Teen Events for the Month of September

YAY FOR YA! An Online Goodreads Book Club

Thursday, September 01, 2016 at 9:00 AM -- Other
Lovers of YA 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 participant's Goodreads account. Request to join the group "Yay for YA!: An Online Book Club" on Goodreads or email teen librarian Alison Colman at acolman@naperville-lib.org.
A new book is posted on the first day of every month, and participants will have the entire month to read it and discuss.

Teen Fantasy Football League: Online Draft Night

Tuesday, September 06, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- Other
Get ready for some fantasy football and join the library's Teen Fantasy Football League! The live online draft will take place Tuesday, Sept. 6 (please be aware the draft may last up to one and a half hours.) Teens will make their draft picks online from their home computer. The league is private so only teens from Naperville Public Library will be able to participate. To participate, teens can send an email to Stacey Costabile, Teen Services Librarian at scostabile@naperville-lib.org with the participant's first and last name, and email address by Friday, Sept. 2 at 5 p.m. The winner of the league will receive a 3-D printed trophy, a gift card and bragging rights until next year. *Program requires advanced registration and does not take place at the library.

Navigating the ACT & the Redesigned SAT (95th)

Tuesday, September 06, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn the fastest information about these two important college entrance exams. This presentation will include an inside look at the completely redesigned SAT, changes to the ACT and a comparison between the two. Gain valuable insight that will help both parents and students determine which test is best suited for their goals. Learn about the Illinois State Board of Education's (ISBE) decision to require administration of the SAT, instead of the ACT, to all public high school juniors and what that means. Opportunity for questions and answers at the end of the presentation. This seminar is geared towards students in 6th through 12th grade and their parents. This program is presented in partnership with Huntington Learning Center. *Program requires advanced registration.

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3-D Software & Printing For Adults

Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to design three-dimensional object using 3-D software as well as the process of printing it using the library's 3-D printer. *Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants. 
This class has a non-refundable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration. Classes are appropriate for adults and students in 8th grade or older and are limited to 12 participants. Registrations for these classes are taken at the computer lab desks. The fee for these classes is: Naperville Public Library card holders: $10 Non-Naperville Public Library card holders: $20 Participants can transfer to another class with one week's advance notice. If individuals cannot attend a class for any reason, they should inform the computer lab staff so the spot may be available to an individual on the waiting list.

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Excel 1

Friday, September 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to auto-fill, format data and adjust cells and the different ways to insert and move data cells using Microsoft Excel. *Program requires advanced registration with a fee and is limited to 12 participants.
This class has a non-refundable attendance fee for each class that must be paid at the time of registration. Classes are appropriate for adults and students in 8th grade or older and are limited to 12 participants. Registrations for these classes are taken at the computer lab desks. 
The fee for these classes is: 
Naperville Public Library card holders: $10
Non-Naperville Public Library card holders: $20
Participants can transfer to another class with one week's advance notice. If individuals cannot attend a class for any reason, they should inform the computer lab staff so the spot may be available to an individual on the waiting list.

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C2 Education Practice Tests - PSAT (95th)

Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 12:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Students can take a free full length practice test administered by C2 Education to help prepare for the actual exam. The essay portion of the test is not included. This program is presented in partnership with C2 Education. *Program requires advanced registration.

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Anime Club (NBL)

Monday, September 19, 2016 at 4:30 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Anime fans join the libraries monthly anime club to watch the latest anime from Japan, practice drawing manga, learn the latest J-Pop songs, and talk about all things anime with fellow otaku! 

Teen Ignite: Spark! Teen Tech Fun (95th)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 5:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Tinker with technology! The library has all sorts of robotic technology for teens to experiment with, including Ozobots, littlebits electronic kits, Spheros (robotic balls), Snap Circuits, Lego WeDos, Makey Makey invention kits (maybe control a computer game with Play-Doh or play a piano made of bananas), Arduino boards and Lego Mindstorms EV3 & NXT 2.0 robots. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 30 teen participants.

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