Teen Volunteering

Get involved, earn service hours, meet people, and have fun! You can attend one of our public events listed below, or check out Teens in Action, a service opportunity that allows you to earn hours independently and on your own schedule. Fill out this contact form to be added to our list of interested teen volunteers and be one of the first to know about volunteer opportunities. Email teenteam@skokielibrary.info if you have any questions.

Upcoming Events


Teen-Led STEAM Projects for Kids

Wednesday, January 3, 2024, 2:30 pm

Experiment with and compete in STEAM challenges led by teen volunteers.


Social Justice Graphic Novel Salon

Monday, January 15, 2024, 3:00 pm

Grab a snack and settle in with a book that’s sure to make an impression. Share a graphic novel that inspires you, or just drop in and discover something new.


Social Justice Art and Storytelling Workshop

Monday, January 15, 2024, 4:00 pm

Following the social justice graphic novel salon and in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, create a piece of art to inspire someone else.


Friend Squad

Wednesday, January 17, 2024, 6:00 pm

Meet new people in a supportive environment and watch your circle of friends grow.


Heartfelt Teen Service

Sunday, January 21, 2024, 2:00 pm

Create handmade valentine cards for community seniors. We'll provide supplies and inspiration, and we'll verify your service hours.


Climate Café

Tuesday, January 23, 2024, 6:00 pm

Teens and older adults are invited to this intergenerational dialogue about the climate crisis.


Teen Library Council

Thursday, January 25, 2024, 5:30 pm

Give your input on library services and help plan events for teens.


Teen Climate Crew: Seed Balls

Sunday, February 4, 2024, 1:00 pm

Use the seeds of native flowers to make seed balls. These little bundles of pollinator plants help spread native flora and provide food for bees and butterflies.


Friend Squad

Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 6:00 pm

Meet new people in a supportive environment and watch your circle of friends grow.


Teen Library Council

Thursday, February 22, 2024, 5:30 pm

Give your input on library services and help plan events for teens.


Climate Café

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 6:00 pm

Teens and older adults are invited to this intergenerational dialogue about the climate crisis.