Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities along with volunteer facilitators enjoy great books together! How does it work? Four to eight members and two volunteer club meeting facilitators meet weekly or biweekly for one hour to read and discuss a book of their choosing. Find out more.
Entering Grades 4-12
Host fun events and hang out with kids who want to make new friends in a supportive environment. Be a mentor, make a difference and earn service hours, too. Six events per year plus required training provided by the Northern Suburban Special Education District.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please complete this waiting list form. We will contact you in the future when we have an opening.
Questions? Please contact Youth Services at 847-729-7500 x7900.
Do you have an interest in teen services at the Library? Would you like to help plan programs, discuss books that you love, and have fun brainstorming with your peers and Library staff? If so, join us for a TAB meeting and share your ideas. Service points will be awarded for participation. Pizza will be served.
Drop-In Homework Help Center
High School volunteers needed to assist children in grades 1-8 with homework, reading, and math skills practice.
High School volunteers to the (homework) rescue. Thirty minute sessions for homework, reading, and math skills provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Children may be grouped by subject and grade level.
This program has filled. Please check back in August for openings.