MONTHLY EVENTS

Unless otherwise indicated, teen programs will be held in the Library Constitution Room and for teens in grades 6-12.

Friday Fun

Friday Fun is our monthly Teens Only program where teens hang out at the library. We put out games, including the Nintendo Switch, as well as some snacks and coloring sheets. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to hang out for some or all of the time. 

  • June 10th, 3:30-5:00 PM
  • July 22nd, 3:30-5:00 PM 
  • August 12th, 3:30-5:00 PM

Pageturners

Teen readers this event is for you! Join us for an afternoon of book recommendations, hot beverages (cocoa and tea) and reading! We will have mugs to decorate for first time teens! Bring a book to read, or pick up one at the library before you come to the program.

  • June 21st, 2-3 PM
  • July 26th, 2-3 PM 
  • August 23rd, 2-3 PM  
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Dungeons & Dragons

This program is for teens ages 13-19. New and experienced players are welcome. Meet us in the Constitution room for epic adventures. Registration is required. Please stop in the library, call (414)302-8500, or register at westallislibrary.org/events. Join our WAPL Teen Discord westallislibrary.org/teendiscord to discuss characters or to find out more program information!  

  • June 25th, 2-4 PM  
  • July 9th, 2-4 PM  
  • August 20th, 2-4 PM  

Anime Club

Join us to watch anime favorites and discuss the manga you are reading. Most episodes are for a suggested audience of ages 14+. Registration is not necessary.

  • June 14th, 6:30-7:30 PM 
  • July 12th, 6:30-7:30 PM 
  • August 16th **6:30-8 PM (special extended club meet-up)  

SPECIAL SUMMER EVENTS

Tie Dye 2-3pm 

June 23rd, 2-3 PM. Meet us outside for some Tie Dye magic! We'll provide a shirt and dye, you create. * Registration is required, limited number of spots available.

Decade Prom 

Thursday June 30th, 6:30-8 PM. Teens graduating between 2020-2026 are welcome to join us to rock out to your favorite decade. Dress up in attire from your favorite decade. We will have light refreshments and dance jams from all your favorite decades, photo booth and more! 

Random Fandom: 

Random Fandom is back! Celebrate your favorite fandoms, or learn about a new one. Register online to reserve a spot, and be ready for games, crafts, trivia and a chance to fan out! For students going into grades 6-12. * Registration required.

  • July 7th, 2-3:30 PM: Marvel
  • July 28th, 2-3:30 PM: Pokémon
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Throw-Back to School Night 

August 25th, 6:30-7:30 PM. Do you ever wish you were back in grade school? Then join us for a night of back to school night, old school! We'll have games and activities you would have enjoyed as a kid. Juice and cookies will be served.

BOOKISH PROGRAMS

Summer Reading

Beginning June 1st, track the books you read this summer with a reading log from the library or online!  Read 4 books and stop in the library to pick out a free book. Read 8 books, and get another prize, and read 12 books this summer to complete the reading program! Every 4 books you read earns readers an entry in our grand prize drawing, for up to 3 entries, at 12 books read. Attend teen programs this summer to earn extra entries. All prizes are subject to availability.

100 Books Before Graduation

Challenge yourself and read 100 books before you finish high school! Sign up at westallislibrary.beanstack.com or pick up a log at the library and list the titles of the books you've read. Be sure to stop in the library for prizes after reading 25, 50, 75 and 100.

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Teen Lit Loot

Lit Loot is the library’s subscription box for teens in grades 8–12. Each FREE Lit Loot box is full of treats, surprises, and a hand picked library book, just for you. Pick up your Lit Loot box, enjoy, and return the book and the box—you keep the LOOT! You must have a library card in good standing to check out your kit! Registration starts the 1st of each month. Priority will be given to teens that have not yet had the opportunity to enjoy Lit Loot.

  • June 15
  • July 15
  • August 15

Your Next Read

Looking for personalized recommendations based on your interests? Fill out a form at westallislibrary.org/yournextread to get a book picked out just for you by one of our librarians!

Teen Space Discord Server

Join our WAPL Teen Space Discord Server! We share updates about programs and ask you for suggestions.  Find out more!