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20 04, 2020

At-Home Teen Book Bingo (Extended Through May 31)

By |April 20th, 2020|

Update: Extended to May 31! Teens grades 6-12 are welcome to participate in our virtual "At-Home Book Bingo" from April 20-May 31! Stay connected to reading (and the library) and be eligible for prizes for each bingo you get. Choose a book that matches the description of an open bingo square.

20 03, 2020

Virtual Resources: Teen Edition

By |March 20th, 2020|

If you’re a teen I know you’re currently practicing some online schooling, but whether you want to enhance some of that studying or just need a distraction for a moment, check out the below links for suggestions. Hang in there with these recommendations for educational and creative ways to stay

1 04, 2019

Summer volunteer opportunities for teens at DPL

By |April 1st, 2019|

Do you love the Library? Do you want to be a mentor for younger kids? Do you need community service hours? Stop by the Library anytime after April 1 to pick up an application and return it by 9 p.m. on Monday, May 6! Teens going into 7th grade through

28 02, 2019

Staff Picks: A Heart in a Body in the World

By |February 28th, 2019|

As hard as it may be to believe, 16-year-old Annabelle begins a 2,700-mile cross-country run with zero planning or foresight. She just knows that she needs to start, and she cannot stop until her heart gives her permission. Her life has imploded and running is the only thing that keeps

6 09, 2018

Learn Some Tips & Tricks for College Saving!

By |September 6th, 2018|

Budgeting for college expenses can be tricky and stressful, and those aren’t exactly words you want attached to such an amazing adventure, right? The Library offers a wealth (pun intended) of information that may help parents and students alike as they venture into those college unknowns. This month we’ll

26 04, 2018

Staff Pick: “I am Alfonso Jones”

By |April 26th, 2018|

Alfonso Jones is shot and killed by an off-duty cop while shopping in a store for his first suit. He’s 15 years old. Thus begins his journey as a ghost through the NYC subway system, interacting with other spirits who were also murdered through gun violence. In Tony Medina’s I

2 04, 2018

Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens at the Library!

By |April 2nd, 2018|

Do you love the Library? Do you want to mentor younger kids? Do you need community service hours? Stop by the Library April 2-May 6 and drop off a volunteer application! Teens going into 7th grade through the age of 17 are welcome to apply. Not only will you have the

5 10, 2017

Fanfiction: Learning What It is and Creating Your Own

By |October 5th, 2017|

Have you ever watched a TV show or read a book, and you were so sad when it ended because you wanted more more more!? Why not give fanfiction a try? Fanfiction writing combines a passion for a favorite series, character, or storyline with creative writing, where fans take the

6 04, 2017

Be a Volunteen at the Library this Summer!

By |April 6th, 2017|

If you love giving back to your community, have a passion for literacy, and are interested in working with your peers in a fun-filled environment, then becoming a STAR Volunteer at the Library is basically the best idea ever. Check out the info below and come join us at the

31 01, 2017

Staff Picks: Ugly

By |January 31st, 2017|

Exactly how much can your physical demeanor influence your choices and the path you travel, from the moment you are born onward? Robert Hoge explores this question in his autobiography “Ugly,” which covers his life from birth to 17 years old. Hoge was born with twisted legs and a tumor

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