Teen Events

Wednesday, February 20

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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Wednesday, March 6

Lincoln Award Trivia and Voting Party

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 9 to 12). Have you read at least four of the 2019 Lincoln Award nominees? Join LVDL and Lakes Community High School for a fun night of trivia, voting, and snacks! Drop-in.

Friday, March 15

Silent Library

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:45pm
(Grades 7 to 12). Do you have what it takes to complete these silly challenges…without laughing? Make the least noise to win! Drop-in.

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.

Sunday, March 24

Popcorn & Paperbacks -- Miles Morales: Spider-Man by Jason Reynolds

Sunday, March 24, 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 Miles Morales: Spider-Man, have some snacks, and watch Spider-Man: Homecoming (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, March 25

Page Turners -- It Wasn't Me by Dana Alison Levy

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 7 and 8). Join us for a book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read It Wasn't Me by Dana Alison Levy, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!), and have some snacks. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Monday, April 1

Button Bird Art

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm
(Grades 7 to 12). Welcome Spring with this fun, easy-to- customize project. Using everyday materials we will create a bright piece of art you can hang up or give as a gift. Drop-in.

Tuesday, April 2

Library Buddies Training (Grades 9-12)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on April 2 (please note the time for the training session, 4:30-5:30pm). Please register.
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Tuesday, April 9

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on April 2 (please note the time for the training session, 4:30-5:30pm). Please register.
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Tuesday, April 16

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on April 2 (please note the time for the training session, 4:30-5:30pm). Please register.
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Thursday, April 18

Little Listeners

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to ages 0-15 months) Join us for a fun, interactive experience for you and your baby! You'll learn how rhymes, songs, stories and play can build your little one's early literacy skills. Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Please register--your registration covers the full 3-week session.
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Monday, April 22

Page Turners -- Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 7 and 8). Join us for a book discussion just for grades 7 and 8. Read Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead, come discuss what you liked (or didn’t!), and have some snacks. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
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Tuesday, April 23

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on April 2 (please note the time for the training session, 4:30-5:30pm). Please register.
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Wednesday, April 24

Conquering Writer's Block

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Grades 7 to 12). What do you do when you get stuck while writing? We will be discussing (and trying out) various ways to get inspiration flowing when dreaded writer's block strikes. Drop-in.

Thursday, April 25

Little Listeners

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to ages 0-15 months) Join us for a fun, interactive experience for you and your baby! You'll learn how rhymes, songs, stories and play can build your little one's early literacy skills. Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Please register--your registration covers the full 3-week session.
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Sunday, April 28

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Interactive Movie

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
(Grades 9 to 12). I am Groot. Need a break from studying for AP testing? Join the Guardians of the Galaxy on an interactive movie adventure, complete with bingo, prizes, and snacks! I am Groot. Drop-in.

Tuesday, April 30

Library Buddies (Grades 9-12)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
(Grades 9-12) Earn volunteer hours and have a blast helping little kids explore art! During this four-week program, you’ll be paired up with a preschooler to learn about different artists’ work and try out their techniques. Things may get messy, so don’t wear your best clothes. To participate, you must attend the training session on April 2 (please note the time for the training session, 4:30-5:30pm). Please register.
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