Teen Services

Staff Picks of 2020!

Introducing the Staff Picks of 2020! Scroll through to see recommendations for a variety of materials! Clicking on each picture will take you to more information on the title.   [...]

Snowy Cabin Escape – a digital escape room

You've taken shelter from a terrible snowstorm, and find yourself in a cabin with no way out except for a mysterious door covered in locks...do you have what it takes to figure out the clues and escape? Patrons of all ages are invited to try this digital escape room. Escape using clues hidden around the… [...]

Thanksgiving Craft Open House

Friday, November 20 OR Monday, November 23 2 pm • All ages • Online program Celebrate Thanksgiving with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. Information about how to access the online program will be sent via email shortly before the program begins. Please click on the day of the week above to register… [...]

Teen Writing Contest: Short Stories!

Celebrate NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) by joining our writing contest! Short story submissions will be accepted November 1st-30th. The theme is: WINTER. You are encouraged to interpret this in any way you wish. Be creative and express your ideas! Winners will be announced Monday, December 14th. The following prizes will be awarded: 1st place:… [...]

Books & Bites: Rocktober

Join Sean on Rocktober 1 at 11:30 am to discuss Greil Marcus' The History of Rock'n'Roll in Ten Songs. To register, click here. The program link will be shared with all registered participants. [...]

Missing Baseball?

If you're missing baseball, take a look at these titles. There are plenty  books, audiobooks, and videos on baseball to tide you over. Here are a few available right now on Hoopla. Documentaries Audiobooks Books   [...]

FREE Access to TumbleBooks!

The Library has FREE access to TumbleBooks from now through August 31! Instantly read or listen to as many books as you want through any device. Grades K-6 Children's eBook Database www.TumbleBookLibrary.com Username: tumble735 Password: books Grades K-6 Math eBook Database www.TumbleMath.com Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6 Grades 7-12 eBook Database www.TeenBookCloud.com Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6… [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Crazy Pour 105 E North Ave Tuesday, March 24 • 10 am-1 am  Enjoy some delicious food and support a great cause! Print the flyer or show it to the restaurant on your smartphone and the Friends will receive 10% of the proceeds from this date and time. Money received from this dine-out will help the… [...]

Real ID 101

Tuesday, March 10 7-8 pm Have you heard about Real ID? Starting in October 2020, Illinois residents over 18 who fly, or visit military bases, will need a REAL ID compliant document. This can be either a new driver’s license (or State ID) or a passport. To clarify this process, someone from the Illinois Secretary… [...]