Teen Scene

The Teen Scene is located on the lower level of the library. The collection includes:

  • Teen fiction (including popular authors like Suzanne Collins, Sarah Dessen, John Green, and L.J. Smith, as well as classics and books assigned by local schools)
  • Teen nonfiction (including high-appeal nonfiction and resources for school projects)
  • Graphic novels (including Japanese manga and superhero comics)
  • Teen magazines (including Seventeen, Mad, and Slam)
  • College guides and test prep resources

The Teen Scene also offers:

  • Space to work with groups or tutors
  • A collection of board games and card games to use within the library
  • Computers designated for teen use only

Any library patron may use the Teen Scene collection, but the furniture is reserved for students going into grades 6-12. The computers can only be logged onto with New Albany-Floyd County Public Library young adult library cards.

Teen Scene

Teen Programs

Mix-It-Up Monday

March 2 – Teen Advisory Board
March 9 – Mario Kart Tournament
March 16 – Stage Combat with Kentucky Shakespeare Festival – Canceled
Join the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival for a workshop on stage combat. You’ll learn how to perform a staged fight using hand-to-hand combat and swordplay. Grades 4-12. Registration required. Register Here
March 23 – Super Smash Bros. Tournament – Canceled
March 30 – Anime Club – Canceled
April 6 – Teen Advisory Board – Canceled
April 13 – Crafting for a Cause – Canceled
April 20 – Earth Day Celebration – Canceled
For this special Mix-It-Up Monday, we’ll meet at Joe Kraft Park (500 W. 7th Street) for a tree-planting/clean-up with the city arborist in celebration of Earth Day. It’s a great way to help your community and the environment and earn service hours for school or other organizations. Open to middle schoolers and high schoolers. No registration required
April 27 – Anime Club – Canceled

Spring Break Programs 2020

March 13 – Humans vs. Zombies – Canceled
Join us for Humans vs. Zombies – a combination of hide-and-seek and tag with a zombie twist. We’ll be taking over the entire library after closing time for this special after-hours teen gaming event. For grades 5-12. No registration required.
March 23-26 – App Development Camp – Canceled
Are you a middle school student in grades 5-8 interested in computers and coding? Join us for a summer break computer camp presented by TCS and the Best College Match Foundation in which you’ll work alongside professional computer scientists learning about engineering and coding by designing, building, and testing your own mobile app. You’ll even present your app in to a panel of judges to compete for a prize. Snacks and full meals are provided. Registration and a signed permission slip (available at the teen desk) are required. Register Here
March 23-26 – Build Your Own PC – Canceled
This four-day camp will introduce you to computer hardware and teach you how to assemble your own PC for different applications such as gaming or video editing. Each day we will cover different aspects of the PC building process. For ages 16 and up. Registration is required. Register Here
March 23-27 – MakerWeek at Galena – Canceled
MakerWeek is 5 days worth of fun activities to keep you busy over spring break. Each day will have a different theme and different sets of activities set up in the Galena Conference Room.