Library Events

Youth Conversation Circle

Practice your English in conversation with other teens. We will discuss everyday topics such as sports and music and will play lots of fun games! This program is for teens in grades 8-12. Presented in partnership with Settlement Workers in Schools. Registration required.

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Teen Programs

Check out what events are happening at the library for teens!

Teen Ambassadors

RPL’s Teen Ambassador (TAMBAS) are a youth leadership group that helps to improve the library. The TAMBAS help library staff develop teen programs and collections, while working as a team and developing public speaking skills.


Interested in giving your time to support the library? Click here for current volunteer opportunities.


Child and Youth Mental Health

The Ministry of Children and Family Development’s Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) teams located across B.C. provide a range of mental health assessment and treatment options for children and youth (0-18 years of age) and their families at no cost. Our clinics are staffed by mental health clinicians, psychologists, and psychiatrists.

Youth in BC

Crisis mental health line for teens. It connects teens with support, information and resources.

Education Planner BC

EducationPlannerBC helps learners make well informed decisions about their education and career options. Use the Plan section to find articles and information about the different paths along the student journey.

Student Aid BC

We help with the cost of post-secondary education through student loans, grants, and scholarships. We also have programs that help with loan repayment.

Connections Community Services

An organization in Richmond offering a variety of programs for teens including homework help, Youth & Seniors Connect, and Station Stretch’s academic support.


Foundry is a province-wide network of integrated health and social service centres for young people ages 12-24. Foundry centres provide a one-stop-shop for young people to access mental health care, substance use services, primary care, social services and youth and family peer supports.

RESET Youth Team

The RESET Youth Team is dedicated in supporting youth aged 13-19 and their families in partnership with the Richmond School District.

RESETing youth on their path through individual and family counselling, group work, school support, and advocacy. We believe positive change is possible and the ‘reset’ framework guides our everyday practice and more importantly, RESET youth’s thinking and goals towards successful outcomes.

WorkBC Scholarships, Bursaries, and Loans

Post-secondary education can be expensive. StudentAid BC provides loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships and special programs to qualifying students.

Staff Picks For Teens

Curious Tides

Lacelle, Pascale

The Space Between Here & Now

Suk, Sarah

The Revenge Game

Taylor, Jordyn


Paolini, Christopher

Check & Mate

Hazelwood, Ali

Catfish Rolling

Kumagai, Clara

Teen Historical Fiction


Schwartz, Dana


Wein, Elizabeth

My Dear Henry

Bayron, Kalynn


Sepetys, Ruta

The Davenports

Marquis, Krystal

Luck of the Titanic

Lee, Stacey

Teen Rainbow Reads

Then Everything Happens at Once

Girard, M-E

The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Muniz, Deya

House Party

A Guide to the Dark

Metoui, Meriam

What A Desi Girl Wants

Khan, Sabina

You're Not Supposed to Die Tonight

Bayron, Kalynn

Teen manga


Miyazaki, Asuka

Frieren, Beyond Journey's End

Yamada, Kanehito

The King's Beast

Tōma, Rei

Case Closed

Aoyama, Gōshō

Kakegurui, Compulsive Gambler

Kawamoto, Homura



Teen French Collection

Rose des vents

Chevalier, Valérie

Faire face à la musique

Roy, Isabelle

Les jambes en spaghettis

Bérubé, Clarisse

Danse avec moi

Masood, Syed


Dignard, Sara

C'est beau, le rouge

Zamolo, Lucia