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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. For a chance to be featured in the Teen Zine, participate in our annual writing and art contests and attend teen programs.

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

Teen Zine Issue 8 (Cover image) Made by Teens for Teens Spring 2019; Issue 8


Teen Zine Archive

Issue 8 - Spring 2019
Issue 7 - Fall 2018
Issue 6 - Fall 2017
Issue 5 - Winter 2017
Issue 4 - Summer 2016
Issue 3 - Fall 2015
Issue 2 - Spring 2015
Issue 1 - Fall 2014

Teens' Blog

  • Youth Network — September 2020

    Youth Network – 09/02/2020 Focus:  Life Skills, YMP   Present:   Day One Youth Advocates:  Nancy Ashley Keary  Ray Emily Jazmine   Library Teen Advisory Board or Youth Interns Jane Cassie A Marshall C Leo S (also on PYC) Luke S (also on PYC) Jasmine S Genevieve H Kani T

  • Parachutes — Teen Review

    Review by Isabella Henriquez, 16 Parachutes By Kelly Yang Every year, thousands of students from China migrate to the US to study in their schools. They are known as the “parachutes”. This includes our protagonist, Claire Wang. Claire’s parents didn’t believe that she would pass the gaokao, which is China’s

  • The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens who Made England — Teen Review

    Review by Nina Dinan, 16 The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens who Made England) By Dan Jones Are you a fan of Game of Thrones or The White Queen? If so, you’ll love The Plantagenets, the true story of the ruthless and visionary family that transformed England from a

  • Bookmark Design Contest

    We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Bookmark Design Contest! The contest was a great success. We had numerous entries with very creative designs. Two designs from each category, eight designs in total, were selected by our library staff judges. The winning bookmarks will be printed and distributed

  • Sketches & More: Hand Lettering, Watercolors, and Graffiti Art

    Sketches and More is a virtual teen program presented in partnership with Armory Center for the Arts and Day One. The workshops are taught by staff from the Armory. Hand Lettering Hand lettering is a form of drawing decorative letters, usually as a way of interpreting or expressing the letters,