Current Service Update

Face masks are strongly recommended for everyone in the Library ages two and older, regardless of vaccination status.

We are open: Mon–Fri: 9am–9pm, Sat: 9am–5pm; Sun: 1pm–5pm

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Teens

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Teen" group.

Volunteen Training

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Required training for summer Volunteens. Please register per the instructions in the Volunteen Welcome Email.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Attendance

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

Zoom Event

All you'll need is a computer, tablet, or phone to join via Zoom. The Zoom link will be included in the confirmation and reminder emails sent to you after you register. For additional instructions on accessing Zoom with Apple and Android devices or your personal computer, click here.
 

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Teen" group.

Volunteen Training

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Required training for summer Volunteens. Please register per the instructions in the Volunteen Welcome Email.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Attendance

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

Zoom Event

All you'll need is a computer, tablet, or phone to join via Zoom. The Zoom link will be included in the confirmation and reminder emails sent to you after you register. For additional instructions on accessing Zoom with Apple and Android devices or your personal computer, click here.
 

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Teen" group.

Giant Board Games!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teen
Event Details:
Come to the Library to play giant sized versions of favorite board games! ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Writing Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Event Details:
Meet in the Teen Zone to work on creative writing. Bring your own projects or use one of our creative writing prompts. All forms of writing (poetry, fanfiction, fiction, nonfiction) are encouraged. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teen
Event Details:
Stop by the Teen Zone to pick up supplies to make a craft at home (while supplies last). Some kits will include a link to instructions from Creativebug. ...

Connect with Us

Caitlin Atkinson, Teen Librarian
catkinson@helenplum.org
(630) 627-0316 ext. 293

Teen Blog Entries

Apply to be a Volunteen!

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We are looking for enthusiastic, responsible, and organized teen volunteers to assist with this year’s summer reading program— Build Your Future. Interested? Download the details and an application form here! Applications are due by Sun, Apr 24 at 5pm.

Pride Month

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We invite you to celebrate Pride Month with our LGBTQIA+ inclusive books of all genres and for all ages! Stop in the Library and visit our Spotlight display to discover even more titles for checkout 💖

Earth Day

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Here are some titles for all ages to read to celebrate our planet and inspire action to protect it. 

Featured Teen Picks: "Mysteries and Thrillers"