Teen Programs & Events

Upcoming Events @ the Library

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


ACT
Stressing about taking the ACT? Take a full-length practice test to ward off test day jitters and see how you may score on the big test. Experience first-hand what test day will be like! A representative from C2 Education will provide a proctored practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results. Don't forget to bring a couple of pencils, your calculator, and a snack to eat!
Sign up at the adult reference desk or online.
Saturday, January 26
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Cupcake Wars
Join us for our second annual Cupacake War contest! Show off your decorating skills by frosting the perfect cupcake. 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!
Sign up at the adult reference desk or online.
Wednesday, February 13
7:00-8:00 p.m.

Painted Light Bulb
Brighten up your room with a cusom light bulb! Paint fun designs on a light bulb and watch as your art is projected onto the walls.
Sign up at the adult reference desk or online.
Wednesday, February 20
7:00-8:00 p.m.

SAT
Stressing about taking the SAT? Take a full-length practice test to ward off test day jitters and see how you may score on the big test. Experience first-hand what test day will be like! A representative from C2 Education will provide a proctored practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results. Don't forget to bring a couple of pencils, your calculator, and a snack to eat!
Sign up at the adult reference desk or online.
Saturday, February 23
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

DIY Vinyl Tote
Create a custom tote bag! Choose an image, cut it out using our vinyl machine, and iron it on to make a completely unique bag!
Sign up at the adult reference desk or online.
Wednesday, March 6
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Hate U Give
Join us as we watch The Hate U Give. You can even enter for a chance to win the movie! Movie giveaway will be held following the conclusion of the movie and you must be present to win.
Wednesday, March 13
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Meet Me Captain Marvel
Meet me at the movies to watch Captain Marvel. Movie tickets and snacks will be provided. We will meet at The Picture Show, 324 Army Trail Rd, Bloomingdale, IL 60108. Meeting time is TBA. Limit 10. Registration will open on March 1.
Sign up at the adult reference desk or online.
Friday, March 29
Meeting time is TBA.


Monthly Teen Clubs


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

D&D
Looking for someplace to run your D&D campaign? Grab your twenty-sided die and embark on an adventure. We'll provide the space and the snacks, you provide the imagination! Newbies and long-time players are welcome. Ages 13 & up
1st Thursday of the month
6:00-8:30 p.m. - Drop-In
Next meetings: February 7, March 7, April 4
Check out our D&D Club site here to find out about news, upcoming meetings, and our campaign story!

Teen Game Night
2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
6:00-8:30 p.m. - Drop-In
Next meetings:January 24, February 14 & 28, March 14 & 28, April 11 & 25

Teen Advisory Board
Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of every other month
6:30-8:00 p.m. - Drop-In
Next meetings: January 17, NO MEETING IN FEBRUARY, March 21

3D Print Club
4th Wednesday of the month
6:30-8:00 p.m. - Drop-in
Next meetings: January 23, February 27, March 27, April 24


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.