Alhambra Civic Center Library

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Teen Advisory Board

What is the Teen Advisory Board (TAB)?

A group of teens who meet on a regular basis and are interested in helping Teen Services staff in developing and implementing teen services. Members are eligible to receive service credit. 

Who can join?

Teens ages 14-18 are welcome to join TAB. 

What are the duties of TAB members?

  • Promote the use of the Library.
  • Share information and address topics related to teens and young adults, such as teen interests and current trends.
  • Act as a teen community liaison to other agencies, service organizations, and community groups, such as the City of Alhambra Youth Commission.
  • Provide input on teen collection development (suggestions for purchase in all areas including fiction, non-fiction, Manga, and audiovisual materials to name a few).
  • Provide input on the teen center, including space planning, displays, and furniture.
  • Provide input on teen programming and assist with implementation (Teen Services staff reserve the right to reject and/or revise proposed ideas).
  • Assist with any fundraising (from ideas to implementation).
  • Read teen books and provide reviews for our online teen space and the Alhambra Teens Facebook page.
  • Encourage teen involvement in the Library's services and programs and recruit TAB members. 

When does TAB meet?

TAB meets September through May at 3:30 pm on the second Wednesday of the month. Location may vary, so please check with the Teen Services staff. 

How do I become a TAB member?

Visit the Teen Desk to pick up a copy of our guidelines and our application for membership.