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There are lots of in-Library activies and events happening in and around the Teen Room. Check back for upcoming info on reading lists, movies, books, and all that is sprouting from the Teen Room (don't forget to check the Teen Events page).


New Books This Week!


None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio None of the Above
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli  Simon vs the homo sapiens
All the Rage by Courtney Summers  All the Rage
The Truth Commission by Susan Juby Truth Commission 
 Lies I Told by Michelle Zink Lies I Told
The Kidney Hypothetical: or How to Ruin Your Life in Seven Days by Lisa Yee Kidney Hypothetical 
 Punch Like a Girl by Karen Krossing Punch like a Girl
Tracers by J. J. Howard Tracers
First There Was Forever by Juliana Romano First there was forever


Upcoming Events

-TAB (Teen Advisory Board) will meet at 7:00 on Sunday, May 17 in the Teen Room. 

April: DIY Grab and Go Box

Come to the Teen Room, grab a tee shirt and cut away! The directions are included, all you do is cut, stretch and wear.  You can make the scarves in the room, or bring it home for later. Great for both gals and guys.

Tee Shirt Scarf 

 Book Clubs and Lists

     Reading Lists

          YALSA Alex Awards-Written for and by adults, with special appeal to Teens

          Printz Award Winners-Excellence in young adult literature

          Banned Books-The most frequently banned or challenged books            



Questions? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , High School and Adult Librarian!


At the Library

We offer:

-Librarians available to assist you

-Group study areas

-Individual study areas with power outlets

-Wifi throughout the building

-Print collection of reference books and primary sources 

-Teen Room with relaxation space equipped with a MAC and pc station 


Online Services

-Databases covering many topics including history, science, literature, business and much more

-Thousands of magazines that you may search for full text articles

-Online tutoring 7 days a week from 5 pm to 10 pm powered by Brainfuse

-Chat, text or email a Wilmette Librarian, available during hours Library is open.

-Learning Express - practice AP and ACT/SAT tests and prep guides (under the college preparation tab)


Teen Advisory Board

*The Teen Advisory Board will meet next on May 17, 2015 at 7 pm in the Teen Room.  Pizza and snacks will be provided!  


The Whos, Whats, Whens and Hows:

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-We meet once a month to talk about programs that teens want to see at their Library

-The Teen Advisory Board plays a valuable role for the Library and the community by giving teens a chance to have their voice heard

-Membership is open to any interested teens in the Kenilworth and Wilmette communities

-Meetings typically last one hour with refreshments

-Staff youth programs, serve as school liaisons and ambassadors to the teen community

-If you need volunteer credit, the TAB meetings count towards those hours

Programs sponsored by the Teen Advisory Board include pizza exam nights, free feature film screenings, gaming tournaments, Summer Reading Program, writing workshops, concerts, poetry workshops, and much more.

Anyone interested in joining may call the Adult Services Desk at (847) 256-6952, or send an email to librarian This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .





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