Events for Teens
All events are free; some events require registration. For more information, call the library at 262-246-5182.
Teen Summer Reading Club
June 1-August 12, 2017
Read what you want this summer for a chance to win cool prizes. Earn fun rewards and one prize drawing entry for every 15 hours that you read. Sign up in person at the Youth Services desk at the library or register online here. Print out rules and reading records (1st 15 hours, 2nd 15 hours, and additional records) from our website to use all summer.
Teen prize drawing will be held August 14.
Volunteering for TEENS
We love our teen volunteers! If you are going into eighth grade or high school in the fall and love working with kids, we need your help. Teen volunteers are needed to assist the Youth Services Department with our summer reading programs, storytimes, book parties, LEGO Club, and more.
Attend one of the following mandatory Teen Volunteer Orientation sessions to learn expectations, rules, and the basic structure of our reading program from the inside-out! At this session you will register as a volunteer and learn how you can earn valuable volunteer hours and have fun while supporting the library:
Thursday, May 25, 4:00-4:45pm OR
Tuesday, June 6, 4:00-4:45pm
7th-9th Grade Book Parties
Join other teens in grades 7 through 9 to talk about the month’s book choices and enjoy some party food and games.
Register and choose a book at the Youth Services Desk.
Tuesday, June 27, 3:00-3:45pm
“Paranormal Picks” These stories involve unusual experiences that lack a scientific explanation. Join us to share your spooky transcendent tales.
Registration begins and books are available June 6.
Tuesday, July 25, 3:00-3:45pm
“Quest Obsessed” Talk about your favorite high fantasy/epic stories, make recommendations, and talk about all things fantasy.
Registration begins and books are available July 5.
EMOJI Book Reviews
A picture is worth a thousand words! Participate in our EMOJI Book Review activity all summer long in the teen area of the library. Describe your summer reads, then review them using emojis. Simply write a brief review of a book on one of our review sheets, choose an emoji badge, then post it on the board to share.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
This is the library’s club for bookworms and library-loving teens in grades 8-12.
We need library advisors with a teenage point of view! Join the project-based teen advisory board and help us plan and prepare for future events at the library. The next event is The Wisconsin Science Festival (see below).
Earn community service hours and gain valuable leadership experience while having fun.
Best of all, awesome snacks will be served!
Teen Advisory Board is open to Grades 8-12.
For more information, email Kara Rosenthal or call the Youth Services Department at 262-246-5182.
2017 Wisconsin Science Festival Days
The Wisconsin Science Festival is a four day, state-wide science party! Enjoy the activities in our KidsLab or become part of the action: teen volunteers are needed to assist younger kids with demonstration and assistance with circuitry, animation, art projects, and more.
If interested in becoming a teen volunteer, visit our volunteering page.