Teen's Choice Awards

Love to read whatever you can get your hands on?

Passionate about one book and one book only?

Then you’re qualified to pick the best book of the summer!

Read one of the library’s picks (copies available at your Neighborhood Library!), or add your own title to the mix. Begining in mid-May, visit the Teen's Choice Awards website at mplteenschoice.org for more info, to vote for and review your favorite books, and to see what other teens in Madison are reading and recommending.

Paper ballots will be available at all locations, ask library staff!

Super Smash Brothers Tournament

cover of Super Smash BrothersDo you have what it takes to be Madison Public Library's Super Smash Bros. WiiU Champion? Compete in our summer tournament and prove it!

If you place first, second, or third place in a qualifying round, you will be invited to compete against teens from across the city at the championship at Central Library on August 10th! Find out more details about the tournament dates and prize information over on the Super Smash Bros. tournament page.

Qualifying rounds begin June 9th at Hawthorne Library.

Teen Bubbler

Teen Bubbler’s hands-on pop-up workshops introduce participants to a variety of creative outlets by collaborating with local people who want to share their talents and physical resources. Check out the teen programs, resources and creations on the Teen Bubbler website!

Media Lab @ Central Library

The Media Lab at Central Library is a free space to learn and use the following:

  • Stop motion animation with iPad stations

  • 3D game design with Maya & Unreal

  • Film editing with Premiere Pro

  • Green screen video with iMovie

  • Audio design with Pro Tools

  • Graphic design with Photoshop

See the open hours and a full listing of hardware and software on the Media Lab webpage.


General Youth Services Questions
Phone: 608-266-6345

Contact Management

Supervisor Krissy Wick

Teen Book Finder

The Teen Book FinderTeen Book Finder from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists.

It is currently only available for iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad.

Visit YALSA's site to try it out.

Teen Features

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August 8, 2016
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June 9, 2016
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June 7, 2016