Young Adults  (YA)

 
About

Whether you are interested in having fun, homework help, college planning, or job hunting, the Library has an awesome variety of materials, programs, and resources just for you.  Find the latest and the best in young adult books -many are available in audiobook and eBook format too.  The Library also has online resources and books to get you ready for life after high school. 

 

The Library also has a space dedicated just for Young Adults!  The Young Adult Lounge is located on the Main Floor.  Inside you will find books, graphics, manga, board games, charging stations, and rotating activities to complete by yourself or with a group of friends.

 

The Library is looking forward to meeting you and listening to your ideas and suggestions about the young adult collection or programs!  

 
 

Summer Reading Has Come To An End!

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Check back in May 2023 for a
new summer of fun!

Summer Reading
YA Picks

Look no further for ideas about what to read next. Check out our Teen Reader Resources for Staff Picks, Best Seller Lists, Award Winning Book Lists, and Reading Recommendations & Reviews . We also hope you'll stop by the library for our awesome selection of books, CDs, and movies - or just to use the Internet or hang out in the YA section.
 

Is there a book you hope we'll buy? Fill out our Suggest a Purchase Form!  Do you have a comment or an idea for us? Need help finding something or have a question about the library? Contact us at library@vwarner.org, chat with a staff member.

 
YA Programs

Upcoming Programs!

  • Oct 08, 10:30 AM CDT
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Make your own floating ghost and twine pumpkin crafts to take home. All supplies are provided for this free event. Advance registration is required. Please call the library at 217-935-5174 to sign up.
  • Oct 11, 9:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Get ready to plan your Library Crawl! The 4th Annual Library Crawl will take place October 1-31. Each library you visit will “stamp” your Passport. Visit five (5) or more libraries other than Vespasian Warner Library, turn in your Passport back here, and you’ll be eligible for a cool prize drawing.
  • Oct 13, 5:30 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Bats are of-misunderstood creatures of legend and scary stories. Learn fact from fiction as a naturalist from the Macon County Conservation District talks about these unique mammals, and what makes them so important to the environment. Advance registration is required for this free event.
  • Oct 17, 9:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Get ready to plan your Library Crawl! The 4th Annual Library Crawl will take place October 1-31. Each library you visit will “stamp” your Passport. Visit five (5) or more libraries other than Vespasian Warner Library, turn in your Passport back here, and you’ll be eligible for a cool prize drawing.
  • Oct 20, 4:00 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Come play the biggest game of Clue you've ever seen and solve the mystery of the Library Murder while you're at it! Spots are limited and registration is required for this teen program. Ages 12-18.
  • Oct 31, 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Stop by the library to trick-or-treat and enjoy free activities. Don’t forget to wear your costume. This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required. Trick-or-treat bags are available for the first 250 children.
  • Oct 31, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    EMC Photography will be at the library to take free portraits of children in costume from 4:30-6:30pm. This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required.
  • Nov 01, 9:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Pick up free supplies to make a perfect autumn decoration with clay and other embellishments that fit into a small jar. Kits are available for pickup beginning Tuesday, November 1 while supplies last. One per person, please.
  • Nov 10, 4:00 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Stretch your mind to think in new and creative ways with prompts designed to get you outside the box! You'll receive a starter kit containing everything you need to get going on these wonderfully wreckable exercises in creativity! Spots are limited and registration is required for this teen program.
  • Nov 12, 10:30 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Learn about the origin of the apple pie and then make your own mini pie to take home for baking. Space is limited and advance registration is required for this free event. For more information or to register, call the library at 217-935-5174.