Welcome to the Teen Department!
The teen department includes a Teen Zone just for teens in grades 6-12. Teens have the opportunity to attend monthly programs or clubs, including a teen leadership council. The Teen Zone is equipped with four computers, two study tables, and a gaming area to play PS3 or Wii games. Click the links below to learn more about what we offer teens in the Sugar Grove community.
Teen Reading Program
jOIN dUMBLEDORE'S aRMY!
The Library now has a Teen Library Council for grades 8-12. The Dumbledore's Army (DA) meets monthly on a Saturday from 2:30-3:30 pm. We currently have around 8-10 active members but are accepting more! View the calendar to search for the next meeting time.
- Window Displays: Use paint markers to decorate the Teen Zone window walls.
- Book Displays: Each month you will select books and make signs for a themed display, to help other teens find good books to read.
- Program Help: Help select the programs that will be held at the library. Help prepare for the programs or volunteer during a program.
- Book Selection: Discuss your favorite books and authors with the Teen Librarian group leader, so that the Library knows which books to order!
- Service Hours: This program is considered volunteer work which helps the library and attendees will obtain 1 service hour per meeting.
Illinois award books
Every year, the state of Illinois nominates books for award categories based on age range. To view more information on the nominated committee and other awards, visit: Illinois School Library Media Association.
The Teen Zone is for tweens and teens in grades 6-12 to hang out, play video games, use the computer, and study.
- Teen non-fiction collection
- Two study tables with four chairs each
- Gaming center with Wii, Playstation 3, and Playstation 4 gaming consoles, and four red gaming chairs
- Four computers equipped with Windows 10, Microsoft Office suite, and Minecraft Education Edition.
- Coloring books and materials
- Lap Desks
- Most teen programs are held in this room.