Teen Summer Challenge will be back in the summer!

up for challenge

If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, and you are looking for some excitement for the summer, come to the Library and register for the TEEN SUMMER CHALLENGE!   Or email sara@vanderhooflibrary.com

You will complete challenges to earn points for weekly prize draws PLUS the final prizes !
Click here for the rules and prizes.   

Teen Girls Book Club

Enjoy reading and talking about books? Come and share ideas, crafts, activities and games, and make new friends at the Book Club.

girl-readingTeen Girls, age 13 and up

check with Sara sara@vanderhooflibrary.com for upcoming clubs.


Recommended Reading

We have loads of books in our Young Adult section specifically for teens.  Check out our Recommended Reading page.

Check out the Teen Reading Club, “an online space to share your love for all things bookish with other bookishly-minded teens aged 12 to 18”.

Download eBooks and audioBooks through Library to Go or RBdigital.  Find out more about this service here.

Homework Helps:

Our librarians offer help with library catalogues, the Internet and other online resources.  Contact us for more information.

For Teen Writers:


An innovative and exciting forum to respond to the books you read at home or school. Their website encourages you to submit reviews, as well as stories, poems, drawings, and photography.

Creative Writing for Teens

About.com has put together an excellent resource for teen writers. Not only will you find all kinds of tools to help you improve your book reviews, but you’ll also find a list of blogs and online journals of interest to teen writers. From personal blogs of working writers and editors, to journals about language, news sites about publishing – check it out!

Teen Ink

Teen Ink is a monthly print magazine, website and book series all written by teens for teens. There are over 16,000 pages of student writing on the site. You can also send your work to them.

Check out these links, too: