Youth Advisory Group Profile: Northern District

April 11, 2019 | Teen Blogger

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We have 19 volunteers in our Youth Advisory Group (YAG) at Northern District, and most of us have joined in the past six months. It was a good way to get to know each other as we debated and negotiated to come up with these excellent recommendations.

Our top book recommendations:


Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything by Aly Raisman.


Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff.

Neanderthal opens the door to the universe

Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton.

Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.


Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Speigelman.


Our top music recommendations:

  1. Why Don’t We
  2. Linkin Park
  3. Panic! at the Disco
  4. Bishop Briggs
  5. Queen

Our top three apps:

  1. Spotify
  2. YouTube - watch TPL Teens on YouTube
  3. Netflix

Our favourite neighbourhood spots:

  1. Himalayan Java – mmm, hot chocolate
  2. Formocha – best bubble tea
  3. Rolltation - yes, sushi burritos
  4. BMV - book browsing = happiness 

Three people we’d invite to our YAG meeting:

  1. Roald Dahl
  2. Sean Mendes
  3. The Obamas (two people, we know)


To find out more about what's going on at Northern District for teens, see the branch program listings.

Want to get involved? Find out more about joining a Youth Advisory Group.