Current COVID-19 Update

The library building is open for limited in-person services. Patrons can pick up holds, visit our service desks for quick reference and reader’s advisory services, access the self-serve copy machine located at the front of the building, browse and check out materials. Masks are required for all visitors over the age of two years. Computer usage and research are suspended until further notice. Click here for more information on currently available services.

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Teens

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Teen" group.

High School Book Bag

All Day
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Do you love surprises and new things to read? Check out our Subscription Bags! Each bag will feature preselected books based on the genre for the month, along with various goodies. Return the books in 6 weeks and keep the goodies! February genre: ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual No Title Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14

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 (https://www.helenplum.org/sites/default/files/zoom_instructions.pdf). 

 

Event Details:
Calling all book lovers! Join us for this low-key event where the only requirement is that you share a book that you have enjoyed reading! We will talk and chat about books we have read. There is a Helen Plum Teen Events Remind group. Learn more a...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Attendance

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

This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Craft
Event Details:
Stop by the Teen Zone to pick up supplies to make a craft at home (while supplies last).  ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Virtual Program
Event Details:
Stop by @plumteens on Instagram where Teen Librarian Katie will be reading aloud and sharing the first chapter of some great reads for teens! ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14

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 (https://www.helenplum.org/sites/default/files/zoom_instructions.pdf). 

 

Event Details:
Please join us! Get together with other teens to talk and discuss thoughts and issues you face today. Bring ideas about what you would like to see offered for teens at the Library. There is a Helen Plum Teen Events Remind group. Learn more about i...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Attendance

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

Contact Us

Katie Guzan, Teen Librarian

kguzan@helenplum.org

(630) 627-0316 ext. 291

Teen Blog Entries

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Helen Plum Library now offers event reminders and updates via Remind, an app and texting platform many area students are already using through their schools.

Teen Book Reviews

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
it was amazing
Katie G: 5 years ago Andie Bell was murdered by Sal - everyone in town is convinced he did it. Everyone except Pippa. She decides to dig deeper into the murder and continues to investigate it for her capstone project in high school. Pip ...
tagged: teenreviews
The Initiation
it was amazing
Zalfa: This book is really good. I first read it in 6th grade. It is about a 16 year old boy who's mother got exiled from their city. He has to go through a very hard test with his friends to find out why. This series is a trilogy.
tagged: teenreviews
Anne of Green Gables
it was amazing
AL: Anne of Green Gables: a wholesome story of the events involved with the upbringing of a brilliant orphan girl. She emphasizes the zest for life, true relationships and encourages creativity and use of imagination among all. Anne of G...
tagged: teenreviews and youth
 
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