What Does the Teen Advisory Board Do?
TAB’s mission is to help the Library better serve the needs and interests of local teens. TAB meets with the Teen Librarian on a monthly basis during the school year to brainstorm ideas and provide feedback about teen library programs, materials, and to sign up for ongoing volunteer opportunities.
Tasks for Board Members
- Help spread the word about programs and services for teens at the Library
- Volunteer at Library programs
- Be an active library user in order to provide targeted feedback about programs and services
- Write book reviews for the newsletter and blog
- Share your ideas at monthly TAB meetings!
Members of the Prairie Creek Public Library District’s Teen Advisory Board must:
- Be a student in grades 7 through 12
- Have parental permission to participate
- Have a valid Prairie Creek Public Library District card
- Commit to serving a 1 year term on TAB through active involvement (Aug-May)
- Attend 5 of the 9 monthly meetings
Benefits of Membership
- Opportunity to provide input for library decisions related to teens
- Members receive volunteer service credit for school
- Members will develop marketable leadership skills
- Participation can be listed on job, scholarship, and college applications
- Opportunity to checkout “New” books before they are displayed
Please keep in mind that the Agenda’s are subject to change up until the night prior to the actual board meeting.