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Featured Events - Free Teen Summer Programs


Teen Summer Volunteer Program 2022 - Click here to register    2022 Teen Theatre Workshop - Click here to register 2022 Paint and Snack Teens banner 2022 Hip Hop Teens banner 2022 Teen Crafts Summer Edition - Click here to registerTeen Mentoring 2022 banner

HEAL Teen Program - Click here for more info

Now available via the DeSoto Public Library YouTube channel: The Secret Book - Extended Edition

The Secret Book - Teen Summer Movie Poster 2021

COVID Chronicles - Special Edition Two-Part Interview with DJ "The Dapper MC" from WFAA Channel 8!

Part 1


Part 2

Teens Can Cook

Welcome to Teens Can Cook, a new show brought to you by teens and staff at the DeSoto Public Library! One of our local teens, Ashley, filmed this first episode. We're going to teach you easy and healthy recipes that you can do by yourself.

Teens Can Cook recipe March 2021 - image preview - click for printable full recipe!

Teen Nutrition Resources

(NIH) Take Charge of Your Health: A Guide for Teenagers
(Girlshealth.gov) Nutrition
(CDC Healthy Schools) BAM! Dining Decisions app

Selected Cookbooks At The DeSoto Public Library

Low Sodium, Big Flavor
Time To Eat
Toaster Oven Perfection
Vegetable Kingdom

Celebrating Women's History!

Teen Services celebrates Women's History Month with this month's interview! Special guest Principal Melvlyn "Sissy" Lowe talks about what inspired her to become an educator. She reflects upon her pioneering career in North Texas with humor and honesty. She shares tips for women just starting out in the workplace, as well as reflections on some of the historical challenges for working women. She is interviewed by Baille, an 18-year old in DeSoto, Texas.

HomeSchool Resources Spring 2020 -- click for more information


Baking with Ayalah & The TAB DeSoto Public Library: 
This week we partnered with the DeSoto Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board to make one bowl chocolate chip cookies!

Teen Virtual Crafts!