Teens Event for the Month of August

Teen Movie Series (NSL): "World War Z" (PG-13)

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Join us for a movie and snacks, maybe even a craft. There will be zombie-themed cupcake competition..

Teen Movie Series:Throwback Thursday (NBL)

Thursday, August 07, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Join us for a Throwback Thursday (#tbt) teen movie afternoon! We?'ll watch a classic teen movie from the 80?'s or 90?'s that you?'ll vote on! We?'ll have a few PG-13 movies to choose from so maybe wear your pjs, bring a pillow and get ready to hunker down for some retro fun!

Anime Club (NBL)

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Anime fans can enjoy some Japanese snacks, wear cosplay and chat about Japanese animation.

*8-Bit It! Fuse Bead Art (NBL)

Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
DO-IT-YOURELF
Participants can create pixel art of their favorite science fiction character, video game plumber or geektastic icon using fuse beads. The library will provide patterns and showcase a pattern generator to help teens create anything they can dream up. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 teen participants.

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*Skeletal Sneakers (NSL)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
DO-IT-YOURELF
Teens can transform their toes with a skeleton and monster shoe design. Teens are required to bring plain white canvas shoes to stylize them into skeleton bones and monster toes. Supplies, including Sharpie markers, paint and other accessories, will be provided. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 teen participants.

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*NXT 2.0 Programming: Zombie Encounter Challenge (NSL)

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Teams will compete to build and program a LEGO Mindstorms robot that will navigate a zombie-filled terrain and rescue stranded humans. The team that can avoid the zombies and save the most humans the fastest will rule the undead. After the challenge, teens can program LEGO WeDos or play with a MaKey MaKey invention kit to control a video game with Play-Doh or play a piano made of bananas. * Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 10 teen participants.

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*Boy Scout Reading Merit Badge Program(NSL) (Canceled)

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Boy Scouts of America can earn their merit badge for reading and learn more about the services the library offers during the program. They can get a jump on their requirements by learning to use the online catalog and then locating and selecting books from a variety of genres. A merit badge counselor from the participant?'s troop is welcome to sign off on the individual?'s badge, or the library will have a staff member available who can sign off too. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 Boy Scouts. Participants must be registered Boy Scouts.

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Pizza And Books: Teen Book Club (NIC)

Monday, August 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM -- Nichols Library
This is no ordinary book club as participants will talk about the books they choose. Teens can discuss books they have recently read, are currently are reading or even old-time favorites. Pizza will be provided to fuel the conversation.