Tag Archives: Teen Areas



Explore books that have been challenged or even banned! Decide for yourself what to read.

covered books

Create a button to celebrate your freedom to read and reveal your inner poet with black out poetry created from book pages at your local branch of the Santa Clarita Public Library.

  • Tuesday, September 29th from 4:00-6:00pm @ Valencia Library
  • Wednesday, September 30th from 3:30-5:30pm @ Old Town Newhall Library
  • Thursday, October 1st from 3:30-5:30pm @ Canyon Country Library


Take a selfie with your favorite banned book in the Teen Area of your local branch. #SCPLTeenZone #BannedBooksWeek

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Adriana Meredith

Be sure to visit our Instagram account to see photos of Library staff and City staff posing with banned books.

Check out these 5 Criminal Mugshots of Characters from Banned Books.

Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2014 include:

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Saga KiteR Perks StolenL Drama

Game On!

Game On!


Do you have a passion for board games but no one to play against? Meet us in the Teen Area for board games during Game On! Play some old favorites or learn a new board game with other teens in your area; even bring a favorite to share!

  • Thursday, September 3rd from 4:00-5:30pm @ Old Town Newhall
  • Wednesday, September 16th from 4:00-5:30pm @ Canyon Country

Make Your Choice

Make Your Choice


Eager for the release of Insurgent in theaters this Friday?

Watch Divergent with your friends during Movie Madness at the Newhall Library on Wednesday, March 18th from 3:30-6:00 in the Community Room. Snacks and Insurgent posters will be provided to all teens.

Make Your Choice on Friday, March 20th from  3:30-5:00 in the Teen Area of the Newhall LIbrary.

Show your faction loyalty through your choice in nail art, your next read, and more.

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Make Your Choice – Faction Reading Lists

One Insurgent poster per teen will be provided.

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Driver’s Ed @ Your Library!

Driver’s Ed @ Your Library!

Did you know that 72% of people fail their DMV driving test the first time?

Take our FREE permit practice tests and pass with flying colors!

Take practice car and motorcycle tests, check out the FAQ page and test your knowledge on road signs. Learn all about traffic citations, insurance, DUI, fines and hazardous road situations.

Driving test

Mini magazine “newstands” at Valencia and Old Town Newhall

Mini magazine “newstands” at Valencia and Old Town Newhall
Mini magazine “newstands” at Valencia and Old Town Newhall

Need a break from perusing the library stacks?  Fatigued from staring at a computer screen? We have a suggestion!   Stop by the teen areas of our Valencia and Old Town Newhall branches and breeze through some unique magazine titles we’ve bought specifically for relaxing with at the library. Let us know what you think –  question form and raffle box supplied. If you like what you read, we’ll try to buy more!