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Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs. For teens entering grades 7-12.

2018 Summer Reading Volunteer Form - Grades 7-12


  • Infinity War Party
    When: Saturday, December 29, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Join us at our special screening of Avengers: Infinity War (PG-13) . Come dressed as your favorite Marvel hero or wear a Marvel themed shirt and try on our very own Infinity Gauntlet. 

    Snacks will be served. You do not want to miss out on this marvelous party!

    Grades: 4th -12th

  • Junior Achievement presents, “Our Nation”
    When: Wednesday, January 02, 2019 1:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

     Grades: 3rd - 8th

    Snacks will be provided!

    Has your child explored their possible future career based on their interests and passions? Will they be prepared to create their own opportunities as a young adult? Junior Achievement of Chicago (JA) is the leading nonprofit infinancial literacy education. Our volunteer led programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills to help bridge the gap between classroom learning and future real world experiences.

    Junior Achievement presents, “Our Nation” an interactive hands on program with practical information that explores the Nation’s free market system and how it serves as an economic engine for businesses and careers. After participating, your child will be able to define entrepreneurship and explore the process of innovation; understand that businesses need people with technical skills to support high-growth, high-demand jobs; compare career clusters; and explore how the United States ties to the global economy.

  • Winter Polar Bear Art
    When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6:00 PM
    Where: Prairie Trails Public Library District at Amy Jarrett Room

    Brr! Enjoy the winter season by creating your very own piece of polar bear artwork!


Throughout the year, special programs are planned where volunteers may be needed. If you need any service hours for school or a special event please come into the library and see the youth services staff. The library does not accept court ordered volunteers.

Photo Release Policy
The Prairie Trails Public Library District staff may take photographs of participants, individually or in groups, attending or taking part in library programs and activities. These photographs may appear in future library publications or videos of other patrons or staff without the permission of the person(s) being photographed. If a library patron does not wish himself/herself or he/her child to be photographed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect, or consent will be assumed.