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Teens



Events for Teens
Sun, Oct 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Oct 21, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Oct 21, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Mon, Oct 21, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Small Conference Room

Tue, Oct 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Wed, Oct 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Oct 24, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library - S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab
Registration is now closed

Fri, Oct 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Oct 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Sat, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
West Branch

Mon, Oct 28, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Oct 28, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Mon, Oct 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Tue, Oct 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Tue, Oct 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Wed, Oct 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Santori Library - N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Santori Library - N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room

Thu, Oct 31, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Oct 31, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Sat, Nov 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Nov 02, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sun, Nov 03, 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Eola Children's Department

Mon, Nov 04, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Eola Children's Department

Mon, Nov 04, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Canceled
Mon, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Santori Library

Tue, Nov 05, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Eola Children's Department

Tue, Nov 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Tue, Nov 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Tue, Nov 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Wed, Nov 06, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Eola Children's Department

Thu, Nov 07, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Eola Children's Department

Thu, Nov 07, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Nov 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library - S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab
Registration is now closed

Fri, Nov 08, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Eola Children's Department

Fri, Nov 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Nov 09, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Eola Children's Department

Sat, Nov 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Nov 09, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Mon, Nov 11, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Nov 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Mon, Nov 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Small Conference Room

Thu, Nov 14, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Thu, Nov 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Santori Library - S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab
Registration is now closed

Fri, Nov 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Sat, Nov 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Nov 16, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Nov 18, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Nov 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Mon, Nov 18, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Small Conference Room

Tue, Nov 19, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Tue, Nov 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

@ Santori Library
Mon, Oct 21, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Start a new bullet journal or work on an existing one with our help, ideas, and supplies. Please register!

Thu, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab
Girls Who Code is an organization offering a free after-school program for 6-12 grade girls to use computer science to impact their community & join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Oct 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Relax, now that its Finally Friday, and try out our VR system!

Sat, Oct 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Grupo de lectura en inglés/ ESL Reading Group

Sat, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Practice tests are implemented by Sylvan Learning Center of Aurora.

Mon, Oct 28, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
One-on-One guidance will be provided by ISACorps for both FAFSA and applications for college admission.

Tue, Oct 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Use our supplies to create a costume for Halloween, from superhero, to princess, to witch, and everything in between! All materials provided, feel free to bring any inspiration!

Wed, Oct 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room
Learn how to be an ally to the immigrants in the community, particularly those who are undocumented students. Please register!

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room
Aprenda a ser un aliado para los inmigrantes en la comunidad, específicamente los estudiantes indocumentados.

Sat, Nov 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Grupo de conversación en inglés/ English Conversation Group

Canceled
Mon, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
This drop-in will give you the chance to test new styles to see what look suits you best. All materials provided.

Tue, Nov 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Hang out and meet up with other homeschool students! Enjoy snacks and activities.

Thu, Nov 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab
Girls Who Code is an organization offering a free after-school program for 6-12 grade girls to use computer science to impact their community & join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Nov 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Start your weekend off in the teen space enjoying snacks and taking part in various activities.

Sat, Nov 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Grupo de conversación en inglés/ English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 09, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Practice tests are implemented by Sylvan Learning Center of Aurora.

@ Eola Road Branch
Sun, Oct 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Learn all about from electric vehicles from enthusiastic owners of EVs.

Mon, Oct 21, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Wed, Oct 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Join the Teen Advisory Board for an event that is 2 spoopy! There will be hot cider, ghost stories, and a creepy craft. Walk-ins welcome! Grades 6-12.

Thu, Oct 24, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Mon, Oct 28, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Mon, Oct 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens that helps the library plan programs, help with special projects, and work hard to make the library a better place!

Thu, Oct 31, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Sat, Nov 02, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
ACT practice test implemented by Sylvan Learning Center. No registration: seats are first come, first served. Results will be provided by Sylvan.

Sun, Nov 03, 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for a week of gaming fun! Stop by the Children's Department where we will unveil new board games for families to enjoy together. All ages.

Mon, Nov 04, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Join us for a week of gaming fun! Stop by the Children's Department where we will unveil new board games for families to enjoy together. All ages.

Mon, Nov 04, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Tue, Nov 05, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Join us for a week of gaming fun! Stop by the Children's Department where we will unveil new board games for families to enjoy together. All ages.

Tue, Nov 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
Are you ready to SMASH??? Show your skills in our Smash Bros Tournament! There will be pizza, and there will be prizes for the winners. Grades 5-12. Walk-ins welcome!

Wed, Nov 06, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Join us for a week of gaming fun! Stop by the Children's Department where we will unveil new board games for families to enjoy together. All ages.

Thu, Nov 07, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Join us for a week of gaming fun! Stop by the Children's Department where we will unveil new board games for families to enjoy together. All ages.

Thu, Nov 07, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Fri, Nov 08, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Join us for a week of gaming fun! Stop by the Children's Department where we will unveil new board games for families to enjoy together. All ages.

Sat, Nov 09, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Join us for a week of gaming fun! Stop by the Children's Department where we will unveil new board games for families to enjoy together. All ages.

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Children's Program Room
Bring your own Pokemon cards, battle at our Pokemon Go gym, or bring your Nintendo DS to play with other trainers! No registration required. Ages 7 and older.

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
Language Club is a place for teens to get together and learn about different aspects of languages while learning about how language intersects with culture. Grades 6-12. Please register.

@ West Branch
Mon, Oct 21, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Small Conference Room
Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens that helps with special projects and planning programs. They work hard to make the library a better place!

Tue, Oct 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch Living Room
Come hang out in the West Branch Teen Area, play games, do crafts, refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Sat, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us at the West Branch for Anime Club. Hang out, talk about your favorites, watch Anime, read Manga, do crafts and draw your favorite characters. Cosplay is always welcome. Walk-ins are welcome!

Sat, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us for a screening of the 2014 film "The Babadook" directed by Jennifer Kent. Runtime: 94 minutes. Rated: NR.

Tue, Oct 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch Living Room
Come hang out in the West Branch Teen Area, play games, do crafts, refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Thu, Oct 31, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Join us for a special Halloween screening of the 1984 classic "Nightmare on Elm Street" directed by Wes Craven. Runtime: 91 minutes. Rated: R

Tue, Nov 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch Living Room
Come hang out in the West Branch Teen Area, play games, do crafts, refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Interested in joining the Teen Advisory Board? Join today!

Teen Resources
College & Career
America's Career Infonet
America’s Career Infonet explores various careers, industries, and occupations with video examples of workplaces, educational requirements, and possible funding sources.
College Board
Find official college planning and preparation tools to help you succeed.
FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the official website.
Fastweb
A free resource that provides information and links to scholarships, nationwide.
ISAC
Illinois Student Assistance Commission provides assistance with financial aid and the college process.
Health
Above the Influence
A movement empowering young people to recognize and face the influences around us, including pressure to abuse drugs and alcohol.
Bedsider
The free birth control support network committed to helping you find a doctor and birth control method that meets your individual needs.
Mix It Up
Teaching tolerance-based international campaign encouraging students to identify, question, and cross social boundaries.
Planned Parenthood
A nonprofit organization committed to providing sexual health care throughout the united states.
Scarleteen
Sex ed for the real world, specifically for teens and young adults.
English & Writing
EasyBib
Automatically creates a bibliography for you in MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Free Audiobooks
Free audiobooks to download all summer long, no library card required.
Lincoln List
Association of Illinois School Library Educators Lincoln Award books.
OWL Purdue
Provides the guidelines for MLA, APA, and Chicago style including the works cited, in text citations, paper formatting, and more.
Teen Top Ten
Young Adult Library Services Association award books, nominated by teens.
Social Studies & History
CIA Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications and more for over 250 world entities.
EyeWitness to History
Find first hand accounts, illustrated with vintage photos, original radio broadcasts, and more.
History Channel
Explore thousands of historical articles and videos.
National Archives
Explore our nation’s history through documents, photos, and records.
The American Experience
Select or search for a president to find biographical information.
Science
Encyclopedia of Earth
Explore information about the Earth, its natural environments, and interaction with society.
Khan Academy
Free tutorials and videos to help increase understand of math and science.
NASA
News, images, videos, and more from America’s space agency, pioneering the future in space exploration and scientific discovery.
Test Prep
4Tests
Free practice tests for high school, college, and professionals as well as standardized tests and exams.
Test Prep Review
Free test prep questions and exams for a variety of career situations.

School Summer Reading List

eSports

Registered library card holders can use the esports machines for 90 minutes with two 15-minute extensions (if no one else is waiting).

Hours

West Branch:

Mondays through Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday -Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (During school year)

Eola Road Branch:

Monday – Thursday: 3 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday:  1 - 5:30 p.m. (During school year)

Technology & Digital Resources