Teen Events for the Month of September

Chalkboard Notebooks (NBL)

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Teens can show off their favorite quotes, fandom or musician by creating their own chalkboard notebooks to draw on.

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ACT and SAT essay writing workshop(NIC)

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library

Getting ready for college - ACT and SAT essay writing workshop
Students will learn score-raising strategies for both the ACT essays from an expert Kaplan instructor. Students will gain a better understanding of the rubric used to grade the essays. They also will work on crafting a solid thesis and outline for their argument.

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Getting ready for college - ACT practice test (NIC)

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM -- Nichols Library
A practice test is crucial to ward off those test-day jitters. Test takers can find out how they will score on the real thing. Kaplan will provide proctored tests, and individuals should bring No. 2 pencils, an approved calculator and a healthy snack. The exams will begin promptly at the scheduled time, and no one will be
admitted once the exam has started.

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Anime Club (NBL)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Watch anime with fellow fans, enjoy Japanese snacks and wear cosplay.

SPARK: Teen Tech Fun (NIC)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Tech heads can tinker with technology as the library will supply equipment to experiment with, including Spheros (robotic balls), Snap Circuits, LEGO WeDos, Makey Makey invention kits and Lego Mindstorms EV3 & NXT 2.0 robots. Individuals may even be able to control a video game with Play-Doh or play a piano made of bananas.

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Pizza and Books - Teen book club (NIC)

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Teen Interest Clubs -Teens can discuss books they have recently read, are currently reading or even old-time favorites. Pizza will be provided to fuel the conversation.

Banned books week trivia

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Individuals can visit the teen areas of all three library buildings during Banned Books Week, Sept. 21 ?- 27,and complete the banned books trivia for a chance to win a Half Price Books gift card.

Book Hedgies

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 3:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Ever wonder what can be made out of an old book? Teens will put discarded books from the library?'s collection to good use by creating their own paper pet to display on bookshelves. Participants can even decorate their pet like a favorite book character.

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