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Tweens & Teens

Teen Activity: Chat & Chew

Calling all teens! Anyone in grades 8-12 can sign up for this month’s teen activity at the Jackson Library! On…

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Tween Activity: Robot Maze

Calling all tweens! Anyone in grades 5-7 can sign up for this month’s tween activity at the Lakefield Library! On…

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Tween Activity: 3-D Art

Calling all tweens! Anyone in grades 5-7 can sign up for this month’s tween activity at the Heron Lake Library!…

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Teen Activity: Robot Maze

Calling all teens! Anyone in grades 8-12 can sign up for this month’s teen activity at the Lakefield Library! On…

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Tween Activity: Sand Painting

Calling all tweens! Anyone in grades 5-7 can sign up for this month’s tween activity at the Jackson Library. On…

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Library Closed

The library is closed Thursday, November 28th-Friday, November 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday. We are back open on Saturday for…

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Tween Events

Tween monthly activities are free and available to 5th through 7th graders during the school year. In Jackson, the tween activity is held on the second Thursday of the month at 3:45 PM. In Lakefield, activities take place on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 2:30 PM. In Heron Lake, the activities take place on the third Wednesday of the month at 3:30 PM. Dates may vary. For more information check the events calendar!

Teen Events

Teen monthly activities are free to 8th through 12th graders during the school year. In Jackson, the teen activity dates vary to try and accomodate the busy afterschool schedule, so check out the calendar to see the next upcoming event. In Lakefield, events take place on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 4 PM. In Heron Lake, the activities take place on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 4:00 PM. Dates may vary. For more information check the events calendar!

Teen Advisory Groups

Get involved with the library! The Jackson Library has Chat & Chew meetings every other month. In Heron Lake, the Nerdy Birds meet the second Wednesday of the month at 4 PM. Join to participate in special events and help select new items for the teen section of the library!

Volunteer Opportunities:

Want to volunteer at the library? The libraries occasionally have volunteer opportunities available. Volunteering looks great on applications and resumes! Watch this section for volunteer opportunities.

College Prep

Getting ready for the ACT? The library has Test Prep books, but you can also use the LearningExpress database to take a practice test online! Just go to the LearningExpress Library. Then register for a free account as a Minnesota resident. Once you’re signed in, it will take you to your account page where you can click on Tests and then choose the College Admissions Test Preparation to find the practice test you want to take. Happy studying!