Teens Events

Rescheduled - Living History: General Charles Dawes

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Actor RJ Lindsey portrays General Charles Dawes of WWI and narrates a slide program with animated battle maps, military strategies, and period photos.

Meets in the Large Meeting Room, Lower Level.
Event Type: 
Adults
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

Harry Potter Fan Club

Monday, December 11, 2017 -
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

Holiday Treats with Chef Maddox

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Grades 3-8
Join Chef Maddox for a cooking demo as she prepares recipes for holiday treats. A taste test will follow!
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

Gaming Tournament

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
Test your skills at our Super Smash Bros. 4 tournament!
Event Type: 
Teens

Pizza and Books

Thursday, January 4, 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

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

Maker Monday

Monday, January 8, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop by the Teenspace to make and create. Each session will feature different ideas and materials.
Event Type: 
Teens

Exam Cram

Monday, January 15, 2018 -
3:00pm to 9:00pm
Cram for finals at the library. Snacks and drinks will be available.
Event Type: 
Teens

Exam Cram

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -
3:00pm to 9:00pm
Cram for finals at the library. Snacks and drinks will be available.
Event Type: 
Teens

Exam Cram

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -
3:00pm to 9:00pm
Cram for finals at the library. Snacks and drinks will be available.
Event Type: 
Teens

Exam Cram

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -
3:00pm to 9:00pm
Cram for finals at the library. Snacks and drinks will be available.
Event Type: 
Teens

Escape the Library

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
You and your team will have 30 minutes to figure out the clues to escape!
(Please only sign up for one time)
Event Type: 
Teens

Escape the Library

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
You and your team will have 30 minutes to figure out the clues to escape!
(Please only sign up for one time)
Event Type: 
Teens

Escape the Library

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
3:00pm to 3:30pm
You and your team will have 30 minutes to figure out the clues to escape!
(Please only sign up for one time)
Event Type: 
Teens

Escape the Library

Saturday, January 20, 2018 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
You and your team will have 30 minutes to figure out the clues to escape!
(Please only sign up for one time)
Event Type: 
Teens

Harry Potter Fan Club

Monday, January 22, 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

College 101

Monday, January 22, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
"Typically people hear “college” and assume it means living away from home to attend a 4-year university. This presentation covers detailed information about various post-secondary options and why it is important to start thinking about life after high school. Topics include but not limited to types of colleges, how to research colleges, determining college match, and importance of college visits." Presented by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).
Event Type: 
Teens
College Prep

Cooking Club: Meal in a Mug

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn some basic cooking skills and how to make an easy mug meal.
Event Type: 
Teens

SAT Practice Test

Saturday, January 27, 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

How to Write a Standout College Essay

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:15pm
Presented by My College Planning Team, learn about the elements of a college essay, what admissions readers look for, and how application essays are different from what you learn in English class.
Event Type: 
Teens

Cartooning

Saturday, February 3, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Learn about and create your own cartoon in this class taught by cartoonist Mark Anderson
Event Type: 
Teens

TAG (Teen Advisory Group)

Saturday, February 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

Arm Knitting

Sunday, February 4, 2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Knit a fast and easy cowl with super bulky yarn and your arms as knitting needles!
Event Type: 
Teens

Maker Monday

Monday, February 12, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop by the Teenspace to make and create. Each session will feature different ideas and materials.
Event Type: 
Teens

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