Teen Summer Reading (for students entering into grades 6 to 12 in the fall of 2017) is available for sign up and logging in reading minutes to enter into raffle prizes!  Visit our Wandoo Reader website for more information.  (Note: Reading program begins June 19 and ends Sept 8.)

Visit our Teen Programs and Events page for summer programs.

Interested volunteers for this summer can contact gmonti@durhamlibrary.org for more information or call the library and reach the children’s desk.  Voluteers must be 12 years or older.


At the Durham Public Library we have many services and programs available for teens.

Teens can check out:

  • Our large variety of books, all organized in categories for easy browsing
  • New materials
  • DVDs, audiobooks, and video games
  • Graphic novels
  • Digital ebooks and audiobooks available in our Overdrive library
  • Digital magazines through Zinio

Looking for a good book?

Young Adult Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Paranormal Book Recommendations (PDF Download)

Young Adult Contemporary Fiction Book Recommendations (PDF Download)

Young Adult Historical Fiction Book Recommendations (PDF Download)

What else?

The Durham Public Library also has computers equipped with Microsoft Office software and internet for your needs.

Feel free to reach out to our staff for any homework assistance.  The library offers an online resource filled with academic articles and journals for your research projects.  If you have a valid CT library card, click here to access ResearchIT CT, our online research database, from home.  You can also use this resource at the library.


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Questions, comments, book recommendations? Email Gina Monti, the Assistant Youth Services Librarian at gmonti@durhamlibrary.org.  You can also call (860) 349-9544.