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Teens

Librarian Picks: Best YA Books of 2021

Check out some of your librarians' favorite books for teens published in 2021.

Librarian Picks: Best YA Books of 2021

Teen Reads Subscription Box

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Teens in Grades 6-12 can sign up starting March 1 to receive a monthly box of handpicked books and prizes for the Spring session. Signup ends on March 20 (or until slots are filled).

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Teen Reads

Looking for a good book to read?

Look no further!

Your next favorite book might be just a click away. Here are tween and teen reads handpicked by your favorite librarians and sorted by your favorite genres.  Also find a variety of highly-acclaimed books from national and state award lists.

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Looking for a good book to read?

Teen Event Series

No matter what your interests may be, there is always plenty to do at the library for teens in middle school and high school! The offerings vary by season, with book-related events, games, art classes, crafts, theatre, and more offered throughout the year. Unless otherwise indicated, all clubs and events are open to teens in Grades 6–12.

Upcoming Events for Teens

Bookmobile Stops - Tinley Park South

Today, 3:30pm

Bookmobile/Outreach
Pre-K & Kindergarten
Middle School Age
Families
Elementary School Age
Adult

Teen Baking

Today, 7:00pm

Virtual Event
Middle School Age
High School Age

Mini Landscape Paintings

Fri January 21, 7:00pm

Arts & Crafts
Middle School Age
High School Age

Cosplay Workshop

Sat January 22, 2:00pm

Entertainment & Culture
Arts & Crafts
Middle School Age
High School Age

Bookmobile Stops - Tinley Park West

Tue January 25, 3:30pm

Bookmobile/Outreach
Pre-K & Kindergarten
Middle School Age
Families
Elementary School Age
Adult

'She-Ra and the Princesses of Power' Online Discussion Group

Tue January 25, 7:00pm

Entertainment & Culture
Middle School Age
High School Age
Adult

Bookmobile Stops - Tinley Park North

Thu January 27, 3:30pm

Bookmobile/Outreach
Pre-K & Kindergarten
Middle School Age
Families
Elementary School Age
Adult

Bookmobile Stops - Orland Hills

Tue February 01, 3:30pm

Bookmobile/Outreach
Pre-K & Kindergarten
Middle School Age
Families
Elementary School Age
Adult

High School Book Club

Tue February 01, 7:00pm

Book Discussion
High School Age

Bookmobile Stops - Tinley Park East

Thu February 03, 3:30pm

Bookmobile/Outreach
Pre-K & Kindergarten
Middle School Age
Families
Elementary School Age
Adult