Teens

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The Six Mile Regional Library District (SMRLD) is proud to provide high-quality service for all ages. Teen services focuses on providing programs, materials, and research help for ages 12-18. Youth services focuses on children 12 and under. See the Kids page for more information.

Things to Do: Event Calendar or Quarterly Brochure

Winter Reading Challenges for ALL AGES!
December 16th – February 17th
Children (birth – grade 6)
Teen (grades 7-12)
Adult
Register or find out more at smrld.beanstack.com,
Beanstack Tracker App., or at either library location
Bookmarks of Kindness Design Contest
December 1- February 1
Grades 5-12
Spread a little joy and positivity into the world! 
Visit either library location or print out the template to design a bookmark with a message of kindness. Designs will be voted on February 2nd-14th.
The winning design will be announced on Random Acts of Kindness Day – February 17, 2020.
Winning bookmarks will be printed out for readers at both libraries!
And the artist will receive a special prize book box!
For more information, call 452-6238 ext 755
long Skills, and Kitchen Utensils
There is no cost, but registration is required.
Call 452-6238 ext 755 For more information or to register
2nd Annual Library Crawl
January 10 – 27
Visit our surrounding libraries, learn more about library services in Illinois,
& earn chances to win a gift card!
All ages may participate!
Pick up a passport at either SMRLD library.
Visit participating libraries around the area between January 10 and 27 and have your passport stamped!
For every five libraries you visit, earn an entry for the prize drawing.
Return the passport to an SMRLD library by January 28 to redeem your prize drawing entries.
Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 720

Tabletop Tuesdays
Tuesdays  —  6-7:30 PM
Jan 14 – 2145 Johnson Rd
Jan 28 – 2145 Johnson Rd
Feb 11 – 2145 Johnson Rd
Feb 25 – 2145 Johnson Rd
Interested in tabletop gaming?
Grades 7-12 can learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons and a 
variety of card/board games in our new gaming series,
through a partnership with Heroic Adventures
New & Experienced Players Welcome!
Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information. 
Nailed It! OR Failed It!
Thursday, February 13th   —   6-7:30 PM
2001 Delmar Ave
 Grades 7-12
Test your decorating skills & compete for culinary glory!
RSVP here to ensure we have supplies for all!
Visit www.smrld.org or our Facebook Page for more info!
Repeating Programs

Nintendo Switch Gaming – Every Saturday at 2001 Delmar Avenue Teen Room from 1-4. Grades 6-12.

TAG = Teen Advisory Group – 1st Saturday of the Month from 10-11 AM at 2145 Johnson Rd
The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) are volunteers ages 13-17 who make suggestions to improve the library’s teen services, materials, and events.
Call 618-452-6238 ext 755 for more information

Volunteens –

Want to help out at your library? Excellent!

Our volunteens can help out in a few different areas:

    • Children’s Programs – You can help onsite at our summer reading programs.
    • Computer Assistance – You can help others learn and navigate technology.
    • Homework Assistance – You can help children and peers succeed in school.
    • Bilingual Opportunities – Can you speak a second language? You could help us help our community.
    • Teen Advisory Group (TAG) – You can help improve Teen services at the library. See more about TAG below.
  • Friends of the Library (FOL)  Book Sale – You can assist the Friends of the Library with their annual book sales.

Have another idea of how you can work with the library? We’d be glad to hear it!

Getting Started:

    1. Read our Volunteer Policy
    1. Fill out a Volunteer Form 
  1. Return it to either library location

The Volunteen Coordinator will contact you about opportunities in your interest areas. All of the forms and information are available at either library location.

Teen Digital Library

Find what you need for your next assignment or to ace that test! Find books, audiobooks, and more on our Online Resources Page! Resources are available at home and at the library.

Additional resources are available on our Resources & Services Page.


2001 Delmar

ClosedToday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

2145 Johnson

ClosedToday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Wed 22

Bookmarks of Kindness Design Contest

December 1, 2019 - February 1, 2020
Wed 22

Winter Reading Challenges for ALL AGES!

December 16, 2019 - February 17, 2020
Wed 22

2nd Annual Library Crawl

January 10 - January 27

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