Creative Constructions


Third Mondays of the month at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: 12 to 18 years old

September 17 | October 15 | November 19 | December 17 | January 21 | February 18

A throwback to your childhood days—the Library will provide building tools including: Giant LEGOs, Magnet blocks, Light-up LEGOs, and more, you just need to provide the creativity!

 

 

Board @ the Library


Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m.
September 5 – February 27
AGES: 12 to 18 years old

Hang with friends and enjoy a game at the Library! Apples to Apples, Life sized JENGA, Giant UNO, Gonuts Donuts!, Exploding Kittens, and many more! Registration is not required.

 

Get Crafty


Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m.
September 4 – February 26
AGES: 12 to 18 years old

Join us for an afternoon of simple crafts to detox after a long day at school! No registration is required, but supplies are limited, so the program is first-come, first-served.

 

STEAM Ahead


Mondays at 3:00 p.m.
September 10 – February 25
AGES: 12 to 18 years old

Join us as we create, think, problem-solve, do, innovate, and invent our way through STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) activities! No registration is required, but supplies are limited. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Teen Movie Showings


Second Thursdays of the month at 6:00 p.m.
AGES: 12 to 18 years old

December 13 | January 10 | February 14

Join us for teen-friendly movies! Titles will be revealed one month before their showing and will be published on the Library’s website and at the Youth Services Desk. Movies will have a PG or PG-13 rating. Popcorn will be provided! No registration is required for this program.

 

“Gingerbread” Houses


Saturday, December 8 at 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 5 to 11 years old 

Saturday, December 8 at 12:00 p.m.
AGES: 12 to 18 years old

Be prepared to get messy and creative as we make “gingerbread” Houses! We will be using graham crackers, frosting, and loads of sweets to make our houses. Registration is not required to attend, but supplies and space are limited.

 

GingerDEAD Zombies


Wednesday, October 24 at 5:00 p.m.
AGES: 12 to 18 years old

Join us as we turn gingerbread men into monsters with the help of blood-red icing and other fun edibles! The Library will supply everything you’ll need, just be sure to bring your ghoulish ideas! No registration is required to attend, but supplies are limited!

 

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke


Thursday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m.
AGES: High school students and parents/caregivers

Join us for this FREE seminar for parents/caregivers with high school students who plan on attending college. Parents/caregivers will learn academic and financial strategies from the My College Planning Team, whose seminar was rated “Best College Workshop” by Chicago area parents. No registration is required.

 

Pokemon with The Gaming Goat


Monday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m.
AGES: 7 to 16 years old

Are you interested in learning how to play Pokémon Trading Cards? Come join the Library as we collaborate with The Gaming Goat for a night of learning and playing Pokémon Trading Cards. Participants are encouraged to bring their own Pokémon trading cards for a better learning experience.