Programs Grades 7-12
1st Monday of the month 3:00—4:00 PM
Join us each month to discuss a book chosen by the club, and bring your ideas for future reads! Open to grades 7-12.
Check our events calendar or stop by the circulation desk to see what this month’s book is.
Meetings take place in the Teen Space inside the library.
1st Wednesday of the month 5:00—5:45 PM
TAB works with the Youth Librarian to improve teen programs, the Teen Space in the library, and the YA book collection. Basically, the mission of TAB is to take ownership of teen services at the library and help turn the it into what you want the library to be!
Interested? Fill out an application to join!
2nd Saturday of the month 10:30 AM—1:30 PM
The Game of Kings is coming to the Norfolk Library on the second Saturday of every month from 10:30am to 1:30pm.
Teens/adults and any skill levels welcome to join in and play a game of chess! You may bring your own chess board, but it’s not required.
1st Monday of the month ALL DAY
Sign up using the form linked on our Events Calendar for the upcoming month. (So, in November, if you want a bundle for December, click the event under the first Monday of December).
Lit Loot is for grades 7-12
Contains a personalized library book pick (must be returned), snack, craft, and a couple of goodies!
Bundles are available to pick up on the first Monday of every month in the lobby of the Library.
You must have a SAILS Library card.
You can check out one bundle per card.
You have one week to pick up your bundle.
Return the library book when you’re done, keep everything else!
1st Monday of the month ALL DAY
Get an all-new cooking kit, complete with ALL the ingredients you need to make a fun and easy recipe! Show off what you made by sending pictures to Courtney at [email protected], directly to Instagram @NorfolkPL or via Snapchat @NPLteen
(May need milk, eggs, or other perishable but common ingredients, see description below.)
Please note the ingredients provided and be aware of food allergies. If you have questions, feel free to contact Courtney at [email protected]
Digital Resources and Activities
30+ Jobs for Teenagers (Where & How To Look)
- How to Find Jobs as a Teenager
- 10 Best Jobs for Teenagers
- 9 Best Online Jobs for Teenagers
- 5 Best Highest-Paying Jobs for Teenagers
- 8 Best Summer Jobs for Teenagers
- Other Job-Search Resources for Teens
Social Justice Resources
Thanks to Ocean County Library in New Jersey for creating this!
Budget for a Home
An interactive workbook designed for teens to go through real-world scenarios of the home buying process, in order to understand the value of financial management.
Hamilton Digital Escape Room
From our friends at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library!
Fairy Tale Digital Escape Room
Thanks to the Farmington Public Library in Missouri for sharing this!
“Six of Crows” Digital Escape Room
Thank you to Abigail Hsu, the Young Adult Librarian at the Morristown & Morris Township Library for providing this adventure!
Harry Potter Digital Escape Room
Thank you to for providing this adventure! Natalya Kahmann
Gr 7-12 ebook database
Free audio book databases
A running list of book events for all ages.
A virtual festival for our community to stay connected & inspired despite our social distance. They will be organizing giveaways, contests, signed book deliveries, special events and two full days of panels with more than 70 bestselling and award-winning authors April 25-26.
Facebook Group: Stuck Inside
Ideas and Activities for being stuck inside
Questions? Program ideas? Contact Courtney Allen, Senior Youth Services Librarian, at 508-528-3380 x5 or email [email protected]