Youth Advisory Board

The Nechako Branch is closed until further notice as a result of smoke from the recent fire at Spicy Greens in the Hart. More information here.

The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is a council of teens in grades 8 through 12 who assist in making the library more teen friendly. They advise, volunteer, plan events, promote the library to their peers, and more!

Our Mission

  • Encourage teens to use the library.
  • Assist local youth in accessing library materials and programs.
  • Adapt the library to suit the needs of Prince George youth.
  • Help humanize Prince George Public Library resources.
  • Provide a youth perspective on literary and library needs.
  • To be awesomely snazzy!

How to Apply

Who Are We Looking For?
  • Youth in grades 8 through 12 (you must be 13 years old to apply).
  • Youth who are interested in developing their leadership skills and who want to contribute to their community.
  • Youth with all kinds of backgrounds and experiences.

What Will You Do?
  • Help plan events.
  • Provide input on library services, materials, and activities.
  • Promote the library to others.
  • Meet new people
  • Commit to volunteering 4-8 hours per month.

Why Should You Apply?
  • Gain leadership and volunteer experience.
  • Contribute to your community.
  • Have fun and meet new people

How Can You Apply?

The Youth Advisory Board recruits new members every August before the beginning of the school year. There are a limited number of spaces available and we are unfortunately not be able to accommodate all applicants. To apply for YAB:

  • Download an application form (or pick one up from the Children's Information Desk at the Bob Harkins Branch).
  • Complete the application.
  • Return the completed application form to the Children's Information Desk at the Bob Harkins Branch.