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Spring at the Teen Loft

 

The NEW Teen Loft is OPEN!

Loft hours for the school year are as follows:


Monday 3-9

Tuesday 2-9

Wednesday 2-9

Thursday 3-9

Friday 3-6

Saturday 1-5

Sunday 12-5


On days with no school, the Teen Loft will be open from 1-9.

Spring Programs - 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | 7:30 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.
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Off-site Location
We will meet in the Teen Loft and walk over to the Pickwick Theatre together. Movie tickets provided. Matinee showing, exact time TBA.

Summer Programs - 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Teen Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop-in.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Zach Lehner, illustrator of the graphic novel series Junior Braves of the Apocalypse, will lead the group in making one big comic together! He'll demonstrate different storytelling techniques, and at the end you'll use them in your own comic to share with the class. Registration begins Saturday, March 2.
Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Monday, May 20, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Study space and snacks. Drop in.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Study space and snacks. Drop in.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Study space and snacks. Drop in.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Thursday, June 13, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 1:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
More Than Scores and Tests will proctor a practice test that combines elements of the SAT and ACT. The test results will highlight each student's strengths and weaknesses as well as help to determine whether the SAT or ACT is a better fit. Students should bring pencils, a calculator, and an option snack and water bottle. Results will not be given during this session. Students must attend the SAT / ACT Practice Test Results Workshop on Saturday, June 22, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in order to receive their scores. Each student will leave the workshop with a strategy to prepare for future tests.
Monday, June 17, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Discover what it takes to be a babysitter with these basic tips and tricks! The Park Ridge Fire Department will provide first aid training.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Friday, June 21, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Students will leave the workshop with their scores and strategies to prepare for future tests.
Monday, June 24, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Discover what it takes to be a babysitter with these basic tips and tricks! The Park Ridge Fire Department will provide first aid training.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Your first drink is on us! We'll meet in the Reading Garden outside the Library. Copies of the book will be available in the Teen Loft.
Friday, June 28, 2019 | 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Do you like to role play and solve mysteries? Join us after hours in the Library for a murder mystery party!
Friday, July 5, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Off-site Location
We will meet in the Library Reading Garden and walk over to the Pickwick Theatre together. Movie tickets provided!
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Friday, July 19, 2019 | 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM | Teen Loft
Do you like to find clues, solve puzzles, and race against the clock? Join us after hours at the Library for an exciting mission!
Monday, July 22, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Your first drink is on us! We'll meet in the Reading Garden outside the Library. Copies of the book will be available in the Teen Loft.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Off-site Location
We will meet in the Library Reading Garden and walk over to the Pickwick Theatre together. Movie tickets provided!
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Your first drink is on us! We'll meet in the Reading Garden outside the Library. Copies of the book will be available in the Teen Loft.
Friday, July 26, 2019 | 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM | Teen Loft
Do you like to find clues, solve puzzles, and race against the clock? Join us after hours at the Library for an exciting mission!
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a celebration of our favorite literary character's birthday! We'll have pizza, butterbeer, and an interactive showing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 1:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
More Than Tests and Scores will proctor an ACT practice test. Students should bring pencils, a calculator, and an optional snack and water bottle. Results will not be given during this session. Students must attend the ACT Practice Test Results Workshop on Saturday, August 17, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. to receive their scores.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Friday, August 16, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Students will leave the workshop with their scores and strategies to prepare for future tests.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Your first drink is on us! We'll meet in the Reading Garden outside the Library. Copies of the book will be available in the Teen Loft.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.

Fall Programs - 2019

More events to come. Please check back soon!

Winter Programs - 2020

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | 7:30 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.
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Off-site Location
We will meet in the Teen Loft and walk over to the Pickwick Theatre together. Movie tickets provided. Matinee showing, exact time TBA.
Friday, May 3, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Teen Loft
Help make handmade cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Service hours available. Drop-in.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Zach Lehner, illustrator of the graphic novel series Junior Braves of the Apocalypse, will lead the group in making one big comic together! He'll demonstrate different storytelling techniques, and at the end you'll use them in your own comic to share with the class. Registration begins Saturday, March 2.
Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Stop in for pizza and a chance to share your current favorite books.
Monday, May 20, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Study space and snacks. Drop in.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Study space and snacks. Drop in.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Study space and snacks. Drop in.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Thursday, June 13, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 1:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
More Than Scores and Tests will proctor a practice test that combines elements of the SAT and ACT. The test results will highlight each student's strengths and weaknesses as well as help to determine whether the SAT or ACT is a better fit. Students should bring pencils, a calculator, and an option snack and water bottle. Results will not be given during this session. Students must attend the SAT / ACT Practice Test Results Workshop on Saturday, June 22, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in order to receive their scores. Each student will leave the workshop with a strategy to prepare for future tests.
Monday, June 17, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Discover what it takes to be a babysitter with these basic tips and tricks! The Park Ridge Fire Department will provide first aid training.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Friday, June 21, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Students will leave the workshop with their scores and strategies to prepare for future tests.
Monday, June 24, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Discover what it takes to be a babysitter with these basic tips and tricks! The Park Ridge Fire Department will provide first aid training.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Your first drink is on us! We'll meet in the Reading Garden outside the Library. Copies of the book will be available in the Teen Loft.
Friday, June 28, 2019 | 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Do you like to role play and solve mysteries? Join us after hours in the Library for a murder mystery party!
Friday, July 5, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Off-site Location
We will meet in the Library Reading Garden and walk over to the Pickwick Theatre together. Movie tickets provided!
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Friday, July 19, 2019 | 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM | Teen Loft
Do you like to find clues, solve puzzles, and race against the clock? Join us after hours at the Library for an exciting mission!
Monday, July 22, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Your first drink is on us! We'll meet in the Reading Garden outside the Library. Copies of the book will be available in the Teen Loft.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Off-site Location
We will meet in the Library Reading Garden and walk over to the Pickwick Theatre together. Movie tickets provided!
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Your first drink is on us! We'll meet in the Reading Garden outside the Library. Copies of the book will be available in the Teen Loft.
Friday, July 26, 2019 | 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM | Teen Loft
Do you like to find clues, solve puzzles, and race against the clock? Join us after hours at the Library for an exciting mission!
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a celebration of our favorite literary character's birthday! We'll have pizza, butterbeer, and an interactive showing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 9:15 AM - 1:15 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
More Than Tests and Scores will proctor an ACT practice test. Students should bring pencils, a calculator, and an optional snack and water bottle. Results will not be given during this session. Students must attend the ACT Practice Test Results Workshop on Saturday, August 17, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. to receive their scores.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
Friday, August 16, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
TBA
Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | First Floor Meeting Room
Students will leave the workshop with their scores and strategies to prepare for future tests.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Third Floor Meeting Room
Your first drink is on us! We'll meet in the Reading Garden outside the Library. Copies of the book will be available in the Teen Loft.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | First Floor Meeting Room
Share your favorite books with other teen readers, get great book recommendations, and fill up on pizza.
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