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Teen Zine

The Teen Zine is a bi-annual publication that features writing, photos, book lists, artwork, interviews, and articles by or about teens at the library. This mini magazine is designed, edited, and assembled by a team of teen volunteers. It is shared with schools, administrators, public officials, youth advocates, and read by people from all over the community—even people on another continent!

Pick up a copy at the library or view it here online. See if you or someone you know is featured!

To see more about how we make the Teen Zine click HERE for a poster on the Teen Zine process. To submit your writing, click HERE.

Click on the Teen Zine cover to view the latest issue of the Teen Zine:

Teen Zine Issue 7


Teen Zine Archive

Issue 1 – Fall 2014
Issue 2 – Spring 2015
Issue 3 – Fall 2015
Issue 4 – Summer 2016
Issue 5 – Winter 2017
Issue 6 – Fall 2017
Issue 7 – Fall 2018

Teens’ Blog

  • New Books – February 2019 edition

    The Brilliant Death AMY ROSE CAPETTA · Viking Books for Young Readers Pages: 352 Format: Hardcover For Teodora DiSangro, a mafia don’s daughter, family is fate. All her life, Teodora has hidden the fact that she secretly turns her family’s enemies into music boxes, mirrors, and other decorative objects. After […]

  • Orphan Monster Spy — Teen Review

    review by Jacob Chon, age 16 Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen     All Sarah has ever wanted was a simple life. However, destiny did not decide it to be that way. Thrust into one of the worst governments in human history, and cursed with a Jewish bloodline that marks her for death, Sarah […]

  • The Poet X — Teen Review

    review by Aminda Zou, age 14 The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo     The Poet X is a marvelous novel told in poetry form where Elizabeth Acevedo narrates the story of a silenced young woman, Xiomara Batista. This novel addresses the issues of racism, sexism, and the importance of self-defense and having a voice. […]

  • Odd One Out — Teen Review

    review by John Chon, age 16 Odd One Out by Nic Stone     Odd One Out by Nic Stone is a story about self discovery. This book follows two very close childhood friends, a straight guy and a lesbian girl. Courtney “Coop” and Jupiter “Jupe” are very close, with Jupe’s parents being gay fathers […]

  • Leah on the Offbeat — Teen Review

    review by Jacob Chon, age 16 Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli     High school is an awkward place. Personal interactions are tough, romance is opaque, and Leah Burke is no stranger to these issues. Her progressive ideas and accepting attitude towards others is only matched by the difficulty of doing so. […]