Teen/Tween Programs

DIY: Zombie Apocalypse

Wednesday, September 17

6-7:30 pm

The zombie apocalypse isn’t actually possible, right? Here at the library it is! Come make your own zombie peg doll and join other zombies as the apocalypse begins…. Ages 11-18.


One Book, One Community

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

Wednesday, October 1

6-7 pm

In September, come in and pick up the One Book, One Community book selection, American Born Chinese, a graphic novel about by prejudice, culture, and acceptance by Gene Luen Yang. On October 1, join us as a local artist teaches graphic novel and comic drawing techniques. One Book, One Community is a partnership with Prairie State College and participating public libraries created to foster a love of reading through one book. Ages 11-18.


Readymech Crafts

Monday, October 6


Choose from various Readymech patterns to cut out and tape. We will make a short story with our Readymechs and film it if time allows. Ages11-18.


DIY: Sparkly Spiderweb Placemats

Wednesday, October 8

6-7:30 pm

Make your very own spider web placemat to use for Halloween décor and festivities! Ages 11-18.


Black Light Party

Friday, October 10

7-9 pm

Join us for an electric night of glow-in-the-dark games, crafts, and food! Wear your brightest clothes and prepare to glow! Advanced registration is required. Ages 11-18.


Lip Balm Making

Monday, October 20

6-7 pm

Winter is a great time to stock up on your lip balms so you can use them throughout the winter. Heal those wind-cracked lips without the use of any petroleum or artificial preservatives. In this hands-on class, you will discover how to take herbal infused oils, and then turn them into lip balms. These will be wonderful lip care products that will do your lips wonders during the cold winter months. Ages 11-18.


Dia De Los Muertos Craft

Wednesday, October 29

6-7:30 pm

Garnering inspiration from the tradition and celebration of El Dia de los Muertos, join us as we create a Day of the Dead-themed craft you can display to honor a loved one! Ages 11-18.


DIY Crafty Teens

Wednesday, November 12

6-7:30 pm

Get nautical at the library! His month, we’re making a nautical knot bracelet that you can wear and show off to your friends! Ages 11-18.