Teen Scene

*Please note that the room is open to ages 12-16, which is the new age range for the Teen Scene space. Please call Exeter Public Library at 603-772-3101 with questions. 

Due to Covid policies, all food served/crafted will be take-home only, or can be eaten on the outdoor decks. 

Visit the Library Calendar for information about upcoming Thursday programs, and call 603-772-3101 and speak to teen librarian Lydia for any further questions. See you soon!


Game on! Exeter scores grant to start PlayStation, Nintendo video game library!

The library  has been awarded a $22,613 grant to create a New Hampshire Gaming Library. The grant is part of the American Rescue Plan of 2021 and is being facilitated by the N.H. State Library.  Check out the article from the Seacoastonline's Exeter Newsletter

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Photo of  Assistant Teen Librarian Chandra Boudreau and Children's Room Will Gleed, photo credits: Bob Albright/Seacoastonline

Teen Thursdays

Thursday after school programming is happening

for 6th-11th graders!

 Every Thursday, come to the Teen Scene

from 3 PM - 4:30 PM for a new fun activity each week. 

Stay tuned for next month's activities or

call the library 603-772-3101.


Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board is a volunteer group for Teen library users in

6th-11th grade.

Do you want to have an impact on Teen Services at the library, and share your

thoughts about what the Teen Scene should look like, from books,

games, programs,

decor, and more? Join the Teen Advisory board!

T.A.B. meets on the LAST Monday of each month, from 3-4 PM.

Call the library at 603-772-3101 with any questions. 

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Teen Book Groups - 2022

Teen Book Groups are held in-person. The next book group will be in October. Stay tuned-in for Summer Reading Programs. In the meantime, check out the free audiobooks available through Sora:

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Flume & Isinglass Voting

Here are the links for ALA Teens' Top 10 and NH book awards

Come into the teen scene to see the new display and get reading!

Want to nominate a book for the 2023 short lists?  Use this form!

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Picture Gallery of Activities Happening in the Teen Scene

Valentines Cookie Creation
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Material for Candy Cornucopias YA
Candy Cornucopias
Fear Factor
candy pizzas
Making Candy Pizza in the Teen Scene
Candy Pizza packaged to go
Book Craft-using recycled books
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bookcraft in Thursday's Teen Scene for October

Pictures of events and participants taken in the library have been verbally approved to post in advance.

Homework Help

EBSCO  -  The service provides full access to articles, essays, primary source materials, and videos on many topics. A valid library card is required to access these databases.
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Mango Languages - This is an online language learning resource. Mango Languages offers 71 language courses. Additionally, the service offers English lessons in 17 languages and specialty courses to teach cultural differences. Courses are accessible from a web browser or an app. First time users select "sign up" & add 4507 prefix to "card number".

State and local Governments  - Links to state and local government sites.


New Hampshire State Legislature - Official site of the New Hampshire State Legislature.

Town of Exeter  - The official site of the Town of Exeter


Library of Congress  - Library of Congress catalog, copyright office, documents, and photographs of America's heritage.


The White House - Official White House site.


U.S. Census Bureau - Official site of the U.S. Census Bureau.


U.S. House of Representatives - Official site of the U.S. House of Representatives.


U.S. Senate - Official site of the U.S. Senate.


U.S. Supreme Court - Official site of the U.S. Supreme Court.