2015 Teen Video Challenge

Create a video promoting Summer Reading at the public library, including your interpretation of the 2015 CSLP teen slogan "Unmask," and you could win $150 and a $50 award for your library.

Any teen, aged 13 -18, can enter the CSLP "2015 Teen Video Challenge" in the state where they reside. Videos can be created individually or as a team. Each participating CSLP member state will select one winner.

For full details about Wisconsin’s 2015 Teen Video Challenge, check out the following links:

What's New in YA?

New Teen Books @ Waupaca Area Public Library

New Teen Movies @ Waupaca Area Public Library

Prom Dress Swap & Shop Collection

Friday, January 30, 2015
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Sunday, February 1, 2015

To help make prom more affordable, the Teen Department is hosting a Prom Dress Swap & Shop on Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th in the Waupaca Area Public Library lower level meeting rooms.

Donations of prom, formal, party and vintages dresses in good condition, plus shoes and accessories are being accepted throughout the months of January and Februarys. Dresses should be cleaned and in current styles; all sizes are welcome. Please bring dresses to Emily at the Children’s Service Desk.

Teens donating a dress will get a ticket to shop from 3:30 - 5pm on March 6 or from 11-1pm on March 7, or by appointment.. Those who do not have a dress to donate may shop from 3:30 - 5pm on either March 20 or 27.

For more information, contact Emily Heideman at 715-258-4418 or eheidema@mail.owls.lib.wi.us at the Waupaca Area Public Library, 107 S. Main Street.


This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Waupaca Area Public Library and SLAG, Student Library Advisory Group.

Teen Yu-Gi-Oh Dualist Tournament

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Whether you are a Pro or a Novice at Yu-Gi-Oh, you can’t miss our dualist tournament. Play one-on-one with other Yu-Gi-Oh players. There can only be one Yu-Gi-Oh Master, but everyone will leave with a prize! Saturday, January 31 from 11am to 1:00pm

*This program is free and  open to grades 6-12.

SLAG Meeting

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

SLAG Meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m.

Join us if you want to:

  • Make a difference in your library
  • Plan programs that are both fun and engaging for teens
  • Select books and other materials for the Teen Department
  • Engage in community service projects

Teen Manga/Anime Club

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Manga/Anime Club is back! If you enjoy reading Manga, watching Anime, drawing characters from either (or your own), or just socializing with like-minded peers... our Manga/Anime club is for you. Join us on the second Thursday of every month and we'll put the "fun" in "Funimation!"