Teen Events for the Month of September

Library closed

Monday, September 01, 2014 at All Day -- All Libraries
All three locations of the library will be closed. Book drop-off will be open 24/7 at all buildings. Materials can be renewed online.

Fantasy football league draft night

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- All Libraries
Get ready for some football! Join the library's teen Fantasy Football League. A live online draft that may last one and a half hours will take place Tuesday, Sept. 2. Participants can make their draft picks 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 acolman@naperville-lib.org at 95th Street Library, with the participant's first and last name, and email address by Friday, Aug. 29th at 5:00 p.m. The winner of the league will receive a 3-D printed trophy, a gift card and bragging rights until next year.

Collage notebooks (NIC)

Thursday, September 04, 2014 at 4:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Start the school year off right by making a snazzy collage notebook. Use Mod Podge to create a personalized notebook with colorful paper and photos from magazines. Feel free to bring any pictures or magazine clippings to use.

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Getting ready for college - PSAT practice test (NSL)

Saturday, September 06, 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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High School survival guide (NIC)

Monday, September 08, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Freaked out about starting high school? Nervous about that first major research paper? Upperclassman from local high schools will share tips, best practices and talk about their own experiences surviving high school. Get a chance to learn how the library can make life easier with the library's online resources and homework help.

Chalkboard Notebooks (NBL)

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 4:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Teens can show off their favorite quotes, fandom or musician by creating their own chalkboard notebooks to draw on.

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ACT and SAT essay writing workshop(NIC)

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library

Getting ready for college - ACT and SAT essay writing workshop
Students will learn score-raising strategies for both the ACT essays from an expert Kaplan instructor. Students will gain a better understanding of the rubric used to grade the essays. They also will work on crafting a solid thesis and outline for their argument.

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Getting ready for college - ACT practice test (NIC)

Saturday, September 13, 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.

Click here to register