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Teen Summer 2017

Summer Programs - 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
A teenager who's spent her whole life confined to her home falls for the boy next door.
Friday, August 25, 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.

Fall Programs - 2017

Friday, September 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.
Friday, September 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.
Monday, September 11, 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, September 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.
Monday, September 18, 2017 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Tuesday, September 19, 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, 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!
Thursday, October 5, 2017 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
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!
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.

Winter Programs - 2018

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
A teenager who's spent her whole life confined to her home falls for the boy next door.
Friday, August 25, 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, September 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.
Friday, September 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.
Monday, September 11, 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, September 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.
Monday, September 18, 2017 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Tuesday, September 19, 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, 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!
Thursday, October 5, 2017 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
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!
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.

Spring Programs - 2018

More events to come. Please check back soon!
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