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Teen Summer Reading will continue until September 8 as per request of Strong School.  Although you can continue to log in your minutes, the raffle ticket drawing will be held at the End of Summer Party (Aug. 25).  Mini prizes will still be available until Aug. 28.

Our September programs have been announced!  

Stay tuned for our college and job seeker program series!

Interested in more volunteer opportunities?  Please fill out this form!


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.