Book lists

Book List – 2019 Teens’ Top Ten

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list – see the 2019 winners!

Book List – YALSA 2020 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

The official titles of YALSA’s 2020 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list have been announced. | Teens

Book List – 2018 Teens’ Top Ten

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year!

Books about Bullies and Bullying for Teens and their Allies

A great list of fiction and nonfiction books about bullies and bullying for teens, their parents, and caregivers.

Book List – Young Adult Books About Superheroes

Infinity War left you wrecked? Check out some more light-hearted books about superheroes!

Book List – Young Adult Books About Transgender People

An up-to-date book list of fiction and nonfiction titles.

reading News

Teens: Read off your fines!

Teens with overdue fines on their library cards can reduce or eliminate them by reading books, comics, magazines – whatever they enjoy.

Reading and Writing Programs

Discover Your Summer: Summer Reading Club 2022

Discover Your Summer: Read and Win Prizes!

Join the Summer Reading Club 2022 for kids, teens, and adults at Springfield City Library! | All Ages

Flash Fiction Contest

Flash Fiction Contest – May 2-31

Can you tell a full story in 500 words or less? You have 30 days to figure it out! | Central Library | Teens

Teen Detective's Book Club

Teen Detective’s Book Club

Calling all detectives! Do you love solving a mystery? Join us at the Forest Park Branch once a month to hash out all the clues! | Forest Park | Teens

Teen Manga Squad

Teen Manga Squad

Do you want to meet other teens who love manga as much as you? Then we have the squad for you! | East Forest Park | Teens

Teen Writers' Guild

Teen Writer’s Guild

Join us for writing games and practice developing your creative writing skills. | Forest Park | Teens

Comics Club for Teens

Comics Club for Teens

Join us for the Comics Club for Teens as we share our favorites in Anime, Manga, and American comics. | Central | Teens