Teen Events

See the Teen Events Calendar for a complete list of our exciting programs.

Teens Intro to Improv Class


Sundays starting Sunday, February 1 through Sunday, March 8, 3:30-5 pm, Conference Room East, Main Library

Hey aspiring comedians!  Today's TV and film stars Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Key & Peele, Stephen Colbert and Seth Rogen (and more!) all got their start doing improv comedy in their hometowns before going on to make their comedy into a Hollywood career. Come learn how to be funny on the fly! We'll practice creating characters, collaboratively building scenes, and getting out of our heads and into the moment.

This is a 6-week series that culminates in a free performance for friends and family. This series begins Sunday, February 1st and runs through Sunday, March 8. Grades 6-12. Register online!

Teen DIY @ CAMS: Socktastic

altSaturday, February 7, 3-4 pm, Chicago Ave Main Street Branch

Want to make a socktopuses or is it socktopi? Create a socktopus, sock snowman and more with your friends at this socktastic event. Bring your own socks or use ours but be sure to register!  Grades 6-12.

Teen Filmmaking Screenwriting

altFourth Saturday each month starting February 28, 3-4:30 pm, Seminar Room, Main Library 

NEW SPRING SESSION! This workshop is solely focused on screenplays and scriptwriting. We'll be talking about effective screenplays, reading scenes from scripts and watching those scenes on the big screen. Each session will involve new scripts/movies to watch. Each session will include workshop time to work on your scripts (new or old). Grades 6-12.
Topics for the Spring: 

February: Building Characters

March: Creating Conflict 

April: TV Scripts 

May: Workshop Table Read 

Please register for February 28 session, March 28 session, April 25 session, May 23 session


Teen DIY @ North : Felties

altMonday, February 9, 6-7 pm, North Branch

Come sew up some cuteness at this Teen DIY event.  Make personalized Valentine's felties (hearts, owls and more) for your pals or just for you.  Grades 6-12. Please register. 

Teen Filmmaking Basics

altSecond Saturday each month starting February 14, 3-4:30 pm, Seminar Room, Main Library

NEW SPRING SESSION! Learn some filmmaking basics in this workshop geared towards beginning filmmakers. Each month, we'll focus on a new topic to explore.

Topics for the spring:

February: Screenplays and scriptwriting

March: Shoot a Vine Video

April: Acting

May : Editing

No previous experience is required but come prepared to learn! Sign up for the programs that interest you! Grades 6-12.


Please register for February 14 session, March 14 session, April 11 session, May 9 session


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