YA Programs

For more information, contact the YA Librarian at 248-7363 ext. 263

TAB Meeting

TAB meeting for registered Teen Advisory Board meeting is on Wednesday, August 19th from 5-6 PM & Thursday, September 10th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM in the Community Room.

TAB is a volunteer group that consists of teens who work together with the YA Librarian to improve library services for teens. Limited registration for TAB begins August 1st. If you are interested in volunteering with other teens to improve library services, please pick up an application in the Teen Room  


2015 Summer Reading Program

This year's theme is "Unmask: Every Hero Has a Story". Registration starts on June 16. Reviewing begins on June 22 and continues through August 8th. When you sign up you'll be entered in a raffle for a Summer Reading Basket drawn at our kick-off "Karaoke Hero" program on July 7th at 7:00 PM. You'll also receive a prize when you review your first book. Review at least one book and you'll be invited to our Summer Reading Party on Tuesday, August 11th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM with Superhero entertainment, prizes and refreshments. Book Buddies & Summer Volunteers are also invited. Pick up your invitation starting August 1st in the Teen Room.


YA Summer Volunteers Wanted

Every heroFor those interested in a Summer Volunteer Opportunity at the Library, we will be registering Book Buddies who are entering Grades 6-12 and Summer Reading Program Volunteers who are entering Grades 7-12 starting Tuesday, May 26th.

Summer Reading Program Volunteers are invited to assist in the Children's Summer Reading Program whose theme is "Every Hero Has a Story" from June 29 to August 8th.


Teen Community Service Programs

For YAs in Grades 6-12. You will receive Community Service Credit for helping children in the following programs. Registration is limited 

Chess Programs

chess piecesMonday, August 3rd from 7:00 to 8:00 PM

Wednesday, August 12th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM

Teens will assist children, who already know how to play chess, in playing a game. This is a chance to improve your chess game and unerstand the importance of each piece

Registration continues in the Teen Room


Potato Chip Taste Test

Tuesday, August 18th from 5-6 PM

chipsJoin us for Potato Chip trivia and a blind taste test of chips in these categories: classic, flavored and healthy. Teens will arrange the potato chips, serve them and tabulate the results. The winners will be announced on our Facebook page and newsletter

Registration begins on August 4th.


The Road to College

For High School Students & Parents

With Barbara Becker, M.A., M.S. 

College Essay Review

Thursday, August 20th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

college essaySchedule a 15 minute appointment with our expert to review your essay and college admissions. Barbara will offer her knowledge and suggestions. 

Registration begins on August 4th at the Reference Desk or call Cathy Loechner at 248-7363 ext. 239


Comic Book Wall Clock

Marvel Comics Mixed Characters 13 3 4 Inch Glass ClockTuesday, August 4th from 7-8:30 PM

Create a super cool clock by using comic book pages. Each clock includes a clock mechanism and clock hands. It really works! With Janine Bendicksen

Registration began on July 21st


Teen Tech Tutors Wanted

techTopics include: using an email account, searching for websites by subject, saving documents, using a USB drive and navigating the SRPL website.

Sessions will be in the Conference Room

Thursdays, August 6, 13, & 20 from 4-5:45 PM

Saturdays, August 8 & 22 from 10 to Noon

Teen Tech Tutors must complete a short training session.

Registration began July 16th at the Reference Desk.


Book Cafe

For YAS entering Grades 6-12

Join us for discussion and trivia on this book which deals with the "Unmask! Every Hero Has a Story" theme. Refreshments served.

I Kill The Mockingbird

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When best friends Lucy, Elena and Michael receive their summer reading list, they are excited to see To Kill a Mockingbird included. But not everyone in class shares the same enthusiasm. So they hatch a plot to get the entire town talking about the well-known Harper Lee Classic.

Wednesday, August 5th from 7-8 PM

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Library Hours

Monday: 9am - 9pm
Tuesday: 9am - 9pm
Wednesday: 11am - 9pm
Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed