Summer Reading 2018 Information!

Teens entering into grades 6 through 12 can enter into our summer reading program!  You don’t even have to live in Durham to join-out of towners are certainly welcome to sign up for summer reading and our teen events!  Click here to create an account and log in minutes into Wandoo Reader.

Click here for a PDF document on more information of our teen summer reading program!  Everyone can enter into a raffle prize for middle school or high school, but ALL will get a small prize at the desk for redeeming their tickets!


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 Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Paranormal 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.