Explore your city and share what you've found in our Teen Chicago Travel Guide. Create zines, photo collages, mixtapes and more!
Check out the excellent comics, graphic novels and creators who took home 2016 Eisner Awards.
Kevin G. went on a field trip from Back of the Yards Branch to the National Veterans Art Museum, where they explored the exhibits.
Matty started a film club and now is also in charge of Dunning's Kids' Chess Club. His leadership keeps kids and teens coming back! More
Learn how to capture Chicago's natural beauty with these inspirational artists and guides to nature photography.
Get lost in dreamy, romantic worlds created by writers and poets from Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.
If you're an aspiring pianist, violinist or jazz musician, check out the talented artists at the Grant Park Music Festival and other events. More
Hone your craft with these books about photography and famous photographers.
Ashley H. wrote a blog post of packing advice for travelers to help visitors prepare for the changeable Chicago weather.
Assassins, robots and little girls with axes... these comics might be published for adults, but teens will love them too!
Clara M. went to a concert featuring nerd-folk duo The Doubleclicks at Wanderer's Refuge.
Art ON, an exhibition of high school students' artwork, will be on display at Archer Heights Branch from July 9 to September 10.
Learn about famous surrealist artists and check out their work in Chicago.
Megan A. visited the Adler Planetarium, explored the exhibits and took pictures of the Chicago skyline.
Even if you're not traveling this summer, you can have adventure, drama and romance with these road trip novels.
Find out about special events at Navy Pier online.
Learn more about the artists whose work is on permanent display at Harold Washington Library Center.
Watch and discuss the documentary in which five students from Chicago's south side travel to Germany for a life-changing art exhibition. More
Looking for a great beach read? Pick up one of these action-packed novels and get caught up before this year's sequels hit the shelves.
Read more about the LGBT experience in these young adult titles chosen by our Teen Services librarians.
If you're looking for something spooky to read around the campfire this summer, check out these ghostly tales for teens.
We recommend these teen titles spanning diverse countries and perspectives to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Herita… More
Discover what it takes to become information and media literate and explore fiction titles about media in today's world.
We've got you covered with everything from the evolution of video games to rules and guides for all kinds of games.
We recommend even more great books we loved from 2015.
The African American Services Committee at the Chicago Public Library recommends these books about African American History focused for Tee… More
We recommend these coming of age stories that focus on teens across a variety of cultures and classes.
Game on! Gamer guys and girls battle through it all in these novels picked by Chicago Public Library's teen services librarians.
Stories covering important issues about acceptance and immigration. Picked by Chicago Public Library's teen services librarians.
These fiction and nonfiction titles explore the variety of experiences LGBTQ teens face today. Picked by Chicago Public Library's teen servi… More
Stories of homeless and runaway teens picked by Chicago Public Library's teen services librarians.
Explore illnesses and disabilities through the eyes of teens in these teen fiction titles picked by Chicago Public Library's teen services l… More
Discover the variety of choices available to you for a career in health care!
Explore more 2015 books for teens that cover everything from cults to gentrification to mental illness and more.
Are you ready for the new school year? Explore everything you need to know to prepare for high school.
Explore Julie's recommendations for teens looking for engaging stories that aren't too challenging.
Learn more about student resources available from LinkedIn, a professional social network.
Learn how to prepare for college and discover the different types of aid available to you.
Find your best fit for college by looking at everything from tuition to campus setting.
Learn what you need to know to find colleges, explore careers and make a plan for life after high school.
Plan for your future with financial aid, scholarship and career planning tools.
Discover something new in the field of environmental science. Covering everything from biology to zoology these books picked by Chicago Pub… More
Are you an aspiring fashion designer? Explore books with a fashion focus on style, illustration, career and success.
Celebrate Money Smart Week for teens with titles picked by Chicago Public Library's teen services librarians.
Explore future careers by what you like or what you're good at.
Figure out what type of engineer you want to be with these engineering books for teens.
Nervous about paying for college? Explore our recommendations focusing on how to get student financial aid, win scholarships and a… More
Personality quizzes and learning style tests can help you discover a lot about yourself and better plan for your future!
Discover how to be creative when putting together college applications.
Learn about how college students in the U.S. successfully apply for their dream school.
Check out official SAT questions, come up with a study plan and discover test dates.
Learn about test prep, scores, college planning, financial aid and more.
Sebastian regularly visits Lozano YOUmedia and enjoys using technology to express his creativity.
Get lost this summer as we embark on a series of scavenger hunts that will take us through Chicago neighborhoods from downtown to Beverly.
Use light to create a sustainable, energy-efficient environment with this challenge designed by teens at Harold Washington Library Center.
Hugo's been visiting Lozano YOUmedia since it opened. Find out what keeps him coming back!
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Alan E.'s motivation and creativity has made him stand out as one of the go-getter tweens at Back of the Yards Branch.
After careful consideration, we've selected the winners of this year's Teen Winter Challenge!
Brandon gives back to YOUmedia as an everyday hero grant recipient.
Ardama spends a lot of time at Lozano YOUmedia expressing himself through music and leading workshops. Find out what keeps him coming back!
Meet a group of teens from HWLC YOUmedia who worked together to study the electric grid.
Hear what keeps Xavier coming back to Richard M. Daley YOUmedia.
Brianna makes a lot of awesome things at Albany Park YOUmedia. Discover what keeps her coming back!
Ashley Nicolette, STEM Specialist at Albany Park YOUmedia, was invited to Washington, D.C. this week as part of an Electronic Software Asso… More
Meet Doreyda, a Lozano Branch intern, and learn about her library experiences, hobbies and more!
At-n shares his goals, passions and love of music in this month's teen voices.
Teens show their love for Mystery Skulls and YOUmedia with dancing, lip syncing and shades in this tribute video. Get in on the fun!
Gregg keeps busy at YOUmedia with his love of stop motion animation and 3D creations in this month's teen voices.
Kat shares her love of cosplay, recreating movie scenes and advice for other teens in this month's teen voices.