Teens Events

YABOB

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Battle of the Books
Interested in participating? Talk to you Middle School Librarian.
Event Type: 
Teens

WWI Heroes of Wheaton

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Five hundred men from the Wheaton area enlisted to serve their country in WWI, 13 of whom died in service. Join Nancy Flannery of the Wheaton Historic Commission as she presents on Wheaton’s local WWI heroes.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Experienced professionals share their knowledge and expertise to guide you through action steps you can take to reduce college costs and still attend the college of your choice. Discover creative, little-known financial and academic strategies to reduce college costs while finding the best-fit college for your child. Presented by My College Planning Team.
High School Students and Parents
Event Type: 
Teens
College Prep

YABOB

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Battle of the Books
Interested in participating? Talk to you Middle School Librarian.
Event Type: 
Teens

YABOB

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Battle of the Books
Interested in participating? Talk to you Middle School Librarian.
Event Type: 
Teens

YABOB

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Battle of the Books
Interested in participating? Talk to you Middle School Librarian.
Event Type: 
Teens

Propaganda Posters: A Painting Workshop for Teens

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
During WW1, governments of many countries designed and distributed posters to both inspire patriotism and foster an aversion to the enemy. In this hands-on workshop, we'll take a look at these fascinating images then either copy one of the designs or create your own using watercolor pencils under the guidance of art teacher Christine Thornton. Beginners welcome! Part of Wheaton Reads: WWI
Event Type: 
Teens

WWI and America Panel and Discussion

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Assistant Professor Josh Fulton of Moraine Valley Community College will lead a discussion of WWI and how Illinois was affected, as well as passages from the WWI and America Reader. Veterans and their families are invited and encouraged to share their experiences. All are welcome to this interactive discussion on WWI, the experience of war, and the importance of service.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Teen Movie - Wonder Woman

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for snacks and a movie!
Drop ins welcome.
Event Type: 
Teens
Movie

American Doughboys in WWI

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Military author Robert Mueller reviews America's participation in "the war to end all wars" as he takes you on a trip across the battlefields of Northern France to describe the events, people, and places of America's contribution to the defeat of the German Kaiser.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

NaNoWriMo Write In

Thursday, November 9, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:45pm
November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)! Bring your own laptop and drop in any time after 6pm in Meeting Room H on the 2nd floor to work on your novel. For more information, please visit www.naperwrimo.org for more local write-ins and www.nanowrimo.org to register for NaNoWRiMo.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

US First Division in WWI

Thursday, November 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Dr. Paul Herbert, Executive Director of the First Division Museum of Cantigny, discusses the history behind the legendary First Division infantrymen of WWI.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, November 11, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Create your space and earn volunteer hours. The Teen Advisory Group will be part of creating teen programs/activities and give input on books and materials purchased for teens. For more info check out our TAG page, www.wheatonlibrary.org/teens/TAG.
Grades 6-12
Event Type: 
Teens

HP 4Ever: Harry Potter Fan Club

Monday, November 13, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
It's finally here: our first ever Harry Potter Fan Club! Once a month we'll get together and talk books, do some DIY and more!
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, December 9, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Create your space and earn volunteer hours. The Teen Advisory Group will be part of creating teen programs/activities and give input on books and materials purchased for teens. For more info check out our TAG page, www.wheatonlibrary.org/teens/TAG.
Grades 6-12
Event Type: 
Teens

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, January 6, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Create your space and earn volunteer hours. The Teen Advisory Group will be part of creating teen programs/activities and give input on books and materials purchased for teens. For more info check out our TAG page, www.wheatonlibrary.org/teens/TAG.
Grades 6-12
Event Type: 
Teens

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, February 17, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Create your space and earn volunteer hours. The Teen Advisory Group will be part of creating teen programs/activities and give input on books and materials purchased for teens. For more info check out our TAG page, www.wheatonlibrary.org/teens/TAG.
Grades 6-12
Event Type: 
Teens