Teen Programs


TEEN ANIME CLUB: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 4-5 PM This month we’re breaking out our new Anime themed card games. Play and learn some Japanese in the process! We’ll also watch anime on our Crunchyroll account, and as always, have snacks.


***NEW*** INTRO TO THE SAT TEST: TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 6-7 PM Will you be taking the SAT test in the next few months or next year? Join us for a free introduction to the SAT. Jeffrey Che, a CCHS Senior who rocked the SAT himself, will share his college entrance exam strategies & test taking tips.

GAME ON: TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 4-5 PM Play video games, board games, card games, whatever your heart desires. If it’s a game you can play it! We’ll have the X-Box and Wii U set up and we’ve got a large collection of tabletop games for you to play. Feel free to bring your own games too.


***NEW*** BULLET JOURNALING: TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 4-5 PM Let’s organize your 2018 with a Bullet Journal. In this free workshop, you’ll discover a fun, customized way to record and organize what is important to YOU! We’ll supply a blank journal and some art supplies, but you’re also welcome to bring your own supplies or journal.



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.