Programs > Teens & Tweens

Programs

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

Reading & Writing

Sherlock Party
Friday, May 22, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Ages 13 – 18
Celebrate the BBC show Sherlock starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s birthday. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Blind Date with a Book
June 1 - 30, Ages 13 & Up
Looking for love in all the wrong pages? Read the descriptions of mysteriously wrapped Young Adult titles and check out the one that is right for you.

 

Teen Writing Club
Wednesdays, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Ages 13 – 17
June 3 & 17, July 1 & 15, August 5
Join other teen writers for inspiration, thoughtful feedback and support on your writing projects. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Steampunk Party
Thursday, June 18, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Ages 13 – 17
Get your gadgets, gears and goggles ready for a celebration of all things Steampunk. Drink tea, make a craft, play parlor games and learn more about exciting Steampunk titles. Refreshments will be provided. Feel free to dress up for the event. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Harry Potter Birthday Party
Friday, July 31, 4 – 6 p.m., Ages 9 - 15
July 31 is the most magical day of the year at the Warrenville Public Library as we celebrate the birthday of everyone’s favorite boy wizard. Wear the colors of your favorite House to show your Hufflepuff, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Gryffindor pride, and come join us for Harry Potter-themed games, crafts and treats. Registration is required. Click here to register.

Crafts

Teen Beach Tote Bags *
Thursday, July 16, 6 p.m., Ages 13 – 17
Turn t-shirts into the perfect summer accessory. All materials supplied, but feel free to bring an old shirt from home. 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.

 

Gaming

Super Smash Bros. Tournament
Fridays, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
June 12, July 10, August 14
Challenge other gamers to Super Smash Bros. battles on the Wii U. The tournament winner will receive a gift card. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Nintendo Club
Fridays, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
May 29, June 26, July 24, August 28
Game on with other fans of Nintendo characters and video game series. Bring your Nintendo 3DS (or DS) and any multi-player games you wish to play. You can also try out different Wii and Wii U games. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Play and Learn Minecraft
The Library’s public-access computers include the latest version of Minecraft for patrons with their own Minecraft accounts. The Library also hosts three MinecraftEDU servers which provide the opportunity for patrons (with or without a Minecraft account) to learn, build, and explore in a closed environment. Warrenville cardholders can now request free online access to Learn to Mod, a training tool which offers Blockly for beginners and JavaScript for those interested in more detailed coding. Email trainer@warrenville.com with your full name and library card number to sign up.

High School / College Prep

Welcome to High School
Monday, August 17, 7 p.m., High School Freshmen
Come learn what to expect from high school and how to prepare for your bright future! A representative from ISAC (Illinois Student Assistance Commission) will explain what resources are available to you in high school and what classes to take in order to be on track for college. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Financial Aid Process
Monday, August 24, 7 p.m., High School Seniors & Parents
Need help figuring out how to pay for college? Have questions about the FAFSA and why you should fill it out? Learn what steps to take from a representative from ISAC (Illinois Student Assistance Commission). Registration is required. Click here to register.

Teen Advisory Board

Monthly, Ages 13 – 18
The Warrenville Public Library District wants you to help us provide more content and activities for teens. Attend monthly meetings of the Teen Advisory Board to:

  • Provide our Library with Teen feedback.
  • Share your interests and favorite activities with the Library.
  • Suggest books, graphic novels, non-fiction titles, DVDs and more for our collections.
  • Plan programs and clubs for teens at the Library.
  • Learn more about starting your own projects or events using Library space.

If you’re interested in joining the Teen Advisory Board, please contact April, our Teen Services Librarian, at april@warrenville.com or 630/393-1171 x111.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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