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Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Have Fun, Get Involved, Make a Difference @ Your Library!

The Milwaukee Public Library invites YOU to join its Teen Advisory Board (TAB). We will be accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year through Friday, September 17, 2021. Apply by filling out the form below!

Being a Teen Advisory Board member is a great way to:
  • Earn volunteer/community service hours
  • Earn a stipend for participating ($100 per semester, $200 total)
  • Design and lead library programs
  • Advise on library projects
  • Meet friends and have fun at every virtual meeting!

To qualify for TAB a membership and stipend, candidates must:

  • Be in grades 8-12
  • Attend two required meetings,
    • October 12, 2021
    • February 8, 2022
  • Complete at least 3 of the 9 engagement options/semester:
    • MPL Teen Social Media Takeover
    • Attend 2 of the 3 optional meetings each semester
    • Support for Makerspace Facilitators
    • Video Book Talks for MPL’s YouTube Channel
    • Develop a Virtual Program for Teens
    • Spread the word! Share library programs with your friends!
    • Attend or view at least 2 teen programs a semester
    • Judge Teen Art Contest and Teen Poetry Contest entries
    • Make your own engagement option! Discuss your ideas with TAB Coordinators for other ways to earn engagement points

2021-2022 Virtual TAB Meetings will be once a month on Tuesday nights from 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
 

Fall semester meeting dates are:
  • October 12, 2021
  • November 9, 2021
  • December 14, 2021
  • January 11, 2022
Spring semester meeting dates are:
  • February 8, 2022
  • March 8, 2022
  • April 12, 2022
  • May 10, 2022

Need more info? Email TAB@milwaukee.gov.