Teens 

We have great resources for teens including a dedicated space specifically for grades 7 - 12 that hosts Young Adult fiction and nonfiction, graphic novels, computers, board games, and a PlayStation 4 (currently unavailable to use due to COVID-19). Scroll down this page to view upcoming events, book recommendations, and online resources. 

Teen Programs and Events 

Teen Lock-Ins
Select Friday evenings in the Teen Room (email the Teen Librarian for future dates!)
Teen Lock-In is an exclusive event for grades 7 - 12 that takes place after the library is closed. Each lock-in is a little different, but generally, we will play group games and activities, devour delicious food, and enjoy "hanging out" in person at the library! 


Magic: The Gathering

Fridays from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Vermont Room
Go to the upstairs of the Aldrich Library to play the popular card game Magic: The Gathering. All skill levels are encouraged to attend. 

Teen Resources 

If you have a question Google can't answer, email our Teen Librarian at AldrichTeens@gmail.com. “Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.”
- Neil Gaiman, author of the The Sandman series. 

Access WorldBook from home by clicking on the link above and entering your library card number. 

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1-800-273-8255
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.

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Can't decide on a college major or trade yet? Take a deep breath and start your search with Noodle.

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Visit the link above to visit the Vermont Department of Labor web page to search for jobs and find resources on writing resumes. Click here to search for trade schools in Vermont.

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(802) 479-5577
Mosaic is locally-based and their mission is to end sexual violence. Mosaic's telephone hotline is  available 24/7. 

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Expand your vocabulary and learn a new word each day with The New York Times' Word of the Day!

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Virtual Young Adult Reading Room