Teens Events

DIY Neon Sign

Thursday, July 29, 2021 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us in the park to design and create your own neon light sign.
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Teens

Among Us Gaming (Virtual)

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us and see if you can figure out who the impostor is!
Sign up with the best email address to get an invite to our programming space.
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Teens

Sketchbooks in the Park

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Looking to enjoy a sunny evening in the park with sketchbooks and good company? Join the TeenSpace Art Club as we chill in the park and draw together!
Sketchbooks will not be provided, please remember to bring your own sketchbook, notebook, or digital drawing pad.
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Teens

DCHD Vaccination Van (In-Person)

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
The DuPage County Health Department will be providing COVID-19 vaccines (Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer) in their Care Van between 5-7pm in the Library’s parking lot for those ages 12 and above. Parent or legal guardian must be present for those under the age of 18. Walk-ins welcome. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit dupagehealth.org
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Adults
Teens

DIY Solar Ovens

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Make your own solar oven and enjoy a delicious s'more snack.
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Teens

Geek Talk: Minecraft (Virtual)

Thursday, August 12, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Show off your builds, discuss your favorite stories, and share your favorite tips and tricks.

Register with an email address to get details on how to join.
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Teens

Rainbow Alliance

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us on the West Plaza to meet and chat with other LGBTQIA teens and teen allies.
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Teens

Teen Art Club (Virtual)

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Come and discuss your newest creations, what you've been working on, and what inspires you. Teens will have a chance to share their art work and work on their current project. Each meeting will have a loose theme, but feel free to bring and share anything your working on.

March 17: Characters
April 14: Sketching
May 12: Chalk Art

Register with the best email to send you an invite to our virtual programming space.
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Teens

Bring Your Own Book (for games and book chats)

Thursday, August 19, 2021 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Grab a book and join us to play Bring Your Own Book - a game where you'll match card prompts with a line or word from your chosen book.
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Teens

Chalk Art in the Park

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Join the TeenSpace Art Club for an evening of rainbow-y, chalk-y goodness! We will be set up with chalk on the West Plaza. Please wear clothes that can get dusty/stained with chalk!
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Teens

Teen Library Council

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Would you like to earn service hours and make a difference at the library? Join the Teen Library Council! Help put together and run programs, discuss library and community projects, recommend books and materials, and more.
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Teens

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop (In-Person)

Thursday, August 26, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us outside on the library's West Plaza as Chopra Center certified instructor Stephanie Frantz teaches you a simple mindfulness meditation technique and a stress-buster breathing exercise to relax and increase your overall sense of wellbeing. Explore the benefits of developing a regular meditation practice to improve health, strengthen the immune system and release stress and anxiety.
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Adults
Teens

Geek Talk: Minecraft (Virtual)

Thursday, August 26, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Show off your builds, discuss your favorite stories, and share your favorite tips and tricks.

Register with an email address to get details on how to join.
Event Type: 
Teens

Living Room Conversation: "American Values" (In-Person)

Monday, September 13, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Polls indicate that the current climate of polarization is a primary concern of our citizens. Historically, we rallied around shared ideals as articulated in our founding documents. Are there still values that the majority of Americans agree upon? Add your perspective as we discuss how our nation and community can move beyond our divisions. Provided in partnership with the Wheaton League of Women Voters.
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Adults
Teens

DIY Marbled Mugs

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Turn a coffee mug into a work of art. We'll be using nail polish to create our designs. All materials will be provided, but if you have a favorite color of nail polish feel free to bring it along.
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Teens

Teen Library Council

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Would you like to earn service hours and make a difference at the library? Join the Teen Library Council! Help put together and run programs, discuss library and community projects, recommend books and materials, and more.

Register with the best email to send you and invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Living Room Conversation: Social Equity (In-Person)

Monday, October 11, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Social equity can be defined as a commitment to promote fair, just, and equitable recognition of the basic needs of all residents and the total community. Join us to share personal and community experiences relating to the concept of social equity. We will discuss the question, "Does our community support the idea that there is a common good that we should all work toward?" Provided in partnership with the Wheaton League of Women Voters.
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Adults
Teens

Laser Tag After Hours

Friday, October 15, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for an after-hours laser tag battle!
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Teens

Teen Library Council

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Would you like to earn service hours and make a difference at the library? Join the Teen Library Council! Help put together and run programs, discuss library and community projects, recommend books and materials, and more.

Register with the best email to send you and invite to our programming space.
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Teens

Making Your College Search Count (Virtual)

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 7:00pm
Julie Nelson, Regional Recruitment Director at Xavier University, has been guiding students and families through the college search for more than 25 years. In that time, she’s fielded millions of questions, read thousands of essays, and has earned gold status at Marriott and Starbucks. While the process has changed a bit over the last two decades, the end result remains the same: finding the right college fit. This presentation will help student and their parents navigate the college search, particularly in light of the changes that the pandemic has thrown at them.
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Teens
Adults

Teen Library Council

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Would you like to earn service hours and make a difference at the library? Join the Teen Library Council! Help put together and run programs, discuss library and community projects, recommend books and materials, and more.

Register with the best email to send you and invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens