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volunteerTeen Advisory Board (TAB)

Want to make a difference in the programs and services the library has for Teens? TAB monthly during the school year to plan teen activities and service projects at the Library, including our monthly gaming tournaments and the annual Giving Tree each winter.

Summer Reading VolunTEENs

Teens entering grades 7-12 can earn community service hours over the summer with a fun group of teens at the library in a variety of positions. Applications are available online and at the Kids & Teens Ask Us Desk.

Youth Services Community Service Volunteers

Kids & Teens accepts teen volunteers who need to earn hours for religious or school-related programs during the school year. Applications must be completed with a parent signature before hours are assigned, and hours will be scheduled according to the needs of the department. Please contact the Kids & Teens Ask Us Desk at 630-887-8760 ext. 264 for more details.

Community Service Volunteer Application


Volunteering Websites

Looking to volunteer outside the library? Check out one of these sites!

Do Something 
You have a lot of ideas about how you'd like to change the world or at least you have a lot of questions and concerns and you're looking for specific things you can do. Do Something gives you a place to connect, a place to be inspired, be supported, be celebrated. The only question is, "What's your something?"

Volunteer Match 
Enter your zip code and find volunteer opportunities within five miles of home.

The Teenager's Guide to the Real World
A list of twenty simple things teens can do to make a difference and help other people by volunteering.