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Beyond the Teen Zone Border...

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The books, audio-books, movies, anime, comics, manga, and magazines you’re looking for are all right here. 


Don't forget the e-books (text and digital audio).  Looking for the latest teen books in the library?  Check here

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Teens Only

The Teen Zone is your space.  Read, play a board game, use the computers, have a study group, or just chill.  It’s okay.  That’s why we built this place.  We only ask that you follow a few simple rules: Be nice to each other (and to us—thanks!), if you make a mess clean it up, indoor voices, have fun, and...


Explore!  Check out links for Teen Events, Teen Reads, Teen Homework, Teen Clubs, Teen Blog 


Teen Events

Wanna know what's going on for Teens in the library?  There's a lot of places to look, but hey, everything is going to end up on this page eventually.  Click the image below to go to the Teen Events Page and keep current.

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Teen Homework

Struggling with your assignments?  Need some homework help or free resources.  Click on the image below and find some helpful links to databases, websites, etc.

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Time for College?
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COLLEGE?!?! There’s so much stuff to think about like: money for school, food, apartments; SAT, ACT, moving out.  It can be kind of scary, but check out our College Subject Guide.  You’ll feel a lot better after your see the resources out there for you to grab onto.  


Next Big Teen Book Release

The Ruby Circle: A Bloodlines Novel

By: Richelle Mead

The epic conclusion to Richelle Mead's New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series is finally here...

Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives.

After their secret romance is exposed, Sydney and Adrian find themselves facing the wrath of both the Alchemists and the Moroi in this electrifying conclusion to Richelle Mead’s New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series. When the life of someone they both love is put on the line, Sydney risks everything to hunt down a deadly former nemesis.  Meanwhile, Adrian becomes enmeshed in a puzzle that could hold the key to a shocking secret about spirit magic, a secret that could shake the entire Moroi world.

  Release Date:  February 10, 2015



Latest Teen Book(s) to Movie

Hollywood loves taking hit books and trying to make them into blockbuster movies.  Click on the titles or the images to see which books these movies came from... if you don't already know. 


Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent  Movie Release Date: March 20, 2015


The Duff by Kody Keplinger

The Duff Movie Release Date: February 20, 2015



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Teen Clubs

Wanna watch a movie, some anime, play some video games, make a snack or get free books?  Join a library club.  You don't have to sign up, just show up on the day the club meets and see what's going on.  This isn't school.  You're there to have fun and socialize with other peopel who like what you do.  Open to Middle School and High School aged students.  Click the icon to see Clubs and Club Descriptions.

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Books Brats, A Teen Zone Blog

Find out the latest news in Young Adult literature and stay updated on programs, contests, and events for teens in the library.  

February Teen Book Club

Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015
February's book is: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

February Teen Movie Club/Teen Chef

Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015
Teen Movie and Teen Chef partner up for an action-packed Valentine event. (High School and Middle School aged students welcome.)

January Teen Chef

Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Like to create your own concoctions or just like to eat?  Join us for Teen Chef and see what's on the menu!

January Teen Movie Club

Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
The first movie of the year! Join us for popcorn and a free movie. High School and Middle School students are welcome.

Teen Gaming Club/ Holiday Party

Posted: Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Your Teen Council has decided that Teen Gaming Club needs to be special this holiday season.  Games, fun, and food all in the spirit of the holidays.
Teens Talk About Books

Because we know you get tired of reading so much blah, blah about how good certain books are, we thought we'd let some teens TELL you how good they are.  Click on the books below to hear what your peers have to say. (The link will take you to the library's YouTube Channel.)



If you are a Monterey County Teen and you are interested in participating and making a book review, please contact Eboni at:

Newest DVD Releases of Teen Books Turned to Movies

The latest movies from the silver screen to DVD owned by the Library are right here for you.


Mockingjay Part 1, Part of the Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins.  

Mockingjay  DVD Release Date:  March 6, 2015.


The Maze Runner, Part of The Maze Runner Trilogy by James Dashner

 DVD Release Date: December 16, 2014


(Click on images to check their availability!)



Linda McCabe Memorial Teen Art Wall
Our very own teen art gallery in the Library is now online too