Teens Events

Your City @ Home: DuSable Museum of African American History

Saturday, April 10, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
“The People Could Fly” is a very relevant and layered statement used by and about people of African descent in America. Join the discussion to learn about the history of Black people flying, literally and figuratively, well above their circumstances along with Chicago’s role in this rich legacy.

Register here for Zoom webinar link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NP4POe7jT4mf2AJcX_g3OQ
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Adults
Teens

D&D One Shot

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 6:00pm
Join us for bi-weekly D&D one-shot adventures. We’ll have rotating DMs and you can bring your own character sheets or use one of ours.

Register with the best email to receive an invite to our programming space.
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Teens

Living Room Conversation: Criminal Justice Reform

Monday, April 12, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Restorative Justice is based in ancient practices of indigenous peoples around the world. People who have caused harm take ownership of their actions and commit to repairing relationships. Join us to consider this potential reform to our current justice system, which some consider adversarial, overly punitive and promoting denial of responsibility. Provided in partnership with the Wheaton League of Women Voters.
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Adults
Teens

3D Print Club

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 -
3:30pm to 4:00pm
In this 3 session class learn how to use Tinkercad and create your own project that we'll print out on our 3D printer.

Register with the best email address to be invited to our virtual programming space.
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Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

If you have already registered or joined before, no need to register again, just join us in our Kast viewing room.
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Teens

Teen Art Club

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Come and discuss your newest creations, what you've been working on, and what inspires you. Teens will have a chance to share their art work and work on their current project. Each meeting will have a loose theme, but feel free to bring and share anything your working on.

March 17: Characters
April 14: Sketching
May 12: Chalk Art

Register with the best email to send you an invite to our virtual programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Geek Talk: Minecraft

Thursday, April 15, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Show off your builds, discuss your favorite stories, and share your favorite tips and tricks.

Register with an email address to get details on how to join.
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Teens

Trivia Night

Friday, April 16, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Gather your "QuaranTeam" (individuals welcome, too!) and some beverages and snacks for Virtual Trivia! We will be playing live via Zoom meeting, one team per log-in, please. Questions will be geared towards adults, but all ages are welcome. We will also be featuring movie questions in honor of the Oscars this month! Please make sure to join us right at 7pm as we go over instructions.

This program is provided in the Zoom Meeting format so that you may better engage and interact with the presenter and other participants. If you feel comfortable doing so, please turn your camera on.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

3D Print Club

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 -
3:30pm to 4:00pm
In this 3 session class learn how to use Tinkercad and create your own project that we'll print out on our 3D printer.

Register with the best email address to be invited to our virtual programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Making Your Dream College a Financial Reality

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
This unique workshop/webinar will demonstrate how some of the most expensive colleges can actually cost less than an in-state university. Families will learn how to compare the net price of college instead of the sticker price and gain financial strategies that can save them thousands of dollars.

This event is a webinar. Please register directly at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZS4eXmwWQLiaLxdsIvBP9w
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Teens
Adults

Teen Volunteers - Book Buddies

Saturday, April 24, 2021 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Interested in volunteering at the library and becoming a reading buddy to kids? Please email teenread@wheatonlibrayr.org to sign up for a time slot at 10, 10:30, 11, or 11:30.
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Teens

Your City @ Home: National Museum of Mexican Art

Saturday, April 24, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Explore the “Nuestras Historias” exhibition which includes works from the museum's permanent collection. Nuestras Historias highlights the Museum’s Permanent Collection to showcase the dynamic and diverse stories of Mexican identity in North America. The exhibition presents cultural identity as something that continually evolves across time, regions, and communities, rather than as a static, unchanging entity, and features ancient Mesoamerican and colonial artifacts, modern Mexican art, folk art, and contemporary works from both sides of the U.S.–Mexican border.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

D&D One Shot

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 6:00pm
Join us for bi-weekly D&D one-shot adventures. We’ll have rotating DMs and you can bring your own character sheets or use one of ours.

Register with the best email to receive an invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

3D Print Club

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 -
3:30pm to 4:00pm
In this 3 session class learn how to use Tinkercad and create your own project that we'll print out on our 3D printer.

Register with the best email address to be invited to our virtual programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

If you have already registered or joined before, no need to register again, just join us in our Kast viewing room.
Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Library Council

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Would you like to earn service hours and make a difference at the library? Join the Teen Library Council! Help put together and run programs, discuss library and community projects, recommend books and materials, and more.

Register with the best email to send you and invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Geek Talk: Minecraft

Thursday, April 29, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Show off your builds, discuss your favorite stories, and share your favorite tips and tricks.

Register with an email address to get details on how to join.
Event Type: 
Teens

Your City @ Home: Chicago Children’s Museum

Saturday, May 1, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Get an exclusive look at the Cloudbuster climbing exhibit, the Zoom Room and more! Chicago Children’s Museum’s mission is to improve children’s lives by creating a community where play and learning connect. Housed in Navy Pier, the Museum is intentionally designed for experimentation, creativity, and learning for all children. They focus on accessibility, inclusion, and the pursuit of childhood, ensuring valuable and memorable experiences for all visitors.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Teen Take & Make DIY Bags

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 (All day)
Sign up for our monthly DIY bags!
Pick up dates:
March 17 : Acrylic Pour Art
April 14 : Infinity Mirror
May 19 : Keepsake Box

Please register with the best email to contact you about pick up details.
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Teens

Among Us Gaming

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Join us and see if you can figure out who the impostor is!
Sign up with the best email address to get an invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

D&D One Shot

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 6:00pm
Join us for bi-weekly D&D one-shot adventures. We’ll have rotating DMs and you can bring your own character sheets or use one of ours.

Register with the best email to receive an invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

If you have already registered or joined before, no need to register again, just join us in our Kast viewing room.
Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Art Club

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Come and discuss your newest creations, what you've been working on, and what inspires you. Teens will have a chance to share their art work and work on their current project. Each meeting will have a loose theme, but feel free to bring and share anything your working on.

March 17: Characters
April 14: Sketching
May 12: Chalk Art

Register with the best email to send you an invite to our virtual programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Geek Talk: Minecraft

Thursday, May 13, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Show off your builds, discuss your favorite stories, and share your favorite tips and tricks.

Register with an email address to get details on how to join.
Event Type: 
Teens

Living Room Conversation: One Person, One Vote

Monday, May 17, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Let's explore ideas for reforming our democracy such as ranked choice voting, changing the electoral college, drawing fairer electoral maps, and improving voter participation. Join the discussion to share your ideas on how to encourage active civic engagement. Provided in partnership with the Wheaton League of Women Voters.

This program is provided in the Zoom Meeting format so that you may better engage and interact with the presenter and other participants. If you feel comfortable doing so, please turn your microphone and/or camera on.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

The Effects of COVID-19 on College Admissions: What Will College Admissions Look

Monday, May 17, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Over the course of the next few years, the college admissions process will look different due to the impact of COVID-19. Thomas Jaworski, founder of Quest College Consulting, will examine the effects of canceled standardized exams, virtual AP tests, high school transcripts and what college admissions might look like going forward during this virtual presentation.

Register here for the Zoom webinar invitation:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dHKg1BSbQt-Cwi9DatpOew

Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

D&D One Shot

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 6:00pm
Join us for bi-weekly D&D one-shot adventures. We’ll have rotating DMs and you can bring your own character sheets or use one of ours.

Register with the best email to receive an invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Are you into a specific show, or do you want to learn about a different genre?
Come join in, and we'll discuss our personal favorites.
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

If you have already registered or joined before, no need to register again, just join us in our Kast viewing room.
Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Library Council

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Would you like to earn service hours and make a difference at the library? Join the Teen Library Council! Help put together and run programs, discuss library and community projects, recommend books and materials, and more.

Register with the best email to send you and invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Geek Talk: Minecraft

Thursday, May 27, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Show off your builds, discuss your favorite stories, and share your favorite tips and tricks.

Register with an email address to get details on how to join.
Event Type: 
Teens

Your City @ Home: Elmhurst History Museum

Saturday, May 29, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Just before the first man landed on the moon, Charlie Brown and Snoopy soared through space with NASA’s Apollo 10 mission in May 1969. The exhibition To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA examines the history of Apollo 10 and the Peanuts characters’ role in that flight and in the NASA Manned Flight Awareness safety program. This travelling exhibit is organized by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in Santa Rosa, California.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens