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Teen

At FPL, we have a space dedicated not just to teen books but to teens themselves. Complete with a large collection of Young Adult books, study rooms, and a gaming room, the Teen Library is a space to relax, study, hang out with friends, and, most importantly, thrive.   

FPL created a dedicated teens-only space that offers freedom, safety, and a place to study and be with friends exclusively for our patrons in grades 5 – 12.

Learn more about our Teen library

Looking for a quiet place to study? Reserve one of our study rooms in the Teen Library.

Reserve a study room


Teen Gaming Room

The Teen Gaming Room is available to students in grades 5 – 12. We have a PlayStation 5, Switch and Xbox. It is available for two hours per day, per individual or group. The room can be booked in-person at the Teen Service Desk. The Teen Gaming Room operates on a first come first serve basis and cannot be reserved in advance. A library card is required to book it and to check out specific controllers. Teen patrons must have a parent present with a Photo ID to obtain a library card. Board games are available to play in the Teen Library and do not require a library card.

eBooks for Teens

We know that teens are tech-savvy, so we offer access to fiction and nonfiction eBooks just for them! 

NoveList Plus - Search our online database for ideas based on your reading preferences. Also great for finding your child's next book.  

Additional Recommended Websites: 

+ Goodreads   

+ Fantastic Fiction  

Free Resources for Teens!

FPL offers a wide variety of free resources for teens to access at the library and at home! 

Fayetteville Public Library YouTube - We have recorded a variety of events from pilates and concerts to author talks and workshops!

iCard - The FPL iCard is an “Internet Only” library card. The FPL i-Card gives students access to ALL library eResources.

Brainfuse - Live online homework help and tutoring, skill-building, writing assistance, and ACT/SAT practice. 

Culture Grams - Learn about the world's countries, cultures, and peoples.  

Teen Events
Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting: Walmart Story Time Room

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting: Walmart Story Time Room

Fri, Jun 21, 6:00pm - 11:55pm
Meeting: Walmart Story Time Room
This event is full

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting: Event Center

Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication & Robotics Lab

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting: First Security Bank Board Room

Mon, Jun 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication & Robotics Lab

Tue, Jun 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication & Robotics Lab
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jun 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Teen Schmieding Foundation Project Room
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication & Robotics Lab
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication & Robotics Lab
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication & Robotics Lab
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meeting: Event Center

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
CFI: J.B. & Johnelle Hunt Center for Innovation
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication & Robotics Lab
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting: J.B. & Johnelle Hunt Family Gathering Glade

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adult Study Room 411 (Leverenz Room)

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting: Walmart Story Time Room

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting: Event Center

Teen Events

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is open to students in grades 7–12. TAB helps FPL better serve teens by planning relevant programming, reviewing existing items in library collections as well as recommending new additions, and volunteering at eligible library-sponsored events. 

Boundless Book Society is a pressure-free, monthly teen book club that features acclaimed and diverse books. Registrants will receive a copy of the book to keep. We will meet in person at the library and simultaneously on Zoom to chat about books! The best part is you do not have to read the book before the meeting – you can still join us for the chat.  

Summer Reading Club (SRC) is our way of encouraging everyone to read together all summer long – in whatever form that takes! It could be audiobooks, eBooks, graphic novels, picture books, chapter books – we love them all!  You can win prizes at certain milestones, and special events are held throughout the summer.   

Gaming at FPL is open to those in grades 5–12 and is first come, first served. The Teen Library has a gaming room with an X-box and Nintendo Switch, and board and table games are also available. Gaming events can be found here.    

WordPlay Writers' Club for 4 – 12 grades provides a weekly meeting place for young authors who are interested in honing their creative writing skills. Writers receive writing prompts, discuss tips and tricks, and have fun sharing the projects they have been working on.