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

Teen: Chess Club

April 9, 2019 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Location: South Branch Library, 103 S. Harris St. Breckenridge, CO 80424

We invite 6th -12th graders to a night of chess for all abilities! Match up with a new friend to test your skill, or hang around to learn the rules! We will meet in the Teen Room at the South Branch Library.

Teen Prom Closet

April 14, 2019 11:00 am1:00 pm

Location: Silverthorne Pavillion, 400 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne, CO 80498

For anyone in need of a fashionable prom dress! Come look at the latest feminine prom fashions over hors d'oeuvres and sparkling cider! If you find something you like, take it home. All dresses provided are complimentary. Contact rosemary.neel@summitcountyco.gov for more information.

Japanese Ink Floating for Teens

April 16, 2019 3:30 pm6:30 pm

Location: Main Library, 0037 Peak One Drive, Frisco, CO

We invite teens (grades 6-12) to learn to make Japanese Ink Floating! Join us for this Suminagashi project learning to make beautiful images on copperplate paper! This event at the Main Library in Frisco is on April 16 at 3:30 pm. Please call to register as space is limited. 970 668-5555.

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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.