Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade)

Get book recommendations, links to online games and quizzes, fun podcasts, reminders about upcoming library programs and more. There's new content every month! You can check out our archive (below) or sign up for the monthly Teen Think Tank newsletter to get new content delivered directly to your inbox!

Teen Think Tank: Gone Wild

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When's the last time you visited a park, forest, or conservation area nearby? Northeast Florida has some pretty diverse landscapes and, now that summer is here, it's the perfect time to head outside to explore them. Check out one of the reads below to fully immerse yourself in the Great Outdoors Month, and tag @jaxlibrary to share your thoughts. 

Teen Think Tank: May Day

Don't worry, no one's in distress. Quite the opposite, actually – we're celebrating the return of life to the trees and flowers all around us and marking the countdown to summer! Check out some of the reads and resources below that put a spotlight on spring, and tag @jaxlibrary to share your thoughts. 

Teen Think Tank: Wage Words

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It's National Poetry Month! Check out our reads and resources below for a reminder of just how powerful this form of expression can be and tag @jaxlibrary to share your thoughts. There are also events and workshops for every level of interest at the Jax Poetry Fest throughout April. Whether you're ready to showcase your unique poetic voice, or you simply want to explore a new craft, you are bound to find a memorable way to celebrate! 

Teen Think Tank: No Limits

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Throughout history, women have made important contributions to our society. March has been set aside as a special month not only to recognize these achievements, but also to reflect on the reasons why they have been, and sometimes still are, overlooked and undervalued. Check out the reads and resources below to celebrate the creativity, intelligence, strength and resilience of women worldwide! 

Teen Think Tank: Impossible Is Just An Opinion

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It's easy to dwell on the things that we want to change, both in our own lives and that of the world around us. So much, in fact, that it can sometimes feel unattainable. As we celebrate the achievements and history of African Americans as part of Black History Month this February, check out the resources below and consider just how much can change through the actions of one person, not to mention a collective effort.


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