Teens

Whatcomics 2018: Calling all teen artists. Submit your work by October 31
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Teen Intern

Youth Services

The Whatcom County Library System is accepting applications for a part-time Teen Intern to assist the Youth Services department in providing teen-related library service. Must be in Grade 10-12, and 16 years of age or older to apply.  Must have a WCLS library card.  Four hours per week, flexible schedule. $11.50 per hour. Apply by Thursday, October 18. Click on the job posting link for further details and instructions on how to apply.

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BOOKS

We have the newest titles from your favorite authors, series, and graphic novels from the moment they get released. Don’t know what to read? We can help you find just the right book (or 2 or 4 or 10) that fits your exact style. Want to get a suggestion? Check out these booklists and our teen book vlogs for loads of ideas. You can also scroll to the bottom of the page to sign up for our monthly Teen Read On newsletter.

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NOT BOOKS

There’s more than just books to discover at the library. Our Library of Things is an unexpected collection of items that you can borrow. For example, there are coloring books to color in and board games for a fun night with your crew. Don’t forget about our wide selection of video games, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks. If you’re here procrastinating on your homework, we’ve got help that’s just a click away.

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BOOK CLUBS & TLC

Want to geek out about your favorite book with other people irl? These teen book clubs are waiting for you. If getting involved in the details of the library is more your thing, then the Teen Library Council (TLC) is where to begin. TLC is a great way to build your resume, help with teen library programs, and have fun. TLC Applications are accepted year-round. Download Application here.

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A FOREST OF WORDS & WHATCOMICS

Tired of writing poems that only you and your journal will see? A Forest of Words is a teen poetry book. Send in up to two of your original poems from January 1st to March 15th for consideration. Or if you are ready to show the world your artwork submit them to Whatcomics. From September 1st to October 31st you can enter up to three of your original pieces. Check back during these dates for more details.

WCLS Event Calendar: Teens

Questions? Contact Teen Coordinator, Tamar Clarke