Leading Edge Teen Advisory Board

A volunteer group for students ages 13-17, the library’s Leading Edge Teen Advisory Board (LETAB) is an opportunity to give back, share ideas about teen services, do service projects, and earn service hours. Learn more and apply to be part of the team on this page.

Teens studying at the library

Our mission

LETAB’s mission is “to offer guidance and a teen-centered perspective to the Oak Park community and the Teen Services team.”

Our vision

LETAB’s vision is “Our Voices Matter.”

Our visual identity

In the summer of 2020, we held a logo contest to create a visual identity for our Board. Matthew E. created the winning design, pictured.

Our agreements

For all who participate in LETAB, we agree to these 10 keys areas:

  1. Treat everyone with dignity.
  2. Offer support to those who need it the most.
  3. Use language that does not offend others.
  4. Understand the liberation of learning.
  5. Listen and honor multiple perspectives.
  6. Participate positively in Oak park library activities.
  7. Honor the space.
  8. Honor agreements of confidentiality.
  9. Speak words to empower
  10. Seek first to understand.

Join us on Zoom

Complete the application below to join us! We meet virtually via Zoom on the third Friday of each month. A link to the Zoom meeting is emailed to members. See upcoming dates on the library’s calendar »

Apply now

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