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!


2016 Teen Film Festival

This May will mark the 7th annual Teen Film Festival in Johnson County and surrounding schools, and you are officially invited to participate.  Video categories include documentary, music video, feature film, and book trailers.  Four honorable mentions will receive a $125 cash prize each, and the overall festival winner will receive $400.  Entry forms and guidelines are available at any Johnson County Public Library branch. Visit Greenwood Public Library's Teen Film Festival homepage for more information.


Teens' Top Ten

The 2015 Teens' Top Ten titles 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.

Watch Teen Read Week Spokesperson Bella Thorne announce the 2015 Teens' Top Ten Titles

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 check out or place a hold on the title. Then download the app to your PC, eReader, or mobile device and enjoy! Visit our Digital Content homepage for more information about library eBooks.

1. The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen
2. I Become Shadow by Joe Shine
3. To All The Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
4. My Life With the Walter Boys by Ali Novak (available as an eBook)
5. Heir of Fire by Sara J. Maas (also available as an eBook)
6. The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare
7. The Young Elites by Marie Lu (also available as an eBook)
8. The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson
9. Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson
10. The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith



Teen Services Librarians

Erin Cataldi, Clark Pleasant Branch

Kalen Jones, Franklin Branch

Annemarie Wallace, Trafalgar Branch

Erin Kirchhoff, White River Branch