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Teen Advisory Board
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Who is TAB?
The Teen Advisory Board is a group of middle and high school students who meet every month to plan and promote exciting teen programs at the DeSoto Public Library. They are committed to encouraging teen recreational reading, promoting teen literacy, and participating in community service projects.

What Do We Do?
TAB hosts and attends numerous events throughout the year including theme parties, community service and charity events, summer programs, educational seminars, job fairs and more!


Where Do We Meet?
TAB has created it's very own teen space at the library just for you! The Spot---where style meets creativity.


Why Should I Join?
Do you have a great idea for a teen program? Would you like to recommend and review books, movies, or other library materials?
Do you like having a good time, gaining experience, and meeting new people? If you answered yes then join TAB today!
For more information, please call Marq Runnels at 972.230.9663.

Click here to apply for the Teen Advisory Board
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April 11, 2015   •   3:30 p.m.   •   Library Teen Room

Here's what we'll be working on:
  • Teen Mini Read-a-thon and Pizza program to celebrate National D.E.A.R. Day (Drop Everything and Read)
  • Candid Conversations Teen Talk Forum with Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk


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 strenght finder 1.jpg As we graduate high school and begin to look for careers and colleges,
we want to put our best foot forward and show the world we are here
to make a difference. Strengths Finder 2.0 helps us do that by helping
us identify and develop our strengths. Discovering your talents and gifts
is key to finding out what what you're good at doing what you love.
This book helps us do just that.
Coming Soon:

Teen Reviews
Online Book Club


TAB Programs 2015
What cool and exciting programs are we putting on this year? Check out our events!


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 Hunger Games Mockingjay Party

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Marshmallow Madness

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SRC Book Buddies

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Summer Reading Club Programs

Every Year We Make Our Summer Count. Some of the fun things we got to do in 2014 were Book Buddies, Arts 'n' Crafts, Cultural & Educational Workshops, Summer Jobs, Career Prep, Volunteering, and Prizes.

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Senior Story Time and Sock Drive

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Love Your Library Month

Love your library month is all about giving back and appreciating all of the services and resources our library provides everyday. We celebrated and made sure our library was in tip-top shape by straightening books on library shelves and putting them back in order. It felt great to help out our library staff.

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 Holiday Treats Workshop

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Drop Everything and Read Day

We celebrated National D.E.A.R. Day by having a teen read-a-thon and pizza party. Great stories + Delicious food = goooood

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National Gaming Day

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Homecoming Mystery Bash

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March Madness Fitness Camp

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Candy Sale Fundraiser

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Image & Etiquette Workshop

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Book Angel Project

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Teen Luau

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Library Card Sign Up

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Anti-Bullying Story Time

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Christmas Toy Drive

We want to thank everyone who donated a toy and supported us. With your help we collected 42 toys for the Santa's Helpers program.

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Story Time with Mrs. Claus

We had just as much fun as the kids and enjoyed making their holiday special. Wow! Our event was featured in the Focus Daily News! Click here to read the article.

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