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

22 November 2019
News & Events
Adults
The gift-giving season is almost upon us! Here are some fun ideas for thrifty DIY gifts you can create with books from our collection. These crafts are great for beginners and use only a handful of materials.
19 November 2019
News & Events
Kids
Go on, admit it—everyone loves animals at least a little bit! You might enjoy cute animal videos, or even have pets of your own, and the library has a lot books with amazing animal stories. Get to know some truly amazing furry friends and learn about their adventures by checking out one of our favorite true stories. Better yet, check them all out and you can learn how a Canadian bear ended up in England, how a dog decided to go to the grocery store on its own, or how a dog named Glory helps to find other lost pets!
15 November 2019
News & Events
Teens
If you enjoy helping people, want to make your community a better place, or just need to complete your school requirements, there are great opportunities for teens and tweens to volunteer at the Library and in the community. Read on for more information on volunteering at the library and beyond!
05 November 2019
News & Events
Adults
Every November, all across the globe, writers ranging from amateur to expert try to meet ambitious word-count goals as part of National Novel Writing Month. Here at HCPL, we offer a wide variety of resources, programs, and work spaces to support your creative endeavors through NaNoWriMo and beyond.
01 November 2019
News & Events
Teens
Adults
Our Teen Advisory Boards are once again collecting books as part of the Henrico Christmas Mother Campaign! We are accepting donations of new children’s books at all library locations.
29 October 2019
News & Events
Adults
We are drawn to stories about ghosts, hauntings, and the paranormal for many reasons. For some it is thrill-seeking, curiosity, or a need to be scared. Others are drawn to the stories because of the very human history they highlight. Whatever draws you to the supernatural, we have books you will love.

Teen Library News

15 November 2019
News & Events
Teens
If you enjoy helping people, want to make your community a better place, or just need to complete your school requirements, there are great opportunities for teens and tweens to volunteer at the Library and in the community. Read on for more informat...
01 November 2019
News & Events
Teens
Adults

Our Teen Advisory Boards are once again collecting books as part of the Henrico Christmas Mother Campaign! We are accepting donations of new children’s books at all library locations.

18 October 2019
News & Events
Teens
The cool fall weather is finally here, but school is in session and your homework is piling up! Don’t worry, the library is here to help you out with resources that will help you get your homework and papers done, so that you can spend more time outs...
11 October 2019
News & Events
Teens
Adults
Kids

The temperature has dropped, leaves are changing color, and Halloween is right around the corner! We are celebrating with magic shows, special storytimes, spooky science, and fun events for the whole family.

07 October 2019
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids
We are so thankful to all of you who attended the opening of the new Fairfield Area Library. More than 2500 citizens visited the library on Sunday, and checked out over 1100 books. We are honored to have the support of our community, and we look forw...
22 September 2019
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults

Life would be completely different if we weren’t able to choose what we want to read. Banning and challenging books takes away that choice. Today is the start of Banned Books Week and we are celebrating our freedom to read at the library!

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