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).
|None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio|
|Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli|
|All the Rage by Courtney Summers|
|The Truth Commission by Susan Juby|
|Lies I Told by Michelle Zink|
|The Kidney Hypothetical: or How to Ruin Your Life in Seven Days by Lisa Yee|
|Punch Like a Girl by Karen Krossing|
|Tracers by J. J. Howard|
|First There Was Forever by Juliana Romano|
-TAB (Teen Advisory Board) will meet at 7:00 on Sunday, May 17 in the Teen Room.
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.
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
-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
-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
-Learning Express - practice AP and ACT/SAT tests and prep guides (under the college preparation tab)
*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:
-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.