Teen Events

Wednesday, January 23

Find Your (Writing) Voice

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 7-12) Learn your personality as an author, then make a "bent book" to capture your thoughts when inspiration strikes! Please register.
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Sunday, January 27

Popcorn & Paperbacks -- Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
(Grades 9 to 12) Join us for a book & movie discussion just for grades 9 to 12. Read the book, come discuss Wonder Woman: Warbringer, have some snacks, and watch Wonder Woman (2017)! We’ll compare and contrast and decide which one we like best! Rated PG-13, to learn more go to www.commonsensemedia.org. Register and receive a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk!
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Monday, January 28

Page Turners -- Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 7 & 8). Join us for a book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read the book, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!) about Between Shades of Gray, and have some snacks. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Wednesday, February 6

Paper Hearts

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 7 to 12). Learn two techniques to make your own paper, then turn that paper into your own valentines! This can get a little messy, so dress accordingly! Please register.
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Monday, February 11

Chocolate Olympics

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 7 to 12). You've always been told not to play with your food. This time we're making an exception. For a list of ingredients being used, call the Youth Services desk. Please register.
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Wednesday, February 20

Hail to the Chief

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
(Grades K-1) Celebrate all things presidential during this fun program … and learn something new about a president or two. Please register.
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Drawing Caricatures

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 7 to 12). How do they do that?! Ever wonder how caricature artists know what to exaggerate? You’ll learn about what a caricature is and the secrets of exaggerating the face. You may even have the chance to get a caricature of yourself, drawn by the instructor! Please register.
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Thursday, February 21

Battle of the Books Practice

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 5-8) Practice for Lake Villa District Library's Battle of the Books competition with book and author reviews, sample questions, and team building activities. For questions about Battle of the Books, please contact us at 847.245.5116.

Sunday, February 24

Popcorn & Paperbacks -- Dry by Neal & Jarrod Shusterman

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
(Grades 9 to 12). Join us for a book discussion just for grades 9 to 12. Read the book, come discuss, and have some snacks! Register and receive a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk! Please register.
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Monday, February 25

Page Turners -- Get Well Soon by Julie Halpern

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 7 and 8). Join us for a book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read Get Well Soon by Julie Halpern, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!), and have some snacks. The author will be joining us for our discussion! Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Saturday, March 16

Modern Calligraphy Basics -- $5

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Revive the art of calligraphy with a modern twist. This is a fun hobby to learn--beginners are welcome! Learn how to write with a pen and nib and practice basic strokes of the lowercase alphabet. By the end of the class, you’ll create a simple greeting card to take home!The $5 fee covers the practice sheet and greeting card.
Please register in person at the Adult Reference Desk.

Saturday, May 4

Friends Spring Used Book Sale

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
1/2 price sale until 11:30 a.m. $2 bag sale from noon to 3 p.m. (Saturday only)Stock up on good reads! Everything will be offered at bargain prices. Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Tuesday, June 18

Books on Tap at Timothy O'Tooles in Lake Villa!

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
It's the library in hangout mode; a book club with a twist, held at Timothy O'Tooles in Lake Villa. Get comfortable, meet new people and talk about books! You buy the drinks; appetizers are provided. This month's title is The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.
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