Teens Events

Let's Print 3D! An Intro to Tinkercad

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to create basic 3D designs in Tinkercad that you can send to our 3D printer.
Event Type: 
Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us on the last Tuesday of every month for Anime Club. Do you prefer Subbed or Dubbed? Are you a fan of Shojo or Shonen? Are you up to the latest episode of My Hero Academia, or are you more of a fan of classics like Initial D?
Event Type: 
Teens

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Saving & Investing) - 2 part workshop

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Planning and making sound financial decisions over an extended period of time can make for a comfortable
stress free lifestyle. During this Intersession we will touch on the basics of saving, investing, compounding, stocks,
bonds, retirement account options, use of credit, mortgage application, and much much more.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Saving & Investing) - 2 part workshop

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Planning and making sound financial decisions over an extended period of time can make for a comfortable
stress free lifestyle. During this Intersession we will touch on the basics of saving, investing, compounding, stocks,
bonds, retirement account options, use of credit, mortgage application, and much much more.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

Harry Potter Club

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Join the club for all things Harry Potter. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

D&D Club

Monday, September 30, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you curious about the world of Dungeons and Dragons, but unsure how to gather a group or start a campaign?
Stop by and we’ll provide pre-made characters (or provide one yourself) and we’ll teach you the basics of how a group of heroes can save (or destroy) the world!
Event Type: 
Teens

A Parent's Guide on How to Pay for College

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:15pm
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn new tools available to families for planning, saving, or paying for college—strategies that can save you thousands of dollars while also optimizing admissions and scholarship opportunities. Includes new material about recent changes in tax and financial aid policies affecting higher education. Both parents are encouraged to attend.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

Geek Talk Post Premiere: Joker

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Need to rant about the film? Gotta let loose about X-Men Dark Phoenix, or trade theories about Star Wars Rise of Skywalker? Want the inside scoop on trending videogames and graphic novels? This is your place to talk, laugh, or be annoyed. Get some snacks and get your nerd on.
Joker premiere October 4th
Can't make it (or just want more Geek Talk)? Glen Ellyn Public Library will be hosting the event on October 8th at 3:30pm.
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Teens

Meditation Workshop

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Chopra Center certified instructor Stephanie Frantz teaches you a simple mindfulness meditation technique and a breathing exercise to relax, reduce stress, and increase your overall sense of wellbeing.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Sharpie Mugs

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Getting ready for the cold or for Spooky Times, come in and decorate a mug that you can use yourself or gift to another.
Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Gaming

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Stop by the Teenspace to play some Super Smash Bros Ultimate or Mario Kart 8.
Event Type: 
Teens

Home History Research Help Drop-in

Saturday, October 26, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ever wonder how old your house is? Who lived there in the past? What it looked like originally? Whether your interest is a home’s construction date, past owners, or its architecture--visit WPL to discover available resources, where to find them and what each reveals. Walk-ins are welcome, although reservations are recommended. Please call 630-868-7520 for a half-hour appointment.
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy
Teens

Home History Research Help Drop-in

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ever wonder how old your house is? Who lived there in the past? What it looked like originally? Whether your interest is a home’s construction date, past owners, or its architecture--visit WPL to discover available resources, where to find them and what each reveals. Walk-ins are welcome, although reservations are recommended. Please call 630-868-7520 for a half-hour appointment.
Event Type: 
Adults
Genealogy
Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us on the last Tuesday of every month for Anime Club. Do you prefer Subbed or Dubbed? Are you a fan of Shojo or Shonen? Are you up to the latest episode of My Hero Academia, or are you more of a fan of classics like Initial D?
Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Gaming

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Stop by the Teenspace to play some Super Smash Bros Ultimate or Mario Kart 8.
Event Type: 
Teens

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! Drop-in, bring your laptop (or check one out at the Tech Center) and get ready to write. Coffee will be provided.

NaNoWriMo = National Novel Writing Month

Visit nanowrimo.org or naperwrimo.org for more information.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Gaming Tournament

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Test your skills at our Super Smash Bros Ultimate tournament! Please bring your own controllers, if possible.
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Teens

Practice SAT Test

Saturday, November 16, 2019 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Find out what test day will really be like by taking a proctored practice exam. Bring a calculator and a snack for the break.
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Teens

Harry Potter Club

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 4-8
Join the club for all things Harry Potter. Registration required.
Event Type: 
Children
Teens

DIY TARDIS Tee

Saturday, November 23, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
In celebration of Whovians and the celebration of the first episode ever released back in 1963 (it’s been 56 years!), we’ll be making a TARDIS t-shirt. We’ll provide the supplies, but please bring your own shirt!
Event Type: 
Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us on the last Tuesday of every month for Anime Club. Do you prefer Subbed or Dubbed? Are you a fan of Shojo or Shonen? Are you up to the latest episode of My Hero Academia, or are you more of a fan of classics like Initial D?
Event Type: 
Teens

Exam Cram

Sunday, January 12, 2020 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Cram for finals at the library. Snacks and drinks will be available in the Teenspace.
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Teens

Exam Cram

Monday, January 13, 2020 -
2:30pm to 9:00pm
Cram for finals at the library. Snacks and drinks will be available in the Teenspace.
Event Type: 
Teens

Exam Cram

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 -
2:30pm to 9:00pm
Cram for finals at the library. Snacks and drinks will be available in the Teenspace.
Event Type: 
Teens

Exam Cram

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 -
2:30pm to 9:00pm
Cram for finals at the library. Snacks and drinks will be available in the Teenspace.
Event Type: 
Teens