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Teens

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Teen Reads featuring Hispanic and Latinx characters and authors.

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Teens' Top Ten

Sunday, August 15 - Friday, October 15

The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Readers ages 12 - 18 can vote online for their favorite titles.

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Teen Reads Subscription Box

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Teens in Grades 6-12 can sign up starting December 1 to receive a monthly box of handpicked books and prizes for the Winter session. Signup ends on December 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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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 - Orland Hills

Today, 3:30pm

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

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

Today, 7:00pm

Entertainment & Culture
Middle School Age
High School Age
Adult

Bookmobile Stops - Tinley Park East

Thu September 30, 3:30pm

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

Teen Paint Night

Fri October 01, 7:00pm

Arts & Crafts
Middle School Age
High School Age

Bookmobile Stops - Tinley Park South

Tue October 05, 3:30pm

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

High School Book Club

Tue October 05, 7:00pm

Book Discussion
High School Age

LEGO Train Exhibit

Sat October 09, 9:00am

Entertainment & Culture
Pre-K & Kindergarten
Middle School Age
High School Age
Families
Elementary School Age
Adult

LEGO Train Exhibit

Sun October 10, 11:00am

Entertainment & Culture
Pre-K & Kindergarten
Middle School Age
High School Age
Families
Elementary School Age
Adult

LEGO Train Exhibit

Sun October 10, 12:00pm

Entertainment & Culture
Pre-K & Kindergarten
Middle School Age
High School Age
Families
Elementary School Age
Adult

Fingerknitting

Mon October 11, 6:30pm

Arts & Crafts
Middle School Age
Elementary School Age