Teen Programs


Tuesday, March 6 & 20, 4-5 PM

You asked and we listened…Anime Club is meeting TWICE in March! Join us for snacks and anime/manga themed activities, while we watch Anime on our Crunchyroll account.


Tuesday, March 13, 4-6 PM

We’re celebrating Spring Break with an extra long Game On Session. Come and play Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, Runbow, and more on our Wii  and Wii U. We’ll even pull out the iPads if Roblox is more your style. Enjoy some friendly competition and snacks.


Tuesday, March 27, 4-5 PM

Play board games, card games, whatever your heart desires. Play an old favorite, or find a new one. If it’s a game you can play it!  We’ve got a large collection of tabletop games for you to play. Feel free to bring your own games too.


Thursdays thru april, 4-5:30 PM

Join Heather Weatherwax from the Saluki Writer’s Project  for a series of creative writing workshops. Learn how to properly critique writing and provide constructive criticism for fellow writers. Open to students in grades 9-12. All genres and skill levels are welcome.


General Information about Teen Events at CPL
Teen events are totally FREE, always include snacks, and usually happen in the Library Meeting Room.
Programming is geared for participants ages 12-18.
Registration is not required for teen events unless specifically requested.
For more information, or to join the Teen Events email list, please contact Jennifer Johansson, Teen Program Coordinator, jjohansson@carbondale.lib.il.us, 618-457-0354

Looking for a book?

Don’t forget to “like” the Teen Scene on Facebook…

Post A Note

Teens, come and post a message on our Wallwisher site. Tell us what you would like to see and do at the library. Tell us what you like.

Teen Ink

Teens, don’t forget to look at Teen Ink, a magazine, blogs, book series and website written entirely by teens.

Connect with an Author

Check out http://www.facebook.com/thisisteen and connect with your favorite author.