Welcome to the Swampscott Public Library Teen Scene

Welcome to the Swampscott Public Library Teen Area, a haven for 7th through 12th graders. Come here to use the public computers, hang out with friends, look at magazines, and check out computer games and new music CDs. You can get assistance with your school projects or recommendations of new books to read. We also have a graphic novel collection, including manga.

Calling Local Teen Musicians!


Calling all local teen musicians! We are looking for teen bands from Swampscott or Nahant to play a set on Saturday, June 25th from 4-9pm at Fisherman’s Beach. This is part of the day-long Harborfest activities.

Interested? We need to know by Tuesday, March 15th. Call or visit Sandy @ Swampscott Library 781-596-8867 extension 304.



Teen Poetry Contest

It’s time for the Teen Poetry Contest! This contest is for original poetry, with a 40 line limit.
Why enter?
• We’ve raised the amount of money for all the prizes – so finalists will win between $40 and $150
• We’ve added two special prizes this year: one for best music poem, and for best humorous poem
• And you can submit the entry by e-mail
We are proud to announce The 12th Annual Lee Golomb Cadiff Teen Poetry Contest. To enter, you must live in Swampscott, MA or attend a school located in Swampscott, MA. The contest is for 5th – 12th grade students. CASH AND OTHER PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO THE WINNERS. Entry forms will be available at local schools, the library and on the library’s website
Teen Poetry Contest . Poems must be submitted by Thursday, February 25, 2016. Please call the library 781-596-8867 for further information.