Events for Teens

Unless otherwise stated, these programs are only open to teens in grades 7-12. All events are free; some events require registration. If you have questions or would like to register for a program, call the library at 262-246-5181.

Want to volunteer at the library? Learn how to become a teen volunteer here!


Summer Reading Program

Adventure Beings at the Library: Summer Reading Program

May 31st – August 10th

Read like an Olympian this summer! Readers of all ages are invited to track their reading and earn rewards all summer long. Sign up on Beanstack (online or via the Beanstack Tracker mobile app). For those who prefer to participate offline, reading logs will be available in the library starting May 31.




Monthly Game

Guess The Book By Emojis

Think you have what it takes to guess the book by using emojis? To test your knowledge, click here.






Dance Party! (ages 10-18)

Friday, July 19th, 2 PM: (Just Dance)

Hang out at the library with your friends to enjoy snacks, crafts, and music.

Friday, August 9th, 2 PM (ABBA and more)
Hang out at the library with your friends to enjoy snacks, crafts, and music.



Crafts and Chill

Try your hand at a new craft! Registration is open.

Wednesday, June 26th, 4 PM: DIY Self-Care (Bath bombs, sugar scrubs, lip balm)


Monday, July 15th, 3 PM: DIY Confetti Balloon Bowls




Teen Game Nights

Join us for mysteries, karaoke, and game shows like Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, and more. No registration required.

Tuesday, July 23rd, 4-5:30 PM



Teen Photography Contest

Teen Photography Contest: July 1-31

Share your creativity in the annual Teen Photography Contest! Visit here for entry instructions, contest rules, and guidelines. Visit here for the judging rubric.



Solar Ovens

Solar Ovens: 12-2 PM Monday, July 8th (Weather Permitting)

Build your own solar oven and harness the power of the sun to make s’mores! Register here.





Teen After Hours: Back to Kindergarten

Teen After Hours: Back to Kindergarten: 5-8 PM Friday, July 12th

An after-hours program that will transport you back to kindergarten with hide and seek, tag, and more! Register here.



100th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

All Ages
July 22-August 10

Lace up your shoes and explore the Village to win fabulous prizes to celebrate our town’s 100th birthday! All ages are welcome to participate as individuals or as teams. Details and prize information are available here.



Teen DnD One-Shot

Teen DnD One Shot: 10 AM-12 PM Saturday, July 27th

Join us for a themed one-shot. All experience levels are welcome! Register here.





24 Books Reading Challenge

January 1-December 31

Happy New Year! For this year, why not try a new year-long reading challenge. Read 2 books a month or 24 books total from our prompts. If you finish the challenge, you get an exclusive Pauline Haass Public Library bookmark and entered to win a Books and Company Gift card. Visit the library or log into your Beanstack account to sign up.

Happy reading!



Library Loot Boxes

Request one today!

PHPL is offering a monthly box for teens with books, snacks, and crafts. Simply request a box each month, swing by to pick it up, and return the box and books when you’re done. The rest is yours to keep!

Sign up for next month's box!