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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

  • Crafternoons - Duct Tape Lab
    When: Monday, September 12, 2016 3:30 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Youth Room

    Make your own slap bracelet and bookmarks.
  • Anime Addicts
    When: Monday, September 19, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Meeting Room

    Do you enjoy anime and Japanese snacks?
    If so, this is the place for you!
  • Super Smash Bros. Doubles Tournament
    When: Friday, September 23, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Meeting Room

    Grades 7-12. Participants must form their team before the start of the tournament.
  • Cool Compositions
    When: Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:00 AM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District

    Sponsored by the Gift of Carl Foundation
    Submit your poetry, short stories, and/or song lyrics and you could win a cash prize! Entry forms will be available starting Sept. 24 at writeon.ippl.info and at the Kids& Teens Ask Us Desk.  All entries are due Oct. 22. First, second, and third place winners in each category will be announced November 2 at "An Evening with Jason Reynolds". Applications available at the 2nd floor Ask Us Desk or online
  • Crafternoons - Magnet Tins
    When: Monday, September 26, 2016 3:30 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Youth Room

    Upcycle a tin with decorations and fill it with magnets you make.
  • Don't Pay the College Sticker Price
    When: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:00 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Meeting Room

    Join us as Joe Orsolini of College Aid Planners shares three key tips that can make college education more affordable.
  • Practice ACT and SAT Combo
    When: Saturday, October 01, 2016 12:30 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Meeting Room

    Free SAT/ACT combo practice test with same day scoring from Kaplan. Register via this link.
  • Teen Writer's Workshop
    When: Wednesday, October 05, 2016 7:00 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Youth Room

     We'll play fun games to practice and improve our writing skills.
  • Zombie Creations
    When: Friday, October 14, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Meeting Room

    Too cool for stuffed animals? Think again! We'll bring those old toys back to life as ghoulish creations. Bring your own animals to cut apart and put back together, or use some of ours.
  • Arm Knitting
    When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:00 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Youth Room

    Make a scarf for the cooler nights! Bring your arms and yarn, and we'll teach you how.
    NOTE:Two skeins of bulky/super bulky yarn are needed.
  • Crafternoons - Spooky String Dolls
    When: Monday, October 24, 2016 3:30 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Youth Room

    Create tiny, creepy companions with a few simple ingredients.
  • Counter Strike: Global Offensive 5v5 Tournament
    When: Friday, October 28, 2016 5:00 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Meeting Room

    Grades 7-12.
    Participants must have STEAM account. 
    Participants must form their own team before the start of the tournament. We will accept four teams of 5 members each. All teams must register. Participants are allowed to bring their own computers, laptops, keyboard, and/or mouse.

  • An Evening with Jason Reynolds
    When: Wednesday, November 02, 2016 7:00 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Meeting Room

    Critically-acclaimed author Jason Reynolds will discuss writing, the life of an author, and how his personal experience has shaped his work.
    Cool Compositions will also be awarded.
  • Crafternoons - Woven Bangles
    When: Monday, November 07, 2016 3:30 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Youth Room

    Transform bangle bracelets from boring to WOW!
  • League of Legends 5v5 Tournament
    When: Friday, November 11, 2016 5:00 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Meeting Room

    Participants must have their own account. Participants must form their team before the start of the tournament. We will accept four teams of 5 members each. All teams must register. Participants are allowed to bring their own computers, laptops, keyboard, and/or mouse.
  • Crafternoons - Yarn Monograms
    When: Monday, November 21, 2016 3:30 PM
    Where: Indian Prairie Public Library District at Youth Room

    Decorate your space with an awesome yarn wrapped monogram.

 

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.