Teens


teens

As part of the library’s remodeling project, teens now have their own space to hang out in at the library! The teen room contains the Young Adult book collection, a pod of computers, and places to lounge. We hope you’ll enjoy this space made just for you!

2022 Friends of the Library Scholarship

Applications for the 2022 Friends of the Library Scholarship are open now! One high school senior living in the library’s taxing district will be awarded a $750 scholarship. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2022. To download the application and all the guidelines you’ll need, just click the button below!

Teen Scene

Looking for something to do after school? Make art, perform experiments, play games, and hang out with friends at the library!

Snacks will be provided!

Grades 6-12.

Teen Scene is on hiatus due to the pandemic.

Teen Scene: Movie Edition

Join us for an after-school movie with your friends! Movies will be voted on each month at the regular Teen Scene meeting and will be rated G or PG. The chosen movie will be shown on the big screen in the conference room.

Snacks will be provided!

Grades 6-12.

Teen Scene: Movie Edition is on hiatus due to the pandemic.





Beyond The Books

You can do so much more than just borrow books from the library!

At the library, you can…

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Play games on the library’s computers! Join in fun programs like Teen Scene! Celebrate holidays with special programming! Play Bingo with your friends and family to win fabulous prizes! Just check the library’s calendar to see what events are happening this month!
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Lounge with your friends after a long day of school on comfy couches in the Teen area!
Free WiFi Access!
Access our free WiFi on your laptops, tablets, and smartphones by connecting to YPL Guest!
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Borrow Kindle devices fully loaded with the latest popular Young Adult fiction!
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Links to on-line resources that can help with homework!

Ask A Librarian
State Library staff is available during regular business hours to answer your questions via e-mail, live chat or phone.

Inspire
INSPIRE is a service of the Indiana State Library. INSPIRE is supported by the Indiana General Assembly through Build Indiana Funds, The Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act and in partnership with the Academic Libraries of Indiana.

Grolier Online
Online database to use for homework, research and many other things.

varsity tutors

Currently, we have over 75,000 professionally written problems and thousands of distinct practice tests across 150 subjects. This includes subjects like history, math, foreign languages, and science for all experience levels. We also have practice tests and problems for common standardized tests like the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, ISEE, and SSAT.

ConsumerAffairs Online Homeschools guide.
The guide explains schools by type and allows students to compare the features that matter most to them like support, accreditation, and format. It was developed to help families interested in homeschooling compare popular online programs by reading reviews from actual students and alumni, to determine what will work best for them.

For a complete list of online resources, click here.

Contact Us:

Yorktown Public Library
8920 West Adaline St.
Yorktown, IN 47396

Phone: 765-759-9723
Fax: 765-759-7260
Text: 765-405-7530

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Temporary Hours:

Monday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
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