Teens Make a Difference

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Did you know that teens are an integral part of our library? Not only do we offer a space and a collection just for them, but they give back by helping us plan services, put on programs and choose materials. They do behind-scenes-work on some of our most successful programs, like Haunted Library, Stuffy Sleepovers and Free Comic Book Day. Staff are always glad to have a teen volunteer to help out during these busy programs.

To get involved, teens can join the library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB). TAB usually meets once a month (sometimes more) and every meeting can count towards the community hours teens need to graduate high-school. Some of the TAB activities for the last few months have included a book to movie club, a meditation workshop, community clean-up, TAB holiday party, and a book-buying trip. TAB members inevitably make friends, learn skills and gain references for their resumes, and get in those all-important community hours. If you’re interested in joining TAB or you know a teen who could benefit, drop by the Information Desk in Children’s and Teens’ to fill out a membership form!

Here are a few more pictures of our TAB members in action:

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