Teen Book Awards

Teen Book Awards

Book Awards

Abraham Lincoln Award
Awarded annually to the author of the book voted as most outstanding by Illinois High School students.

Alex Award
Adult books that appeal to teen readers.

Best Books For Young Adults (BBYA)
Best Teen books selected from the previous year.

Coretta Scott King Award
Outstandingly inspirational books that promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all people.

Lambda LGBT Literary Awards
Children's/Young Adult LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) nominees. 

Margaret A. Edwards Award
Honors an author's lifetime achievement for writing books that have been popular over a period of time.

Michael L. Printz Award
Honoring excellence in books for teens.

Pura Belpre Award
Celebrating the Latino cultural experience.

Rebecca Caudill Award
An Illinois award for outstanding literature for young people Grades 4-8.

Upcoming Programs

Richton Park Location

Friends of the Library

Join the Friends of the Library!

Meets 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 7:00PM

Next Meeting is October 12th, 2021

Email us to get a link to the meeting!