For Readers (and Writers)
digital Library resources
Browse or search only the teen titles available from OverDrive, including ebooks, eaudio and some evideos too.
Books and audio books for grades 7-12. Fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, AP English selections, and even videos.
Database with book reviews, articles, lists, read-alikes, and reading recommendations for both fiction and non-fiction – for all ages.
Free movies, TV shows, audiobooks, comics, and music albums. Enjoy on your computer or through the Hoopla app for Android or iOS devices.
More digital resources, databases, and for teens can be found at Allegheny County's eLibrary website.
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EpicReads - site with book reviews and lists; giveaways of advanced reading copies of not-yet-published books; quizzes; and more!
Book Riot - not exclusively YA, but this site has lots of great articles, reviews, and booklists for readers, as well as the Hey YA! podcast about YA literature.
TeenInk - national literary magazine with writing contests, media reviews, poetry, and other content written for teens, by teens.
YALSA Book Finder - search 4,000+ books, audiobooks, and films from the Young Adult Library Services Association's book awards and lists.
Goodreads - community-driven social media site for readers where you can track books you've read, write reviews, connect with authors and other readers, and enter book giveaways.
All books in these booklists are available within the Allegheny County library system, if not at CPL.
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Upcoming events & opportunities
CALLING ALL TEEN WRITERS!
Want to become a published author? Submit your written works (poetry and short prose) to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's 2020 Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest! Find more information including contest rules and submission guidelines at the link above. All works must be submitted by 11:59 pm on Sunday, April 19, 2020.
Love manga and all things Japan? Join Anime Club!
Come hang out with us every other Monday at 3:30 pm to watch and discuss our favorite anime series, eat Japanese treats, make art, play games, and learn all about the Japanese culture and language.
Avid anime fans and newbies ages 10 to 18 are welcome!
TWEEN BOOK CLUB: Fantastic Books & Where to Find Them!
In May, we will be beginning a new middle grade book club for readers ages 9 to 13! We will meet at 4:30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month through the summer. Come hang out to talk about books, eat a snack, and enjoy an activity related to the book!
Our first book will be The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill.
See all CPL teen events & programs on our calendar.