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There are lots of in-Library activies and events happening in and around the Teen Room. Check back for upcoming info on reading lists, movies, books, and all that is sprouting from the Teen Room (don't forget to check the Teen Events page).


Upcoming Events

The next TAB meeting will be on Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00 in the Teen Room; pizza will be provided. 

DIY Grab and Go Box: Coloring Books!

Studies increasingly show that coloring is great for stress reduction in teenagers! Visit the Teen Room and color your stress away.  

Coloring Books

Book Clubs and Lists

     Reading Lists

          YALSA Alex Awards-Written for and by adults, with special appeal to Teens

          Printz Award Winners-Excellence in young adult literature

          Banned Books-The most frequently banned or challenged books            

         Abraham Lincoln Award-Sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association to promote lifelong readers.


Questions? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., High School and Adult Librarian!


At the Library

We offer:

-Librarians available to assist you

-Group study areas

-Individual study areas with power outlets

-Wifi throughout the building

-Print collection of reference books and primary sources 

-Teen Room with relaxation space equipped with a MAC and pc station 


Online Services

-Databases covering many topics including history, science, literature, business and much more

-Thousands of magazines that you may search for full text articles

-Online tutoring 7 days a week from 5 pm to 10 pm powered by Brainfuse

-Chat, text or email a Wilmette Librarian, available during hours Library is open.

-Learning Express - practice AP and ACT/SAT tests and prep guides (under the college preparation tab)


Teen Advisory Board

*The TAB will meet next on Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00; pizza will be provided!  During this meeting, we will pick out novel-themed artwork for the Teen Room walls!  Newcomers always welcome!  


The Whos, Whats, Whens and Hows:

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-We meet to talk about programs that teens want to see at their Library

-The Teen Advisory Board plays a valuable role for the Library and the community by giving teens a chance to have their voice heard

-Attendance is open to any interested teens in the Kenilworth and Wilmette communities

-Meetings typically last one hour with refreshments

-Staff youth programs, serve as school liaisons and ambassadors to the teen community

-If you need volunteer credit, the TAB meetings count towards those hours

Programs sponsored by the Teen Advisory Board include pizza exam nights, free feature film screenings, gaming tournaments, Summer Reading Program, writing workshops, concerts, poetry workshops, and much more.

Anyone interested in joining may call the Adult Services Desk at (847) 256-6952, or send an email to librarian This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




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