Fridays, 2:30pm to 4:30pm. Grades 6 and up. Start off your weekend with some Wii and Xbox fun with friends.
Monthly Tween Book Discussion- Tuesdays at 7pm
Boys and girls in grades 3 to 5 can bring a friend to the Library to talk about the tween book of the month. Parents are welcome too. Extra copies of the book to be discussed will be available at the Youth Service desk a month before the scheduled discussion..
November 26 - The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Thursdays at 7pm
Have fun with friends and a snack too!
November 14 - Smoothie Challenge: Learn to make the best in the world!
December 19 - Christmas Cookies: Tweens with tubes and sprinkles!
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Monday, November 11 at 6:30pm
Grades 6 and up. Earn service hours by sharing your opinion on what you’d like to see happening at the Library. All teens are welcome!
Monthly Teen Book Discussion - Wednesdays at 7pm
Boys and girls in grades 6 and up can bring a friend to the Library to talk about the teen book of the month. Parents are welcome. Extra copies of the book to be discussed will be available at the Youth Services desk a month before the scheduled discussion.
November 13 - Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Holiday Mail for Heroes
Monday, November 11 at 7pm
Sunday, November 17 at 2:30pm
Grades 6 and up. Help brighten the holidays by making cards for American veterans, military families and hospitalized service members around the world. Come one or both days to earn service hours.
Caudill Book Discussions & More
Thursdays at 4pm
Every year the state of Illinois nominates 20 books for children in grades 4 to 8, to be considered as winners for the Rebecca Caudill Book Award. We will be reading and discussing one of these books every month during the school year. We’ll also explore each book with a food or craft inspired by the story. Each time you come to the book discussion, you’ll be entered to win prizes to be given away at an end-of-the-year party!
Cocoa & Cram Study Nights
December 16 - 19, 6pm to 9pm
Need a cozy place to study for exams? Come to the Library! We’ll have treats and nightly giveaways to make studying more fun.
Guitar Hero Tournament
Monday, December 30, 7pm to 8:30pm
Grades 6 and up. Show off your shredding skills and compete against your friends. Snacks provided!