillers, historical fiction… the teen books that came out in 2019 were amazing! We have gathered the best young adult titles from this year to share with you.

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