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Register at the Kids & Teens Ask Us Desk, call 630/887-8760 ext. 263 or register online. Teen programs are open to 7-12 grades unless otherwise noted.


Upcoming Programs

Anime Addicts

Mondays, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, and Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Do you like anime and Japanese snacks? If so, join us!

DIY Teens DIYTElectricSequins

Tuesdays, Sept. 29–Nov. 17 at 4 p.m.
Get amped after school with crafts and activities in the Teen Lounge.

Sept. 29: Stickers
Oct. 6: Button Maker
Oct. 13: DJ App
Oct. 20: Bottle Cap Magnets
Oct. 27: Sew Trendy
Nov. 3: Backpack Patches
Nov. 17: Tech Tuesday

Video Game

Show the world you aren't just another button masher.

League of Legends

Fri., Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m.

Super Smash Bros WiiU

Fri., Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m.

Inside the Box: Int’l Game Day

Fri., Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m.

Beginners and board game enthusiasts alike are invited to join us for an evening of intrigue, betrayals, and shrewd tactics. Feel free to bring your favorite board game to share, but we will have a variety of strategy board games available led by experienced players.

Video Game Swap

Sat., Nov. 21, noon

Grades 5–12. We are celebrating International Games Day! Bring your old video games and trade them for new-to-you games.

Practice ACT

Sun., Sept. 27, 1:15 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 15, 1:15 p.m.
Free practice test with results analysis from Kaplan.

How to Pay for College without Going Broke

Tues., Sept. 29, 7 p.m.
Presented by My College Planning Team. Learn to reduce the cost of college and still attend the school of your choice. Experienced professionals share their knowledge to guide you in your college search, selection, and funding. For parents of high school students.

3D Printed Robotics

Sun., Oct. 4, 2 p.m.
Build a hexapod robot out of 3D printed parts and then program it to move around.

Mockingjay Part 2 Release Party

Fri., Nov. 13, 6:30–9 p.m.11189899 ori
With the release of the movie Mockingjay Part 2 on the horizon, we will project Part 1 on the wall and supply a set of challenges to help you determine your fate. Dress to represent your favorite district and be entered into a drawing to win a movie theater gift card so you and a friend can be there on opening night of Mockingjay Part 2!


Submit ideas for Teen Programs!

Did you know the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meets every month to help plan and implement programs for our teens? They make recommendations for the books, movies and games we buy, and they make suggestions for making the library more "teen friendly." Do you have some ideas for TAB to consider? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Tyler at 630-887-8760 ext. 261.