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Teen Leadership Council

What is Teen Leadership Council?

Teen Leadership Council is a group of teens who want to make their community better! Teens decide how they want to make a difference, what their plan will be, and how to put their projects into action.

Who can participate in Teen Leadership Council?

Teens in grades 7–12 are eligible to join.

Where & when does Teen Leadership Council meet?

SPOKANE VALLEY LIBRARY
22 N Herald Rd
1st Wednesday of each month, October–June, at 5–6pm

To apply, download the Teen Leadership Council Participation Agreement and bring it to a meeting.

You can also attend a meeting to get a participation agreement or pick up one up at the library.

Why should someone join Teen Leadership Council?

The benefits of joining are many. Here are some examples:

  • Share your ideas
  • Develop leadership skills & make a difference
  • Gain volunteer experience for a future job & earn service hours
  • Make new friends & have fun

What do council members do?

What you do as part of Teen Leadership Council is based on what interests you!

Some project ideas include:

  • Creating cool things like a Zine
  • Planning a program for teens, such as an escape room or interactive movie night
  • Helping the library make decisions that impact teen services

What is the time commitment to participate in Teen Leadership Council?

Teen Leadership Council meets once a month for an hour. Regular attendance is encouraged. Council members might need to work up to 4 additional hours per month depending on project needs.

Questions?

If you have questions about Teen Leadership Council, you can call Spokane Valley Library at 509.893.8400, or email Librarian Alison Johnson at ajohnson@scld.org.