Teen Services Blog

Teen Summer Reading @ The Urbana Free Library


This summer, make time to read the books you love and win prizes just for reading!  Read books of your choice (including eBooks and audiobooks), and attend fun programs. Get ready for Reading by Design!

Comics and More Comics This Weekend*

Okay, ladies and gents, the first point I’d like to make (in my hypothetical argument with an imaginary person) is that comics are *not* ju

Teen Job Hunting/ Career Resources


Looking to get started on career planning? The library has many tools to get you on the right path!

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give cover artWell, I think I may have just read one of the best books written. Best DEBUTS written. Angie Thomas is a born master at what she does, and this book is so timely I can’t even. I actually. Can’t. Even.

Teen Tech Week 2017!

Teen Tech Week 2017!

Join Teen Librarians and FabLab staff during the Teen Open Lab March 7, 8, and 9 for Teen Tech Week (and to celebrate 4 years of the Teen Open Lab!)


Tuesday, March 7, 3:00pm-5:30pm in the Teen Open Lab in the Lewis Auditorium

 MakeyMakey Cardboard Arcade

2017 So Far (in books)

Not sure what to read next?  These new books just came out this year.

Cover for Exo