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 "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Writers Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Middle School, Teen
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Meet at the Library 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 "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Middle School, Teen
Program Type: Craft
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. ...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Middle School, Teen
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us for fun and earn service hours! Get together with other teens to talk and discuss thoughts and issues facing teens today. Bring ideas about what you would like to see offered for teens at Helen Plum. ...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Perler Bead Extravaganza

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Middle School, Teen
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Get crafty and create amazing designs with Perler beads. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teen
Event Details:
Bring your friends to Library for a thrilling game of Ultimate Werewolf! Will you be the winner who survives the night? ...

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: Food, Glorious Food