Teen Events for the Month of February

Teen Movie Series(NSL)

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
"Godzilla" (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.

Teen movie series (NIC)

Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
"Maze Runner" (PG-13) -
When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape. Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

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.

Teen Book Club (NIC)

Monday, February 23, 2015 at 6:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Pizza and Books
Teens can discuss books they have recently read, are currently reading or even old-time favorites. Pizza will be provided to fuel the conversation.

Wii Gaming(NSL)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Gamers can bust out their mad Wiigaming skills at the library as many video games will be available to play. Players can bring their friends and challenge them to a game of guitar hero. Snacks will be provided.

Arduino Workshops(NIC)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 4:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Arduino Workshops: Sensor Projects - Create projects using light and temperature sensors.
Interested in coding and electronics but don't know where to start? Arduino microcontroller boards can be easily programmed using a variant of the c programming language. They receive inputs from a variety of switches or sensors to control lights, motors or other outputs. Arduino projects can be as simple as a light blinking on and off or as complex as a robot or smart thermostat. During these workshops, individuals can write and compile code to bring a variety of projects to life using the arduino uno and various electronic components.

Afternoon workshops are open to teens in 6th through 12th grades, while evening workshops are open to both teens and adults. No prior electronics or programming experience is required.

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Arduino Workshops(NIC)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Arduino Workshops: Sensor Projects - Create projects using light and temperature sensors.
Interested in coding and electronics but don't know where to start? Arduino microcontroller boards can be easily programmed using a variant of the c programming language. They receive inputs from a variety of switches or sensors to control lights, motors or other outputs. Arduino projects can be as simple as a light blinking on and off or as complex as a robot or smart thermostat. During these workshops, individuals can write and compile code to bring a variety of projects to life using the arduino uno and various electronic components.

Afternoon workshops are open to teens in 6th through 12th grades, while evening workshops are open to both teens and adults. No prior electronics or programming experience is required.

Click here to register

Changes to the SAT (NSL)

Thursday, February 26, 2015 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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Author Joelle Charbonneau(NIC)

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library

An Afternoon With Ya Author Joelle Charbonneau
Readers and aspiring writers can meet the author of "The Testing Trilogy," Joelle Charbonneau, as she discusses her writing journey. Charbonneau will discuss how every writer is unique, writer?'s block and why adding conflict makes for a better story. She will also speak of rejection and how to keep writing dreams alive through it all. This program is partially funded by a grant from the city of Naperville.