News for Teens...
Plan ahead for school holidays and check out books, audiobooks or DVDs to keep busy. Check out the Teen Area at our new location; tucked in the corner with diner booths and a bit of privacy.
- BABYSITTING CLINIC - Feb. 19 from 9:30am to 2:30pm. This free clinic for future babysitters will help teach 10-14 year olds about providing care for infants and children; staying safe; handling emergencies; choosing age-appropriate activities; recognizing and handling a variety of behaviors; starting and managing your babysitting business; Basic First Aid and CPR (not a CPR Certificate Program). Registration opens on February 5th. Space is limited.
- Be a Teen Volunteer - DOWNLOAD APPLICATION/INFORMATION
Summer/Program Volunteers needed to help with programs for grades 5 and under throughout the year.
Contact Cara at the library (217) 762-4676 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to register for an event.
Youth Librarian Faves...
- The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson
- Grave Mercy by Robin LeFevers
- Optimists Die First by Susan Nielsen-Fernlund
- Virals by Kathy Reichs
- Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom
- The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
- Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman
- Keeping the Castle by Patrice Kindl
- The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten
- I’d Tell You I Loved You But Then I’d Have To Kill You by Ally Carter
- Find Me by Romily Bernard
- Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman
- The Selection by Kiera Cass
- LUX Beginnings: Books 1 & 2 by Jennifer Armentrout
- Every Breath by Ellie Marney
- Jex Malone by C.L. Gaber
- Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
- The Kiss of Deception by Mary Pearson
- Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
- Don’t Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon
- Half Bad by Sally Green
Booklists for Teens
- YA Mystery Series List (pdf)
- Best YA Dystopian Fiction
- Paranormal Picks for Teens
- Best Teen SciFi & Fantasy Books
- YA Biographies at APLD
- YA Historical Fiction at APLD
- Books on Bullying at APLD
- Books on Cancer and Kids at APLD
- ReadAlong Packs (audiobook + chapterbook sets)
- 2018 Rebecca Caudill Master List
The Teen Art Show 2017 was held from March 9-14, 2017 with ~50 artists' work on display. View the 2017 Gallery
The 2016 Teen Art Show was held from March 10-15, 2016 with ~59 artists' work on display. View the 2016 Gallery
The 2nd Annual Teen Art Show was a great success with ~25 artists and
over 45 pieces of artwork on display from March 12-17, 2015. View the 2015 Gallery
Fall 2014 Special FX/Zombie Makeup Workshop
Spring 2014 Teen Art Show
View the Gallery of Artwork