Teen Programs & Events

Upcoming Events @ the Library

Teen programs are open to 7th graders and up
Teen Programs Calendar

Free Comic Book Day
Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at the library! Create super crafts, come in costume/cosplay for our green screen photo booth, and pick up some free comics (3 per person, while supplies last)! Thank you to Dreamland Comics (1415 W. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg - dreamlandcomics.com) for the generous comic book donations!
Saturday, May 6, 2017
9:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Galaxy in a Bottle
Take a piece of the galaxy home with you! Teens are welcome to join us creating our very own galaxy in a bottle. All materials will be provided.
Register online or by phone at 630-924-2730
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
7:00-8:15 p.m.

Exam Cram
Get ready for finals at the library’s Exam Cram! We’ll have group and quiet study areas, Wi-Fi, and computers. We'll provide caffeine, snacks, and opportunities to destress - you provide the brain power! Pizza served at 7:00 p.m.
*Drop-in, No registration required*
Open to all high school students (Grades 9-12)

Book Club
Join us for Teen Book Club where we will discuss "Beautiful Darkness" by Fabien Vehlmann & Kerascoët.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Starbucks, 170 E. Lake Street, Bloomingdale


Applications are currently open for the Volunteens program! If you're interested in joining our Volunteens program, please fill out an application. Help out with a few programs and easy jobs in the Youth Services Department, learn new skills, and earn service hours for scouts, church, honor roll, or just a strong college app.

Monthly Teen Clubs

The following ongoing programs meet monthly. Some monthly programs require registration. Open to teens in grades 7 and up.

Teen Game Night
2nd Thursday of the month
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. - Drop-In
Next meetings: April 13, May 11

Teen Advisory Board
Register online or by phone at 630-924-2730
3rd Thursday of the month
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Next meetings: April 20, May 18

Otaku Thursday

4th Thursday of the Month
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Drop-In
Next meetings: June 29, July 27, August 24

3D Print Club
Intro to 3D Print Club
Register online or by phone at 630-924-2730
Wednesday, July 5 - 2:00-4:00 p.m.

3D Print Club
Register online or by phone at 630-924-2730
First Meeting:
Wednesday, July 19 - 4:30-6:30 p.m.