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!

Membership Requirements

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.

Coming soon