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Study & Conference Rooms

For small and/or large groups. Most rooms have white boards, and the Conference Rooms have TV monitors available for use. Call for information on room capacities. Sign up for a room by calling or making a reservation in person. Policies Apply

Volunteer

Teens can earn official volunteer hours and experience by participating in our seasonal Teen Volunteering opportunities and by joining our year-round Teen Advisory Group (TAG).

Fall Teen Volunteering Application

Teen Advisory Group Application

Test Prep

We have ACT/SAT prep books, as well as Playaway Launchpads, which are tablets with ACT/SAT test prep apps. Throughout the year, be on the lookout for scheduled practice exams.

Link to Digital Content Page

eSources

There’s a variety of eSources available for use if you need help with schoolwork. Only BPLD patrons remotely; anyone in-house.

Link to Digital Content Page

HOSA Resources

These are from the HOSA event resource list, but can also be used by those interested in the health care industry.
Link to HOSA Resources in our library catalog.

Discover

Teen Events

Join us for gaming, drop-in activities, college prep, and more!

Link to Digital Content Page

Discord Server

For online hang outs and announcements about our teen services and events, make a Discord account and join our teens only server using this invite link: discord.gg/HSzYMsFRex

Teen Space

A perfect place for teens to hang out, study, or read. Board games and a Nintendo Switch are in the room as well. Be on the lookout for fun pop-up activities!

Reading Challenges

Are you an ambitious reader? Get involved in the state book awards process by participating in a yearlong teen reading challenge. Read books, earn prizes, and cast your vote. Pick up a log at the Library or sign up online.
Page Pioneers (Grades 7-8)
Lincoln Loggers (Grades 9-12)

Digital Content

Use your BPLD card to read books, watch movies, listen to music, and more right from home.

Link to Digital Content Page

Library-Wide Collections

Aside from books, we carry DVDs, CDs, video games, audiobooks, magazines, youth puzzles, youth flashcards, ACT/SAT Prep Launchpads, Playaways, VUDU Sparks, and family resource kits.

Technology

Computers & Laptops

Use our computers with a registered library card, or we have 15-minute computers for quick tasks and laptops for in-Library use! Youth computers are on the second floor. Policies Apply

Hotspots

Check these out to get WiFi on the go! BPLD cardholders 18 years and up only. Policy Applies

Link to list of Hotspots in our library catalog.

Teen Playaways

Plug headphones into these devices to listen to your favorite audiobooks on the go.

Link to list of Teen Playaways in our library catalog.

VUDU Sparks

Get one of these devices for over 150 movie and TV show titles at your fingertips. WiFi, HDMI, and USB port on TV required.

Link to list of VUDU Sparks in our library catalog.

Upcoming Teen Programs
Links to information about getting free tickets to Museums, Zoos & More.
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