ABOUT BOOKMATCH TEEN

WHO

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.  

WHAT

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

WHEN

Eight weekly Wednesdays from mid-October through mid-December for training, followed by bimonthly meetings and live book matching at BPL events through early June.

WHERE

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

HOW

Applications are now open. Apply here. All applicants will received a follow up email, and select applicants will be invited for an interview.  We look forward to receiving your application!

WHAT ELSE

  • 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!
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