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Teen Programs

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Mocha & More: I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (grades 6-12)
    Friday, February 26, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking. Something has happened to wreck the twins in different and dramatic ways.

    We meet at the Starbucks on Cherry and your first drink is on us. The first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Service desk get a free copy of the book.

  • Meet Abe Lincoln
    Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Auditorium

    American history comes to life with R.J. Lindsey's dramatic portrayal of Abraham Lincoln, sharing stories about his life and family, and some of the many crises he faced as president during the Civil War period.

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Three Women Artists: A Drawing Workshop
    Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Learn about the lives and art of three popular female painters--Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, and Mary Cassatt. Then choose a reproduction of one of their paintings to copy in colored pencil under the instructor's guidance.

  • Teen Advisory Board (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Teen Advisory Board (grades 6-12)
    Help us prep the library for National Poetry Month in April! We’ll be creating interactive poetry exhibits, displays, and art. Bring all your favorite poems and to incorporate it into the festivities. Pizza and soda will be included.
    Tuesday, March 8, 5-6 pm

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • See it on Pinterest - Make it at NPL: Mini Terrarium
    Monday, March 14, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Welcome Spring by creating a mini terrarium--a low-maintenance garden contained in a small vase. All supplies provided.

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Vincent van Gogh in Arles: a special exhibit preview
    Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Auditorium

    The Art Institute of Chicago is hosting an exhibit featuring all three versions of Van Gogh's painting, "Bedroom in Arles" through May 8. Art historian Jeff Mishur explores this productive period in the artist's career and places these paintings and other works by Van Gogh into an art historical context.