Entries by Andria

Teen events, prizes, and more!

Our Summer Library Program is here! What’s the Summer Library Program, you may ask? It’s a free program in which you read and complete easy activities to earn a prize (plus fun events!). The Basics Sign up, June 1 – July 16 Read and complete activities Earn a free book (and entries into the Teen […]

Make a difference with Young Adult Advisory Board!

Join Young Adult Advisory Board and make a difference at the library! What is Young Adult Advisory Board (YAAB)? The Young Adult Advisory Board is a volunteer-based group comprised of teens that love the library and an adult facilitator. The group works to make the library a better place for their peers in middle and […]

Winter Activity Recommendations

Looking for something to do over the next two long winter months? Well, the library’s Young Adult Advisory Board (teens for teens) recently put together this little list of fun to-dos for winter 2022. Reading is obviously a top choice. :) August I really enjoyed the book Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas! Otherwise a movie […]

3 Pieces of Advice

This post is a guest submission from Young Adult Advisory Board member, Kyra B.  Hey, I’m Kyra! I’m currently a senior in high school so as someone who is, in my opinion, too old I’m here to give you some advice. I may be a very big hypocrite by writing this since many of these […]

Doodles, Donuts, and Late Night Fun

November is almost here, and it brings with it two fun library events just for teens! Doodles & Donuts On Saturday, November 13  at 2:00 pm., join us for a fun drawing and coloring event for teens. (Open grades 6-12.) No artistic experience is necessary—just bring your imagination. All materials and snacks (donuts!!) will be […]

Snag a teen subscription box!

Sign up each month to snag a box ‘o goodies in our Teen BookBox service! Teen BookBox is a new subscription box just for teens (grades 6-12, 2021-22 school year). Each teen will receive a library book, snacks, and goodies all on a fun theme. Monthly registration required. Teens must have a valid library card to […]

Selfie, anyone?

Have you submitted your Selfie Scavenger Hunt yet? There’s still time to get those photos in for four extra Teen Summer Prize Raffle entries! Don’t know what I’m talking about or need more details? Check out all the information here. In the meantime, enjoy some selfies from other teens! (click each image to view larger)  

Book Recs from our Young Adult Advisory Board

Did you know that Youth Services has a special advisory board for teen services, run by the teens themselves? The Young Adult Advisory Board (YAAB) meets each month to discuss ideas for programs, teen materials, and much more! Teen members recently created a booklist of some of their favorite teen reads to share with you […]

You Are Not Alone: Teen Mental Health Resources

Winter in Wisconsin, coronavirus, and quarantine; if that trio is not enough to get you at least a bit down, I don’t know what is. Everyone has struggled (or is still struggling!) with anxiety, depression, or stress at some point over the past year. Teens in our Young Adult Advisory Board just recently shared their […]