Sharon Flake portrait

An Afternoon with Author Sharon Flake at Douglass Branch

Fri., Mar. 29, at 2 pm @ Douglass

Join bestselling and award-winning author Sharon Flake for a conversation about her work, as part of the University of Illinois Youth Literature Festival.

detail, cover of Black Panther graphic novel

22 Great Graphic Novels

Love graphic novels? So do we.  Our collection includes 3,361 graphic novels for teens. #justwow

Teen Lounge

Teen Lounge 

Mondays–Fridays at 3 pm
Looking for something exciting to do after school? Middle and high school students can stop by the library for snacks and fun.


Discover new interests. Create something amazing. Dream big—or just do your homework. Middle and high school students are always welcome at the library!

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Great books for teens

Unexpected categories, great books. We’ve got recommendations for teen readers! Read more »

Book reviews by teens

 Local teens weigh in on recent reads. Read more »

Teen Tech

If you want to type up a paper or play some cool games, we’ve got tech tools to help! Read more »

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