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Grades 7-12

We have a variety of options for teens to get involved in the library. We also have several resources for teens for learning. For questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

TASC

The Teen Advisory and Service Committee is a forum for teens in grades 7-12 . . .

  • To have fun and meet other teens
  • To have a voice in planning library activities for teens
  • To help librarians with programs and events for children
  • To gain leadership and basic job skills while earning community services hours

TASC meets year round. If you’re interested, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Discord

We have an online safe space for teens to hang out with us virtually on Discord. Discord is a way to communicate over voice, video, and text. Those interested in joining and helping us make our online space awesome, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Volunteer

We have virtual volunteer opportunities for teens to earn service hours. Projects include writing letters to healthcare workers and nursing home residents; writing/recording book reviews; giving feedback on future programming ideas for the Teen Advisory & Service Committee (TASC), and hosting programs. Contact Michelle, Teen Librarian, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.

Music & Writing Competitions

With our partner the Gift of Carl Foundation, we have a music competition, The Sound, (held in June) and a writing competition, Write-On (held in November).

eBooks

Through hoopla and eMediaLibrary, we have 1,000 of popular titles available for instant download on your device.

eAudiobooks

Through hoopla and eMediaLibrary, download 1,000 titles to listen to on your device.

eMagazines

Download the latest issues of magazines like People and Vogue.

eMusic

Stream and download of popular artists through hoopla.

Create

Explore Creativebug for arts and crafts projects.

Databases

Our databases can help you with your research needs.

Practice Tests

Through Brainfuse HelpNow, find live online tutoring 2 - 11 p.m. daily, plus a writing center (get individualized feedback on your papers), and a test center with practice tests including AP, ACT, and GED.

Live Tutoring

Through Brainfuse Learn Now, there is live tutoring help from 2 - 11 p.m, plus lessons and practice tests for teens.

Technology

We have an expansive Tech Takeout collection complete with everything from cameras to laptops.

Programs

Explore digital options on-demand and live via Zoom and outdoor, in-person.

Reading Suggestions

Our staff is continuously creating reading lists.
Also, discover what to read next with title and author readalikes, series lists, book discussion guides, award winners, and audiobooks.