Teen Services

Image of register to vote 9-22-2020 4:00-6:00 pm on the lawn of the Traverse Area District Library's Main location.

2020 Teens’ Top Ten Voting

**Vote now for the 2020 Teens’ Top Ten!**

Voting ends October 15.

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Nominations are posted on the Thursday of National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their favorite titles each year. Readers ages twelve to eighteen will vote online between August 15 – October 15 here on the Teens’ Top Ten site. The winners will be announced the following week after. -ala.org/yalsa



Fall crafts coming soon! Pick up your craft kit curbside or in Teen Services at the Main Traverse City location.

Previous crafts are: Bath Bombs, Dragon Pillow, Fairy Garden Seed Bomb, Dragon Egg, Fairy Habitat, Lucky Charm, Face Mask, Rock Candy, Hemp Bracelet, Lip Balm , Notebook Upscale, Marble Pencils 

Our Racial & Social Equity page has some great information and targeted book suggestions. For further reading, try some #ownvoices books from this list we compiled from multiple sources. Time to find yourself in a good book.

Online Togetherness

The goal is to stay connected while practicing social distancing to keep our families and the community safe. If you need research or homework assistance or please contact a teen Librarian. Teen Services email is teens@tadl.org. This email will be monitored twice daily so please wait patiently for a response.

TADL Teen Discord Server

Sign in anytime to catch up with your friends. Use the text chat or click onto LibraryTeens to use the voice feature.

How to Join a Discord Server:
  1. To join a server you must have its invite URL. https://discord.gg/CykYVZ2
  2. Sign in into your Discord account or create an account.
  3. Click on the “+” icon in the left column.
  4. Click on “Join a Server”.
  5. Enter in the invite URL or paste the invite URL using Ctrl + V or Cmd + V.
  6. After pasting the invite URL click on Join.
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