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



MCPL Teens

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MCPL Teen Booktalk - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares is a heartwarming story of how a simple pair of blue jeans helps a group of best friends get through their first summer apart. 

Teen Events


Teens' Top Ten

Winner for the 2017 Teens' Top Ten will be announced soon!

Have a look at previous winners.

4 Doorways to Reading

Legendary librarian Nancy Pearl identified 4 reasons people fall in love with books. They are plot, people, place, and prose. Now you can sign up for reading recommendations based on your preferences among these 4 doorways to literature. 

  • Sign up for free with Beanstack where you can create a profile with your reading interests.   
  • Each week you'll be emailed new book recommendations from the MCPL collection chosen by a team of librarians.
  •  Each recommendation also will be available through your Beanstack profile page.

Youth Cruiser SmarTrip® Cards

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Youth Cruiser SmarTrip® card for residents 5 to 18 years of age (older if still in high school) 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.  

Download Free Audiobooks!

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Download two free teen audiobooks each week from SYNC from April 27 - August 16! Every week will offer two different audiobook titles.

Learn more.

For even more free audiobook choices, see MCPL's always free audiobook collection.

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.