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Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Applications for the 2020-2021 year are now closed. Email if you have any questions.


Have Fun, Get Involved, Make a Difference @ Your Library!

The Milwaukee Public Library invites YOU to join its Teen Advisory Board (TAB). We will be accepting applications for the 2020-2021 School Year through August 31, 2020. Apply by filling out the form below!

Being a Teen Advisory Board member is a great way to:
  • Earn volunteer/community service hours
  • Earn a stipend for participating ($100 per semester, $200 total)
  • Design and lead library programs
  • Advise on library projects
  • Friends and fun at every virtual meeting!

To qualify for TAB a membership and stipend, candidates must:

  • Be in grades 8-12
  • Attend two required meetings, one in October and one in January 2021, on scheduled Tuesday nights.
  • Complete 3 of the 7 engagement options/semester:
    • MPL Teen Social Media Takeover

    • Attend the 2-3 optional meetings each semester

    • Support for Makerspace Facilitators

    • Video Book Talks for MPL’s YouTube Channel

    • Develop a Virtual Program for Teens

    • Spread the word! Share library programs with your friends!

    • Attend or view at least 2 teen programs a semester

2020-2021 virtual TAB Meetings will be once a month on Tuesday nights from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meeting dates to be announced at a later date.

Need more info? Email  

The Milwaukee Public Library Teen Advisory Board is sponsored by the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation.