Teen Events for the Month of June

Anime club (NBL)

Monday, June 08, 2015 at 1:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Anime fans can enjoy Japanese snacks, wear cosplay and chat about Japanese animation.

Arduino workshops: Arduino 101 (NIC)

Monday, June 08, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This class will discuss basic electronics components and create some simple circuits using Arduino. No prior electronics or programming experience is required. *Program requires advanced registration.

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Superhero writing and drawing contest

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Every hero has a story, and teens can write it. Teen writers can submit a written biography or a short story (1,500 words or less) as well as their own drawing of a superhero. Participants can include their superhero's name, where they live, their powers, their slogan and how they accomplish good in the world. The contest will begin June 1, and the deadline for entries is 9 p.m. Friday, July 31. Gift certificates to a local comic book store will be awarded to winners. Pick up an entry form at any Naperville Public Library location or look it up on the teen page of the library?'s website, www.naperville-lib.org.

YAY for YA!-An online goodreaads book club

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Lovers of young adult 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 participants' Goodreads account. Request to join the group ?"Yay for YA!: An Online Book Club?" online at www.goodreads.com, or email teen librarian Alison Colman at acolman@naperville-lib.org. Sign up early to take a poll on what book selection the club should read first. The first book will be posted on June 1, and participants will have the entire month to read it and discuss.

Superhero writing and drawing contest

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Every hero has a story, and teens can write it. Teen writers can submit a written biography or a short story (1,500 words or less) as well as their own drawing of a superhero. Participants can include their superhero's name, where they live, their powers, their slogan and how they accomplish good in the world. The contest will begin June 1, and the deadline for entries is 9 p.m. Friday, July 31. Gift certificates to a local comic book store will be awarded to winners. Pick up an entry form at any Naperville Public Library location or look it up on the teen page of the library?'s website, www.naperville-lib.org.

YAY for YA!-An online goodreaads book club

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- All Libraries
Lovers of young adult 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 participants' Goodreads account. Request to join the group ?"Yay for YA!: An Online Book Club?" online at www.goodreads.com, or email teen librarian Alison Colman at acolman@naperville-lib.org. Sign up early to take a poll on what book selection the club should read first. The first book will be posted on June 1, and participants will have the entire month to read it and discuss.

EggBot (95th)

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Tech heads can learn how to use the EggBot art robot to draw on spherical objects like golf balls, eggs or drinking glasses. Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 6 participants.

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Write all about it! Journaling:Share Yourself (NIC)

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 3:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Aspiring writers can attend this writing group to practice honing their skills in a non-judgmental environment. Join an individual class or plan on attending the series.