Youth Advisory Board

Young Adult Room

If you are interested in STEM activities, enjoy reading, and need required volunteer/service hours for school, the Morehead City Library Youth Advisory Board is for you!

What is the Youth Advisory Board?

The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) consists of a group of young people in grades 6 through 12 who are interested in volunteering and taking an active role in determining services and programs at the public library. Serving on the YAB can satisfy volunteer/service requirements for school and look great on college applications or job resumes.

Requirements to Serve

  • Junior YAB: Must be in grades 6 through 8 (Middle School students)
  • Senior YAB: Must be in grades 9 through 12 (High School students)
  • Attend monthly meetings the first Thursday of each month at 5 pm.
  • Be willing to serve for at least one semester.
    • Fall 2023: Sep 7, Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7
    • Spring 2024: Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 7, Apr 4
    • Summer 2024: May 2, Jun 6, Jul 11, Aug 1

Specific Activities

  • Plan library services
  • Promote library programs and services at school and in the community
  • Make suggestions for the collection
  • Assist with library programs for children
  • Meet and work with others and have fun at the library

How do I become a member?

Submit YAB Application completed and signed by volunteer and parent/guardian:

  • In person at the library (202 South 8th Street, Morehead City, NC 28557) – or –  
  • Email your application to Tegan Owen, Youth and Young Adult Librarian at

Please call at 252-726-3765 with questions or for further information.