YA Book Club

Jan 19 2016 6:00 pm


Tuesday, January 19th at 6 pm

Sign up is simple! See us at the desk to sign up and check out this month’s book


Those who read at least 4 books on the list will receive a certificate from the Secretary of State/ State Librarian

Those who read all 25 will also get a letter of recommendation from Jesse White– which will look great on college apps!



This month’s book:

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Don’t have time to stop by the library? Check out this link to read the story!






Teen Tuesday

Dec 29 2015 5:30 pm

December 29th from 5:30 pm– 7:30 pm

Teen Tuesday is a casual and relaxed hang-out for teens that are looking to take a break from homework and stress.  We will have a simple craft or activity, snacks, pop, and music. They are encouraged to bring their friends.     We will have books on display as recommended reading. 



Young Adult Book Club

Dec 8 2015 6:00 pm

Grades 6th– 12th

See us at the desk to sign up and check out this month’s book

Discuss the book (obvi)

Snacks provided:

Otherwise, Bring Your Own Beverage and Snack!

Those who read at least 4 books on the list will receive a certificate from the Secretary of State/ State Librarian 
Those who read all 25 will also get a letter of recommendation from Jesse White– which will look great on college transcripts


This Month’s book

 The Young Elites by Marie Lu

Tuesday, December 8th @ 6pm




Read the First Chapter Here to decide for yourself!

Teen Tuesdays

Nov 24 2015 5:30 pm


Tuesday, November, 27th @ 5:30 pm

 The last Tuesdays of each month, join other teens like you wanting to experience new and different people, subjects, crafts, ideas, etc.

Teen Movie: Mockingjay Part 1

Nov 7 2015 2:30 pm

Saturday, November 7th at 2:30 pm

Mockingjay Part One


Start by learning a few archery skills from       11 am- 2pm, thanks to 4H and then come warm up with the current Hunger Games movie and enter to win a chance at a pair of tickets for Mocking Jay Part Two in theaters November 20th!

Teen Tuesdays

Oct 27 2015 5:30 pm

Teen Tuesday

Tuesday, October 27th @ 5:30 pm


The last Tuesdays of each month, join other teens like you wanting to experience new and different people, subjects, crafts, ideas, etc.

Young Adult Book Club

Nov 10 2015 6:00 pm


Tuesday, November 10th @ 6 pm

Young Adult Book Club*

For all teens grades 6th-12th

Half Bad by Sally Green


In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live amongst humans, seventeen-year-old Nathan is an abomination, the illegitimate son of the world's most powerful and violent witch. Nathan is hunted from all sides: nowhere is safe and no one can be trusted. Now, Nathan has come into his own unique magical Gift, and he's on the run--but the Hunters are close behind, and they will stop at nothing until they have captured Nathan and destroyed his father.


*All who enter and read ALL the required books will receive a certificate and letter of reccomendation from the State Secretary

Archery Workshop

Nov 7 2015 11:00 am
Nov 7 2015 1:00 pm

archery pose

Saturday, November 7th

11 am – 1 pm

Archery Workshop


Lesson will be held at Schadt Park

on the baseball field.

˜˜˜Learn the basics of archery; safety techniques, proper stance, parts of the bow and arrow, how to aim and shoot! Get information about 4H and shooting sports club in your area. Adults, learn how to become a certified shooting sports volunteer.

 4H Adventures Await!

Registration Required:



Or online at





Teen Challenge: Extreme Gingerbread Houses

Nov 24 2015 5:30 pm

Tuesday, November 24th @ 5:30 pm

Extreme Gingerbread Houses

Grades 9- 12

Get a group of four together to make the most creative Gingerbread House you can think of for a chance to win four tickets to The Festival of Trees Jingle Jam!

Teen Reading Challenge

Oct 5 2015 5:30 pm
Oct 24 2015 8:00 pm

Kick- off  Pizza Party Monday, October 5th

 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Turn in Saturday, October 24th

Part of the UTHS Student Hunger Drive

Kick off the Teen Reading Challenge by helping UTHS win this year’s Student Hunger Drive with help from the Silvis Public Library! Get sponsors to donate money for all the reading you do and all proceeds go towards the River Bend Food Bank and UTHS’ stats for their Hunger Drive. For more information, see the circulation desk at the Silvis Public Library or call (309) 755-3393.

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