Join YOUmedia for a special edition of FLOW with the Sammy Miller and the Congregation. The band focuses on sharing the power of community..… More
Celebrate the freedom to read with reading recommendations and special events from September 25 to October 1.
Teens from Back of the Yards YOUmedia visited The Plant, an innovative food production space, and shared their reflections with us.
Come look at the night sky with a telescope at these unforgettable events!
Kimvalyn M. went on a Get Lost field trip with YOUmedia and explored Chinatown.
Teens learned how to draw manga characters from chibi creatures to human faces.
Teens from Harold Washington Library Center, Richard M. Daley and Thurgood Marshall Branches traveled across the city taking photos.
Sebastian regularly visits Lozano YOUmedia and enjoys using technology to express his creativity.
Hugo's been visiting Lozano YOUmedia since it opened. Find out what keeps him coming back!
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.
We've got you covered with everything from the evolution of video games to rules and guides for all kinds of games.
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!
Lashara shares what she likes to do at Greater Grand Crossing Branch, including making African masks.
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
Each month we spotlight a teen at CPL. Daniela is a 16-year-old student at Benito Juarez Community Academy. This summer, she interned at Arc… More
Each month we spotlight a teen at CPL.Guadalupe helped out this past summer at West Lawn Branch and while volunteering, she shared some of … More
Kalice shares her summer experience as an intern at CPL and what she enjoyed most!
Meet Mackenzie, an avid teen library volunteer who shares the joy of summer learning and all things French.
At-n shares his goals, passions and love of music in this month's teen voices.
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.
Contribute to our online Teen Chicago Travel Guide and shape the story of our city.
Alexis R. took photographs of the murals in her favorite Chicago neighborhood, Pilsen.
Jazlin G. went to Millennium Park and took in the sights and sounds.
Weronika P. visited the Chicago Zoological Society's Brookfield Zoo and checked out the Great Bear Wilderness.
Cindy M. visited the Lincoln Park Zoo and checked out the bird exhibits.
Jordan L. visited the Flatiron Arts Building and explored the Wicker Park neighborhood with his friends.
Marco M. visited the SkyART Art Center, which hosts visual art programs for young people in South Chicago.
Kevin G. went on a field trip from Back of the Yards Branch to the National Veterans Art Museum, where they explored the exhibits.
Ashley H. wrote a blog post of packing advice for travelers to help visitors prepare for the changeable Chicago weather.
Clara M. went to a concert featuring nerd-folk duo The Doubleclicks at Wanderer's Refuge.
Megan A. visited the Adler Planetarium, explored the exhibits and took pictures of the Chicago skyline.
Susana C. visited the London Guarantee and Accident Building for an architecture project and created an informative video about its history.