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Programs

Selected teen programs require pre-registration. To register, visit the Information Desk, call 630/393-1171 x100, or click here to register online.

 

Monthly Teen Contests
Grades 5 - 12
Enter to win a gift card by correctly identifying characters from books, video games and TV shows. Stop by the Information Desk each month for an Entry Form and more details.

 

Kitsune: Of Foxes and Fool
Thursday, June 12, 6:30 p.m., Ages 13 & Up
Come play Kitsune: Of Foxes and Fools created by Diamond Dust Dreams Inc., a Warrenville-based tabletop game company. In this card game of luck, strategy and tactics, each player takes the role of a different Kitsune (pronounced kit-soo-nay), a Japanese Fox spirit trying to earn his or her tails through impressive schemes. Adult gamers are welcome. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Mario Kart
Wednesdays, 2 p.m., Ages 8-13
June 18, July 23
Go on a road trip with Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

DIY Beach Tote Bags
Thursday, June 19, 2 p.m., Ages 12-17
Turn T-shirts into the perfect summer accessory. All materials supplied. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament
Fridays, 4:30 p.m., Ages 12-17
June 20, July 25, August 8
Challenge other gamers to Super Smash Bros. Brawl battles then stick around to play for fun. The tournament winner will receive a gift card. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Summer Skylanders
Thursdays, 4:30 p.m., Ages 10-15
June 26, July 31
Play as teams in Survival Mode or face-off against other Portal Masters in Battle Arenas. Please bring your own Skylander figures if there’s a specific character you want to play or level up. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**If you need assistance in the library, ask us! We’re happy to help. If you require ADA accommodations for a Library program or event, please notify the Library office at least two weeks in advance at 630/393-1171 x118.

 

** Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Library publicity purposes.

 

 

Tween-a-Palooza Craft Time
Wednesday, July 2, 1:30 3 p.m., Ages 9-12
Grab a snack and start a craft project. We will have bracelet looms, various craft supplies and sweet treats. Bring a friend and enjoy an afternoon of fun. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

DIY Pom Pom Bookmarks
Thursday, August 7, 2 p.m., Ages 12-17
Keep reading fun with colorful, yarn creations. All materials supplied. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Welcome to High School
Monday, August 11, 7 p.m., Freshmen and Parents
Come learn what to expect from high school and how to prepare for your bright future! A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will explain what resources are available to you in high school and what classes to take in order to be on track for college. Additional topics include the importance of getting involved in extracurricular activities, time management and study skills. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Financial Aid Process
Monday, August 18, 7 p.m., High School Seniors and Parents
Need help figuring out how to pay for college? Have questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and why you should fill it out? A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will be breaking down the financial aid process for students and their families. The basics of the FAFSA will be covered, as well as, what forms of financial assistance are available to students, such as grants, scholarships and federal student loans. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Skylanders Tournament
Friday, August 15, 4:30 p.m. Ages 10-15
Challenge other Portal Masters and put your Skylanders to the test. The tournament winner will receive a gift card. Please make sure to bring your own Skylander figures if there’s a specific character you want to play. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Nintendo Club
Thursday, August 28, 6 p.m., Ages 10-17
Come talk about your favorite Nintendo games. Bring your Nintendo 3 DS (or DS) and any multi-player games you wish to play. You can also try out different games on our new Wii U. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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