2 06, 2022

Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Summer Reading Program 2022

By |June 2nd, 2022|

Calling all children and teens! Challenge yourself this summer by participating in our Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program. Register online or at the Library any time starting Saturday, June 4. Track your reading and complete fun activities to enter weekly drawings and finish the program. All participants

9 05, 2022

Teen Grab and Go: Recycled Egg Carton Herb Garden

By |May 9th, 2022|

There is nothing better than cooking with your own fresh produce! Start small with this herb garden starter kit. Kit Includes: Potting soil 4 seed bags (Basil, Dill, Lavender, and Mint) 4 egg carton sections or biodegradable seed cups (both function the same) 2 popsicle sticks Other Materials Needed:

4 05, 2022

TeenBookCloud from Tumblebooks

By |May 4th, 2022|

This summer, from now until August 15th, DPL teens and tweens will have free access to TeenBookCloud from TumbleBooks! Click here to access the collection: bit.ly/DPLTeenBookCloud. TeenBookCloud is an online database of YA/Teen eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a

16 03, 2022

Teen Grab and Go: DIY Felt Succulent Terrariums

By |March 16th, 2022|

This month's teen Grab & Go craft is a plant terrarium that you can't accidentally kill: they're made of felt! Find instructions below, including a helpful video that will walk you through making the succulents. Pick them up in the Teen Space! Kit Includes: 1 glass globe 3 sheets of

2 02, 2022

9th Annual Tournament of Books

By |February 2nd, 2022|

Welcome to the 9th annual Tournament of Books!  Let’s do some math together:  6 brackets, with 32 books in each bracket, equals……..drum roll please….192 books! Out of those 192 books, there can only be six winners. Will your favorite titles make it to the Championship Round? You can vote for

9 12, 2021

Poetic Kwanzaa with Oba William King, December 17

By |December 9th, 2021|

Are you looking for a joyous, interactive, and educational way to celebrate heritage and culture this holiday season? Join us for an in-person, all-ages program on Friday, December 17 at 2:00 PM as we welcome Chicago’s very own Oba William King for Poetic Kwanzaa! Register Poetic Kwanzaa is educational entertainment

15 11, 2021

Teen Grab and Go: Winter Candle

By |November 15th, 2021|

Winter is fast approaching, cozy up with a good book and light up a candle you made yourself! Teens can pick up a winter candle-making kit from the teen space or from the green creation station outside the library. INGREDIENTS: 4 oz. tin w/wick placed 1 bag of of soy

20 10, 2021

Teen & Youth Picks: Spooky Season

By |October 20th, 2021|

It's spooky season. Enjoy Halloween season with these great books, from the scariest to the not-so-scary. Find more teen horror reads on our Teen Horror booklist! Teen House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland Something happened to Iris Hollow and her two older

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