Teen Services Blog

Vortex: A Tempest Novel

Hot off the press—Jackson Meyer is back in action in Julie Cross’ latest novel,

Beautiful Creatures

There was a curse.  There was a girl.  And in the end, there was a grave. 

Settlers of Catan!

Over the weekend, my friends invited me over to their house for game night. Now I’m not exactly what you would call a true “gamer”, unless you count Life, Sorry, Uno, and Apples to Apples. But I figured it would be fun to at least try a few new games, so I went over and joined them for game night.

The Urbana Free Library Teen Tech Series

Coming  Soon – TUFL Tech Series!
Ever heard of a 3D printer? Ever wish you could make your own robot?

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

Mara doesn’t remember the events that led up to her being in the hospital in a coma for three days. 

Homework Help

This week marked the beginning of the spring semester, which means that most of you already have reading assignments, upcoming quizzes, and a slew of other things to work on.

But I have good news—the library is here to help! When we updated the library’s website, we also updated the teen section to include a wide variety of helpful links and resources.

Winter Holiday Mashup Party!

Why celebrate one winter holiday when you can celebrate them all! Kick off winter break by joining us at this year-end party. We'll have lots of fun activities, including ornament-making, a left-right gift exchange, table tennis, twister, table-top foosball, and even limbo!


Emerson Cole doesn’t like the idea of returning to her old high school for her senior year, not after her infamous br