The newly renovated JCPL now has a space designed just for teens. It’s YOUR space, so come in and hang out! You’ll find teen books, study tables, gaming, technology, maker kits, and so much more. Select a topic below for more details about some of the new activities available, and stop by the Teen Library Desk for even more information.

New Teen Books

  • Gaming

    • Teen girl gaming.Inside JCPL’s new Teen Library, you will find always-available gaming. Come in anytime the library is open and find Xbox One, Wii U, and PS4 console gaming! Playing time will work on a first-come, first-served basis, with limitations on time if others are waiting. At least one person per group must have a library card. Ask at the Teen Library Desk for controllers. Game on!
  • Homework Help

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      Get live, one-to-one help in math, science, social studies, and English everyday from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. To login, enter your 7 digit library card number or the site code. To find out what the site code is, contact the Ask a Librarian Desk at 859-885-3523 or via email.
    • Visit our Homework Help page for more great resources!
  • Laptops & iPads

    • Teen girl using a tablet.In addition to the desktop computer stations in the new Teen Library, teens can now check out a laptop, iPad Air, or an iPad Mini for use inside JCPL. Come to the Teen Library Desk and request the device of your choice. If available, each device will check out for two hours.
    • Tons of apps will be pre-downloaded onto the available iPads, and you can always make suggestions for more. Laptops will have software for the JCPL Minecraft server, film-editing, movie-watching, and more. Gaming and social media are welcome on the teen library devices!
  • Maker Kits

    • Lego peopleFeeling creative? Artistic? Simply bored? Check out JCPL’s Maker Kits and let your imagination run wild!
    • Kits are available for in-library use and contain supplies and books for arts, jewelry, origami, and Lego.
    • To check out a kit, visit the Teen Library Desk.
  • Minecraft Server

    • Minecraft logoJCPL now offers a free Minecraft server to all library visitors. If you already have a Minecraft account of your own, you can either bring in your device or log into one of the library’s computers to play along with other JCPL builders.
    • If you don’t have a Minecraft account of your own, stop by the Teen Library Desk to see if one of our ten accounts is available. If it is, we’ll get you signed in and you can build, dig, or invent as much as you want!