Entries by Andria

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)  

Snag a teen subscription box!

Sign up June 1 for our NEW 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 participate. Quantities are limited, […]

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 […]

DIY Yummy Gummies

Gummy bears…they’re both delicious AND cute.  And now you can make your own!  One of our Teen Take & Make activities for 6th through 12th grades is a bear mold and set of ingredients to make your own gummy bears.  How “sweet” is that?!  ;)  If you have a hankering for more sweets, check out […]

Dang, the library’s closed?! Now what?

Yes, it’s true. Due to pandemic concerns in the Chippewa Valley, library leadership decided to close the doors for a few weeks. You may be asking, “Now what?” You may not realize it, but the library offers numerous online resources, including e-books, e-audiobooks, streaming music, magazines, and even movies – all free with your Eau […]

Strike a pose! Mummy Supermodels are here

Halloween may be over, but November is the perfect time to craft your own Mummy Supermodel! The second Teen Take & Make kit is here and ready for you to pick up. Fill out a request form here. Call Youth Services at 715-839-5007 to arrange a time to pick it up with one of our […]

Craft kits for teens!

Hey, have you heard the news? Free craft kits for teens are now available! A new kit will roll out each month, just for teens (grades 6-12). Our first Teen Take & Make kit, Fruit Snack Fortune “Cookie,” is super simple, tasty, and fun. Turn Fruit Roll Ups into little fortune “cookies,” with a cutting […]

Teen Art Show 2020

            It’s here! The 2020 Teen Art Show is now up in the library and live on the Teen website. Despite the pandemic, we received wonderful art submissions for this year’s show, and I am (as usual) thrilled with our showcase. We selected 25 pieces in a variety of media […]