EventsMy Next Step for Teens: The Arts (West Boulevard/Hybrid)

My Next Step for Teens: The Arts (West Boulevard/Hybrid)

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
West Boulevard Library


Do you know where you're going after you finish high school? This session is designed to help you figure out your next step to successfully plan for your future. Do you have questions about the Library, or are not sure what it has to offer you? Register for this session to get your questions answered, and hear from a Teen Librarian (or Teen Library Associate) to hear all about what your Library has to offer teens.

From tons of amazing programming options like gaming, STEAM, writing, arts, and community service, to incredible online resources like, there's so much to choose from! You can also download ebooks, stream movies, and music, listen to college and career podcasts, and the list goes on. Get a step ahead, and register today!

Do you have aspirations to work in the arts but are not sure where to start? wanting to navigate the arts be it visual media, writing, film, etc. We can explore portfolio development and artistic interests to help formulate a plan that best engages your passion. Come with an open mind! You will be surprised where your passions can take you.

    This program is hybrid, with the option of meeting in person or virtually

    This program will be provided by West Boulevard library staff and is recommended for teens ages 12 to 18. Please email the program facilitator which method of delivery is preferred at least two days prior to the meeting.

    For Virtual

      Participants will be sent a Zoom link once registered.

      How to Join an Online Program
      This event takes place on Zoom. Please register in advance. You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting.

      For in person

      This program will take place indoors at the West Boulevard library. Indoor programs will be operating at a reduced attendance capacity and will include social distancing based on the library space.

      NOTE: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is committed to public safety and continues to intentionally and deliberately expand in-person services that align with the COVID-19 safety guidelines set by Mecklenburg County, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), the state of North Carolina and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). For the safety of staff and other program participants, please stay home if you feel sick, are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, have a confirmed case of COVID-19, are awaiting COVID-19 test results, or have recently been exposed to someone with COVID-19.

      More Info about College & Career Connections

      Our College & Career Connections program is designed with YOU in mind. This includes free programs and workshops by experts in the field with topics ranging from financial aid to applications, admissions essays, and even services such as free SAT and ACT practice tests offered by The Princeton Review. In addition, we have a road map to help you answer three very important questions – 1. Who am I? 2. What do I want to do? and 3. How will I get there? For more details, check out our page here. To learn more about My Next Step, Virtual Volunteering, and our two new podcast series, check out our Teen Digital Branch!

      Looking for more technology resources? Check out this list!

      College & Career Connections
      Suitable for:
      Teens (12-18)
      Art Education
      Educational Support

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