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Teen's Choice Awards

Vote for and discuss your favorite books.
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Teen Bubbler

Check out teen creations, find resources, and learn about Bubbler pop-up workshops and programs.
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Great Reads

Not sure what to read? Check out these recommendations.
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Local Music

Listen to and download music from Madison artists.

Media Lab @ Central

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.

Teen Book Finder

The Teen 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

eBooks & Audiobooks

Your library card gives you 24/7 access to over 71,000 digital books, audiobooks, videos and more - thanks to OverDrive and

Community Reads: Science Fiction

We asked our Facebook and Twitter fans to recommend a science fiction book for people who don't like science fiction. Folks chimed in with over 70 books worth checking out if you're new to science fiction, or not particularly keen on the genre.