Library Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All branches will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day. The Library will reopen on Friday, November 23.

Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Teen Book Club

November 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Thirteen Reasons Why By Jay Asher When high school student Clay Jensen receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah Baker, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking nig...

Teen Coloring Night

November 27, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Hang out and help color our full-table coloring sheet while sipping hot chocolate. Grades 7 – 12. Sign up. ...

Pokemon Drop-In Night

November 28, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Come hang out and meet other Pokémon fans and friends. Bring your deck, play Pokkén Tournament on the Wii-U, and enjoy snacks. All ages. Drop In ...

Holiday Gifts in a Jar

December 7, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Are you looking for a gift idea? Join us to create two lovely (and tasty) holiday gifts in a jar. Grades 4-8. Sign up. ...

Let's Play Chess

December 12, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Board Game Night

December 13, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Drop in to try board games from the library’s new collection or bring one of your own to play with fellow gamers. No experience required. Each session we will be teaching how to play a different board game. Snack...

Finals Week Support: Comfort Dogs

December 17, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
Need a break from studying? Stop by and spend some time with a friendly, furry friend to forget all your worries!  Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 18, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

Introduction to Scratch

December 18, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Learn how to manipulate on-screen objects using the Scratch programming language and develop your own games and programs. No previous experience necessary. ...

Teen Book Club

December 18, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness Todd Hewitt is the only boy in a town of men that were infected with the noise germ. Now Todd hears everything the men think, and they hear everything he thinks. He find out the town is hiding somethin...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 19, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

Finals Week Support: Study Zone

December 20, 2018
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Event Description:
The first-floor Story Rooms are open to teens looking for a quiet place to study during finals week. Bring your snacks and visit the Reader Assistance Desk to get a de-stress kit.  While supplies last. Grades 9-12. Drop in.  ...

Let's Play Chess

January 9, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Mario Kart Open Play

January 10, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Drop in with your friends and family and play Mario Kart on Wii U! All ages. ...

Teen Book Club

January 15, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson Louisiana teen Rory Deveaux arrives in London at boarding school just as a series of brutal murders mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper killing spree has started. Rory spotted the man believed to be the pri...

Board Game Night

January 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Drop in to try board games from the library’s new collection or bring one of your own to play with fellow gamers. No experience required. Each session we will be teaching how to play a different board game. Snack...

Teen Interviewing Workshop

January 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Applying for your first after-school job? Experienced job coach Bob Schlacks presents the best tips for you to succeed in your interview.  Grades 7-12. Sign up.  ...

Minecraft Mania

January 29, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Enter the world of Minecraft. Use your creativity to build your world, work with others to craft objects, and watch out for Minecraft Creepers. Grades 5-12. Sign up.  ...

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament

February 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Sign up and compete in the latest release of Smash Bros. Claim your glory and win prizes! Grades 5-12. Sign up. ...

Weave a Chainmaille Bracelet

February 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Learn about Chainmaille (armor/jewelry made by weaving metal rings together) from a professional artisan, and make a bracelet using the historical European four-in-one pattern. Ages 14 and up. Valid district cardholders only. Sign up. ...

Let's Play Chess

February 13, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Kids, Teens, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Learn the game of chess under the guidance of an experienced chess scholar coach. All skill levels welcome. All ages. Sign up. ...

Teen Book Club

February 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Nyxia by Scott Reintgen Emmett Atwater isn't just leaving Detroit, he's leaving Earth. Why the Babel Corporation recruited him is a myster, but the number of zeroes on their contract has him boarding their lightship and hoping to return to Earth wit...