Teen Events for the Month of October

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Thursday, October 01, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Other

Carve, decorate or paint a pumpkin and then send a photo of it to TeenSpaceNPL@gmail.com for a chance to win a prize. Entries, which must be received by midnight Oct. 31, will be shared on the library?'s Instagram accounts. Include the pumpkin designer?'s name, grade and phone number along with the photo.

YAY FOR YA! ?- An Online Goodreads Book Club

Thursday, October 01, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Other

"Recurring, ongoing program. 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.

New books will be posted at the beginning of each month, and participants will have the entire month to read it and discuss."

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Friday, October 02, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Other


Carve, decorate or paint a pumpkin and then send a photo of it to TeenSpaceNPL@gmail.com for a chance to win a prize. Entries, which must be received by midnight Oct. 31, will be shared on the library?'s Instagram accounts. Include the pumpkin designer?'s name, grade and phone number along with the photo.

Earbud Keeper Case (NBL)

Friday, October 02, 2015 at 4:30 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library

Earbuds always end up in a tangled mess. Teens can solve this problem by creating their own unique case to keep earbuds from getting lost and knotted. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 teen participants.


Naper Blvd. Library, Program Room

Friday, Oct. 2 4:30 ?- 5:30 p.m.

Click here to register

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Saturday, October 03, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Other


Carve, decorate or paint a pumpkin and then send a photo of it to TeenSpaceNPL@gmail.com for a chance to win a prize. Entries, which must be received by midnight Oct. 31, will be shared on the library?'s Instagram accounts. Include the pumpkin designer?'s name, grade and phone number along with the photo.

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Sunday, October 04, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Other


Carve, decorate or paint a pumpkin and then send a photo of it to TeenSpaceNPL@gmail.com for a chance to win a prize. Entries, which must be received by midnight Oct. 31, will be shared on the library?'s Instagram accounts. Include the pumpkin designer?'s name, grade and phone number along with the photo.

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Monday, October 05, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Other


Carve, decorate or paint a pumpkin and then send a photo of it to TeenSpaceNPL@gmail.com for a chance to win a prize. Entries, which must be received by midnight Oct. 31, will be shared on the library?'s Instagram accounts. Include the pumpkin designer?'s name, grade and phone number along with the photo.

Street Smarts (NIC)

Monday, October 05, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Nichols Library

Teens will learn basic knowledge of crime prevention techniques concerning personal, cell phone and Internet safety as Naperville Police Department?'s crime prevention specialist Mary Browning will offer valuable safety practices while at school, in the community and online. Teens will find out how to become a ?"tough target?" so their chances of being a victim of crime will be minimized.

Nichols Library, Community Room

Monday, Oct. 5 7:00 ?- 8:00 p.m.