The Young Adult is a unique space for teens 12-18 years old.
It contains furnishings and stylish computers that reflect the tastes and interests of this age group. The Young Adult area includes popular age appropriate books, magazines, movies, and six computers with internet access.
For more information about programming and what’s available in the young adult area, check out our events calendar. All programs, events, and classes are free and open to the public.
Located on the upper level of the library
There are four computers in the Young Adult section. These are only available for teen use and can only be accessed by patrons 12-18 years of age with a valid PINES library card.
- Internet accessible
- Equipped with Microsoft Suite
- Personal headphones can be used or headphones can be requested only at the Youth Services desk
Young Adult Programming
The Youth Services Department offers many programs in a seasonal format for all ages: babies to teens. Youth Services staff members are experienced and enthusiastic about offering activities that are meaningful and fun for children of all ages. For a full list of current programs check out our calendar of events. All programs, events, and classes are free and open to the public.
Game nights at the library focus on friends and family getting together to interact with game consoles (Wii and PlayStation) and board games. Enjoy games such as Mario Bros., Wii Sports and more. All ages are welcome.
Every year, the Summer Reading Program begins on the Saturday after the Rockdale County School System’s last day of school. The program is always quite popular as children and teens read as many books as they can for fun, prizes, and recognition. In addition to reading, there are the exciting “Thrilling Thursdays” performance series, where performing artists entertain and educate through music, dance, magic, puppetry and storytelling. Parents can participate in summer reading too! Adults Services Summer Reading Programming for adults. Visit the Adult Services page for more information.
In the Young Adult, visitors will find books for teen and preteen readers, fiction and non-fiction. Also included in this area are graphic novels, magazines, DVDs and audio books.
are books that are suitable for teen readers, ages 13-18. Many of the books in this section are a collection of series books or stand alone works. Popular series such as Hunger Games, Divergent, and the selection can be found in this section.
are books that are based on real facts, real people, and true events. These books are great for research-based projects, but can be read for entertainment as well. Books found in this section range from healthy living, technological advances and social issues, to cook books, entertainers and authors, and other topics of interest for curious minds.
are a growing collection of novels in comic book format. Manga can be found this section along with other popular titles such as Marvel Girl and the illustrated Dr. Who novels.
are available for teen readers. Magazines may not be checked out, but can be used in the library. Currently our subscription list includes: J-14, Seventeen and Teen Vogue
are available in our growing collection in DVD format. The collection includes movie adaptations of popular teen books.
are only available in CD format.