For Teens

Our teen programs are back in-person. We can't wait to have you join us back at the library!

  • Teen Craft Club: This club meets monthly and makes everything from jewelry to paintings to gingerbread houses!

Follow us @ClaytonLibrary on Instagram and Facebook, grab a calendar of events from the library, or email Grace Davis for more information.

Below you will find some external resources and links that we hope will be helpful.

  1. Award Books
  2. North Carolina Book Awards and List
  3. Other Books
  • The Alex Awards -  Are funded by the Margaret Alexander; Edwards Trust, which are announced annually in conjunction with National; Library Week, honor the top 10 adult books for teenagers published during a calendar year.
  • The John Newbery Award - The Newbery Medal was named for 18th Century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the American Library Association - Association for Library Service to Children, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for children.
  • The Michael L. Printz Award - Is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association.

Test Prep

Check out these free career, job, and test preparation resources on NCLive. You will need a valid library card to access these resources! 

College Prep

Safe Surfing for Teens