Events, Book Recommendations, and Test Prep for Teens

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#What would a library made just for teens look like?

Your library has the best (and newest) young adult books and an extensive collection of comics, graphic novels and manga. If you don't see what you need on the shelf, just ask! Another library probably has it and we can send it to your location! Plus, your library card or student ID gives you instant access to FREE streaming movies, e-books and so much more with apps like Libby, Hoopla and Kanopy on your phone! 

#Part hangout space, part study space

Did you know you can book a quiet study room at the library? Some branches even have dedicated teen rooms and computers. Find your branch under “Locations and Hours” to reserve a study room.

You can also get homework and research help online, level up and learn new software and skills with LinkedIn Learning, and set yourself up for success in college (and in your career) with Peterson’s Test Prep. It’s all FREE with your library card.

#Got ideas about how to improve teen services at the Library?

Get involved! Become a teen leader at Teen Advisory Board or start volunteering at the Library! 

Michael, one of our teen volunteers at Pablo Creek Regional Library, is helping us out by sorting books.
Michael, one of our teen volunteers at Pablo Creek Regional Library, sorting books.



#Check out books about making comics and zines!


You can also check out zines and self-published comics from local creators!



#Need a ride to the library?

JTA has you covered! Any student in Duval County (from middle to high school age) can ride buses for free. Just show your student ID. You can drop in at after school for board games, book clubs, crafts and other activities. We even have some virtual programs you can attend from home.

#Have questions?

Visit your local library (we love answering questions), sign up for our Teen Think Tank email newsletter, or follow us social media. 



#Looking for activities to do at home?

Check out our Teen Think Tank Archive!

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#Upcoming Events and Programs

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Tell us what kind of books you like and we’ll create a goodie bag with a book and some DIY ideas for you to pick up each month.

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Simply enter a student ID to access a fine-free library card! The Student Card is available for free to all students at any public school system in Duval County.

Your Library. On your phone!

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Get FREE streaming movies, music, comics, e-books & more – on your favorite device. All you need is a library card (or a DCPS student card).

Ready to GLOW up?

Prep for college or a career-FREE

Learn app making, video editing, graphic design and more with LinkedIn Learning. Or practice for the ACT or SAT or explore careers in nursing, cosmetology, the military and more with Peterson’s Test Prep.

Research at the Library

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Got a Science Fair project to do? Don’t know where to start? The Library has your back!

Are You Planning to Compete in History Fair?

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Jacksonville Public Library has the materials, resources and support you need.