Teen Events for the Month of July
Wordplay: Teen Writing Club (NIC)Tuesday, July 02, 2013 at 4:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Come play with words! At Wordplay, you will connect with other writers, swap ideas and of course have a chance to write. It's up to you whether you choose to share your work, or just to soak it all in and enjoy meeting other writers. Join your fellow creators to put words in motion and conquer the dreaded blank page!
Anime Club - Cosplay 101 (NBL)Wednesday, July 03, 2013 at 1:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Summer is convention season in the Midwest! And that means cosplay (dressing up like your favorite anime characters)! Are you interested in getting tips about making your own costumes? Want to show off your favorite costume? Come show off your stuff and talk with other cosplayers and then we'll watch some anime straight from Japan!
Library closedThursday, July 04, 2013 at All Day -- All Libraries
All three locations of the library will be closed.
Pizza And Books: Teen Book Club (NIC)Monday, July 08, 2013 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library
This is not your ordinary book club! We will talk about the books that YOU choose. You are invited to discuss books you have read recently, are currently reading or even your old-time favorites. This is your chance to talk about books you are dying to share! You are also welcome just to listen and get great book recommendations. Of course, pizza will be provided to fuel the conversation!
Teen Movie Series (NIC)Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 2:00 PM -- Nichols Library
Ghostbusters (PG) W/ MuVChat
Enjoy an afternoon celebrating Ghostbusters! Meet real members of the Ghostbusters: Chicago Division who will be on hand with equipment just like in the movie. You can even try on a proton pack and check out some slime specimens! We'll watch the movie with MuVChat so you can use your phone to TXT UR comments to the big screen. Remember to bring a cell phone with you! (Other devices will not work!) We'll also make some slime, as well as themed buttons for your backpack. A special thank you to Ghostbusters: Chicago Division for attending the event!
TDIY (Teens Do-It-Yourself) Craft Series: Map It (95th)Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Stuck at home with no vacation plans? Travel the globe without leaving the library with these fun map filled crafts.
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Teen Movie Marathon: The Hobbit & The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy (PG-13) (NBL)Friday, July 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (PG-13)
No one does an epic road trip like J.R.R. Tolkien! Join us each week in July for a Tolkien Movie Marathon as we show The Hobbit as well as the extended editions of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. We'll have snacks and maybe a few surprises for tricksy hobbitses, elves and men! Come for the whole thing or stay as long as you can!
PSAT® Kaplan™ Practice Tests (95th)Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
A practice test is crucial to ward off those test day jitters and can let you know how you'll score on the "real thing." Kaplan will provide proctored tests to give you an idea of the real exam. Give yourself every opportunity for scoring success and for attending the college/university of your choice by enrolling in this program today. Please bring #2 pencils, an approved calculator and a healthy snack. The exams begin promptly at the scheduled time and no one will be admitted once the exam has started. For teens in grades 9 -12.