Teens 
Welcome to our Teen Department! The library provides programming and services just for teens.
 
Our Youth Summer Learning Challenge starts June 1 and runs until July 25. This year's theme is, "Imagine Your Story." Teens have their own set of prizes and programs. For more information, please visit the "Summer Learning Challenge" page located under the "Youth Services" tab on our website. There you'll find information about sign-up, prizes, and more!
   
  Upcoming Teen Activities: 
  • Teen Activity on the Go: DIY Game Night (Thursday, July 2 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.): Stop by to pick up a kit filled with 3 fun games you can make and play at home. *All kits are on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Teen Activity on the Go: Edible Pudding Slime (Thursday, July 9 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.): Stop by to pick up a kit filled with all the ingredients you need to make edible chocolate pudding slime/putty! It's both a sweet treat and fun activity! *All kits are on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Teen Activity on the Go: Craft Night (Thursday, July 16 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.): Stop by to pick up a kit filled 3 crafts you can make at home. Spend the night crafting away all right in your living room! *All kits are on a first come, first serve basis.
*Looking for leftover Youth kits? Please read the information below about dates/times and how pick up of leftover kits work.
 
 


Teen Summer Battle of the Books (B.O.B.):
  • To sign up, call the Youth Desk at 262-673-8240 and hit 3. 
  • All participants must have their parents read over the permission slip before they participate. Parents must then call 262-673-8240 and hit 3 for the Youth Desk to give verbal confirmation it's okay for their child to participate in the program. Otherwise, the permission slip can be mailed in to the following address:
 Jack Russell Memorial Library
ATTN: Youth Deptarment
100 Park Avenue
Hartford, WI 53027