Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

May 23, 2019
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

La Loteria

May 29, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Multicultural
Event Description:
Learn to play La Loteria, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures. All ages. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega atravez de todo México que tiene un parecido a...

Pokemon Drop-In Night

May 29, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Come hang out and meet other Pokémon fans and friends. Bring your deck, play Pokkén Tournament on the Wii-U, and enjoy snacks. All ages. Drop In. ...

Mario Kart Open Play

June 12, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch with your friends and family. Drop in. All ages.  *Come to the teen lounge area to play, we moved location for tonight!!!!! ...

Let's Play Chess

June 12, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar's coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Teen Book Club

June 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Orphan Monster Spy By Matt Killeen After her mother is shot at a checkpoint, fifteen-year-old Sarah meets a mysterious man with a suspiciously bare apartment, and a lockbox full of weapons. He's part of the secret resistance against the Third Reich...

Board Game Night

June 20, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Zumba

June 24, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
The routines in this program combine fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Not only is Zumba fun, but it is easy to do. Come and see for yourself! Ages 14 and up. Wear athletic shoes. Sign up. Las rutinas de este programa están comb...

Book Binding Workshop

June 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
Artist Millicent Kennedy Nora teaches you the skills to make two handmade books from scratch. All materials provided. You are welcome to bring your own papers to customize your books. Grades 7-12. Sign up. ...

Prime Suspect: Hollywood Homicide

June 27, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Can you discover the prime suspect? Don’t just watch this performance – experience it. One thing is certain, a murder has been committed and you’re involved. Grades 7 – 12. Sign up. ...

Let's Play Chess

July 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar's coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

LEGO Mindstorm EV3

July 11, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
With the help of STEM For Kids, learn how to build a Lego Mindstorm kit. Grades 3 – 8. Sign up. ...

Minecraft Mania

July 11, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Use your creativity to build your world, work with others to craft objects, and watch out for Minecraft Creepers. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...

Teen Book Club

July 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
I'll Give You the Sun By Jandy Nelson A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah. ...

Heartland Blood Drive

July 18, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Please help save lives during this critical time of need and make a difference by donating blood. Many parents and families count on your lifesaving blood donations year-round. Heartland Blood Center supplies blood directly to Northwest Community Hos...

Board Game Night

July 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Showtime on the Farm

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Description:
Enjoy active learning to discover the origins of how food comes from the farm to you, while playing Is the Price Right?, Pick a Pair, and Race to Fill My Plate. Enjoy a snack and finish off with Ag BINGO. Recommended for Grade 2 – 8. Sign up. ...

Prismware Planter

July 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Paint a ceramic prism shape planter with Color Me Mine Studio. All supplies provided. Ages 14 and up. Valid district cardholders only. Sign up.   ...

Zumba

July 29, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
The routines in this program combine fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Not only is Zumba fun, but it is easy to do. Come and see for yourself! Ages 14 and up. Wear athletic shoes. Sign up. Las rutinas de este programa están comb...

DIY Tea Bags

July 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Make homemade tea bags, customize the tags however you like, and fill them with your own signature tea blends. Grades 7-12. Sign up.  ...

Harry Potter Teen Trivia

July 31, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with snacks and trivia from the series. Come with a team or on your own. Grades 7 – 12. Teams limited to five members. Drop in. ...

La Loteria

August 7, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Learn to play La Loteria, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega atravez de todo México que tiene un parecido a BINGO con...

College Planning Workshop

August 13, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Description:
Lora Georgieva presents college planning tips on how to help you succeed with overwhelming college application processes, selecting the best major, filing out FAFSA and CSS profile forms, and much more. Grades 9-12. and caregivers. Sign up.  ...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

August 14, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros on Nintendo Switch. Claim your glory and win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...

Board Game Night

August 15, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Try board games from our Library of Things or bring your own. Snacks provided. Ages 12 and up. Drop in. ...

Teen Book Club

August 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
All the Bright Places By Jennifer Niven Told in alternating voices, when Finch and Violet meet, on the ledge of the bell towers at school -- both teetering on the edge -- it's the beginning of an unlikely relationship, a journey to discover the nat...

Let's Play Chess

August 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar's coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...