Teens and tweens

Find digital resources, reading recommendations, leadership opportunities, and special programs for teens and tweens, all at the library.  Our Grants Pass and Illinois Valley branches include a dedicated room for teens, which we’ve stocked with specialized collections of young adult titles. These spaces are yours to explore, study, discover, create, and connect.

Among Us Shrinky Dink keychain kit

During the month of December, youth ages 10+ can stop by any library branch during curbside service or Grab & Go hours to pick up a kit with all of the materials needed to make an Among Us Shrinky Dink keychain. Based on the wildly popular online game, these projects are sure to go fast while supplies last.

among us characters

Recommended reading

Dive into our curated recommendations of ebooks, audiobooks, blogs, and more.


Online learning resources

Our librarians have curated a collection of fun and engaging online learning resources for young adults.


Parent and guardian resources

We all want our youth to grow up happy, healthy, and feeling understood. The library can help.  

Volunteer opportunities

Gain the skills and experience needed to boost resumes and college applications all while making friends at the library. Email us at info@josephinelibrary.org to fill out an application or for more information about volunteer opportunities for teens.

Learn more about our volunteer programs for teens/tweens, such as the Teen advisory board (TAB) and our VolunTEEN program. LEARN MORE

VolunTEENS Instagram

Get involved from the comfort of your own home by joining the team of VolunTEENS running the @jclteensinthestacks Instagram page. High school age students manage content, respond to comments, and get to be creative representing the library!