Teens


Program Volunteers Wanted!

Help support your local library by volunteering to assist us with library programs. Help with setup, assist attendees with crafting, cooking, or other projects, and help us cleanup afterword. Open to all teens in grades 7-12. Fill out the online form or contact the Teen Services Department at teen@lagrangelibrary.org.
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Lincoln Nominee Award Lists!

Attention all high schoolers, whether you are actively reading through the Lincoln Award Nominee list for 2023-24, or just looking for some fun reading material, we have you covered.

The Lincoln Award is given to the book from that year's master list that earns the highest number of student votes. For a book to reach the master list, adult and young adult fiction and nonfiction titles must be nominated by teachers or librarians and vetted by the nominations committee. Come browse our display in the teen room, or view the booklist online and place a hold!

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Can you read 100 books?

Grades 9-12

Read 100 books before graduating! Log your reading using Beanstack. Earn a new set of badges and prizes for every 25 books read! Read 100 books and earn a free book of your choice!

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Book Suggestion Bundle

Tell us what you like to read and Teen Services staff will put together a custom book bundle just for you. Choose to get your book recommendations via e-books, audiobooks or physical books. When your recommended reads are ready, we'll email you your links and/or to pick up your bundle! Fill out the form here!

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Meet Nicole, Teen Services Librarian

What I do at the Library?

I am in charge of ordering teen books, movies, and music, planning teen programs, and visiting teen classes.

What I like to do outside the library?

I live in La Grange with my boyfriend, where we enjoy activities like biking, reading, gaming, going to the movies, or just hanging out downtown with friends.

What books do I like?

Books that are character-driven, thought provoking, and fast paced (no twenty page descriptions of meals and/or clothing, please). This is why I mostly read Young Adult Literature.

What I want to ask you?

Please stop by and say hello, suggest a book, suggest a program, or just tell me a little about yourself.
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Have a question for a librarian? Trying to find your next book or movie? Have any suggestions for the Library? Email teen@lagrangelibrary.org for personalized recommendations and assistance.