Teen Events for the Month of October

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.

?'The X Factor?' and ?'American Idol?' contestant to perform (NSL)

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
"The X Factor" and "American Idol" contestant Jillian Jensen, who is most notable for her powerful TV performance about being bullied in school, will visit Naperville Public Library to sing songs from her recently released album. In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month in October, the library welcomes Jensen, who will speak about her personal experience as a victim of bullying. This program is intended for teens in 6th through 12th grades and adults but all ages are welcome. This program is funded by the SECA grant from the City of Naperville, The Exchange Club of Naperville, DuPage Child Abuse and Prevention Coalition, Edward Hospital-Linden Oaks, Naperville Park Dist. and Hilton-Lisle Naperville Hotel.
Free movie passes to first 75 teens in attendance.

Teens enter to win $100 Amazon Gift card.

Free Pizza will be served.

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.

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Teen new release movies (NIC)

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
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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Getting ready for college - SAT practice test (NSL)

Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
A practice test is crucial to ward off those test-day jitters. Test takers can find out how they will score on the real thing. Kaplan will provide proctored tests, and 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.

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