Tweens & Teens

Read, Connect, Learn & Create at Lexington County Public Library

With great collections, programs and services designed for middle and high school students — as well as their caregivers and educators — the library strives to strengthen a love of reading and discovery among teens. Visit any of our 10 branches to find dedicated programs and services to support the growth and development of teens. For tweens and teens, Lexington County Public Library provides:

BOOKS FOR TWEENS & TEENS

Havenfall
Given
Hard Wired
Nowhere on Earth
The Good Luck Girls
American Royals
Arcade and the fiery metal tester
A Heart So Fierce and Broken
Mindfulness and meditation : handling life with a calm and focused mind
Ansley
Be Not Far from Me
Most Likely
Live : /liv/ verb remain alive, be alive at a specified time, have an exciting or fulfilling life
Connect the Dots
Super Puzzletastic Mysteries

Tweens & Teens

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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06apr6:00 PM7:00 PMVirtual EventTeen Writers Workshop

15apr4:00 PM5:00 PMVirtual EventNature Nook: DIY Terrariums

18apr3:00 PM4:00 PMVirtual EventTeen Trivia Challenge

20apr6:00 PM7:00 PMVirtual EventTeen Writers Workshop

22apr4:30 PM5:00 PMVirtual EventTweens Go Green for Earth Day

Digital Downloads

Explore ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics, graphic novels, movies, music and more all available for download to your favorite device.

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Libby / OverDrive

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Browse the world's largest digital newsstand for full color, interactive digital magazines (magazines)

SOUTH CAROLINA BOOK AWARDS (2021–2022)

Junior Book Award Nominees

Nightbooks
Searching for Lottie
Summer of a thousand pies
Other words for home
Wildfire : a novel
Running wild
Free lunch
Tristan Strong punches a hole in the sky
The Mystwick School of Musicraft
From the desk of Zoe Washington
96 miles
Black brother black brother
The blackbird girls
The light in hidden places : a novel based on the true story of Stefania PodgoÌ
Stamped : racism antiracism and you
Things you can
The only black girls in town
Efren divided : a novel
When stars are scattered
Revenge of the Red Club

Young Adult Book Award Nominees

Parkland : birth of a movement
Heroine
When I was Summer
Don
Five midnights
Accused! : the trials of the Scottsboro boys : lies prejudice and the fourteenth amendment
The library of lost things
Winterwood
I know you remember
All-American Muslim girl
Jane Anonymous
Break the fall
The grace year
Stamped : racism antiracism and you
Kent State
Dancing at the pity party : a dead mom graphic memoir
The shadows between us
All eyes on us
Girls Like Us
The Gravity of Us

BOOKS & MORE

Mythical Creatures: Unicorns

The Last Unicorn
The Unicorn Sonata
Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power!
Unicorn Food
Acorna
A Glory of Unicorns
Stardust
The Outstretched Shadow
Ariel
A Swiftly Tilting Planet
In Calabria
The Natural History of Unicorns
The Last Battle
The Lost Journey

Mythical Creatures: Dragons

Eragon
Rebelwing
Game of Thrones
The Hobbit
Heartstone
Seraphina
Dragonflight
Firelight
Dealing with Dragons
Eon
The Last Dragonslayer
Dragon’s Keep
Dragonhaven
Fire and Heist
Talon
Shadow Raiders
A Natural History of Dragons
Spymaster
The Dragon Round
Havemercy

Mythical Creatures: Mermaids

Into the Drowning Deep
Atlantia
Sea Witch
Mermaid Moon
A Song Below Water
The Siren
The mermaid Upstairs
Monstrous Beauty
Of Poseidon
The Mermaid
Emerge
Tides
The Mermaid
Wake
The Mermaid
Siren
Storm Siren
Selkie Girl
Deep Blue
Just for Fins
Forbidden Sea
The Vicious Deep
The Case of the Fickle Mermaid
Sailor Twain
The Mermaid

Mythical Creatures: Werewolves

Silver in the Blood
Cycle of the Werewolf
Wereworld
Hair in all the wrong places
Claire De Lune
The Last Werewolf
Shiver
Once in a Full Moon
Soulless
Mooncakes
Moonstruck
Werewolves of Montepelliar
Jughead The Hunger
Never Cry Werewolf
Moon Called
Beauty and the Werewolf
Clean Sweep
Full Blooded
Moonlight
Alpha and Omega

Mythical Creatures: Vampires

Millennium Snow
The Clockwork Scarab
Twilight
Vampire Kisses
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
The Reformed Vampire Support Group
Eighth Grade Bites
The Vampire Diaries
Vampire Academy
Slayer
Marked
Hearts at Stake
A Living Nightmare
The Beautiful
Demons of the Ocean
The Eternal Kiss
Blue Bloods
Crave
Bloodlines
Evernight

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Reading Resources

Homework Help

The Power of a Good Snooze

It doesn’t matter if you’re for or against daylight saving time, we can all agree that changing the clocks is much easier than convincing our bodies that it’s 6 AM even though it’s screaming back, “Nope, it’s 5 AM according to my time.” According to WebMD, it’s harder to adjust to losing an hour of sleep in the spring than the hour gained in the fall — but it usually takes only one day for a person to adapt to the change.

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Black History is American History

I remember being in school as a kid and wondering why we were only taught about historical Black figures during February. I then remember being confused because we only talked about well-known names like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. There was the occasional mention of Frederick Douglass or George Washington Carver but I never really learned about any other Black Americans in school. It was the same thing every year. I remember there being no real emphasis on how Black Americans contributed to the history of the United States. Black History Month felt like a speed bump — over just as quickly as it started and pretty uneventful.

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Amajah Langford February 25, 2021
African American History History & Culture Teens

Black History Month

Lexington County Public Library Every February, we celebrate the achievements and history of African Americans

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Kate Barry February 23, 2021
African American History History & Culture Teens

Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Lexington County Public Library February is Black History Month. It’s a time to bring more awareness

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Jennifer Smith February 8, 2021
African American History Book Awards

The State Newspaper’s Free With Your Library Card

Read today’s headlines from The State — FREE using your library card. You can view and read a digital image of today’s newspaper from anywhere. Search for past news articles back to 1987 and browse web articles that were published on the newspaper’s website.

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Melissa Hudson January 31, 2021
Databases Politics & Government South Carolina

Beating the Winter, Back to Reality Blues

Lexington County Public Library Winter is a beautiful and peaceful time of year, where life

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