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Wanted: Teen Volunteers for LEGO Robotics

We're seeking tech-savvy teens (grades 7-12) to assist with our monthly LEGO Robotics programs. Teen volunteers will help small groups of students in grades 3-6 build and program projects and complete challenges. 


Training is required: Thursday, September 11, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Meeting Dates

Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18

How to Apply

Fill out a volunteer application, and submit it at any library location.

Teen Scene

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Teen Fiction Review: Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

Posted by: TracieP | Posted on: Aug 07 2014

14-year-old Laurel is struggling. She's starting high school, and she isn't sure who she is or who she wants to be--and her whole world has been turned upside-down. Her beloved older sister, May, has died unexpectedly; her parents' marriage has disintegrated; and her mom has "temporarily" moved to a city that's hundreds of miles away, leaving Laurel to bounce back and forth between her grieving father and her devoutly Christian aunt. Laurel finds solace and understanding in a notebook.

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Need to Work? Check Out a Study Room

two students studying togetherLooking for a quiet place to work alone or with a group? Reserve a study room at the Main Library. 

We have eight rooms available for up to two hours at a time.

If you have a Palatine Library card, you can reserve the room in advance. Contact the Reference Desk for details: 847-358-5881 ext. 167.

Teen Advisory Board: Get Involved with Your Library!

Want to make your voice heard in the community, develop leadership skills, and have fun making new friends?

The Teen Advisory Board is a place share ideas about activities, materials, and changes to implement to make the Library a destination for teens.

TAB is not accepting appliations at this time.