Teens Events

Game Design Workshop

Saturday, February 17, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Learn about Game design from a College of DuPage professor and get a chance to work on designing and programming your own computer game!
Event Type: 
Teens

Harry Potter Fan Club

Monday, February 19, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Once a month we'll get together and talk books, do some DIY and more! One registration includes all 3 dates.
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

ACT Practice Test

Saturday, March 3, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Find out what test day will really be like by taking a proctored practice exam. Bring a calculator and a snack for the break.
Event Type: 
Teens

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, March 3, 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

Maker Monday

Monday, March 5, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Stop by to make and create.
March 5: Robots
Event Type: 
Teens

An Apple for Harriet Tubman

Monday, March 5, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
In honor of Harriet Tubman Day on March 10, Author Glennette Turner discusses and shows a DVD of her interview with Harriet Tubman's relatives which served as inspiration to her picture book, "An Apple for Harriet Tubman." Glennette will also lead a simulated Underground Railroad game.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens
Children

Light it Up

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Create art that lights up, using LED lights.
Event Type: 
Teens

Tech Take Apart

Saturday, March 10, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Take apart computers (and more) and see if you can get them back together and working again!
Event Type: 
Teens

Coding Club

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Start learning about programming languages and coding skills using Codecademy.
Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Service Club

Thursday, March 22, 2018 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
Help with projects around the library or that benefit local organizations. Have an idea for a project? Let us know!

Service club members will earn volunteer hours for their work and will be required to complete an application before their first meeting.
Event Type: 
Teens

Pizza and Books

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Join us for pizza and to talk about books (what you've liked, what you've hated, or just what you're currently reading).
Event Type: 
Teens

Coding Club

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Start learning about programming languages and coding skills using Codecademy.
Event Type: 
Teens

Use the Force and Escape!

Saturday, April 14, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Escape Room. You and your team will have 40 minutes to figure out the clues (or use the force) and escape.
Event Type: 
Teens

Use the Force and Escape!

Saturday, April 14, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Escape Room. You and your team will have 40 minutes to figure out the clues (or use the force) and escape.
Event Type: 
Teens

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, April 21, 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

Night Owls – Painting Workshop

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
First you'll draw an owl on watercolor paper under Christine's step by step guidance. Then you'll learn to paint with watercolor pencils, bringing your owl to life with colors of your choice.
Meeting Room C
Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Service Club

Thursday, April 26, 2018 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
Help with projects around the library or that benefit local organizations. Have an idea for a project? Let us know!

Service club members will earn volunteer hours for their work and will be required to complete an application before their first meeting.
Event Type: 
Teens

Coding Club

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Start learning about programming languages and coding skills using Codecademy.
Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Service Club

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
Help with projects around the library or that benefit local organizations. Have an idea for a project? Let us know!

Service club members will earn volunteer hours for their work and will be required to complete an application before their first meeting.
Event Type: 
Teens

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, May 26, 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