Teen Advisory Group

Are you interested in starting the Teen Advisory Group again?  Fill out this survey to help me pick a day and time that works for you.

Benefits of being a member of the Teen Advisory Group (TAG):

  • Earn volunteer hours
  • Meet new people or catch up with old friends
  • Library staff member can be used as a reference for a job, scholarship or college application
  • Active participants will be invited to an exclusive event

Members of the Teen Advisory Group will have to:

  • Fill out a volunteer application, if you don’t have one on file
  • Regularly attend monthly meetings and notify teen librarian of absence
  • Be an active participant by sharing ideas and interacting with each other
  • Act as a library ambassador
  • Write one book review for the IVPLTeen Blog
  • Help plan, advertise and execute events at IVPL




Teen Advisory Board Review – March 2016

During the Teen Advisory Board meeting, we looked at the tentative summer programs calendar.

This summer’s theme is:


Radical Readers Book Club

Author Margo Rabb (Kissing in America) will be visiting the library June 30 to do a journal workshop.

We will be reading The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate and The Raft by S.A. Bodeen


We will be showing 4 movies on Mondays during the summer. Some suggestions include:

If you have a preference or you would like to suggest a title, please contact me at nhusbands@ivpl.org.

Last Blast Before Class

It was decided that the prize for reading 25 hours or more will be an all day invitation only marathon at the library. This event will include a pancake breakfast and pizza lunch.

Other activities include:

  • All Ages Game Day
  • Harry Potter Coloring Night
  • Black Light Art
  • Shredded Book Contest

Any questions, comments or suggestions? Send them my way at nhusbands@ivpl.org.




TAB Meeting Overview: January

Hello Everyone,
I hope you are enjoying your year thus far. We discussed upcoming events at IVPL.
Mini Golf @ IVPL
The TAB members were asked to decorate holes for the upcoming mini golf event in February.
Suggested Themes: 
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Pancakes
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Nautical/Pirate

If you have any other suggestions, feel free to pass them via email. We will be creating the decorations for the holes during our next TAB meeting on Feb. 8, 2016. The mini golf event will be on Feb. 13. If you are interested in coming by to help decorate the holes, please let me know.

Movie Mondays

We will be hosting movies at 5 pm for teens on the following days: February 23, March 28, April 25 & May 23

If you have any ideas for movies to show, please email me at nhusbands@ivpl.org.


Overnight in the March or April

Suggested Themes:

  • Gaming (Board Games, Wii Games, VHS Games etc)
  • Hunger Games Marathon
  • Robin Williams Movies

Upcoming/Ongoing Events 

Teen Advisory Board Meeting – Second Tuesday of the Month at 4:30 pm
Chess Club – First and Third Thursday of the Month at 4 pm
Magic: The Gathering Group – Every Thursday at 5 pm

Please send comments and questions my way at nhusbands@ivpl.org. Have a great evening!