Teen Events for the Month of November

YAY FOR YA! An Online Goodreads Book Club

Tuesday, November 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.

Day of the Dead Metal Embossed Artwork (NIC)

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 at 4:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Teens will sketch a design and then emboss the picture on a metallic sheet to create a Day of the Dead inspired piece of art to decorate their room or locker. *Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 20 teen participants. Kiersten Doucette - kdoucette@naperville-lib.org 630-961-4100 X 6311

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'Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince' (PG-13) (NBL)

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 at 4:30 PM -- Naper Blvd. Library
Wands at the ready! Only weeks away from jumping back into the world of Harry Potter with the newest movie, "Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them." So come to the library to enjoy the sixth installment in the Harry Potter series. Snacks will be provided.

*College Application and Essay Writing Seminar (95th)

Thursday, November 03, 2016 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Applying for college can be a daunting task, but help is available at the library. C2 Education will discuss the ins and outs of college applications, including tips on writing the essay. Students also will learn how to best show off their academic achievements and activities. The seminar is geared towards high school students in 10th through 12th grades and their parents. This program is presented in partnership with C2 Education. *Program requires advanced registration.

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C2 Education Practice Tests - New SAT (95th)

Saturday, November 05, 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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Monthly Teen Book Giveaway (95th)

Monday, November 07, 2016 at 3:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Bookworms can read and share their thoughts on the books they are reading. Stop by the lower level teen services desk for the Teen Book Giveaway. Teens can take home (and keep!) one shiny new book or Advanced Reader's Copy (ARC) each month. All that is asked in return is that participants write a review (the good, the bad and the ugly) for the book taken and bring it back to the library within the next month. Reviews will be posted on the teen section of our website.
Lower Level Teen Services Desk

Cards for Hospitalized Kids (NIC)

Wednesday, November 09, 2016 at 4:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This holiday season teens can help spread joy by making cards for hospitalized kids. All supplies will be provided so that participants can make creative cards to brighten someone's day. Cards will be sent to the charity Cards for Hospitalized Kids and teens can earn community service hours.

Excel 1

Saturday, November 12, 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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