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Teens



Events for Teens
Mon, Jan 20, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Small Conference Room

Tue, Jan 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Wed, Jan 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Wed, Jan 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Thu, Jan 23, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Fri, Jan 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Jan 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Jan 25, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Jan 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Sat, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Sat, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Mon, Jan 27, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Jan 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Tue, Jan 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Wed, Jan 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Wed, Jan 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

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

Thu, Jan 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Feb 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Mon, Feb 03, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Feb 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Tue, Feb 04, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Tue, Feb 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Thu, Feb 06, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Feb 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Fri, Feb 07, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Feb 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Mon, Feb 10, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Feb 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Tue, Feb 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Wed, Feb 12, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room
This event is full

Thu, Feb 13, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Feb 13, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Sat, Feb 15, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Feb 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Feb 15, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Feb 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Small Conference Room

Mon, Feb 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Tue, Feb 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Tue, Feb 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

@ Santori Library
Wed, Jan 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Test out different flavors of Pringles and see if you can identify them in a blind taste test! Then we'll debate which one ranks above the rest!

Fri, Jan 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Start your weekend off hanging out with friends in the teen space enjoying snacks, games, virtual reality, and other fun activities.

Sat, Jan 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Lea cuentos fáciles pero interesantes en inglés para después conversar sobre ellos en el grupo con un tutor. La biblioteca proveerá los materiales de lectura.

Sat, Jan 25, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Practice tests and results are implemented by Sylvan Learning Center of Aurora.

Sat, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
This course is designed for students to explore the basics of storytelling with an emphasis on screenwriting. Amateur novel and short story writers are welcome, too! Please register.

Wed, Jan 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
ISACorps will present on college financial aid, including college costs, types of financial aid, award packages, FAFSA, and more.

Thu, Jan 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
La galardonada autora, empresaria y motivadora, Jacqueline Camacho-Ruiz visita la Biblioteca Pública de Aurora para compartir su mensaje de positivismo y de valentía. Registro requerido.

Sat, Feb 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Grupo de conversación en inglés/ English Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Light up your Valentine's Day by learning how to make a paper circuit on a LED card, just in time for Valentine's Day!

Fri, Feb 07, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Start your weekend off hanging out with friends in the teen space enjoying snacks, games, virtual reality, and other fun activities.

Sat, Feb 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Grupo de conversación en inglés/ English Conversation Group

@ Eola Road Branch
Wed, Jan 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
Test your skills to decide who is the ULTIMATE FRUIT NINJA! Grades 6-12. Registration encouraged, but walk-ins welcome.

Thu, Jan 23, 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, Jan 25, 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.

Mon, Jan 27, 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, Jan 27, 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, Jan 30, 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, Feb 03, 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, Feb 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
This free seminar will discuss the importance of getting a jump start on college planning and introduce the financial aid options available to families. Students and parents encouraged, walk-ins fine!

Thu, Feb 06, 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

@ West Branch
Mon, Jan 20, 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, Jan 21, 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, Jan 25, 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!

Tue, Jan 28, 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.

Wed, Jan 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Meeting Room
HelpNow is a one-stop shop for homework help, from practice tests to flashcards to its live tutoring and writing help. You have access to it all for free with your Aurora Public Library card.

Mon, Feb 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us as we re-purpose vinyl records into works of art.

Tue, Feb 04, 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