Teen's Personal Reading Challenge 2021
Young Adult Book of the Month - Grades 9-12. Read 4 books from our monthly selections, and get a free book! Find it in the library, or online on Hoopla or Overdrive/Libby! This month's selection is: Cinder by Marissa Meyer.
Youth Book of the Month - Middle School. Collect four bookmarks from our monthly selections and bring them in for a free book!  This month's selection for middle school is: The Lost Wonderland Diaries by J. Scott Savage
Your City @ Home: The Art Institute of Chicago - Online Program Saturday, May 15, 1:00pm. Registration required.
100 Books Before High School. Please visit the Youth Services desk to sign up.
Your City @ Home: The Field Museum - Online Program. Saturday, May 22, 1:00pm. Registration required.
Your City @ Home: Elmhurst History Museum - Online Program. Saturday, May 29, 2:00pm. Registration required.
Autonomous Vehicles - Online Lecture. Wednesday, May 26, 7:00pm. Registration required.
13+ aged Teen Volunteers needed for our Summer Library Club table!

Teen Writing Contest Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Teen Writing Contest this year! Our winning entries did a great job with our theme of TIME!

Poetry: Chloe L., Grade 8

Short Story: Madelyn W., Grade 8


Participate in Teens' 2021 Personal Reading Challenge



Abe Lincoln Award Nominees 2022

Students' Choice Book Award for the State of Illinois.
Click here for past winners.



What Should I Read Next?

Find out which book is next in your favorite series.


Want to volunteer in the library?

Fill out the Teen Volunteer Application Form

Need hours for NHS, NJHS, Confirmation or high school? Please note that the links below may not be valid during Stay at Home orders.

Need to do court ordered community service?

We do not offer that program here at the library. Please contact the Lake County Juvenile Service Program in Illinois at 847-377-7800. You can drop in or call for assistance. No appointment necessary!