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:

Girls Who Code
Thursdays, August 9th – November 15th  — 3:30-4:30 PM 2001 Delmar Avenue.
Learn to Code! Change the World!
Girls Who Code is a 15 week program for girls grades 6-12
 who want to impact their community with computer science skills!
Call 452-6238 to register.  Space is limited and registration is required.
Pop Culture Party – Supernatural & Dr. Who
 Tuesday, October 23rd —  6-7:30 at SMRLD 2001 Delmar Ave
Ages 13-18. Can’t decide on one fandom? Neither can we! Celebrate the arrival of the 14th season and the
13th Doctor with trivia, crafts, snacks, and Classic Rock! Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information.
Teen Advisory Group
– NEW DAY & TIME! –
 Saturday, November 3rd from 10-11 AM
Teen Room, 2001 Delmar Ave
The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) are teenage volunteers who provide input on improving library services to teens.
Come share your ideas about events, talk about books, and help shape
 what’s coming up next for teens at SMRLD.
Donuts provided!!!
Call (618) 452-6238 ext 755 for additional information.
Teen Tech – Podcasting 101
Tuesday, November 27th  — 6-7:30 PM
Training & Events Room, 2001 Delmar Ave
Love Podcasts? Want to learn how to create your own?
Alex Smith and Jeff Daum, creators and hosts of the video game
 podcast “They Create Worlds” will show you how to turn your passion into a podcast!
Grades 7-12.
Registration required – call 452-6238 ext 755 to save your spot!

Nintendo Switch 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 Saturday of the Month at 10 AM 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

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2145 Johnson

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Upcoming Events

  1. Story Times

    October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  2. America Reads Tutor

    October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Lego Club

    October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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