Stuff For Teens!
The West Bend Library offers a wide variety of books, media, and programming geared toward teens and preteens. Scroll down for more information.
Summer reading information is coming soon!
Please email Terika, the children's librarian, about volunteering. Opportunities are limited.
Missed any of our weekly teen crafts this summer? If you can get your own supplies, we have instructions here!
Share your finished products on Facebook or Instagram!
Week 1: Cubee crafts - Print at home or for $1 at the library! Pick one or several and try your hand. We recommend card stock.
Week 2: Scratch-off art - click here for instructions on making your own at home!
Week 3: Make a zine - click here for instructions! If you would like to donate your zine to the library, drop it off and we'll add it to the collection!
Week 4: Folded Book Page Bracelets - You can use any type of paper! Instructions are here.
Week 6: Pony Bead Lizards - instructions here
Week 7: Ribbon/Lace Bookmarks - instructions here
October 2020: Fold Your Own Jack O'Lantern - Instructions here
- Print on 8.5 by 14 inch paper (legal size): Dodecahedron template
- Print on 8.5 by 14 inch paper (legal size): Icosahedron template
November 2020: Among Us Figurines - printable pieces here
December 2020: Book Page Wreaths - instructions here
January 2021: Weave A Coaster on a Cardboard Loom - instructions here
February 2021: DIY Birdseed Cookie Winter Bird Feeders - instructions and bird identification guide here
March 8: Jellyfish Bracelets - instructions here
April 12: Blackout Poetry - instructions here
May 10: Personalized Journals
Looking for stuff to do? Check these out! Find fliers on our bulletin board in the Young Adult Fiction section at the library as well.
- Bad vibes got you down? Download/print the Emotional Compost worksheet to work through them. Don't forget to check out NAMI Washington County for more resources!
- Want to boost your typing speed? Check out TypeLit, which lets you practice typing classic literature, so you can check books off your college prep reading list while you type!