Teen Library Laboratory Classes & Events
Spring Semester 2017
Authors have birthdays, and birthdays are meant to be celebrated! So we're hosting some fun on our favorite authors' special days: JRR Tolkien (Lord of the Rings), AA Milne (Winnie the Pooh), Norman Bridwell (Clifford), Dr. Seuss, Maya Angelou and Shakespeare, and Star Wars! Click here for details.
Chicago is a buzz center for historical coolness! Come discover why. Toy-making, World Fair firsts and fun, gangster tales, sports mania, the story that grossed out a president, and more all await! (a STEAM event) Open to all ages. Advance registration required by April 19.
The Forever Young Adult book club is an informal monthly meeting for readers to discuss Young Adult fiction. Come join in on the fun! For one book selection, we will combine with the Movie Was Better? book group to discuss the book and view its movie adaptation. Open to high schoolers and adults. Click here for details.
Read young adult books for the chance to win a prize!
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We've gone mad this spring break--and we're so excited about it! Join us for our Mad about Books Read-a-thon and Mad Science Week! Advance registration for Mad Science classes is required by Mar 15. Click here for details.
Design a bookmark for our Summer Reading Program. Entry forms will be available at the library beginning Feb 15 and must be returned by 6pm on Mar 31. Bookmark designs must meet guidelines to qualify. Click here for details.
Read-to-a-dog programs increase literacy skills for struggling readers. Tellin' Tails provides young people in grades 1-12 with 15 minutes of read-aloud time with certified therapy dog Chevelle. Advance registration is required. Reading sessions will be held at Library Corner and may be scheduled for 4:30-4:45, 4:45-5:00, or 5:00-5:15 on any of the following days:
Feb 1, 13, 27
Mar 6, 13, 27
Apr 3, 10, 17, 24
Third Fridays, 6:30-8pm
Join us for some fun activities and events! Open to grades 6-12.
Advance registration is required. Click here for details.