Young Adult


Popcorn and Paperbacks

Our Popcorn and Paperbacks book discussion is for students in 9th through 12th grade. We meet on the 4th Sunday of each month at 2pm. Read the book, come discuss, have somesnacks, and watch the movie.  We'll compare and contrast to decidewhich one we like best!

Volunteering

Lake Villa District Library volunteer opportunities:

  • ODD JOBS – Assist the youth services department with office support, summer reading prize box assembly, cleaning, book reviews and more. Available for Grades 7-12 (Ages 12-18)
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS – Assist the youth services department at drop-in programs. Volunteers will help with the set up and clean up of the program room and assist staff during the program. Available for Grades 7 & 8 (Ages 12-14)
  • HIGH SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS – Assist the youth services department at registered and drop-in programs. Volunteers will help with the set up and clean up of the program room and assist staff during the program. Available for Grades 9-12 (Ages 14-18)

To apply for a volunteer position, print an application and return it to the library, or scan and email it to volunteers@lvdl.org

 

Practice Tests (ACT/SAT)

Lake Villa District Library cardholders can take practice ACT, SAT, ASVAB and many other tests online anywhere for free. 

Gale Testing and Education Reference Center Button

To take the tests: 

     1. Click the link above
     2. Enter your library card number 
     3. At the top of the screen, click College Prep Tools and select your test

You'll need to make a user name before you get started. Your user name ensures your test will be scored, and it allows you to take part of the test at one time and sign in later to finish it.

The Testing and Education Reference Center also includes

  • Study guides 
  • Test prep courses
  • Career tools and resume builder
  • AP exams
  • Grad school entrance tests
  • Military tests

 

Tutor.com

  • Live 1-on-1 help in math, science, English, and social studies from noon to midnight
  • Writing center for help with essays
  • Grade school to college level

Use it for: Extra help with assignments, proofreading essays

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