Our Teen Services staff is dedicated to serving students in grades 6 through 12. Here is a list of just some of the many services and resources we provide for our teens:

  • Readers' advisory and curated book lists
  • Fun programs and events
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • Free WiFi
  • Space to study and relax with friends
  • Online resources and homework help
  • Books, Audiobooks, Graphic Novels/Manga, Video Games, and more!
  • Take-Home Kits: GoPro, Dungeons & Dragons, & LilBits

Friends of the Library Annual College Scholarship

Attention all Cherry Hill High School Seniors!
Friends of the CHPL College Scholarship Applications are now available. 
Deadline: December 27, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Apply Today! The Friends
 will be awarding three awards: 1 $1,000 award and 2 $750 awards.

Download the Friends Scholarship Application for eligibility requirements and instructions on how to apply.
Contact Jennifer Thiel at jjguyette@hotmail.com with any questions.  

Bookworm Scholarship from Bold.org

Bold.org, a student scholarship platform, is awarding $1,000 in scholarship funding to current students in 9th grade or above who shape their goals and worldviews through the books they read.Our scholarship is called The Bookworm Scholarship, and it supports avid readers of any book genre. Students at any educational level high school and above are eligible. Applicants must only be bookworms whose ambitions have been strongly influenced by the books they read. While not required, working or volunteering at libraries, organizing book clubs, or engaging with the literary community in other ways will be a plus on student applications. Application deadline is January 1, 2020. For more information and to apply, visit https://bold.org/scholarship/the-bookworm-scholarship/

Black History Month Essay•Poster•Video Contest
CHAACA is sponsoring an Essay-Poster-Video Contest for Black History Month 2020. The essay, poster or video must depict a/an African American in the Armed Forces and NASA. This contest is open to Cherry Hill Students in grades K-12! Entries can be dropped off at Youth Services, Upper Level. For information on how to enter, click here.  Any questions, contact Cathy Jenkins at csaxjenks@gmail.com.

Judges are needed for the CHAACA Essay/Poster/Video contest. Judges need to be available for one night of judging on Monday, February 3Thursday, February 6 or Wednesday, February 12 between 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the Half Conference Center, Lower Level at the Cherry Hill Public Library. To register to be a judge, contact Cathy Jenkins at csaxjenks@gmail.com. Judges will read essay submissions, review poster and video entries.


For more information, come visit us upstairs at the Youth Services desk or call us at (856) 903-1229.
If you're interested in volunteering with us, our teen librarian, Melissa Brinn, can be reached at (856) 903-1208 or mbrinn@chplnj.org