Teen Events

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

Teen DIY : Mini Pinatas

Satalturday, May 10, 3-4 pm, the Loft, Main Branch 

Monday, May 12,  6-7 pm, Chicago Ave/Main Street Branch

Join in the Cinco de Mayo festivities and learn how to make a miniature piñata from cereal boxes and tissue paper! We’ll provide the supplies, you bring the creativity! Please register for the Chicago Ave/Main Street Branch event or the Loft event. Grades 6-12.

Teen DIY : Recycled Crafts


Monday, April 7, 4-5 pm, Chicago Ave/Main Street Branch

Saturday, April 26, 3-4 pm, The Loft, Main Library 

April is Earth Month and we’re celebrating by recycling found objects into new treasures! Join us to make a snow globe (spring style) or a chip bag wallet. Jars and chip bags will be provided but please bring any special/personal objects you’d like to put in your globe. Please register for the Chicago Ave Main Street Branch event or the Loft event. Grades 6-12.

Teen Writer's Workshop

alt1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, the Loft, Main Library
No session March 20

Are you an avid writer or always wanted to try but never knew where to start? Join us each week to discuss a different writing topic ranging from poetry to non-fiction to editing. We’ll also workshop your writing so you’ll have a chance to share your work with other teens and gain some valuable feedback. Drop in.  Grades 6-12 . 

Father/Son Book Group: Not A Drop To Drink

titleSunday, April 27, 2 pm, The Loft, Main Library

Join us for this special re-launching of Father-Son Book Group in honor of Earth Day 2014. Together we will read Not A Drop To Drink by Mindy McGinnis, the dystopian story of 16-year old Lynn and her fight to defend her family's water supply in a world in which drinking water is frighteningly scarce.  

Father-Son Book Group is an opportunity for boys in 6th-8th grade and their dads* to bond through the acts of reading and discussing story in a library setting.

 Registration is required. 

*Guardians, mentors and other male adult family included.

Free Comic Book Day

altSaturday, May 3, Loft, 11 am until they're gone!

Free Comic Book Day is a single day - the first Saturday in May each year - when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores.

We will be giving away free comics, as long as they last, courtesy of the generosity of our own local comic store, Comix Revolution, 606 Davis Street, Evanston.  Stop in the Children's Room and then go visit and thank Comix Revolution!


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