Teen Events for the Month of October

Anime Club (NBL)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Come to the library each month to watch anime, draw manga, talk about different aspects of Japanese pop culture and meet other otaku.

Don't pay the college sticker price (NIC)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Joe Orsolinin, Certified Financial Planner, will discuss the college financial aid system, which includes scholarships, grants, student loans and tax-saving opportunities, was designed to help relieve the
expensive burden of rising college tuition costs. This beneficial system provides relief for parents of all income levels. The presentation will focus on strategies to maximize need-based financial aid eligibility, target the right colleges for merit-based financial aid and exploit tax-saving opportunities.

Science Fair Genius Station (NIC)

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 6:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Science fair is just around the corner for some middle school students. Resident science enthusiasts will conduct one-on-one 15-minute appointments to help students develop a strong hypothesis and find informative sources for research.
For more information or to sign up contact Kiersten Doucette, Teen Services Librarian, at kdoucette@naperville-lib.org or 630.961.4100 ext. 6329.

Teen movie series: "Vampire Academy" (NSL)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
"Vampire Academy" (PG-13)
The library will screen newly released movies that teens may have missed in theaters or movies they just can't get enough of. Snacks and a surprise will be provided each month.

Arm Knitting:Infinity Scarf(NBL)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Learn how to knit an infinity scarf using nothing but your arms and take home your own knitting creation.

Click here to register

Teen new release movies (NIC)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Divergent
Come to the library to watch popular new movies on the big screen while munching on popcorn and snacks. Check the Teen Space Facebook page, facebook.com/ TeenSpaceNPL, for the movie to be shown as the date gets closer.

Changes to the SAT (NSL)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Early this year, the College Board announced the details of a massive redesign of the SAT. The updated SAT will feature significant changes designed to focus on a deeper understanding of the skills and knowledge necessary for college and career readiness.
Students graduating in 2017 and after will benefit from this seminar as the new test rolls out in spring 2016.

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Frightful nights writing contest

Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
With spooky days and frightful nights just around the corner, teens can enter the library?'s Halloween-themed writing contest. To participate, individuals can write a short story (no more than 300 words) beginning with the sentence, "It was a dark and stormy night ?..." Writers can be funny or downright spooky ?- just as long as the story is creative and original. Participants can email entries to TeenSpaceNPL@gmail.com from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. Check out the Teen Space website, naperville-lib.org/TeenSpaceHome, to read some of the best entries as the date gets closer to Oct.