Teen Events

Wednesday, October 17

Favorite Fall Foods (Grades 7-8)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Grades 7 and 8. Come learn how to use seasonal produce to make applesauce and a salad. If allergies are a concern, ask us for a list of ingredients. Please register.
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Monday, October 22

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 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 October 1 (see above). Registration for this program begins on Saturday, September 1.
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Page Turners -- Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Grades 7 and 8. Join us for an extra special book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read the book, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!) about Endangered, have some snacks, and Skype with the author! Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Thursday, October 25

Battle of the Books Orientation

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 5-8) Join us for Battle of the Books, a trivia competition for 5-8th graders! We’ll meet once a month to practice for our final competition in April. If you’d like to participate in Battle, this orientation meeting is mandatory--we will form teams, assign books, and learn the rules. Please register.
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Sunday, October 28

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
(Open to all ages) Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a tradition that originated in Mexico. Ancestors who have passed on are honored with festivals and celebrations--decorated calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls) appear everywhere as the most recognizable symbols of the holiday. Join us to learn more about Día de los Muertos and decorate a sugar calavera of your own!
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Monday, October 29

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 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 October 1 (see above). Registration for this program begins on Saturday, September 1.
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Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
(Open to all ages) Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a tradition that originated in Mexico. Ancestors who have passed on are honored with festivals and celebrations--decorated calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls) appear everywhere as the most recognizable symbols of the holiday. Join us to learn more about Día de los Muertos and decorate a sugar calavera of your own!
Register

Thursday, November 15

Battle of the Books Practice

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 5-8) Practice for Lake Villa District Library's Battle of the Books competition with book and author reviews, sample questions, and team building activities. For questions about Battle of the Books, please contact us at 847.245.5116.

Sunday, November 18

Fall Festival

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) Come celebrate the fall season at LVDL! Festivities include a photobooth, games, treats, and more fall-themed surprises! No registration required.

Monday, November 26

Train Magnets

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades K-1) Experiment with the different properties of magnets using toy trains! Please register.
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Thursday, December 6

Battle of the Books Practice

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 5-8) Practice for Lake Villa District Library's Battle of the Books competition with book and author reviews, sample questions, and team building activities. For questions about Battle of the Books, please contact us at 847.245.5116.

Saturday, December 8

Time Traveler Day

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) The Doctor, Marty McFly, Jack and Annie, Hermione, and Mrs. Whatsit all travel through time. Help us celebrate National Time Traveler Day with games, crafts and fun! No registration required.

Monday, December 24

Tuesday, December 25

Thursday, December 27

Bored? Games!

Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
(Open to all ages) Looking for some fun during Winter Break? Drop by the Wilton Room and play a board game! No registration required.

Friday, December 28

Bored? Games!

Friday, December 28, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
(Open to all ages) Looking for some fun during Winter Break? Drop by the Wilton Room and play a board game! No registration required.