Selected teen programs require pre-registration. To register, visit the Information Desk, call 630/393-1171 x100, or register online.
Reading & Writing
Blind Date with a Book
Now – February 28
Start looking for love in all the right pages. Mysteriously-wrapped Young Adult books will be available in front of the Young Adult Fiction section. Read their descriptions, check the book out and see which book is the one for you.
Teen Writing Club
Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Ages 13 – 18
March 4, April 1, May 6
Join other teen writers for inspiration, thoughtful feedback and support on your writing projects. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Rick Riordan Re-Read
Fridays, 4:30 p.m., Ages 10 – 16
March 20: The Lightning Thief
April 17: The Sea of Monsters
May 15: The Titan’s Curse
Meet up at the Library for discussion and activities based on the popular Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan. Books are available for checkout at the Information Desk one month prior to the discussion date. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 2
On Free Comic Book Day participating comic book shops, libraries and schools around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who visits them. The Library will have comic books available for all ages – kids, teens and adults. Stop by the Information Desk to pick up your free comic book while supplies last.
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.
Teen Movie: Divergent
Saturday, March 7, 2 p.m., Ages 13 – 18
In a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four. Together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late. (PG-13, 139 min.) Be sure to see Insurgent, the second movie in this based-on-a-book series, in theaters starting March 20. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Teen Movie: Maleficent
Saturday, April 4, 2 p.m., Ages 13 – 18
In an unforgiving mood after a neighboring kingdom threatens her forest, Maleficent places an irrevocable curse on the king's newborn daughter, the Princess Aurora. But as the child grows, Maleficent finds herself becoming fond of the girl. As the conflict between the two realms intensifies, Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land. (PG, 96 min.). Registration is required. Click here to register.
Free Comic Book Day Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy
Saturday, May 2, 2 p.m., Ages 13 & Up
Brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits—Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon; Groot, a tree-like humanoid; the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last desperate stand—with the galaxy's fate in the balance. (PG-13, 121 min.)
**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.
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Thursday, February 26, 4:30 p.m., Ages 10 – 15
Challenge other Portal Masters and jump into the Battle Arenas of different Skylanders games. You can also practice for Skylanders tournaments. Please bring your own Skylanders figures if there’s a specific character you want to play. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Super Smash Bros. Tournament
Fridays, 4:30 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
February 13, March 6, April 3, May 1
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.
Friday, March 13, 4:30 p.m., Ages 13 – 18
Get ready for puzzles, platforms and jump-scares playing tablet games including Five Nights at Freddy’s, Pizza vs. Skeletons and Geometry Dash. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Thursday, 6 p.m., February 19, Ages 10 – 15
Fridays, 4:30 p.m., Ages 10 – 15
March 27, April 10, May 29
Come talk about your favorite Nintendo games, characters and series. Bring your Nintendo 3DS (or DS) and any multi-player games you wish to play. You can also try out different Wii U games like Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart 8 and Skylanders Trap Team. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Wednesday, April 1, 2:30 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 630/393-1171 x111.