Young Adults

Upcoming Programs

All activities open only to library patrons in 7th – 12th grades.
Some programs may require advance registration or have limited seating. Please arrive at the program start time unless noted as a drop-in event.


**There will be NO event on December 21**

After-school Gaming
1st and 3rd Wednesdays
3:30 – 5:00 (Drop-in anytime)

Games, snacks, friends! Some games provided or bring your own.

Creatives Café
1st and 3rd Saturdays
2:00 – 4:00 (Drop-in anytime)

Teen artists – join other creatives and be as social as you want (or don’t want)! A new art challenge will be offered each week or you can work on your own project in a supportive environment. All skill levels are welcome here. Snacks and drinks provided.

Dipped Mugs
Saturday, December 10
2:00 – 4:00 Arrive at start time!

Dip a mug with us and enjoy hot cocoa and snacks! We have mugs for you, or you can choose to dip a ceramic or glass piece of your own. Please arrive at the start time.

Creativity Lab Arts Workshop for Teens and Adults – Watercolor
Sunday, Dec 11  2:30 – 4:00
Dip into watercolor painting with artist and teacher Rena Brouwer! Learn basic watercolor techniques while painting a winter landscape in blues. Please arrive at start time.

Pop up winter break programs coming your way starting December 22!

Volunteering at the Library

Earn service hours, gain work experience, and have fun volunteering at West Lafayette Public Library in the YA/Teen department! As a volunteer you might keep our Teen area sparkling and organized, help recommend books to other readers, assist with programs, or use your artistic talents.

NOTE: We are currently only accepting volunteers in specific interest areas at this time (10/27/22). If you are interested in volunteering in the future, please read more on our volunteer page.

Learn more about volunteering at the library.

Using the library

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Use our catalog to search West Lafayette Public Library and the entire Evergreen Indiana library consortium. Log in to your account to place holds for pickup!

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Indiana Digital Library (Libby app)
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Award Winners List
Need to read an award-winning book? Use this list to quickly find and request books in Evergreen that have received Alex, Rosewater, Printz, Odyssey, Stonewall, Morris, and other awards, arranged by award and year.

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