Teen Summer Challenge is currently closed until next summer!

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.   

Recommended Reading

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

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

Homework Help:

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


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: