Teen Zone



Young Adult programs are open to teens and preteens/tweens in grades 5 to 12. Registration is available for all programs and activities two to three weeks in advance at the Reference Desk and the Children’s Room.

Book & Movie Club

Wednesdays, March 25, April 29, May 27 from 5:00-7:30 PM
For Teens 6th – 12th grade

Join us once a month when we watch a movie that was inspired by a popular YA book. Enjoy snacks and drinks and a discussion of how the book and movie compare. We welcome suggestions for future books and movies, so please share your opinions. Call or visit the Reference Desk to sign up and find out what book and movie is coming up next!

Video Game Tournament

Thursdays, April 2, May 14 from 5:00-6:30 PM
For Kids and Teens 6th – 12th grade

Enter our video game tournament, enjoy some snacks, and play new games every month! Prizes will be given out to the winners of each tournament. Our most popular game is Super Smash Brothers on the Wii, but please share your thoughts if you’d like to see new games. Please call or visit the Reference Desk to sign up.

Game Night

Thursday, May 28 from 7:00-8:30 PM
For Teens 6th – 12th grade & family
Sign up begins Monday, April 13, 2015

Enjoy an evening of fun playing video games, board games, card games, and puzzles with other teens and their families. Play the games we provide, or bring your own!

Volunteer Fair 2015

Saturday, May 16 from 12:00-3:00 PM
For Adults and Teens in Grades 8-12

Discover local volunteering opportunities and connect with a variety of organizations that are looking for volunteers. Open to adults and teens in grades 8-12.

Future Programs

We always welcome suggestions for future Teen programming. If you have any ideas about a program, class, club, or performance you’d like to have here at the library, please let Miss Vivian or Miss Meredith know.


Teen Advisory Board!

Here’s your chance to tell the library what you think about us and what we should be doing for you! Just join our Teen Advisory Group and have your say at our monthly meetings. If you’re in grade 5 through 12, we invite you to come to our meetings and take part in making the library a better place for teens!

Tween/Teen Room

Our Ann C. Hurley Community Room will be available as a Tween/Teen Room after school, from 3-5pm, for doing homework, reading, Kinect Xbox 360 gaming, playing board games, watching movies, and listening to CDs on laptops.  The Tween/Teen Room is open after school from 3:00PM–5:00PM.  Please contact the Children’s Room for the dates the Room is open.  Dates are subject to change.

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Internet Links

Mineola Union Free School District – Mineola public schools.

Chaminade High School – a Catholic school for young men in grades 9-12.

New York Times Children’s Bestseller List – list of bestselling children’s and young adult books.