Teen Voices: Crafts Volunteer Emily

Each month we spotlight a teen at CPL. Emily M. is an 18-year-old who frequents both Archer Heights Branch and Harold Washington Library Center. Emily has volunteered with her friends at Archer Heights Branch for the past two years, creating Saturday afternoon crafts with kids and displaying them at the library. When Emily isn't volunteering, she heads down…
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Teen Voices: Thurgood Marshall Teens “Make New History” with Chicago Architecture Foundation

"How many of you have ever taken a bus? At bus shelters, what do you see?" This is just one of the thought-provoking questions posed by the Chicago Architecture Foundation to teens at Thurgood Marshall Branch YOUmedia earlier this month. The event was part of the Chicago Biennial, in which teens were challenged to design…
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Teen Voices: Winners of CPL Teen Services’ Banned Books Week Challenge

Congratulations to teens across the city for being selected from Chicago Public Library Teen Services’ digital raffle to win two tickets to see Arthur Miller’s The Crucible at Steppenwolf for Young Adults on Saturday, October 14, 2017, followed by an after party! In our Banned Books Week effort to support the freedom of access to…
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Teen Voices: Featuring Assata M.

Each month we spotlight a teen at CPL.   If you have visited Harold Washington Library Center's YOUmedia recently, then you know the work of Assata M., which is showcased prominently there. Assata, who was named the second runner-up for the Young Artist's Award in this year's Teen Winter Challenge, often spends time in YOUmedia sketching, painting or…
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