Volunteers Wanted!

volunteerThere are limited opportunities for students in grade 6 and up to earn service hours at the library. Call the Youth Services Desk (448-1473) for more information or e-mail teens@phlibrary.org


Gaming, Board Games & Media Lab

Teens are welcomed to use the Library's equipment to play games or make your own video against our green screen. The Media Lab is perfect for school projects or presentations, or just to experiment with movie making.

Teen and Tween Programs

Palos Heights’ residents may register for programs upon receipt of the PageTurner in your mail delivery. Others may register starting the first week of each month.

Programs marked with an " R" require registration in order to attend. Programs marked with a " D 2400px" are drop-in programs, so no registration is needed.

Please follow the link below each program description to register, or call or stop by the youth services desk.

Teen and Tween Corner


Teen Advisory Board

Thursday, March 29 at 4pm
Grade 6 and up. Speak your mind! Teens come to our first TAB meeting to share ideas for programs you would like and what you would like to do for volunteering at the library.
Click here to register


Wrinkle in Time Party

Wednesday, April 11 at 4pm
Grades 4 to 6. Tesser your way to the library to celebrate the recent release of the film adaptation of A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L'Engle. Activities and crafts will be based around themes found in the popular science fiction title and everyone will leave with their very own pair of Mrs. Who glasses (magical abilities not included).
Click here to register


Book Art

Thursday, April 12 at 4pm
Grades 6 to 12. Calling all teens! Help us make our book ends into works of art. Participation in this program will also count as a volunteer opportunity.
Click here to register


13 Reasons Why We Like Smoothies

Wednesday, April 25 at 4pm
Grades 6 to 12. Learn how to make 13 different smoothies! We will vote for the best and the worst. Come to the library and let’s blend some noise.
Click here to register


Teen Advisory Board

Thursday, May 3 at 4pm
Grades 6 to 12. This month we are celebrating the end of school with a pizza party. Attending this TAB meeting will also count as volunteer orientation.
Click here to register


Stress Busters

May 22 – 25
Grades 6 -12. Studying for finals can be stressful. Stop by for a variety of stress busters to help you chill out, relax and recover. Use our space to study with friends, watch a movie, have snacks or participate in activities to wipe your stress away.


Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, May 22 at 4pm
Thursday, May 31 at 6pm
Saturday, June 2 at 10am or 1pm

Calling all 6 – 12 graders looking to volunteer at the library! If you want to volunteer for summer reading you will need to fill out the volunteer summer application and attend one of the mandatory volunteer orientations. At the orientation we will go over what we expect from you, possible opportunities and this will count as one service hour. Plus teens who attend the orientation get to pick the date of the end of summer pizza party for teen volunteers!
Click here to register

At the Library

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