For Teens & Tweens

Susan Garlisch, Teen Librarian

If you or your teen has any questions, feel free to contact Susan:
Phone: 815.756.9568, ext. 3400

Teen Programs Events Calendar

Tween Programs Events Calendar

TAG–You’re It!

TAG Events Calendar

The Teen Advisory Group–TAG–will continue to focus on giving teens a voice in how our library can meet their needs. Teens will advise the Teen Librarian on materials and programs, head up volunteer efforts at DeKalb Public Library, and network with other teens to keep our groups growing and going strong.

Adventure @ your library!

Adventure @ your library Events Calendar

The Library that brought you the Anime Alliance and the award-winning Heroes @ your library introduces a program for teens! Take part in a role-playing game of teamwork and storytelling where your decisions control the course of the adventure and mean the difference between defeat and victory!

Cinematic Teen Reads!

Cinematic Teen Read Events Calendar

Read the book at home, watch the movie at the library! Join us as we trek through Middle Earth, travel through time, explore a candy factory, learn magic, swing through New York on a spider web, and so much more! Books are available the month prior to each event in the Teen Room.

Book Recommendations

YALSA: Young Adult Library Services Association

YALSA is a branch of the American Library Association that directs its efforts specifically toward meeting the needs of young adults and teens.

Particularly the following web pages:

YALSA Book Awards and Booklists
For interesting reading suggestions for teens

Teen Read Week
Celebrating teen reading and literacy with a different theme every year!