Teen Programs

Register for the Teen Imagine your Story SummerProgram
Click here for details and to register. 


Teen Writers Zoom Workshop Series: An Author Study with Jenny Theall
Mondays in July from 4 – 5 PM
Open to Middle/ High school aged writers/ No experience necessary
Register via email at mamklibteens@gmail.com    Subject line: July Authors 
to receive Zoom program link
A new author or poet will be the focus for each session.
Background info on the writer, samples or excerpts, warm-up activity, inspiring video or archived poetry reading, writing prompt inspired by this specific author or poet, editing, ending with presentation of work and constructive feedback.

The Teen Library is now on Instagram! Follow us @ MAMKLIBTEENS See our daily posts about upcoming library events, programs, online summer games and contests just for TEENS!

The Library may be closed, but you can still visit us online anytime.

Follow us on Instagram and don’t forget to share with all of your friends and family.



Five winners will be chosen and will receive: a $200 cash prize, and $50 worth of summer reading materials for their library! The Teen Video Challenge is an annual video contest and is open to all teens (librarian and teacher support is encouraged). The challenge is for teens to create a public services announcement-type video that shows their unique interpretation of the 2020 CSLP slogan “Imagine Your Story”. Videos are to be no longer than 60 seconds and should promote libraries and reading.Videos will be accepted June 1 through August 7, 2020

Go to: http://www.summerreadingnys.org/teens/teens-video-challenge/

Here you can obtain:

Official TVC Submission Form
2020 TVC Contest Rules
Winning videos from years past

Remember to fill in Mamaroneck Library as your local public library on submission form.
Any further questions, please contact Ellen McTyre, Head of Teen Services at Mamaroneck Library via emctyre@wlsmail.org Subject Line: NYS Summer Video

Recommended Reads!


Speak with Ellen in the Teen Library Room.

Teen volunteer application form.

YALSA’s Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone else who loves YA literature access the past five years’ of YALSA’s awards and lists on their smartphone. Interested? Click here.

Young Adult Reading Recommendations