Programs > Teens & Tweens

Programs

Selected teen programs require pre-registration. To register, visit the Information Desk, call 630/393-1171 x100 or register online.

Reading & Writing

Teen Writing Club
Wednesdays, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
September 7, October 5
Join other teen writers for inspiration, thoughtful feedback and support on your writing projects. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Teen Read Week: You Had Me At Hello.
October 9 – 15, Ages 12 – 17
Ever judge a book by its cover? Well this week, judge it solely on its first line. To celebrate Teen Read Week, we will have mysteriously wrapped books to check out and enjoy.

Coding & Creating

Techno-Crafts
Friday, September 16, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
Come and create fun techie crafts using items you can find around the house. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Stop-Motion Mania
Friday, September 30, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Ages 10 – 16
Stop, it’s movie making time! Come to the Library, use our supplies and try your hand at making your own Stop-Motion movie. No experience required. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Halloween Cupcake Wars!
Saturday, October 15, 2 – 3 p.m., Ages 10 – 16
Do you have what it takes to be Warrenville’s Cupcake Champion? We provide the cupcakes; you prove your mad decorating skills and enjoy a tasty time with friends at our Halloween Cupcake Wars. Extra points for costumed Cupcake Warriors! Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Robot Rumble
Friday, October 21, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Ages 12 – 17  
Sphero vs Ozbot vs Vortex vs Dash. Come test out the Library’s army of robots. Which one will prevail? Which one is the ultimate robot? 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.

 

Teen Hangout

Wednesdays, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Ages 12 – 17

September 28, October 26
Come hang out at the Library with your friends. You can play video games and board games, make a craft or simply chill with your friends. We’ll keep it casual. No registration required.

Gaming

Nintendo Club
Fridays, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
September 9, October 14
Game on with other fans of Nintendo characters and video game series. Bring your Nintendo 3DS (or DS) and any multi-player games you wish to play. You can also try out different Wii and Wii U games. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Super Smash Bros. Tournament
Fridays, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Ages 12 – 17
September 23, October 28
Challenge other gamers to Super Smash Bros. battles on the Wii U. The tournament winner will receive a gift card. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Play and Learn Minecraft
The Library’s public-access computers include the latest version of Minecraft for patrons with their own Minecraft accounts. The Library also hosts three MinecraftEDU servers which provide the opportunity for patrons (with or without a Minecraft account) to learn, build, and explore in a closed environment. Warrenville cardholders can now request free online access to Learn to Mod, a training tool which offers Blockly for beginners and JavaScript for those interested in more detailed coding. Email trainer@warrenville.com with your full name and library card number to sign up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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