Teens

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Welcome to the Teen Services Page

We offer a range of services and programs throughout the year for teens ages 13 to 18.

We connect youth with free resources such as library materials, creative programs, websites and databases, and volunteer opportunities. Through the power of information, imagination and ideas, the Zula B. Wylie Public Library strives to inspire the teens of our community.

Upcoming Events

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  1. Programs
  2. Resources
  3. Volunteering

2022 "Read Beyond the Beaten Path" Summer Reading Challenge

Teens, ages 13-18, join us all summer long to win prizes, participate in fun programs, and more! Read below how you can take the summer reading challenge!

How to Sign Up 

Create your account on the Beanstack app,  sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge, and log your books! Click Here to sign up. 

Collecting Prizes

Join us at our teen programs and spin the prize wheel for fun prizes! The prize wheel will be at every teen event this summer. 

Grand Prizes

Throughout the summer on the Beanstack app, you get a chance to put your tickets that you earn from logging your books into the virtual teen grand prize buckets. Winners will be announced at the Summer Reading Finale. 


UT Arlington Summer Partnership


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UTA Mavs 4 Youth Club

Teens, ages 13-18, join us at the library with UTA CARS as they talk about important topics surrounding substance & alcohol abuse, and do fun activities such as jumbo Jenga, obstacle courses, and more. Refreshments provided. 

Session Topics:

  • June 29th: Alcohol 
  • July 6th: Tobacco 
  • July 13th:  Marijuana
  • July 20th: Inhalants
  • July 27th:Prescription Drugs
  • August 3rd: Review 
  • August 10th: Healthy Ways to Deal with Stress



Teen Book Club


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About the Teen Book Club

The teen book club, for ages 13-18, is a monthly book club that read fun and inclusive books that represent the diverse lived experiences of teens in the community. Book club meetings are a safe space to discuss the book of the month and connect with other teens. Free copies of this month's book are available at the library on a first come first serve basis. 

About the Book

In honor of June being Pride Month, the teen book club will be reading "You Should See Me in a Crown" by Leah Johnson. A Stonewall Honor Book and Reese's YA Book Club Pick, this book tackles navigating high school, race, sexual orientation, and more. 

June Meeting Date: 

Thursday, June 30th from 6-7PM at the library.