Welcome to the new Teens page of the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library.  We hope you have fun checking out the various links for teen-related activities.
Reader's Theater
Volunteers Wanted

Calling all reading enthusiasts and theater buffs!  The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library is seeking volunteers age 12-18 years to assist with our summer-long Reader’s Theater Workshop.  Volunteers will coach 3rd-5th graders in selecting and performing a reader’s theater piece.  If you are interested in participating please fill out our volunteer application.  Applications can be filled out online or can be obtained by contacting the Youth Educational Services Librarian at or (262) 458-2788.  We would like to thank the Whitewater Unified School District for their support of this program.

Apply online here.


Wise Elephant, Little Elephant
Volunteers Wanted!

Volunteers age 12-18 years are needed to be reading buddies for children age 5-8 years.  Wise elephants will spend 30 minutes reading or playing literacy games with their little elephant.  A pizza party will be held at the end of the summer reading program.  Please contact Deana Rolfsmeyer at or (262) 473-0530 if you are interested.

Apply online here

Young Adult Advisory Council

Youth age 12-18 are invited to make friends, eat food, and have a positive impact within their community.  Under the direction of the Youth Educational Services Librarian, YAAC members select and review books, movies, and music for the young adult area, design and implement library programs and services for teens, and positively represent the library to their peers.  Interested teens should contact Deana Rolfsmeyer ( for an application.