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APLD Teen Reads



News for Teens...

Plan ahead for school holidays and check out books, audiobooks or DVDs to keep busy. Check out the Teen Area at our new location; tucked in the corner with diner booths and a bit of privacy.

    Summer/Program Volunteers needed to help with programs for grades 5 and under throughout the year.
  • Summer Kick-Off Carnival. June 3, 10am - 1pm on the Library lawn. Free for all ages. Enjoy the Challenge Course, games and treats available at our Carnival then stop in to sign up for Summer Reading events and programs.
  • Summer Reading Starts June 3. Register at the Library and get prizes for your required summer reading!
  • Teens in the Kitchen/Friday Morning Films, June 9, 16, & 23 @10am. Age 12+ (6th Grade+) will be cooking up some make-and-take goodies in the kitchen. The Piatt Co. Extension will help us make Goat Cheese and International Foods plus we’ll have a chocolate dipping program on the 16th. Enjoy your handmade treats or popcorn while watching a fun film.

Contact Cara at the library (217) 762-4676 or info@monticellolibrary.org with questions or to register for an event.

Recommended Reads...

Great Reads from 2016 (from Goodreads Choice Awards 2016)



Past Events

The 2016 Teen Art Show was held from March 10-15, 2016 with ~59 artists' work on display. View the 2016 GalleryAPLD 2016 Teen Art Show

The 2nd Annual Teen Art Show was a great success with ~25 artists and
over 45 pieces of artwork on display from March 12-17, 2015. View the 2015 Gallery

APLD 2015 Teen Art Show

Fall 2014 Special FX/Zombie Makeup Workshop

Spring 2014 Teen Art Show

1st Annual Teen Art Show - March 2014

View the Gallery of Artwork