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Fall Programs - 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Friday, September 22, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop-in.
Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
This free diagnostic practice test combines elements of the SAT and ACT. Students should bring pencils, a calculator, and an optional snack. Results will not be given during this session. Students must attend the SAT/ACT Practice Test Results Workshop on Saturday, September 30 in order to receive their scores. Proctored by More Than Scores And Tests.
Monday, September 25, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Running. That's all that Ghost (real name Castle Cranshaw) has ever known. When Ghost impulsively challenges an elite sprinter to a race -- and wins -- the track coach sees he has natural talent. Thing is, Ghost has something else: a lot of anger, and a past that he is trying to outrun. Can Ghost harness his raw talent for speed or will his past finally catch up to him?
Monday, September 25, 2017 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Sebastian Cody did something horrible, something no one—not even Sebastian himself—can forgive. At the age of four, he accidentally shot and killed his infant sister with his father’s gun.
Thursday, September 28, 2017 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | YA Loft
The Park Ridge Library Teen Advisory Board meets during the school year to plan Library events and help decorate and maintain the Loft. Service hours available.
Friday, September 29, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop-in.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Attend this workshop, presented by More Than Scores And Tests (www.morethansat.com), to receive your test results from the SAT/ACT Practice Test. The test results will highlight each student's strengths and weaknesses as well as help them to determine whether the SAT or ACT is a better fit. Each student will leave the workshop with a strategy to prepare for future tests. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in and share your current favorite songs. Dancing encouraged!
Friday, October 6, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop-in.
Monday, October 9, 2017 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Join other teen writers as we experiment with new techniques and prompts that will inspire your creative writing process.
Friday, October 13, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop-in.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Help the Library solve a murder case!
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Monday, October 23, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
In this compelling dual memoir, Caitlin and Martin recount how they became best friends --and better people—through pen pal letters.
Monday, October 23, 2017 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
It's the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland. Emma O'Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident. One night, there's a party. Everyone is there. All eyes are on Emma. The next morning, she wakes on the front porch of her house. She can't remember what happened, she doesn't know how she got there. She doesn't know why she's in pain. But everyone else does.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Get your nails ready for Halloween! Supplies provided.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Friday, October 27, 2017 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come to discuss your current manga obsessions, binge watch anime, and draw your favorite characters.
Friday, October 27, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, November 3, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, November 10, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Monday, November 13, 2017 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Make fleece tie blankets for Project Linus, an organization that donates blankets to children in need. No sewing involved. Service hours available.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Join other teen writers as we experiment with new techniques and prompts that will inspire your creative writing process.
Friday, November 17, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | YA Loft
Decorate the Loft for the holidays! Service hours available.
Friday, November 24, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Vicky Decker has perfected the art of hiding in plain sight, quietly navigating the halls of her high school undetected except by her best (and only) friend, Jenna. But when Jenna moves away, Vicky’s isolation becomes unbearable. So she decides to invent a social life by Photoshopping herself into other people’s pictures, posting them on Instagram under the screen name Vicurious. As Vicurious’s online followers multiply, Vicky realizes she can make a whole life for herself without ever leaving her bedroom. But the more followers she finds online, the clearer it becomes that there are a lot of people out there who feel like her— #alone in real life.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They're going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they're both looking to make a new friend on their End Day. The good news: There's an app for that. It's called the Last Friend, and through it, Rufus and Mateo are about to meet up for one last great adventure and to live a lifetime in a single day.
Friday, December 1, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Friday, December 8, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, December 8, 2017 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Come to discuss your current manga obsessions, binge watch anime, and draw your favorite characters. Snacks will be served.
Monday, December 11, 2017 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Join other teen writers as we experiment with new techniques and prompts that will inspire your creative writing process.
Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Make fleece tie blankets for Project Linus, an organization that donates blankets to children in need. No sewing involved. Service hours available.
Friday, December 15, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Study space and snacks. Drop in.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Study space and snacks. Drop in.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Study space and snacks. Drop in.
Friday, December 22, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, December 29, 2017 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.

Winter Programs - 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, January 12, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, January 19, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, January 26, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, February 2, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, February 9, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, February 16, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.
Friday, February 23, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.

Spring Programs - 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | YA Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop in.

Summer Programs - 2018

More events to come. Please check back soon!
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