BKLYN BookMatch Teen



Teens in grades 9-12 who love the library, books and other media, and want to be involved in an essential library service: readers’ advisory. Readers of all interests and levels are welcome.  


Learn the art of recommending books from librarians, book selectors, publishers and authors, and offer a readers’ advisory service exclusive to teens. Represent BPL at events and select books to be added to the Library’s collection!


Eight weekly Wednesdays in November and December for training, followed by bimonthly meetings and live book matching at BPL events through early June.


Brooklyn Public Library's Central Library, located at 10 Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn.


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  • Do something important in your community.
  • Earn a stipend, volunteer hours, and resume-boosting experience.
  • Make connections to careers in publishing, writing, libraries and more.
  • Make new friends over books, lively discussions and food!


BookMatch Teen is made possible through the support of the Steve Nash Foundation.

Want to get a recommendation from our current class of Teen Bookmatchers?

Complete a short questionnaire and one of our BKLYN BookMatch Teens will curate a customized reading list for you!


Become a BKLYN BookMatch Teen!

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Find out more

Interested? Download our BKLYN BookMatch Teen info packet here.