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Young Adults  (YA)

About

About

Whether you are interested in having fun, homework help, college planning, or job hunting, the Library has an awesome variety of materials, programs, and resources just for you.  Find the latest and the best in young adult books -many are available in audiobook and eBook format too.  The Library also has online resources and books to get you ready for life after high school. 

 

The Library also has a space dedicated just for Young Adults!  The Young Adult Lounge is located on the Main Floor.  Inside you will find books, graphics, manga, board games, charging stations, and rotating activities to complete by yourself or with a group of friends.

 

The Library is looking forward to meeting you and listening to your ideas and suggestions about the young adult collection or programs!  

Summer Reading
YA Picks

Summer Reading Is Coming!

Summer Reading begins June 1st & runs through July 31st!  Registration begins on June 1st & you can start reading right away!  Getting started late?  That's okay! 

Register ANYTIME during the summer at the Library! 

Everyone from birth through adult can participate!

Summer Reading is free & open to EVERYONE!

When you register you will select your own reading path!

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Summer Reading

YA Picks

Look no further for ideas about what to read next. Check out our Teen Reader Resources for Staff Picks, Best Seller Lists, Award Winning Book Lists, and Reading Recommendations & Reviews . We also hope you'll stop by the library for our awesome selection of books, CDs, and movies - or just to use the Internet or hang out in the YA section.
 

Is there a book you hope we'll buy? Fill out our Suggest a Purchase Form!  Do you have a comment or an idea for us? Need help finding something or have a question about the library? Contact us at library@vwarner.org, chat with a staff member.

YA Programs
YA Programs

Upcoming Programs!

  • May 29, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Terrific Toddlers on Wednesdays at 10 am is perfect for you and your little one, ages 0-3! We have so much fun dancing to songs and listening to stories! Advance registration is not required.
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  • May 29, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    The truth is out there! Come to our second paint party! This time, you’ll get to pick your very own cryptid to paint! Do you believe? This event is for teens, age 12-18. Registration required. Call the library to sign up.
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  • May 29, 2024, 5:45 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Enjoy this 45 minute class to get your body moving, your balance in check, and clarity in your mind and spirit. Bring your own yoga mat or towel/blanket, water, and any yoga props you’re already familiar with. Call to register or for any questions 217-935-5174 ext. 2004 to talk to Emily.
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  • May 30, 2024, 2:00 PM CDT
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    This meeting will be held in the Activity Room at the Vespasian Warner Public Library, 310 North Quincy Street, Clinton IL.
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  • May 31, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    This hour long class is perfect for those who have trouble with doing floor yoga. Class will be done by using a chair to support every pose. You can also challenge yourself removing the chair at any time. We will still be building strength, increasing balance, encouraging relaxation and connection.
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  • Jun 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Be one of the first to sign up for Summer Reading and get rewarded for it! From 9 to 10 am, kids under 16 who register for Summer Reading will receive a free snow cone from Sweet Mae’s on the lawn! We will also have lawn games, a balloon animal artist and more!
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  • Jun 01, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Explore nature and collect some of your favorite leaves, flowers, maybe some cool seeds or mushrooms, then add them to your sticky jar bookmark. Your grab and go bag will contain the bookmark jar and a few pressed flowers to get you started.
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  • Jun 04, 2024, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Come and go as you please for this silent book club! Bring a drink, snack, blanket or chair and head out to Weldon Springs! Bring your own book or pick one provided by the library. Need a break from reading, go take a walk in nature! Enjoy reading in nature every Tuesday!
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  • Jun 04, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Little Schoolhouse at Weldon Springs, 4734 Weldon Springs Rd, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    The broods are coming! Meet us at the Little Schoolhouse at Weldon Springs to listen (buzz) and learn about the merging broods of cicadas coming summer 2024! Cassandra Meyen and other educators will lead us in a couple groups for a short educational walk. Registration is required.
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  • Jun 05, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Terrific Toddlers on Wednesdays at 10 am is perfect for you and your little one, ages 0-3! We have so much fun dancing to songs and listening to stories! Advance registration is not required.
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  • Jun 05, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Join us for our weekly Lego club! We’ll provide all the legos! Drop in, no registration required for this youth event. No registration required.
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  • Jun 05, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Join us at the library as we are educated on felting with a local alpaca farm, Cordial Alpacas. We will explore two methods of felting, wet, and needling. You’ll learn all about the life of an alpaca farmer and what really goes into making these adorable felted creations. Registration required.
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  • Jun 06, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    We had so much fun, we’re doing it again! Join us for snacks and Pokemon card playing and trading. If trading, bring only cards you are willing to trade, all trades are final.*Must have basic knowledge of Pokemon card trading if wanting to trade. Registration required.
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  • Jun 07, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Weldon Springs - Meadowview #1, 4734 Weldon Springs Rd, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Stories and Crafts on Fridays at 10 am are for children 3-5 and their caregivers! Amazing stories, songs, and crafts make this storytime great for the whole family to enjoy! Advance registration is not required.
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  • Jun 08, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Use our newly acquired “Cube” to play Magic the Gathering! Come play with a curated set of some of Magic's most powerful and iconic cards! Registration Required.
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  • Jun 08, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    The Friends of the Library meet in the Activity Room at the library. No dues are required & new members are always welcome!
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  • Jun 10, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Discover the truth behind animals that are often misunderstood or not considered particularly “cute” or “cuddly”, and the important roles they play in ecosystems. Featuring Live Animals! Registration required.
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  • Jun 11, 2024, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Vespasian Warner Library, 310 N Quincy St, Clinton, IL 61727, USA
    Come and go as you please for this silent book club! Bring a drink, snack, blanket or chair and head out to Weldon Springs! Bring your own book or pick one provided by the library. Need a break from reading, go take a walk in nature! Enjoy reading in nature every Tuesday!
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