Teen Events for the Month of October

Frightful nights writing contest

Tuesday, October 07, 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.

Video Production For Teens (NSL)

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Record, edit, save. It's that easy to make a school project or presentation more exciting with the software and equipment offered here at Naperville Public Library's Idea Lab. Start with the HD camera and microphone and record in front of the green screen. Then using GarageBand and iMovie add music or sound effects, and titles and transitions.
This particular program is for teens in 6th through 12th grade.

Frightful nights writing contest

Wednesday, October 08, 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.

SPARK: Teen Tech Fun (NBL)

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Tech heads can tinker with technology as the library will supply equipment to experiment with, including Spheros (robotic balls), Snap Circuits, LEGO WeDos, Makey Makey invention kits and Lego Mindstorms EV3 & NXT 2.0 robots. Individuals may even be able to control a video game with Play-Doh or play a piano made of bananas.

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Frightful nights writing contest

Thursday, October 09, 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

Friday, October 10, 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.

Minecraft Club

Friday, October 10, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Gamers can build a unique world with other fans.Participants must use their own Minecraft account information.

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Frightful nights writing contest

Saturday, October 11, 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.