Teen Events

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



June Teen DIY

Join us for one or all of these epic events at all of the Library's locations! We'll provide all the supplies, just bring your friends and creativity.  Grades 6-12.

alt1Soy Candles

Saturday, June 11, 3-4:30 pm, Chicago Ave Main Street Branch
Add a little fire to your life by making your own candles.
Sign up for a reminder or Drop in.

 

 


 

titleShrinky-Dinks

Saturday, June 18, 3-4:30 pm, North Branch
Travel back to your elementary school days with shrinky dinks! Design, bake, and take key chains, earrings, necklaces and more!
Sign up for a reminder or Drop in.

 

altMakey Makeys

Saturday, June 25, 3-4:30 pm, the Loft, Main Library
Turn just about anything into a video controller using a Makey Makey. Play games online or design your own!
Sign up for a reminder or Drop in.

 

 


 
Friday Flicks for Teens: Furious 7

 Friday, June 10, 3-5 pm, the Loft, Main Library

altStop by the Loft to kick back relax and take in a movie with your friends. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

After defeating international terrorist Owen Shaw, Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) and the rest of the crew have separated to return to more normal lives. However, Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), Owen's older brother, is thirsty for revenge. A slick government agent offers to help Dom and company take care of Shaw in exchange for their help in rescuing a kidnapped computer hacker who has developed a powerful surveillance program.

Drop in!

 
Tinker Teens

Wednesdays, June 8-August 10, 3-5 pm, the Loft, Main Library 

Low tech and high tech come together in this series of workshops. Come to all the sessions or just the ones that interest you the most.

titleJune 8-June 22: Flipping the Selfie
During the Flipping the Selfie sessions, teens will reinvent the selfie (or, self-portrait, as it is also known throughout history) for the modern age, utilizing new technologies (such as 3-d printing!), blended with traditional sculpture, drawing, collage, and origami techniques to express oneself!
Drop in or sign up for a reminder: June 8, June 15, June 22

June 29-July 13: Remix
During the Re-Mix sessions, teens will work with found materials to make handmade paper, create collages, drop surprise artwork throughout the library, and make beautiful things out of what others might consider trash. We will remix, reinvent, reuse, recycle, and reimagine!
Drop in or sign up for a reminder: June 29, July 6, July 13

July 20-August 10: Collabor-action
Working in small groups during the Collabor-action sessions, we will explore various social justice issues that affect teens today, will work together to produce collaborative works of art of all kinds, from visual art pieces to stop-motion animation narrative storytelling films that address these issues.
Drop in or sign up for a reminder: July 20, July 27, August 10
NOTE: We will not meet August 3.

Grades 6-12.

 
May Teen DIY

Join us for one or all of these epic events at all of the Library's locations! We'll provide all the supplies, just bring your friends and creativity.  Grades 6-12.

altMini Pintatas

Saturday, May 14, 3-4:30 pm, Chicago Ave Main Street Branch

Construct a mini pinatas and fill it with treats.  Sign up for a reminder or drop in. 

altMini Book Charms

Saturday, May 21, 3-4:30 pm, North Branch

Make a mini book charm earrings, necklaces or key chain.  Sign up for a reminder or drop in. 

Intro to Arduinos

Saturday, May 28, 3-4:30 pm, The Loft, Main Library alt

Learn how to write programs for an Arduino from lighting up LEDs to playing some tunes.  Sign up for a reminder or drop in.

 

 

 

 
Outside the Lines Book Club

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Second Wednesday of the month starting, February 10, 5:30-7 pm, The Loft, Main Library

Read titles about strong teen protagonists pushing back again normative identities to live their lives with pride. The book discussion will be a jumping off point for talking about topics such as pop culture, gender, fashion, politics, the Tumblr-verse, personal stories and more. This is a safe space for teens of all identities. Come hang out, meet new friends, eat snacks and chat about what really matters! Copies of the book are available in the Loft one month before each discussion.

For the June 8 meeting: Hero by Perry Moore



 
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