Teen Programs & Events

Upcoming Events @ the Library

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



Book Club

Join us for a hot beverage and a snack as we discuss Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why, a moving story about high school bullying and suicide. We will discuss why the book has been banned from schools and why it was the third most challenged book of 2012. We will be meeting at Starbucks, 170 E. Lake St. in Bloomingdale.
Thursday, January 25
7:00-8:00 p.m. - Registration Required
Register online or by phone at 630-924-2730


D&D
We've started a Dungeons and Dragons Club! Grab your twenty-sided die, rev up your imagination, and embark on an adventure with some friends. Newbies and long-time players are welcome. All players ages 13 and up are welcome to join us.
Thursday, February 1
6:00-8:30 p.m. - Drop-In


Cupcake Wars

Show off your decorating skills by frosting the perfect cupcake during our first annual Cupcake War! Bring in your own unfrosted cupcakes or use the ones we provide. Toppings and frosting will also be provided. Prizes will be awarded to the most creative and tastiest looking cupcakes!
Wednesday, February 14
7:00-8:00 p.m. - Registration Required
Register online or by phone at 630-924-2730


Emoji Pillows

Have a favorite emoji? Come make it into a pillow! All supplies will be provided and no sewing required!
Thursday, February 22
7:00-8:00 p.m. - Registration Required
Register online or by phone at 630-924-2730


Mario Kart

March Madness is here, and we're kicking it off with a Mario Kart Tournament. Battle your friends and try to finish the race first! Snacks will be provided. A gift card will be awarded to the winner! Registration is required. Limited to 16 participants.
Wednesday, March 7
6:00-8:30 p.m. - Registration Required
Register online or by phone at 630-924-2730

Perler
Craft up a Perler bead creation or two! Use some of our templates or create your own design. All supplies are provided.
Wednesday, March 21
7:00-8:00 p.m. - Drop-In


Volunteens

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: February 8

Teen Advisory Board
3rd Thursday of the month
6:30-8:00 p.m. - Drop-In
Next meetings: January 18, February 15

3D Print Club
4th Wednesday of the month
Next meetings: January 24, February 28
6:30-8:00 p.m. - Drop-in