Teen/Tween Programs

Paper Christmas Trees

Wednesday, December 3
6-7:30 pm

Love the holidays and decorating? Why not come to the library and learn how to make a simple, yet adorable decoration to add to the holiday spirit of your room or home? We’ll have all you need to make your very own!

Grades 4-8.


Sparkle Ornaments

Wednesday, December 10
6-7:30 pm

Add sparkle and shimmer to your family’s Christmas tree by making a festive ornament with glitter.  Grades 7-12. Limit 10.


Teen Success

Tuesday, January 27
7-8:30 pm

Do you want to put your students on the path to success? Homewood-Flossmoor educator, mentor, and entrepreneur Evan J. Roberts will demonstrate how your thoughts, words, and actions impact the quality of your life and your level of success. This topic is impactful for tween, teens, and parents. Lucky attendees will be eligible to win a copy of Mr. Robert’s book, How to Become Influential & Highly Successful. Grades 6-12.


Book Crush Party

Monday, February 9
5:30-6 pm 

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your favorite literacy characters! We’ll play a book speed dating game, book character bingo, and make a valentine craft. Make sure to bring your favorite book with you.  Grades 6-12.


Teen Craft

Wednesdays: January 14 & February 25
6-7:30 pm

Do you wish you could do crafts all the time, but don’t have the supplies at home? Need some ideas on how to create super simple, yet cool crafts of your very own? Then here’s your chance to be super crafty! Join us for Teen Crafts and let your imagination run wild!  Grades 7-12.


Paper Bag Flowers

Wednesday, February 11
6-7:30 pm

Flowers and Valentine’s Day go hand-in-hand. If you are on a budget but would like to make a gift from the heart for that special someone, come to the library and learn how to make paper bag flowers. This simple craft is easy to make and oh so pretty!

***Must bring 6 paper lunch or gift bags (all must be the same size with no handles) to make your flower. Feel free to bring additional bags.  Grades 5-12. 


Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

Saturday, February 14
2-3 pm

Ride out this Hallmark holiday at our Anti-Valentine’s Day Party and let your hearts go loco! We will have piñata bashing, anti-Valentine’s day ballads, and shoot cupid arrow shootout. Grades 6-12.


The Future is in Your Hands: Teen Astrology

Monday, February 23
6-7 pm 

Get to know your inner cosmic being through an exploration of the zodiac, palmistry, numerology, and more. You’ll also decorate your own pocket shrine filled with personal treasures and artwork that reflects you.

Grades 6-12.