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Teen

At FPL, we have a space dedicated not just to teen books but to teens themselves. Complete with a large collection of Young Adult books, study rooms, and a gaming room, the Teen Library is a space to relax, study, hang out with friends, and, most importantly, thrive.   

FPL created a dedicated teens-only space that offers freedom, safety, and a place to study and be with friends exclusively for our patrons aged 11–18.

Learn more about our Teen library

Looking for a quiet place to study? Reserve one of our study rooms in the Teen Library.

Reserve a study room

eBooks for Teens

We know that teens are tech-savvy, so we offer access to fiction and nonfiction eBooks just for them! 

Find your next read!

NoveList Plus - Search our online database for ideas based on your reading preferences. Also great for finding your child's next book.  

Additional Recommended Websites: 

+ Goodreads   

+ Fantastic Fiction  

Free Resources for Teens!

FPL offers a wide variety of free resources for teens to access at the library and at home! 

Fayetteville Public Library YouTube - We have recorded a variety of events from pilates and concerts to author talks and workshops!

iCard - The FPL iCard is an “Internet Only” library card. The FPL i-Card gives students access to ALL library eResources.

Brainfuse - Live online homework help and tutoring, skill-building, writing assistance, and ACT/SAT practice. 

Culture Grams - Learn about the world's countries, cultures, and peoples.  

Teen Events
Wed, Nov 30, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation this is your time to start making!
Registration is now closed

Thu, Dec 01, 11:30am - 2:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation this is your time to start making!
This event is full

Thu, Dec 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Schmieding Foundation Teen Project Room
Teens are invited to play the Jackbox Party Pack 9!

Fri, Dec 02, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation this is your time to start making!
This event is full

Sat, Dec 03, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Event Center
Join us for a robotics battle royale with our friends from the University of Arkansas RIOT Robotics Club.

Mon, Dec 05, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
Have you been approved for advanced maker labs? Now is your time to access the Fab Lab equipment!
This event is full

Mon, Dec 05, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Walker Family Teaching Kitchen
Learn how to make this classic treat!
This event is full

Mon, Dec 05, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
A networking basics class designed for those looking to enter into the audio, video and lighting professions, as well as current technicians who are setting up or working with devices on a network.

Tue, Dec 06, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - CFI: Video Production Studio
This class is intended for those interested in recording in the Video Studio in the Center for Innovation.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 06, 11:30am - 2:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation this is your time to start making!
This event is full

Tue, Dec 06, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Schmieding Foundation Teen Project Room
Write a letter in honor of National Letter Writing Day

Tue, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - CFI: J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Center for Innovation,CFI: Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
Take your dessert to the next level with an acrylic laser cut topper!
This event is full

Wed, Dec 07, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - CFI: Audio Production Studio
This class is intended for those interested in recording in the Audio Recording Studio in the Center for Innovation.
This event is full

Wed, Dec 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - First Security Bank Board Room
This workshop will help students gain a broad level understanding and move towards true potential on the ACT.

Teen Events

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is open to students in grades 7–12. TAB helps FPL better serve teens by planning relevant programming, reviewing existing items in library collections as well as recommending new additions, and volunteering at eligible library-sponsored events. 

Boxed Book Society is a pressure-free, monthly teen book club that features acclaimed and diverse books. Registrants will receive their book in a book box full of themed treats. We will meet in person at the library and simultaneously on Zoom to chat about books! The best part is you do not have to read the book before the meeting – you can still join us for the chat.  

Summer Reading Club (SRC) is our way of encouraging everyone to read together all summer long – in whatever form that takes! It could be audiobooks, eBooks, graphic novels, picture books, chapter books – we love them all!  You can win prizes at certain milestones, and special events are held throughout the summer.   

Gaming at FPL is open to those in grades 5–12 and is first come, first served. The Teen Library has a gaming room with an X-box and Nintendo Switch, and board and table games are also available. Gaming events can be found here.    

WordPlay Writers' Club for 4 – 12 grades provides a weekly meeting place for young authors who are interested in honing their creative writing skills. Writers receive writing prompts, discuss tips and tricks, and have fun sharing the projects they have been working on.