Teens


Volunteer in the Library

If you are a teen interested in helping the library as a volunteer, please fill out this application form. For more information, please see the form description. We will contact you when a volunteer opportunity is available!

I Need Less than 20 Community Service Hours…

If you are a teen volunteering to fulfill a community service requirement AND need less than 20 hours of volunteering, please fill out this General Volunteer Application Form. For more information, please see the form description. We will contact you when a volunteer opportunity is available!


Teen Time

Hey teens 12 & up! Join us every Tuesday at the library from 6 PM – 7 PM for Teen Time. During Teen Time, you can check out books, chat with friends, meet new people, study, read, play games…the opportunities are endless! You definitely don’t want to miss out. The best part is, the library is open just for you teens only!


Library Teen Advisory Board

Teens 12 & up, join us any month for the Bennington Public Library Teen Advisory Board! During Teen Time (6 PM – 7 PM) on the third Tuesday of each month, meet with other teens to plan, market, discuss, and implement teen programming ideas.


Art Show

Teen artists, please join us in celebrating your art on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 4 PM – 5 PM. The next Teen Art Show will take place on Tuesday, June 28th. You will have the opportunity to share your art with the community, be recognized for your talent, and meet other teen artists. After the Show, your art submissions will be displayed inside the Library until next month’s art show.

ALL ages are invited to attend the Teen Art Show! You will be able to meet the artists and celebrate local teen art. If you can’t attend the show, enjoy the art collection on display in our library during the month!

Let’s get this pARTy stARTed!


Teen Spotlight: Be Strong with Emma & Emma

Join us Monday, May 9th from 6 PM – 7 PM for a presentation and craft activities from Teen Spotlight guests Emma and Emma! Listen as Emma and Emma speak out about mental health (content warning: brief mentions of self-harm), journeys of self-discovery, personal experiences, and self-love resources. Treat yourself at this program with an ice cream sundae bar and crafts designed to improve your mental health.