Teen Events for the Month of October

Getting ready for college - ACT practice test (NIC)

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 12:00 PM -- Nichols 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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Frightful nights writing contest

Sunday, October 12, 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.

Frightful nights writing contest

Monday, October 13, 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.

Frightful nights writing contest

Tuesday, October 14, 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.

Book-O-Lanterns

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 3:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Celebrate Teen Read Week by making a literary pumpkin. Use decorative book, magazine and graphic novel pages to decoupage a pumpkin. Make a jacko-lantern with a face or personalize it.

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Anime Club (NBL)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Watch anime with fellow fans, enjoy Japanese snacks and wear cosplay.

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.

Frightful nights writing contest

Wednesday, October 15, 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.