Teen Advisory Board

  • Grades 8 - 12
  • Meets second Tuesday of the month September - May, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Members brainstorm ideas and provide feedback about Library services. They also volunteer to help with events and other tasks as needed.


Deadline to apply: August 15. 


Members of TAB must:

  • Have parental permission to participate, if under 14
  • Have a valid Palatine Public Library District card
  • Commit to serving a 1 year term (September – May)
  • Participate in Virtual volunteer opportunities through the library
  • Attend at least 2 virtual library programs for teens or youth
  • Participate in the Winter Reading Program


  • Opportunity to provide input for library decisions related to teens
  • Receive volunteer service credit for school
  • Develop marketable leadership skills
  • Participation can be listed on job, scholarship, and college applications