Selected teen programs require pre-registration. To register, visit the Information Desk, call 630/393-1171 x100, or click here to register online.
Grades 5 – 12
Enter to win a gift card by correctly identifying fictional characters from books, video games and TV shows. Stop by the Information Desk each month for an entry form and more details.
Reading is Awesome: Teen Winter Reading Program
Sunday, December 1 – Friday, January 31, Ages 13 – 18
Read three awesome books then receive one book free. Just follow these three easy steps:
- Get a Reading Log from the Information Desk or click here.
- Read three awesome books.
- Turn in your Reading Log to get a free Young Adult fiction or manga title.
Free books are available while supplies last.
Wii Read and Play
Thursdays, 5 p.m., Ages 7 – 12
December 5, January 9, February 6
Bring a book to share and talk about. Then stick around to play Wii games like Mario Kart and Angry Birds Star Wars. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Holiday Cupcake Wars
Friday, December 6, 5 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
Celebrate the holiday season with the Ultimate Cupcake Challenge. Cupcakes and decorations will be provided. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Thursdays, 4:30 p.m., Ages 10 – 15
December 19, February 27
Challenge other Portal Masters and jump into the Battle Arenas of all 3 Skylanders games. You can also practice for Skylanders tournaments. Please bring your own Skylander figures if there’s a specific character you want to play. Registration is required. Click here to register.
**If you need assistance in the library, ask us! We’re happy to help. If you require ADA accommodations for a Library program or event, please notify the Library office at least two weeks in advance at 630/393-1171 x118.
** Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Library publicity purposes.
Super Smash Bros. Tournament
Fridays, 4:30 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
December 20, January 10, February 14
Challenge other gamers to Super Smash Bros. Brawl battles then stick around to play for fun. The tournament winner will receive a gift card. Registration is required.Click here to register.
Doctor Who Party
Thursday, January 30, 5 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
Celebrate the Doctors, their companions, their enemies and their TARDIS with games, crafts and snacks. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Financial Aid for College
Monday, January 6, 7 p.m., Teens and Parents
How do I pay for college? What is the FAFSA and why should I fill it out? Come find answers to these questions with the help of Irma Castañeda from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. She will be breaking down the financial aid process for students and their families, and will explain what financial assistance is available to students-like grants, scholarships, and federal student loans. The basics of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will also be covered. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Friday, January 17, 4:30 p.m., Ages 10 – 15
Challenge your friends and jump into a Battle Arena for the ultimate face-off. The tournament winner will receive a gift card. Please make sure to bring your own Skylander figure if there’s a specific character you want to play. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Preparing for the ACT
Monday, January 27, 7 p.m., High School Juniors
Calling all juniors! As the ACT is approaching, come to the Warrenville Public Library for some extra help. Irma Castañeda from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be coming to give a presentation on Preparing for the ACT. She will be covering what to expect on the test, helpful study tips, and information on ACT test prep resources. Students will also be able to practice questions on a free online test prep program. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Steampunk Tea Party
Saturday, February 8, 2 p.m., Ages 16 – Adult
Steampunk is a genre that uses aspects of science fiction, fantasy, horror and alternate history to create a world or country where steam power is used for virtually everything. So get your gadgets, gears and goggles ready to drink tea, play parlor games and learn more about exciting Steampunk titles. Refreshments will be provided. Feel free to dress up.Registration is required. Click here to register.
Thursday, February 20, 5 p.m., Ages 8 – 12
Play Pokémon Jeopardy and go for a Pokémon Card Walk. Registration is required. Click here to register.