Fall 2015 Tween/Teen Programming

6th through 12th grade


REGISTRATION begins Tuesday, September 1 on our website (click program title to register online) or stop by the YS Help Desk!!

Gaming Club

teen gaming club

Play popular console games, eat pizza, hang out.  If you’re under 13, you’ll need to bring your signed Parent Permission form to play M-rated games.  (T and E10 game options at each session.)  You can also stop by the YS Help Desk to get the form beginning September 1st.  Parent Permission Slip-Fall 2015.

Saturdays from 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Sept 26; Oct 10, 24; Nov 14; Dec 5, 19.


How to Adult

Learn some valuable life skills that will help you become a successful adult!  Each session will offer opportunities to perfect your pizza-eating skills, too!how to

Tuesdays from 4:30 – 6:00 pm

September 8 – Simple Sewing

September 22 – College Cooking

October 6 – No Fuss Finances

October 20 – Hook & Needle

November 3 – Gardening

November 17 – College 101

December 1 – Tech Stuff

December 15 – Basic Self-Defense


RBHS Finals Study & Snacks

For high school students. Enjoy beverages and snacks while you take a break from studying for finals. In the main floor meeting room, right next to the Young Adult area.
Homepage Template With RBHS 4Thursday December 17 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday December 20 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.


Important dates to remember…

Saturday, August 29 at 4:00 p.m. Last Call for Read to Feed Hours! For every Read to Feed Hour turned in, the Friends of the Library will make a donation to the Riverside Township Food Bank!  You also earn a raffle ticket for every 10 hours read!

teen read week 2015October 18 to 24   —    TEEN Read Week:  Get Away @ Your Library!   Celebrate reading by winning a new paperback!  One raffle entry per book or magazine checked out.  Winners will be notified by November 2.



Tween-Teen Year-Round Volunteering – 6th through 12th grade!

Looking for community service hours?  We can help!

See the YS Help Desk for more information about our year-round volunteering opportunities, including the popular Adopt-A-Shelf program.  You can even join our Teen Advisory Board, and help choose and run teen/tween programming.  (Leadership roles look great on your college and job applications!)

Wanted:  Teen Book Reviews

Have you read an amazing book recently?  Write a review!  Simply email youthservices@northriversidelibrary.org with a 2-3 paragraph review with the title and author included. Reviews are edited for content and may be published on our website.  Community service hours are given for your time!

Thank You to our 2015 Summer Teen Volunteers…

…for donating 500 + hours this summer!thank you

Sophia Arcos, Yulissa Balderas, Miranda Bucio, Garrett Foy, Alisa Garcia, Amelia Garcia, Marina Golub, Amaya Gonzalez, Zirui Guo, Elizabeth Hernandez, Marta Janas, Melinda Kellstrom, Chris Mango, Itzel Mancilla, Cale Manning, Samantha McDonald, Kevin McKenna, Migle Medelis, Denise Navarro, Analiz Nunez, Molly O’Toole, Jenna Quinn, Ana Santisteban, Melissa Tovar, Eric Watson, Grace Watylyk & Clark Williamson.