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The TAB will be holding an Arts and Crafts program on April 29, 2017 for teens ages 13-18! We will be making yarn art, such as dream catchers, pom poms, and string art boards. Check out the flyer here! Shannyn Synder will be presenting this Teen Arts and Crafts program! Check out her website here: Sign up at:


Join us for our new monthly book club! Teens ages 13-18 will discuss Pretties, the second book in the Uglies trilogy by Scott Westerfeld. Copies are available at the information desk. Check out the flyer for the month of May here! Sign up at:


Thank you to all who came to our 2017 Winter Writing Contest awards ceremony! It was a huge success! This year, we received 39 submissions, and we had to choose winners from a very competitive pool. Good job to all the participants and congratulations to 1st place Maryann Xue, 2nd place Brielle Perry, and 3rd place Amal Gohar! Click on their names to check out their winning pieces!


If you were not able to make it to the awards ceremony, you can pick up your certificates and awards at the information desk at the front of the Burke Centre Library. Check out our past Winter Writing Contests from 2015 and 2016 as well!


 TAB is rebooting a blog! We will be accepting submissions to the blog that you can gain service hours for! Read the rules for submission, then submit your book reviews, book trailers here, and see them posted on the blog!

This website is sponsored by the Friends of Burke Centre Library

Teen Advisory Board, also known as TAB, consists of teenagers that create programs targeting other teens to improve our community. These teens are taking the initiative to reach out to others in their community by spreading the word starting from people their own age.

This website will provide information regarding programs we have started. It is a reference point for the people involved in our existing clubs and a place for those who have expressed interest in joining our activities.

We are working closely with Fairfax County to organize events and bring in guest speakers to host our own programs. If you’re a local teenager with a skill or passion you would like to share with the community, you are welcome to contact us to with program ideas!

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