The Peter White Public Library offers collections, services, and programs for Teens in-person and online. The Young Adult Collection includes books, audiobooks, graphic novels, and magazines.

Teen Services Specialist Amanda Pierce is available in the Teen Zone to answer questions and offer Teen Programs.


Kanopy: An on-demand film streaming service, available to Peter White Public Library cardholders. This app features over 30,000 films with a focus on thoughtful content. Download the app and use your email and library card to get started.
Libby by Overdrive: Check out ebooks, audiobooks, and stream videos directly to your smartphone or tablet.  Our collection of Overdrive accessible titles is called Great Lakes Digital Libraries. 
You can learn more about using Libby to access our digital collection by watching a locally produced, 5-minute instructional video.
Mango Languages: Mango provides a learning platform for 71 languages and cultures. Create your own free account to track your progress or log-in as a guest to explore the possibilities.

MeL: The Michigan eLibrary is a 24/7 online library for Michigan residents.

  • MeL Databases allow you instant access to full-text articles from tens of thousands of magazines and newspapers. Specialized topics  include car repair and practice tests.
  • MeLCat allows you to order books, audiobooks, music, movies, and other materials and have them delivered to your participating library. View a video to familiarize yourself with MeLCat.
  • MeL Michigana contains photographs, diaries, oral histories, local records, and historical Michigan data. View a video to familiarize yourself with MeL Michigana.
  • MeL Gateways include specialized resources such as those in health, business, and areas for teens.
World Book Web World Book Online: Engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resources for grades pre-K through high school.
Peter White Public Library Teen Services Facebook Page
Peter White Public Teen Instagram



Book Lists

YALSA Book Awards
Tough Topics

JTAB (Junior Teen Advisory Board):
Open to anyone entering grades 5-8.
Help plan special events for people your age.
Monthly meetings feature games, book talk,
and opportunities to meet new friends.

TAB (Teen Advisory Board):
Open to anyone entering grades 9-12
who is interested in meeting with peers,
to create library programs teens would enjoy.
Meetings are held monthly and usually involve
a snack and something hands-on that’s fun to do.
Past TAB events have included battle of the bands,
dances and other creative, fun activities.

Open to LGBTQIA+ Teens and Allies, ages 13 – 18 years old.
Games, activities, and more.

Call 226-4321  or e-mail Amanda Pierce at apierce@pwpl.info for more information.