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Montgomery County Public Library's Teensite: For Teens and By Teens and Librarians Who Love Teens



Summer Reading - Unmasked!

Summer Reading

Sign up for Summer ReadingDownload and Print Reading Lists by GradeFind events to do this summer

Sign up has ended for the Teen Summer Reading Program, "Unmasked" - continue to log your books until August 31!

MCPL Teens

Teen Talk! Book Trailer of Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor and Park are falling in love.  Will it last forever or just through high school?  Read Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell to find out!

eleanor and park book cover

Teens' Top Ten

Vote for 2015 Teens' Top Ten!

Readers ages 12 - 18 can vote for the Teens' Top Ten 2015 books online between now and Teen Read Week.  Voting is open from August 15 through Teen Read Week, which is October 18-24. Winners will be announced on October 27.

Teen Events


Connect with MCPL

Connect with MCPL.

Mosaic: Celebrating Diversity through Creative Writing Contest Winner

FOLMC writing contest winners
The Friends of the Library Montgomery County celebrated on May 27 the winners and honorable mentions of their annual contest Mosaic: Celebrating Diversity through Creative Writing.  It is a writing contest open to middle school students.

Chevy Chase Library 50th Anniversary Essay & Art Contest

Chevy Chase Library

Imagine what Chevy Chase Library will look like in 2065!  Or imagine what Chevy Chase looked like when it opened in 1965!

Write an essay or draw a picture about the Chevy Chase Library of the past, present, or future.

Deadline for submissions is August 31, 2015.


  • Submission will be judged on originality, creativity and effectiveness in conveying the stated message. 
  • One submission per person in art and one in essay; essay no more than 500 words; art work no larger than 8 ½ x 11.”
  • Winner will be selected from three age categories:  age 7 and under, ages 8-11, and ages 12-18
  • Winners will be notified by phone or email. 
  • Winning essays/artwork will be posted at the branch. 
  • Prizes will be announced. 
  • All entries become the property of the Montgomery County Public Library and may be used in whole or in part for promotional purposes.

Mail or deliver your submission with the contest form to the Chevy Chase Library.

Summer of Safety

Summer of Safety

Youth Cruiser SmarTrip® Cards

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Youth Cruiser SmarTrip® card for residents ages 18 years and younger can be purchased at all MCPL branches for $2.00 to use on Montgomery County’s Ride On bus system

Proof of age and County residence is required to obtain a Youth Cruiser SmarTrip® card.  Riders or their parents must purchase the card in person.  Learn more.

The Many Reasons Why the Library Is Great for Teens

Videos created by Shannon Farney, Office of Cable and Broadband Services, in collaboration with MCPL's Teen Advisory Group.