For Teens

For Teens


This is Johnson County Public Library's webpage for teens. We'll keep you updated on all the newest books, graphic novels, magazines, movies, CDs and more! Be sure to take a look at our online event calendar to see upcoming teen programs and other events. We have links and information to help you with homework, life, jobs and your future plans. Plus fun stuff!

We want to hear from you! We're considering creating a special "Teen Space" at each branch. Fill out the survey today and tell us how we can make it extra awesome.

 Great Summer Reads

Need some great book recommendations for summer? Check out these suggestions!

So You Want To Read...

Teens' Top Ten

NEW - Voting for the 2015 Teens' Top Ten is now open. Visit the YALSA website to see nominees and vote for your favorite.

The 2014 Teens' Top Ten have been announced! Every year teens vote on their favorite books of the year and the results are compiled by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). The Teens' Top Ten homepage has book trailers for all the finalists, downloadable lists from past years, and much more. Check out the Top Ten below - click a title for more information or to place a hold.

Many of these titles are also available for free checkout in eBook format via 3M Cloud Library - just click the link, sign in with your library card number and search for the title you want. Then download the app to your PC, eReader, or mobile device and enjoy! Visit our Digital Content homepage for more information about library eBooks.

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (also available in eBook)
Splintered by A.G. Howard (also available in eBook)
The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson (also available in eBook)
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (also available in eBook)
Monument 14: Sky on Fire by Emmy Laybourne
Earth Girl by Janet Edwards
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau (also available in eBook)
Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
The Eye of Minds by James Dashner (also available in eBook)


Teen Film Festival


Congratulations to all of our filmmakers, including festival winner Kyle Bastin and honorable mention filmmakers Karmveer Kaur and Kendal Genier, who were recognized at the 6th Annual Teen Film Festival! This year's entries can be seen on the Teen Film Fest YouTube channel. 




Teen Services Librarians

Erin Cataldi, Clark Pleasant Branch

Kalen Jones, Franklin Branch

Annemarie Wallace, Trafalgar Branch

Erin Kirchhoff, White River Branch