Young Adult Services

In light of the evolving concerns of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Governor’s direction on mass gatherings, the City of Inglewood is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of our community and our employees.

The Library will be closed from March 16 until further notice.
All library programs and events have been cancelled.


It’s Showtime at Your Library - Young AdultsSummer Reading Pogram for Young Adults


Teen Online Resources 


College Prep

Well on the way to achieving academic success and heading to college? The Inglewood Public Library offers a bevy of useful databases and resources to help you excel with your studies. From databases to research a topic paper to practice tests to better prepare for that tough midterm exam.
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Teen Issues

Health and Wellness

The slings and arrows of being a teen can be harrowing. It’s important to strike a healthy balance between schoolwork and a robust social life. It can all be very overwhelming.  Fortunately, there are resources available to help you navigate that sometimes stressful school schedule.
Teens HealthMedline PluaNatioinal Suicide Prevention HotlineTeen Line
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Recommended YA Reading



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YALSA -  Young Adult Library Services Association 
provides carefully curated booklists that cater specifically to the needs and interests of modern teens. If you’re on the lookout for a good YA item that is relevant to the issues you care about, YALSA is an ideal go-to resource for finding that perfect book to quench that readerly thirst.


YALSA’s Teen Book Finder 
is a free online database and app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access nearly 4,000 titles recognized YALSA’s awards and lists on their smartphone.

Have an Android phone? Download the Android version now!

Have an iPod Touch or an iPhone? Download the iOS app now!





           


Teen Advisory Board - Cancelled


Come and make a difference by joining the Inglewood Library Teen Advisory Board. An ideal opportunity to earn valuable experience collaborating with other like-minded individuals while advocating for libraries and library services. A chance to work closely with the Young Adult Librarian to build the YA collection, develop relevant and engaging library programs, and other useful skills and experiences.


Contact


Our Young Adult Librarian is committed to serving the needs of the youth of the community and is always receptive to feedback and suggestions. Do you have a book recommendation? Or ideas for Teen programming? Then we want to hear from you. All notes and comments welcome.
Adaeze Ezeanioma
aezeanioma@cityofinglewood.org
310-412-4280