Teens Events

Make and Take Spa

Monday, February 27, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 6-12
Relax in a spa-like atmosphere and make two natural pampering products to take home with a therapeutic essential oil. Great for yourself or for gifts!
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Teens

Teen Tech Week - Time to Take it Apart

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 6-12
Ever wondered what’s inside all this technology equipment we use? Drop by to take apart a computer or another piece of tech and then (maybe) put it back together again.
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Teens
Drop-in Program

ACT/SAT Combo Practice Exam

Saturday, March 11, 2017 -
12:30pm to 5:00pm
Deciding between the SAT and ACT? Take Kaplan's New SAT and ACT combo test to help you decide. You will experience shortened versions of each section of both tests and receive a comprehensive analysis of your performance on each exam (with same day scoring). The report will help determine if the SAT or the ACT is right for you. Bring a calculator and a snack for the break. Click here to register
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College Prep
Teens

Free Stuff Day in Teenspace

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
For grades 6-12. Kick off your Spring Break by getting some random free stuff! We have books, coupons, games, posters, crafts and more. Lasts until all the stuff is gone.
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Teens
Drop-in Program

Stitch and Snack

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Grades 6-12
Learn the basics of counted cross stitch and get started on a project of your choice. All supplies and snacks provided.
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Teens

What to do this Summer to Prepare for College

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
For those entering grades 10-12 and parents/guardians
Summer break is a perfect opportunity to get ahead and prepare for college. In this presentation, Thomas Jaworski of Quest College Consulting will provide high school families with tips and advice on how present themselves to college admission officers. This program is designed for both parents and students to learn how to make it a productive summer.
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College Prep
Teens

Create a Quote of Art: A Poetry Painting Workshop

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Grades 5-12
Join us to celebrate National Poetry Month. Christine Thornton will teach you how to incorporate a poetry quote into a painted image, then add color with watercolor pencils. Beginners welcome!
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Teens

Kids and Teens Craft Sale

Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Grades 1-8
Here is your chance to be creative and make money! All crafts must be made by students and sold for $5 or less. No food items, please. Pick up an application at the Tween Center Desk. Completed applications and a sample craft are due by April 15. WPL card required.
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Teens

Star Wars Saturday with the 501st + Free Comic Book Day!

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
All ages welcome!
Stop by the library to pick up a free comic book (while supplies last) and celebrate Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you!). Hang out with members of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costuming organization, dressed as storm troopers and other characters. Make sure to bring your cameras!
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Teens
Adults

Hidden Star Wars

Monday, May 8, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Experience Star Wars like never before with this thrilling insider’s peek at one of the most treasured film series in the galaxy. Now including The Force Awakens! We’ll hear hilarious inside jokes, secret references to other Star Wars films, and see dozens of exciting moments in this fantastic collection of film clips. Fun for the whole family.
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Adults
Teens

Wheaton World Tour: A World of Fun

Sunday, May 21, 2017 -
12:30pm to 3:30pm
Games, demonstrations, and more for all ages outside on the West Plaza!
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Adults
Teens

A Solar Eclipse is Coming!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
On August 21, 2017, for the first time in almost 30 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the continental U.S. in a 71-mile-wide path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. From the Chicago area, about 85% of the Sun will be covered by the Moon. Learn about eclipses and how you can enjoy this exciting event from Michelle Nichols, Master Educator from the Adler Planetarium.
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Adults
Teens