Alpha Park Library’s Teen services include a dedicated Young Adult collection of fiction written specifically for readers for readers 12 and up, found on the first floor of the library, near the computer room. Audio books of many of these popular titles can be found with the adult audio book collection.

Alpha Park also hosts programming specifically for grades 7-12 monthly. Teen programs are a great place to make new friends and enjoy activities year-round.

Winter Reading Challenge
January 1—February 14
Spend this winter expanding your reading horizons! Pick up a book bingo sheet at the library or online. When you complete the goal on the sheet, return it for a great prize. Open to all ages!

Teen Board
Thursday, February 7, 7:30—8:30 p.m.
Teen Board members must be going into 7 through 12 grades. New members always welcome. Show up or call Youth Services at (309) 697-3822 x14 for more information.  Add to my

Teen Mental Health Support Series
Monday, February 11, 7—8:30 p.m.
Join us for this series investigating mental health topics as they apply to teens. We will meet with a professional who will share tips and resources and then have time for discussion and questions. In February our topic will be teen dating violence.   Add to my

Tech Play Day
Saturday, February 16, 1—4 p.m.
We are opening the locks! Drop in and try out some of our latest equipment including 360* cameras, virtual reality headsets, and gaming computers. Our staff will be on hand to help you explore the items.   Add to my

Anti-Valentine Movie
Thursday, February 21, 6:30—8:30 p.m.
Shake off the lovey-doveys of February with a teens-only, scary movie night. Snacks provided, bring your own drink.   Add to my

Teen DIY: Tissue Paper Votive
Thursday, February 28, 6:30 p.m.
Come and create your own tissue paper votive! Design a votive candle holder with tissue paper of your choice (while supplies last). Registration is not required. Contact Youth Services at (309) 697-3822 x14 for more details.   Add to my

Disc "Frisbee" Golf Available for Check Out 
Get outside this summer and play a round of Frisbee Golf! Alpha Park has a new course, there's a small course at Limestone High School, and there are many more around the area.  Try before you buy -- The library has two sets of discs available for check out for 3 weeks.