Welcome to Summit County Teens

(students in grades 6-12)

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Books, Movies & More

Looking for something good to read, watch or listen to? We’ve got you covered! Get some ideas from one of the following booklists or “DIY” it and search our online catalog. Don’t forget, we also have ebooks and audiobooks you can download directly to your phone, tablet or computer!


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Programs & Events

Grab your friends and come to the library. Each branch has a room or space just for teens to hang out or attend one of our programs & events. From book clubs to free movies, technology, creative writing, crafts and more, there’s something for everyone.
Have an idea for a program or want more information? Contact us at -
Main Library in Frisco: Susie Tunks at susie.tunks@summitcountyco.gov
South Branch in Breck: Rose Neel at Rosemary.Neel@summitcountyco.gov

Current and Future Events

Summer Reading Kick-Off and Button-Making Class

June 12, 2019 3:30 pm5:30 pm

Location: Buffalo Mtn. Room, County Commons Building 0037 Peak One Drive Frisco, CO 80443

Join us for a party and button-making program to kick off the 2019 Teen Summer Reading Program: Universe of Stories! Teens in grades 5-12 are welcome to join.

Teen Summer Reading: Terrariums

June 19, 2019 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Location: South Branch Library, 103 S. Harris St., Breckenridge, CO

We invite teens 6th-12th grade to make a space terrarium! Come pick your vessel, plants, and decorations for a unique terrarium that you get to take home!

Teen Summer Reading: Ping Pong Planet Tea-lights

June 27, 2019 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Location: Mount Royal Room, County Commons County Commons Building 0037 Peak One Drive Frisco, CO 80443

Teens in 5th – 12th grade are welcome to Ping Pong “Planet” Tea-lights. We will meet at 3:30 p.m. in the Mount Royal Room.

Teen Summer Reading Program: Solar Hot Dogs

July 3, 2019 noon 1:30 pm

Location: South Branch Library, 103 S. Harris St., Breckenridge, CO

We will be celebrating the Fourth of July with Solar Powered hot dogs at the library. We invite teens 6th-12th grade to come in from noon – 1:30pm to learn how to make a solar powered hot dogs and enjoy some sun and snacks!

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Volunteering

Do you want to give back to your community or gain job experience? Teens volunteer their time and earn community service hours at the library.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

A great way to do this is by joining TAB (Teen Advisory Board). TAB members help plan library events and give input on what they’d like at the South Branch library. Click Here for information about TAB.

Other Opportunities

Teens can also volunteer their time by doing various tasks at any of our three branches. Volunteer duties may include things like helping with children's programs, preparing crafts, cleaning, recycling and shelving. Click Here for information about volunteering.

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Don't Forget Your Homework

We have more than just books to help you ace those pesky school assignments! Our Resources for Students page has lots of research options you can use any time (including the middle of the night when your paper is due the next day.) All you need is your library card. The Main Branch in Frisco and the South Branch in Breckenridge have study rooms you can use and you can even check out stuff like Chromebooks, iPads, video equipment and more at the South Branch.