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:

Reading Take You Everywhere!
All Ages 2018 Summer Reading Program
Registration Begins May 21
Register at Either Library Location or
Gaming Club

Every Friday,

June 1st – August 3rd

—  3-4:30 PM Delmar Ave Teen Room

Ages 13-17
All experience levels welcome!!!
 Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information.
Teen Advisory Group
Thursday, June 7  —  4-5 PM 2001 Delmar Ave
 The Teen Advisory Group are volunteers ages 13-17
who want to make the library a better place for teens!
Suggest books, make displays, plan events, and more!
Meetings are the first Thursday of the month from 4-5pm.
Interested?  Call 618-452-6238 ext 755 for more information or to sign up!
Rick Riordan Fan Party
Tuesday, June 19th — 1-2:30  PM 2145 Johnson Rd
Calling all fans of Percy Jackson, Magnus Chase, and all of Rick Riordan’s series!
Join us for an afternoon of trivia, crafts, and snacks!
This event is part of the Teen Summer Challenge for grades 7-12.
Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information.
Comic Book Workshop
Tuesday, June 26th —  1-2:30 PM 2001 Delmar Ave
Author Steve Higgins and Artist Chris Sagovac  will share their
experiences and show the basics of  creating your own characters and stories.
This event is part of the Teen Summer Challenge for grades 7-12.
Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information.
Reading Take You Everywhere!
All Ages 2018 Summer Reading Program
May 21 – July 30
Register at Either Library Location or
Galaxy Far Far Away Day 
Tuesday, July 3rd. 1-2:30 PM  2145 Johnson Road 
Join us for space themed crafts and activities, including making 
UFO lamps and alien erasers, and galaxy painting. 
.This event is part of the Teen Summer Challenge for grades 7-12. 
Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information. 
Gaming Club

Every Friday,

June 1st – August 3rd   —  3-4:30 PM
Delmar Ave Teen Room
Ages 13-17
All experience levels welcome!!!
Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information.
Teen Advisory Group
Thursday, July 5  —  4-5 PM 2145 Johnson Rd
 The Teen Advisory Group are volunteers ages 13-17
who want to make the library a better place for teens!
Come share your ideas about events,
 talk about books, and help shape
what’s coming up next for teens at SMRLD.
Meetings are the first Thursday of the month from 4-5pm.
Interested?  Call 618-452-6238 ext 755 for more information or to sign up!
Cosplay Runway
Tuesday, July 10th 1-2:30 PM 2001 Delmar Avenue
 Create your own character and design their outfit with the available materials.
 Then, show off your works of art in the costume contest!
This event is part of the Teen Summer Challenge for grades 7-12.
Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information.
Holiday at Hogwarts  
Tuesday, July 17th. 1-2:30 PM 2145 Johnson Road
Party on Platform 9 3/4 (also known as our Johnson Road location) with other
Harry Potter fans as we make wands, play Quidditch,
and other Hogwarts-inspired activities!
This event is part of the Teen Summer Challenge for grades 7-12.
Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information. 
Reading Takes You Everywhere
Summer Reading Finale
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 6-8 PM
Worthen Park, 2599 Parkview Dr
Featuring Sheltered Reality Drumline
& The Bubble Bus!
Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 720

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

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
  2. Fill out a Volunteer Form 
  3. 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 Advisory Group (TAG)

We always welcome new TAG members!

Benefits of Being a TAG member:

  • Earn community service or volunteer hours (looks great on a resume or college application)
  • Make new friends
  • Suggest books, movies, CDs, and other materials for the library
  • Plan programs and events that YOU and your friends want
  • Be an active part of making the library better for our teen customers
  • Special TAG-member only events

TAG meets the 1st Thursday of the Month  at alternating library locations.

Johnson RoadDelmar Avenue
JanuaryFebruary
MarchApril
MayJune
JulyAugust
SeptemberOctober
NovemberDecember

TAG Mission Statement:

The mission of the Six Mile Regional Library District Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is to promote and enhance library services for the teens served by the library district by:

  • Encouraging use of the library by teens by promoting the library, its services, and activities at school and in the community
  • Advising the Teen Services Librarian in material selection and collection development
  • Providing input and information to staff on issues of importance to teens
  • Planning and participating in teen programs

All TAG members are volunteers and must fill out a volunteer form.

Teen Digital Library

Find what you need for your next assignment or to ace that test! Find books, audiobooks, comics, 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

OpenToday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

2145 Johnson

OpenToday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  1. Reading Take You Everywhere! All Ages 2018 Summer Reading Program

    May 21 - July 31
  2. June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Book Club!

    June 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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