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WRITE: My Perfect Library, II

Have you thought about what your “perfect” library would contain? What it would look like or feel like? Below are several teens’ re-imagined library spaces. And there’s still time for you to send us your vision of a perfect library! (You will earn Teen Raffle entries! Find out more here.) Reagan, 9th Grade When I […]

Summer Reading Check-In

How’s your summer reading going? Are you almost done with your reading goal? Did you get caught up with doing summery things and forget about it? Well, it’s not too late to finish up and get your prize book. There are two and a half weeks left in the Summer Library Program, so I urge […]

WRITE: My Perfect Library, I

As a part of the Teen Summer Library Program, we’re asking you to write about 100 words on your perfect library. We want to hear about something you’d find in that library (besides books) – it could be an item, a feeling, or something else entirely. To kick us off, here are two teen responses: […]

Summer Library Program is here!

The wait is over! Summer Library Program is here! And it looks a little different than in prior years. The essentials are the same, but how you achieve those essentials is more flexible. Sign Up, June 15 – August 15 Read and complete activities Earn a free book and entries into the Teen Prize Raffle […]

Mindful Minute: Spoon Theory

Libby is back with another Mindful Minute! Many people are feeling the negative effects of isolation, including depression. If you want to better understand a common struggle with depression, tune in to learn about “spoon theory.” Reach out to Libby at libbyr@eauclaire.lib.wi.us with questions on self care during the pandemic. In case of a mental […]

Smoothie Time!

With all this time at home, have you started to try new recipes? Or thought about trying new recipes? Do you miss fancy beverages from local cafes? I know I miss my favorites (shout out to ECDC and Shift!). Well, back in the day, I used to work at a coffee shop that also happened […]

Teen Happenings, May 11

Hey, everybody! I have a quick check in on teen events and our upcoming Summer Library Program. Stay tuned SOON for more details. Wondering about e-books and e-audiobooks? Check out our Digital Media page! Want to register for Teen Litwits Book Club? Email us with your name and grade, and we’ll be happy to send […]

Mindful Minute: Breathe

Have you not been feeling like yourself? I certainly haven’t. Staying home is hard! Why not join our Community Resource Specialist and Social Worker Libby for a mindful minute (or two) to reconnect with you. Research shows that mindfulness can be helpful in managing anxiety and distress.  Reach out to Libby at libbyr@eauclaire.lib.wi.us with […]

Read This: Light Horror

Do you need a little bit of scary in your life? Not too much, just a bit? Well, this week’s Read This episode has two horror-light book recommendations to fill that hole in your life. Check them out, send us an email or Instagram DM with your thoughts on one or both recs. Happy reading! In […]

SYNC Audiobooks for Teens

Hey y’all, have you heard about the great 2020 lineup at SYNC Audiobooks for Teens? Each year, AudioFile magazine partners with publishers to give away great teen audiobooks – all summer! Every single person that wants to download the audiobooks can; you simply have to use the free Sora app to download the books within […]