Teen Events for the Month of February

YAY FOR YA! An Online Goodreads Book Club

Monday, February 01, 2016 at 9:00 AM -- Other
"Recurring, ongoing program. Lovers of YA literature can sign up for the library's online Goodreads book club. Each month, a new book will be selected, and readers can discuss it online through the participant's Goodreads account.

Request to join the group "Yay for YA!: An Online Book Club" on Goodreads or
email teen librarian Alison Colman at acolman@naperville-lib.org.

New books will be posted at the beginning of each month, and participants will have the entire month to read it and discuss."

Teen Craft Tuesday:Duct Tape (NIC)

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Duct Tape:All sorts of colored and patterned duct tape will be provided for participants to create wallets, cellphone cases and other usable items.

Nichols Library, Community Room 4 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 2

8-Bit It! Perler Bead Art (NBL)

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 at 4:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Create pixel art using perler beads! Make a favorite sci-fi character, video game plumber, geektastic icon, Stormtrooper and more characters. The library will have patterns to choose from to help create works of pixelated art.*Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 teen participants.
This program is for teens in 6th through 12th grades.
Naper Blvd., Program Room
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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Hidden 'Harry Potter' (95th)

Thursday, February 04, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Celebrate "Harry Potter" Book Night with this thrilling insider's peek at one of the most treasured film series of all time. Behind-the-scenes tidbits, hilarious inside jokes and other fascinating facts will delight Potter fans as pivotal scenes are explored from all six films. This presentation will uncover themes of kindness and heroism with inspiring messages for Muggles of all ages.Children ages 10 and above are welcome

95th St.,Meeting Room A/B
Thursday, Feb. 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Kaplan Practice Test - New SAT(95th)

Saturday, February 06, 2016 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 give students an idea of the real exam. 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. This program is presented in partnership with Kaplan.*Program requires advanced registration and may be cancelled if enrollment does not reach 25 participants.For students in 6th through 12th grades.

NEW SAT
95th St., Meeting Room A/B
Min/Max: 25/60

Saturday, Feb. 6, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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3-D Folded Book Heart (NIC)

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
3-D Folded Book Heart:Upcycle a book to make three-dimensional art to celebrate Valentine?'s Day.

Nichols Library, Community Room 4 to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 9


How To Think Like A College Admissions Officer(95th)

Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
This program gives students insight on particulars of what a college admissions officer truly analyzes when reviewing students' credentials for admissions. Specifically, this program will address the 3 As: Academics, Activities, Attitudes and Aspirations, their importance and how they relate to students being accepted to the college of their dreams. This program is presented in partnership with C2 Education.*Program requires advanced registration.For students in 6th through 12th grades.

95th St., Meeting Room A
Thursday, Feb. 11, 7 to 8 p.m.

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Boy Scout Reading Merit Badge Introduction

Monday, February 15, 2016 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Boy Scouts of America can get a jump start on their reading merit badge requirements by learning to use the online catalog, and then locating books from a variety of genres. Attendees should bring a list of six books of four different types (such as poetry, drama/plays, fiction, nonfiction, biographies) and ask the librarian or counselor about award-winning books that are recommended for readers their age and include at least one of those titles.*Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 Boy Scouts. Participants must be registered Boy Scouts.

95th St., Meeting Room A
Monday, Feb. 15, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

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