Teens Events

Anime Club

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.

Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Geek Talk

Thursday, August 13, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Can't wait for the next Wonder Woman movie to come out? Still looking to discuss the finer details of Avengers: Endgame (and really the whole franchise)? Want to delve into Picard and how he's the best Star Trek captain (or not)? Join us to talk about whatever you geek out over.
Event Type: 
Teens

Trivia Night

Friday, August 14, 2020 -
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.

Please make sure to join us right at 7pm as we go over instructions. Latecomers will be remain in our waiting room until the beginning of the next round.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

D&D Club

Monday, August 17, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Have you adventured before, or is this your first time joining a group?
Whichever way, we'll be exploring and you're more than welcome to join our party!
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Event Type: 
Teens

Craft Along with Creativebug: Collage

Monday, August 17, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Follow collage artist Danielle Krysa as she demonstrates how to select, cut, and combine found images. We will have fun creating new scenes and imaginative compositions using pictures from magazines.

Supplies needed: 3-5 sheets of blank paper, scissors, craft glue or glue stick, full pages from old books, magazines, and/or ads featuring large images of people, animals, landscapes and textures.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.

Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Super Smash Bros Afternoon

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join our Super Smash Bros battle arena for an afternoon of gaming.
Sign up with the best email address to get an invite to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Learn Effectively at Home

Thursday, August 20, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Help your student keep focused and achieve their academic goals while learning at home part- or full-time. Studying smarter is more effective than studying harder. C2 Education Wheaton will help you get organized and handle school this fall like a pro! The presentation will be followed by time for Q&A.

Register here for the Zoom webinar invitation:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MdjnuDHtSfm3svAVNnA-CA
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Living Room Conversation: Understanding Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Bias

Monday, August 24, 2020 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Be an active participant in respectful discourse with other individuals on these timely topics and the role these concepts play in systemic racism. This conversation follows an August 20 presentation by Professor Jon Mueller of North Central College. Discussion will focus on where these issues impact our daily lives, social interactions, and policy in America.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Living Room Conversation: Understanding Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Bias

Monday, August 24, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Be an active participant in respectful discourse with other individuals on these timely topics and the role these concepts play in systemic racism. This conversation follows an August 20 presentation by Professor Jon Mueller of North Central College. Discussion will focus on where these issues impact our daily lives, social interactions, and policy in America.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.

Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Book Discussion: Activism

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
We'll be discussing books with the theme of activism and social injustice. You can find fiction and nonfiction book recommendations on our Teenspace Blog, but feel free to read and discuss any book that relates.

Please register with the best email address to send you the invite to our virtual programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Virtual Geek Talk

Thursday, August 27, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Can't wait for the next Wonder Woman movie to come out? Still looking to discuss the finer details of Avengers: Endgame (and really the whole franchise)? Want to delve into Picard and how he's the best Star Trek captain (or not)? Join us to talk about whatever you geek out over.
Event Type: 
Teens

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

Thursday, August 27, 2020 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us via Zoom as Chopra Center certified instructor Stephanie Frantz teaches you a simple mindfulness meditation technique and a stress-buster breathing exercise to relax and increase your overall sense of wellbeing. Explore the benefits of developing a regular meditation practice to improve health, strengthen the immune system and release stress and anxiety.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Trivia Night

Friday, August 28, 2020 -
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.

Please make sure to join us right at 7pm as we go over instructions. Latecomers will be remain in our waiting room until the beginning of the next round.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

D&D Club

Monday, August 31, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Have you adventured before, or is this your first time joining a group?
Whichever way, we'll be exploring and you're more than welcome to join our party!
Register with an email address to get details on how to join.

Event Type: 
Teens

Anime Club

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.

Event Type: 
Teens

Teen Book Bag Subscription

Monday, September 7, 2020 (All day)
Register for our Teen Book Bag Subscription. You will receive books in September, October, and November. Enjoy a pre-selected Young Adult book each month. After registering, complete the form below to let us know what genres you love most. Pick up dates for bags will be Wednesday,September 16, October 14, and November 18 .

Subscription Form

Valid Wheaton Public Library Card Required
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Teens

Musical Trivia: Finish the Song Lyric

Thursday, September 10, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
How well do you know your musicals? See if you can finish all the song lyrics in this virtual trivia event.

Please register with the best email to invite you to our programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens

Living Room Conversation: Considering Constitutional Changes

Monday, September 14, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Should the Electoral College be abolished? Should we impose term limits on Congress and the Supreme Court? After 250 years, should our Founding Fathers’ decisions be revisited? Join this respectful discourse and share your perspective. Optional advance reading material will provide historical context.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

Grants, Scholarships, and Loans

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:00pm
This virtual workshop will introduce the various financial aid options and focus on some of the biggest college planning mistakes families should avoid. It will also reveal unique techniques to reduce the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) that can save thousands on college costs.

Please sign up with the best email address to invite you to our virtual programming space.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

Latin American Cuisine

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm
Spend the evening with Chef Susan Maddox learning and exploring the wonderful regions of Latin America in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

The program will feature a couple of the countries and their individual cuisine through their wonderful ingredients, culture, and cooking methods. Chef Maddox will illustrate some great tricks in order to make your dining experience at home a success.

Register here for Zoom webinar link:
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Adults
Teens

Martin Luther King in Chicago

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Dr. Martin Luther King's journey to the mountaintop included many stops along the way. Between Montgomery and Memphis, he visited Chicago many times in pursuit of justice. History seems to have ignored or forgotten these incredible chapters in his life, and today they feel as relevant as they were 50 years ago.

Join historian Clarence Goodman for this extraordinary narrative in an extraordinary life.

Register here for Zoom webinar link:
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens

How to Virtually Visit a College Campus: 5 Ways to Interact With Colleges While

Thursday, October 8, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Sheltering in place does not mean high school students cannot continue their college search process. In this virtual presentation, Tom Jaworski, founder of Quest College Consulting will identify resources that will assist families in their virtual interactions with colleges and universities. These strategies will guide prospective students in communicating with colleges of their choice.
Event Type: 
Teens
Adults

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us via Zoom as Chopra Center certified instructor Stephanie Frantz teaches you a simple mindfulness meditation technique and a stress-buster breathing exercise to relax and increase your overall sense of wellbeing. Explore the benefits of developing a regular meditation practice to improve health, strengthen the immune system and release stress and anxiety.
Event Type: 
Adults
Teens