Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

The Teen Librarians of Groveland, Merrimac, and West Newbury work together to provide programming and volunteer opportunities for teens.

Check out all three libraries for monthly programming!

Merrimac Public Library

G.A.R. Memorial Library


Hosted by the Teen Librarian in West Newbury, this club meets to talk about what we like to write, the craft itself, and even have an in-club writing exercise.

TAG Takeout

What is TAG Takeout?
It’s a monthly takeout service for teens in grades 7-12 that includes books and goodies. The best part – it’s totally free!

How does it work?

  • Fill out a Google Form and tell us your interests Based on your answers, book(s) will be selected for you.
  • You’ll receive an email from your local librarian with more details Book(s) will be checked out to your account
  • *Important* Book(s) must be returned to the library & a receipt with the due date will be included.

How many can sign up?

  • Each library will have 15 bags per month to offer
  • If you are put on the waitlist, you will be on top of the list for next month

What’s in the bag?

  • 1-3 books
  • Treats
  • Crafts and/or activities

Keep an eye on the calendar for when it’s being offered!

TAG Takeout


If you’re looking to fulfill some service hours, or you’re interested in helping out at the library, give us a call to see if we have a project for you!

Volunteer Opportunities Flyer

Volunteer Opportunities Information

Book Reviews

The Library will be closed Monday 5/30 for Memorial Day. We will reopen Tuesday 5/31 at 10am.