Applications for 2022-2023 are open now! 


ABOUT THE YOUTH COUNCIL PROGRAM

Apply to be a part of the council!

WHO

Teens, ages 14-18! Motivated, collaborative, creative individuals who want to share their voice in library decision-making, event-planning and leadership.

WHAT

Plan and execute BPL's largest teen event of the year, Urban Art Jamm at Central Library. Build skills in event planning, budgeting, and marketing. Learn the ins and outs of how libraries operate. Serve as peer leaders and library advocates.

WHEN

One Thursday a month from 5:00-7:00 PM from Nov-May, plus mid-winter break intensive and event in the Spring.

WHERE

Brooklyn Public Library's Central Library, located at 10 Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn.

HOW

Online Applications are now open!

All applicants will received a follow up email, and select applicants will be invited for an interview.  Ten teens will be offered a spot on the Youth Council. We look forward to receiving your application!

WHAT ELSE: The Perks 

  • Do something important in your community.
  • Earn a stipend, volunteer hours, and resume-boosting experience.
  • Meet kids from across the city, and connect to new opportunities.
  • Fun, friends, and food!

Contact: [email protected]