Teen Programs & Events




Pearls for Mom
Wednesday, May 4th 2:00-4:00pm
Ages 10-18.  Make a pearl necklace or earrings to give to your mom or another special lady in you r life for Mother’s Day!  There will be plenty of beading and jewelry supplies and instructions for multiple styles of pearl jewelry will be available.  Registration required, sponsored by PALS.

Break-a-Geode Magnets
Saturday, May 28th 2:30-4:00pm
Ages 10-18.  Each participant will get to break open 2 geodes of their choice to reveal the crystals inside!  Then we will glue magnets to the back to turn the geodes into pretty fridge decorations.  Registration required, sponsored by PALS.



Visit the Teen Lounge!


From 2:30-5:00 pm every school day the Durham Public Library hosts the Teen Lounge, a space for young adults 12-18 to hang out and relax in the library. There are laptops (with Minecraft!), board games, magazines, comfortable seating, tables, music and different daily activities.


Teen Lounge is generally available school days 2:30-5:00pm. Schedule available in library. Teen Lounge may not be available on certain days due to scheduling issues. Behavior guidelines are available in the Library. Contact Karyn Leahy, Young Adult Librarian for more information.