Check out the 2019 Winter Writing Contest tab for information about our upcoming contest! You can win prizes and listen to a panel of local young adult authors speak at our awards ceremony!

Mission Statement:

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a program within Burke Centre Library made up of local teens who come together to sponsor events, plan programs and clubs, and run activities for the purpose of bringing teens together with a sense of community. The events that we sponsor extend beyond the immediate interests of the library, and include a myriad of events relating to topics such as writing, technology, and art. The purpose of our group is to promote reading and events at the library of interest to teens. We strive to unite teens in our community around a mutual passion for books and reading.

Interested in being a TAB member? There are no requirements! Any local teen is invited to sit in on a meeting and experience what we do. For more information click here!

It’s that time of year again! Consider participating in our annual Winter Writing Contest to win prizes! Using the given photo as inspiration, write a poem, short story, song, or creative writing piece from 50 – 1,000 words and submit it to! Submissions will be accepted from January 15th to February 15th. To view the inspiration photo and learn more about the prizes and deadlines, please visit the 2019 Winter Writing Contest tab above! Our awards ceremony on March 2nd at 11:00am will also host a panel of local young adult authors to give tips and answer questions about writing! Ages 13-18.

 To see our other events, check out the upcoming events tab! Learn about robots with the First Tech Challenge Team at our upcoming Teen Tech Club meeting, de-stress with a Sahaja Yoga Meditation workshop, or connect with your inner artist by learning how to sketch and paint with watercolors from a local artist! Go to upcoming events to find the links to sign up for these events!

Check out the Past Events tab to see pictures from our Twisted Stitchers Program, Channel 16 visit10th Anniversary Event, Peep Diorama ContestInternational Fair, and more!

Looking for an opportunity to earn service hours? Then consider submitting a book review, book trailer or book talk to the  TAB blog. Read the rules for submission, then submit your book reviews, book trailers, or book talks here, and see them posted on the blog!

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