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 2022: Sep 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1
    • Spring 2023: Jan 5, Feb 2, Mar 2, Apr 6
    • Summer 2023: May 4, Jun 1, Jul 6, Aug 3

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 tegan.owen@moreheadcitync.org

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