Teens Event for the Month of August

Read2gether (NIC)

Friday, August 01, 2014 at 11:00 AM -- Nichols Library
ATTENTION! Students entering 1st through 5th grades, do you want to spend time reading aloud with an older student? This non-tutoring program is intended to provide children with an opportunity to spend time reading aloud with a student volunteer. Come to the library at one of the times listed below. Children will be paired with a volunteer entering 6th through 12th grades and will spend the one-hour session taking turns reading aloud. Depending on attendance, a child may be placed in a group.

Chess Club (NIC)

Friday, August 01, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Chess enthusiasts and novices can challenge opponents and learn new moves. All skill levels are welcome, and chess mentors will be available to teach beginners and answer questions. Participants can bring their own chess set or use one of the library?'s sets.

ACT Kaplan Practice Tests (NSL)

Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 12:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
A practice test is crucial to ward off those test-day jitters. Kaplan will provide proctored tests to help students practice for the real exam. Participants 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. The program is for teens in 9th through 12th grades. *Program requires advanced registration. This program is presented in partnership with Kaplan.

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Crazy Contraptions: Paper Boomerangs (NIC)

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at 1:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Using special paper to make a boomerang, teens can make a flying craft that will really spin right back to them. Individuals will test the boomerangs and learn throwing techniques.

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..

Zombie Mini Golf Course (NIC)

Thursday, August 07, 2014 at 12:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Teens will find out if they can survive the library?'s zombie mini golf course by competing in a nine-hole course, trying to get as many holes-in-one as possible. Individuals can take on the challenge alone or grab a couple of friends to play as a group. The course will be open throughout the afternoon, so participants can drop in for a game whenever they?'re free.

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!

PSAT Kaplan?(TM) Practice Tests (NIC)

Saturday, August 09, 2014 at 12:00 PM -- Nichols Library
A practice test is crucial to ward off those test-day jitters. Kaplan will provide proctored tests to help students practice for the real exam. Participants 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. The program is for teens in 9th through 12th grades. *Program requires advanced registration. This program is presented in partnership with Kaplan.

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