Programs > Teens & Tweens


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


Nintendo Club
Thursdays, 6 p.m., Ages 10 – 17
September 11, October 30, November 13
Come talk about your favorite Nintendo games. Bring your Nintendo 3DS (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.


Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament
Fridays, 4:30 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
September 12, October 17, November 14
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.


William Shakespeare’s Star Wars
Wednesday, September 24, 6 p.m., Ages 13 – 18
Bring your acting skills to the Library and act out classic Star Wars movies in William Shakespeare’s style. Registration is required. Click here to register.


After-School Skylanders
Thursdays, 4:30 p.m., Ages 10 – 15
September 25, October 16, November 6
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.


Spooky Book Club
Tuesdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, 4:30 p.m.,
Ages 8 – 12
Join us every Tuesday in October to talk about spooky reads. For each meeting, feel free to read any ook featuring Halloween, Horror or Scary Stories. Spooky snacks will be available. 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.




Book Fortunes
October 12 – 18, Ages 13 – 18
Get a fun fortune or next great read predictions at the Library during Teen Read Week. Your fortune awaits you at the Information Desk.


Smaug’s Horde Contest
November 1 – 30, Ages 13 – 18
How much treasure has the deadly dragon Smaug been keeping away from the dwarves of Middle Earth? Guess how many and enter to win a Regal Cinemas gift card which you can use to view The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Smaug’s treasure will be available for guessing starting November 1. The winner will be announced in December.


Mario Kart
Wednesday, November 12, 4:30 p.m., Ages 8 – 13
Go on a road trip with Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U. Registration is required. Click here to register.


DIY Jenga
Saturday, November 15, 10:30 a.m.,
Ages 8 – 12
Celebrate International Games Day by creating your own colorful Jenga set. Registration is required. Click here to register.


Hunger Games Re-watch
Tuesday, November 18, 6 p.m., Ages 13 & Up
Wednesday, November 19, 6 p.m., Ages 13 & Up

Get ready for Mockingjay Part 1 by re-watching the first two Hunger Games fi lms. We’ll be showing The Hunger Games on November 18 and Catching Fire on November 19. At both movies, there will be door prizes and a popcorn bar. Mockingjay Part 1 opens in theaters on November 21. Registration is required. Click here to register.