Teen Volunteer
Brainfuse. Online Tutoring and homework help.
Teen Personal Reading Challenge
Teen Writing Contest Jan. 2 - Feb. 29 for grades 6-12
Young Adult Book of the Month - To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han. Read and collect 4 bookmarks from our monthly selections and get a free book!
Teen Games and Pizza on Friday, March 6, 4-5:30pm. Please register.
PSAT Practice Test. Sunday, March 8, 1:15-4:30pm. Please register.
Free Practice SAT on Saturday, March 14 at 9:30am. Free Practice ACT Test on Sunday, March 15 at 1:15pm. For grades 9-12. Registration required.

Teen Writing Contest

Attention teen writers! The Fremont Public Library is hosting a teen writing contest!

Contest Rules:

  • Open to teens in grades 6-12.
  • Enter in one of three categories: Poetry, Short Story, or Essay/Memoir. (Submissions should not exceed 5,000 words. Submissions in the Poetry category can consist of 1 – 3 poems.)
  • All submissions should reflect the theme of ESCAPE.
  • No school assignments.
  • Limit of 1 entry per person.
  • Submission period: January 2-February 29
  • Enter online using ths link.

Submissions will be judged by a panel of Fremont Librarians. A winner will be chosen for each category in 2 age groups: middle school (Grades 6-8) and high school (Grades 9-12) (6 winners total). Winners will be announced by the end of March. Winning submissions will be featured on our website, and winners will receive a $25 gift card of their choice.


Want to volunteer in the library?

The purpose of the Teen Volunteer program is to provide assistance to staff while also providing quality service to patrons, and work experience for teens.

If you are between 13-18 years old, and interested in volunteering, read the Teen Volunteer Policy and fill out the online Teen Volunteer application. After your application is submitted and reviewed by staff, you will be contacted with further instructions.

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact Young Adult Librarian, Christina Olson via email or phone at colson (at) fremontlibrary.org, 847-918-3212.


Need hours for NHS, NJHS, Confirmation or high school?

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!


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