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Youth who log 12 hours of reading receive a FREE book, T-shirt, and are eligible for additional rewards or raffle prizes. Adults who log 8 books receive a FREE book from the library's Book Nook.
Little Red Riding Hood
July 9 | 2 p.m.
Anansi the Spider
July 16 | 2 p.m.
Youth volunteers help the library and staff in many ways, including, but not limited to, program setup and cleanup, monitoring programs, counting attendance, writing book reviews, and more. To be a youth volunteer for the Tyler Public Library, you must be at least 12 years of age and have a completed volunteer application on file with the City of Tyler and the library.
Submit a Youth Volunteer Application
Visit the City of Tyler’s Volunteer Services page or stop by the library to pick up an application.
Signup to Volunteer
Once you are approved to be a volunteer, you will receive an invitation to join SignUp Genius. All volunteer opportunities at the library will be made available through SignUp Genius by visiting the current month’s signup page.
Earn Volunteer Hours by Reading
Youth volunteers can earn volunteer hours by reading books and writing reviews. Please review the information on the Youth Book Review Submissions page for more information. Then, submit your review at our Youth Book Review Form. To read reviews by volunteers, visit Youth Book Reviews.
Geared for 8th-12th grade, teen programs feature activities, games, and projects for teens to learn, socialize, and have fun. Programs take place on the second Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m.
The TAC is a group council for 8th-12th graders. Teens on the council will help brainstorm program ideas, discuss library services and resources for teens, and help make the library a great place for teens. Council meetings take place on the second Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m.
Teens on the council are eligible to earn volunteer credit hours. Apply to become a Youth Volunteer on the City of Tyler’s Volunteer Services page.
Geared Grades 8-12, teens in book club can discuss and share books with other teens. Each monthly meeting will explore a different theme or genre.
Upcoming Book Club Meetings: