Revamped teen department opens at Stickney-Forest View library

STICKNEY — Crowds of students from Morton West and Reavis high schools waited to enter the newly remodeled young adult department of the Stickney-Forest View Public Library for the official grand opening March 16, library officials said.

The area features modern sofas, computers, tables for study sessions and a print station. The library’s expansive young adult book collection contains fiction, non-fiction and graphic novels that are especially appropriate for patrons age 13-20. The library also provides mp3 downloads and video game rentals for Wii, Xbox 360 and PS3 gaming systems for library card holders.

In attendance at the ceremony were Library Board President Danielle Adamcyzk, Library Director Heather Shlah, Village President Daniel O’Reilly and other local officials

Teen Librarian Katherine Tigges performed the ribbon cutting ceremony.