Teen Programs & Services

Screen Break for Spring Break Reading Program for Teens 2021

Screen Break for Spring Break

Sign up to get a free book to read over spring break while supplies last.  For teens in the 8th-12th grades.  
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YA Nov Con Story Story Contest

YANovCon Short Story Contest

All 6th–12th grade students who live or go to school in San Mateo County are invited to submit a short story of 500 words maximum based on one of these three themes: mental health, social justice, or body positivity. 

1st Place Prize: Book Bundle and Journal
2nd Place Prize: Book bundle
3rd Place Prize: Journal

Submit an Entry
Submission deadline: April 12, 2021

Book Bundle for Teens revised Feb 2021

Book Bundles for Teens

Can't decide what to read next?  Don't worry we'll decide for you! Fill out a questionnaire and library staff will curate 3 books that match your reading interests.  After you complete this request form, you will receive an email to arrange an appointment for pick up.  For students in the 8th – 12th grade only. 

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Library eResources

Get online homework help and enjoy eBooks, streaming movies, and more with your library card!  More Information

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Teen Lounge

Visit the Teen Lounge

3rd Floor, Main Library
  • Plasma Screen TV.
  • Books, graphic novels, magazines, and audiobooks.
  • 6 computer stations.
  • Study rooms and the outdoor patio nearby.
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Browse eBooks for teens on Overdrive's Peninsula Library System for Teens page.