Teen's Personal Reading Challenge 2021
Teen Poetry Contest. The contest runs April 1-30
Your City @ Home: The Garfield Park Conservatory - Online Program. Saturday, April 17, 1:00pm. Registration required.
Your City @ Home: National Museum of Mexican Art - Online Progra. Saturday, April 24, 2:00pm. Registration reqiured.

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?

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Want to volunteer in the library?

Teen Volunteering is suspended due to COVID-19. Please check back again at a later date.

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!