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

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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Hoopla

Stream popular titles, authors and series to your favorite device (movies, music, audiobooks & more)

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RB Digital

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

SOUTH CAROLINA BOOK AWARDS (2020–2021)

Junior Book Award Nominees

The benefits of being an octopus
The Benefits of Being an Octopus
The Benefits of Being an Octopus
The benefits of being an octopus
Deep water
Deep water
Deep Water
Endling: The last
Endling: The last
Endling: The last
Endling: The Last
Every shiny thing
Every Shiny Thing
Every shiny thing
Everything else in the universe
Everything Else in the Universe
Everything else in the universe
Front desk
Front desk
Front Desk
Front Desk
Front Desk (Scholastic Gold)
Genesis begins again
Genesis Begins Again
Genesis Begins Again
A good kind of trouble
A Good Kind of Trouble
A Good Kind of Trouble
A Good Kind of Trouble
Harbor me
Harbor me
Harbor Me
Harbor Me
Harbor Me
I am still alive
I am still alive
I Am Still Alive
I Am Still Alive
I am still alive
The jigsaw jungle
The Jigsaw Jungle
The Jigsaw Jungle
The Jigsaw Jungle
Lifeboat 12
Lifeboat 12
Lifeboat 12
Lifeboat 12 (Reprint)
Marcus Vega Doesn
Marcus Vega Doesn
Marcus Vega Doesn
Marcus Vega doesn
The miscalculations of Lightning Girl
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
The night diary
The Night Diary
The Night Diary
The night diary
The night diary
The night diary
Not if I save you first
Not If I Save You First
Not if I save you first
Not If I Save You First
Not if I save you first
Shouting at the rain
Shouting at the rain
Shouting at the Rain
Shouting at the Rain
Small spaces
Small Spaces
Small Spaces
Small spaces
Small spaces
The remarkable journey of Coyote Sunrise
The remarkable journey of Coyote Sunrise
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise
The unteachables
The Unteachables
The unteachables
The Unteachables
The unteachables

Young Adult Book Award Nominees

After the Shot Drops
After the shot drops
After the shot drops
After the Shot Drops
Attucks!
Attucks! : Oscar Robertson and the basketball team that awakened a city
Contagion
Contagion
Contagion
Contagion
A curse so dark and lonely
A Curse So Dark and Lonely
A curse so dark and lonely
The Hazel Wood
The Hazel Wood
The Hazel Wood
The hazel wood
The Hazel Wood : a novel
Here to stay
Here to Stay
Here to stay
Heretics Anonymous
Heretics Anonymous
Heretics Anonymous
Heretics Anonymous
Hey, kiddo
Hey, Kiddo
Hey, kiddo : how I lost my mother, found my father, and dealt with family addiction
I Have the Right To
I have the right to : a high school survivor
I have the right to : a high school survivor
The silence between us
The Silence Between Us
The Silence Between Us
The silence between us
Sky in the deep
Sky in the deep
Sky in the Deep
Skyward
Skyward
Stay sweet
Stay sweet
Stay Sweet
Stay sweet
Stay Sweet
Stronger, faster, and more beautiful
Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful
Stronger, faster, and more beautiful
Stronger, faster, and more beautiful
Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful
Time bomb
Time bomb
Time Bomb
Time bomb
truly devious
truly devious
truly devious
A very large expanse of sea
A very large expanse of sea
A Very Large Expanse of Sea
A Very Large Expanse of Sea
A very large expanse of sea
The Waning Age
The Waning Age
The Waning Age
The Waning Age
We
We
We
We
What you hide

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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Books, ebooks, audiobooks, movies and television shows are all items accessible through the library — but what about music? That’s where Hoopla comes in. Hoopla allows you to check out music from a wide variety of artists and in a multitude of languages, as well as ebooks, audiobooks, movies and tv shows.

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Fairy tales are an important genre in children’s literature and have been passed down from generation to generation. Usually ending “happily ever after,” fairy tales make for a perfect family read aloud. These favorites for the gentler listeners’ ears will be a good place to start.

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Jill Klaseus August 19, 2020

Lefties Get Their Day

Oh, hear the cheerful cries of the left-handed population. August 13 is officially recognized as International Left-Handers Day, and I find it most important to honor these everyday troopers for making it in a right-handed world. Why, you ask?

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Kyland Gadson August 13, 2020
Learning Science Teens

Back to School During the Pandemic

Everything about 2020 has been different, so the back-to-school season is no exception. This year,

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Kacee Merritt July 15, 2020
Back to School Children Coronavirus School Teens

Find Your Escape

One of the best things about being a reader is that even after we close the pages of a book, we don’t have to leave

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Mindi Popovich May 20, 2020

Learn at Home

For supporting children’s continuous learning at home and for back-to-school plans, we’ve got you covered with virtual learning materials. Explore any interest, develop new skills, connect with others in the community.

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Melissa Pityk May 15, 2020
Children Entertainment Learning School Science STEM/STEAM Study Skills Teens
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