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:

It’s Showtime at Your Library!
2019 All Ages Summer Reading Challenge
May 28 – July 26
Register at either Library Location or online at www.smrld.beanstack.com
Gaming: Summer Edition
Grades 7-12
Every Thursday — 3:30-5 PM
June 6 – August 1
2001 Delmar Ave
Play Dungeons & Dragons (5th Ed), Magic: The Gathering, and other tabletop games of your choosing!
All Experience Levels Welcome
For more information, contact 452-6238 ext 755
Tabletop Tuesdays
Tuesdays  —  6-7:30 PM
June 25 — 2145 Johnson Rd
July 9 — 2145 Johnson Rd
July 23 — 2145 Johnson Rd
August 13 — 2145 Johnson Rd
August 27 — 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.
Drop In Make & Tech
Every Thursday  — 1:30-3 PM
June 20 – July 18
2001 Delmar Ave
Grades 7-12
Stop by and try out our video tech!
Stop Motion Animation, Green Screen, Video Cameras, Editing Software, and More!
For more information, contact 452-6238 ext 755
Animation 101: How do you animate your favorite cartoons?
Grades 7-12
Thursday, July 11 — 6-7:30 PM
2001 Delmar Ave
 Chris Sagovac, Associate Professor of Animation at Webster University,
will discuss the principles of animation and will introduce participants to
 drawn animation techniques in a short flip book workshop.
Call 452-6238 ext 755 for more information

It’s Showtime at Your Library & Park District!
Summer Reading Finale
Friday, July 19
Wilson Park, 2900 Benton Street
7:30 PM – The Bubble Bus
8:30 PM – Movie in the Park “Ralph Breaks the Internet”
The Bubble Bus is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Movie in the Park is sponsored by the GCS Credit Union.
Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 720

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
    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, 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

ClosedToday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

2145 Johnson

ClosedToday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Mon 22

Story Times

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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