Library Activities and Volunteering for Teens


Call 604-527-4677 or email for more information about any of these programs, or to register.




Want to win gift cards, new books, and more? Read and do fun challenges as part of the Teen Summer Reading Club, and you'll be entered in our weekly prize draws. A Grand Prize of a $100 gift card of the winner's choice will be awarded at the end of summer. Register at the library now to get started!


Plant a Book Party

Main Branch

Friday, August 25, 1:30-3:30

Make an awesome garden planter out of old library books. We will provide all necessary materials, along with snacks and prizes too! Registration required, starting July 25.


The Broken Book: Mystery Scavenger Hunt

Ongoing July 4 - August 31

There's been a shocking murder in your city - can you solve the mystery?

Explore New Westminster to find clues and crack the case. Completing the hunt and solving the mystery will get you five extra entries into our Teen Summer Reading Club prize draws! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CLUES






Click here for a current list of volunteer opportunities elsewhere in New Westminster and in the Lower Mainland.

British Columbia Youth Parliament: An organization of B.C. youth who are making positive contributions in their communities.

Volunteering: Canada's site for information on volunteering. Includes volunteer centres by region.

Youth Canada: Enrichment programs, competitions, leadership, and other opportunities.