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Teens

60 Books Before High School

Challenge yourself to read 60 books before high school! Readers in grades 6-8 can sign up at the Youth Services desk to receive our awesome starter pack, which includes book tracking sheets, a book journal, and so much more!

Teen Reads Subscription Box

Teens in Grades 6-12 can sign up to receive a monthly box of handpicked books and prizes for each quarterly session.

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

Teen Volunteering Club

Tue April 16, 7:00pm

Ongoing Programs & Meetups
Middle School Age
High School Age

Bookmobile Stops - Tinley Park East & West

Thu April 18, 3:45pm

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

High School Book Club

Tue April 23, 7:00pm

Book Discussion
High School Age

Bookmobile Stops - Tinley Park South

Thu April 25, 4:30pm

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

Teen Art Studio

Fri April 26, 7:00pm

Arts & Crafts
Middle School Age
High School Age

Crochet Mania

Wed May 01, 7:00pm

Arts & Crafts
Middle School Age

Bookmobile Stops - Orland Hills

Thu May 02, 3:15pm

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

Family Movie Subscription Bag

Mon May 06, 12:00am

Movies
Middle School Age
Families
Elementary School Age

Teen Game Night

Tue May 07, 7:00pm

Gaming and Play
Middle School Age
High School Age

Bookmobile Stops - Tinley Park East & West

Thu May 09, 3:45pm

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