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Teens



Events for Teens
Fri, Dec 06, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Dec 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Mon, Dec 09, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Dec 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Tue, Dec 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Wed, Dec 11, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 12, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library - S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab
Registration is now closed

Rescheduled
Thu, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
New date Monday, December 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library

Fri, Dec 13, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sat, Dec 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N244 - Konopka Study Room

Sat, Dec 14, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Santori Library - S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room

Sat, Dec 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Santori Library

Sat, Dec 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Mon, Dec 16, All day
All Locations

Mon, Dec 16, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Dec 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Mon, Dec 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Small Conference Room

Mon, Dec 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room

Tue, Dec 17, All day
All Locations

Tue, Dec 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Tue, Dec 17, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Tue, Dec 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Wed, Dec 18, All day
All Locations

Wed, Dec 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N125/N126 Combo

Thu, Dec 19, All day
All Locations

Thu, Dec 19, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Registration is now closed

Fri, Dec 20, All day
All Locations

Fri, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sat, Dec 21, All day
All Locations

Sat, Dec 21, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Sat, Dec 21, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sun, Dec 22, All day
All Locations

Mon, Dec 23, All day
All Locations

Thu, Dec 26, All day
All Locations

Fri, Dec 27, All day
All Locations

Sat, Dec 28, All day
All Locations

Sun, Dec 29, All day
All Locations

Mon, Dec 30, All day
All Locations

Canceled
Mon, Dec 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch

Tue, Dec 31, All day
All Locations

Thu, Jan 02, All day
All Locations

Fri, Jan 03, All day
All Locations

Sat, Jan 04, All day
All Locations

Sat, Jan 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Jan 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sun, Jan 05, All day
All Locations

@ Santori Library
Fri, Dec 06, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Start your weekend off hanging out with friends in the teen space enjoying snacks, games, virtual reality, and other fun activities.

Sat, Dec 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Grupo de conversación en inglés/ English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab
Girls Who Code is an organization offering a free after-school program for 6-12 grade girls to use computer science to impact their community & join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models.
Registration is now closed

Rescheduled
Thu, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
New date Monday, December 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
¡Este mes es especialmente Navideño así que acompáñanos a compartir libros de cocina y comparte tus galletas favoritas! Favor de traer 2 docenas para compartir. Registro requerido.

Sat, Dec 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N244 - Konopka Study Room
Grupo de conversación en inglés/ English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 14, 11:00am - 4:00pm
S139 - Hurrell Storytime Room
Can you solve puzzles to escape the potion professor's office? Give it a try! Sessions are 30 minutes and available on a first come, first serve basis.

Sat, Dec 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Artist and Wizard Committee Creative Director, Andrea Tiberi, guides participants ages 8 and up through the process of painting a snowy owl. All materials will be provided. First come first serve!

Sat, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Artist and Wizard Committee Creative Director, Andrea Tiberi, guides participants ages 8 and up through the process of painting a snowy owl. All materials will be provided. First come first serve!

Sat, Dec 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Artist and Wizard Committee Creative Director, Andrea Tiberi, guides participants ages 8 and up through the process of painting a snowy owl. All materials will be provided. First come first serve!

Mon, Dec 16, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

Mon, Dec 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Enjoy some cocoa, tea, juice and snacks while you are studying for finals.

Mon, Dec 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room
¡Este mes es especialmente Navideño así que acompáñanos a compartir libros de cocina y comparte tus galletas favoritas! Favor de traer 2 docenas para compartir. Registro requerido.

Tue, Dec 17, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

Tue, Dec 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Enjoy some cocoa, tea, juice and snacks while you are studying for finals.

Wed, Dec 18, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

Wed, Dec 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
N125/N126 Combo
Esta es una plática de sensibilización para crear conciencia en los jóvenes de manejar con precaución. Registre a cada participante. Para mayores de 11 años.

Thu, Dec 19, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

Thu, Dec 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is an organization offering a free after-school program for 6-12 grade girls to use computer science to impact their community & join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Dec 20, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

Sat, Dec 21, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

Sat, Dec 21, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Grupo de conversación en inglés/ English Conversation Group

Sun, Dec 22, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

Mon, Dec 23, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

Thu, Dec 26, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

Fri, Dec 27, All day
Read and win with Winter Bingo! A winter reading challenge for all ages at all locations.

@ Eola Road Branch
Mon, Dec 09, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Mon, Dec 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens that helps the library plan programs, help with special projects, and work hard to make the library a better place!

Wed, Dec 11, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Enjoy some cocoa, tea, or juice and snacks while you are studying for finals.

Thu, Dec 12, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Fri, Dec 13, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Enjoy some cocoa, tea, or juice and snacks while you are studying for finals.

Mon, Dec 16, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Tue, Dec 17, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Enjoy some cocoa, tea, or juice and snacks while you are studying for finals.

Thu, Dec 19, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Fri, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Hang out, watch anime, read manga, talk about your favorites, have Japanese snacks, do crafts, and draw your favorite characters. Cosplay is always welcome. Walk-ins are welcome! For grades 6-12.

Sat, Dec 21, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Combined ACT/SAT practice test implemented by Sylvan Learning Center. Students may choose one exam to take. No registration: seats are first come, first served. Results will be provided by Sylvan.

@ West Branch
Tue, Dec 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch Living Room
Come hang out in the West Branch Teen Area, play games, do crafts, refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Mon, Dec 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Small Conference Room
Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens that helps with special projects and planning programs. They work hard to make the library a better place!

Tue, Dec 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch Living Room
Come hang out in the West Branch Teen Area, play games, do crafts, refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Sat, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us at the West Branch for Anime Club. Hang out, talk about your favorites, watch Anime, read Manga, do crafts and draw your favorite characters. Cosplay is always welcome. Walk-ins are welcome!

Interested in joining the Teen Advisory Board? Join today!

Teen Resources
College & Career
America's Career Infonet
America’s Career Infonet explores various careers, industries, and occupations with video examples of workplaces, educational requirements, and possible funding sources.
College Board
Find official college planning and preparation tools to help you succeed.
FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the official website.
Fastweb
A free resource that provides information and links to scholarships, nationwide.
ISAC
Illinois Student Assistance Commission provides assistance with financial aid and the college process.
Health
Above the Influence
A movement empowering young people to recognize and face the influences around us, including pressure to abuse drugs and alcohol.
Bedsider
The free birth control support network committed to helping you find a doctor and birth control method that meets your individual needs.
Mix It Up
Teaching tolerance-based international campaign encouraging students to identify, question, and cross social boundaries.
Planned Parenthood
A nonprofit organization committed to providing sexual health care throughout the united states.
Scarleteen
Sex ed for the real world, specifically for teens and young adults.
English & Writing
EasyBib
Automatically creates a bibliography for you in MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Free Audiobooks
Free audiobooks to download all summer long, no library card required.
Lincoln List
Association of Illinois School Library Educators Lincoln Award books.
OWL Purdue
Provides the guidelines for MLA, APA, and Chicago style including the works cited, in text citations, paper formatting, and more.
Teen Top Ten
Young Adult Library Services Association award books, nominated by teens.
Social Studies & History
CIA Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications and more for over 250 world entities.
EyeWitness to History
Find first hand accounts, illustrated with vintage photos, original radio broadcasts, and more.
History Channel
Explore thousands of historical articles and videos.
National Archives
Explore our nation’s history through documents, photos, and records.
The American Experience
Select or search for a president to find biographical information.
Science
Encyclopedia of Earth
Explore information about the Earth, its natural environments, and interaction with society.
Khan Academy
Free tutorials and videos to help increase understand of math and science.
NASA
News, images, videos, and more from America’s space agency, pioneering the future in space exploration and scientific discovery.
Test Prep
4Tests
Free practice tests for high school, college, and professionals as well as standardized tests and exams.
Test Prep Review
Free test prep questions and exams for a variety of career situations.

School Summer Reading List

eSports

Registered library card holders can use the esports machines for 90 minutes with two 15-minute extensions (if no one else is waiting).

Hours

West Branch:

Mondays through Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday -Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (During school year)

Eola Road Branch:

Monday – Thursday: 3 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday:  1 - 5:30 p.m. (During school year)

Technology & Digital Resources