Teen Events

Monday, April 22

Page Turners -- Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 7 and 8). Join us for a book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!), and have some snacks. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Tuesday, April 23

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on April 2 (please note the time for the training session, 4:30-5:30pm). Please register.
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Wednesday, April 24

Conquering Writer's Block

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 7 to 12). What do you do when you get stuck while writing? We will be discussing (and trying out) various ways to get inspiration flowing when dreaded writer's block strikes. Drop-in.

Thursday, April 25

Little Listeners

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to ages 0-15 months) Join us for a fun, interactive experience for you and your baby! You'll learn how rhymes, songs, stories and play can build your little one's early literacy skills. Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Please register--your registration covers the full 3-week session.
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Sunday, April 28

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Interactive Movie

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
(Grades 9 to 12). I am Groot. Need a break from studying for AP testing? Join the Guardians of the Galaxy on an interactive movie adventure, complete with bingo, prizes, and snacks! I am Groot. Drop-in.

Tuesday, April 30

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on April 2 (please note the time for the training session, 4:30-5:30pm). Please register.
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Saturday, May 25

Family Storytime

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
(Open to all ages) Come be part of the fun at Family Storytime! It's a half-hour filled with books, music and more ... all are welcome, no registration required!

Tuesday, May 28

Finals Cafe

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 9 to 12) Looking for a place to unwind? Join us for Finals Café. There will be places to study with friends, food and therapy dogs. No registration required.

Wednesday, May 29

Finals Cafe

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 9 to 12) Looking for a place to unwind? Join us for Finals Café. There will be places to study with friends, food and therapy dogs. No registration required.

Friday, May 31

Morning Make-Believe

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(Intended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Did you know playing “make-believe” builds developmental skills? We provide the space and props--your child provides the imagination! No registration required.

Tuesday, June 18

Books on Tap at Timothy O'Tooles in Lake Villa!

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
It's the library in hangout mode; a book club with a twist, held at Timothy O'Tooles in Lake Villa. Get comfortable, meet new people and talk about books! You buy the drinks; appetizers are provided. This month's title is The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.
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