Teens

Library Events

Teen Ambassadors

RPL’s Teen Ambassador (TAMBAS) are a youth leadership group that helps to improve the library. The TAMBAS help library staff develop teen programs and collections, while working as a team and developing public speaking skills.

Teen Design Contest

Fiction Addiction is a book club for teens, ran by teens. We strive to make connections and host an inclusive book club. Each time we meet, we will chose a new literary theme or topic to discuss.

Get involved

Fiction Addiction

Fiction Addiction is a book club for teens, ran by teens. We strive to make connections and host an inclusive book club. Each time we meet, we will chose a new literary theme or topic to discuss.

Teen Ambassadors

RPL’s Teen Ambassador (TAMBAS) are a youth leadership group that helps to improve the library. The TAMBAS help library staff develop teen programs and collections, while working as a team and developing public speaking skills.

Volunteer

Interested in giving your time to support the library? Click here for current volunteer opportunities.

Resources

Child and Youth Mental Health

he Ministry of Children and Family Development’s Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) teams located across B.C. provide a range of mental health assessment and treatment options for children and youth (0-18 years of age) and their families at no cost. Our clinics are staffed by mental health clinicians, psychologists, and psychiatrists.

Youth in BC

Crisis mental health line for teens. It connects teens with support, information and resources.

Education Planner BC

EducationPlannerBC helps learners make well informed decisions about their education and career options. Use the Plan section to find articles and information about the different paths along the student journey.

Student Aid BC

We help with the cost of post-secondary education through student loans, grants, and scholarships. We also have programs that help with loan repayment.

Connections Community Services

An organization in Richmond offering a variety of programs for teens including homework help, Youth & Seniors Connect, and Station Stretch’s academic support.

Foundry

Foundry is a province-wide network of integrated health and social service centres for young people ages 12-24. Foundry centres provide a one-stop-shop for young people to access mental health care, substance use services, primary care, social services and youth and family peer supports.

RESET Youth Team

The RESET Youth Team is dedicated in supporting youth aged 13-19 and their families in partnership with the Richmond School District.

RESETing youth on their path through individual and family counselling, group work, school support, and advocacy. We believe positive change is possible and the ‘reset’ framework guides our everyday practice and more importantly, RESET youth’s thinking and goals towards successful outcomes.

WorkBC Scholarships, Bursaries, and Loans

Post-secondary education can be expensive. StudentAid BC provides loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships and special programs to qualifying students.

Staff Picks For Teens

What Color Is your Parachute? for Teens

Christen, Carol

The Witchery

Isabelle, S.

Nothing More to Tell

McManus, Karen M.

Cursed

Meyer, Marissa

Nine Liars

Johnson, Maureen

The Gifted Teen Survival Guide

Galbraith, Judy

Teen Diversity and Inclusion Books

My Sister's Big Fat Indian Wedding

Patel, Sajni

Flash Fire

Klune, TJ

What's the T?

Dawson, Juno

Bruised

Boteju, Tanya

Both Can Be True

Machias, Jules

Radio Silence

Oseman, Alice

Teen Gentle-Read Novels

Year on Fire

Buxbaum, Julie

I Must Betray You

Sepetys, Ruta

Once Upon A K-prom

Cho, Kat

The Prince and the Dressmaker

Wang, Jen

Field Notes on Love

Smith, Jennifer E.

Pumpkinheads

Rowell, Rainbow

Teen manga

Yona of the Dawn

Kusanagi, Mizuho

Chainsaw Man

Fujimoto, Tatsuki

Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

Kumanomata, Kagiji

Hinamatsuri

Ōtake, Masao

The King's Beast

Tōma, Rei

Love Me for Who I Am

Konayama, Kata

Teen French Collection

Liz

Roy, Suzanne

Délivrée

Jérôme, Roxane

Ma vie de papier fripé

Baril-Lessard, Elizabeth

Les filles de la chance

Davis, Charlotte Nicole

L'histoire sur mon visage

Baugh, Leanne

De sang et de rang

Adeyemi, Tomi