Summer 2020 Online Programs — Teens

Teen Programs


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Cupcake Bouquet

Thursday, July 30 at 10 am

Looking for a cute decoration or gift? Learn to make a quick and easy cupcake bouquet that's both beautiful and yummy!

Magnetic Bookmarks

Thursday, July 23 at 10 am

Join us for a fun and simple DIY craft. No more dog-eared books or scrounging around for a piece of scrap paper to keep your place. These magnetic bookmarks will come in handy. Make one for yourself and make more to give away!

Upcycled Butterflies

Thursday, July 16 at 10 am

Join us to learn how to turn your pop bottles into pretty plastic butterflies. Most of the supplies are easy to find household items, and this craft is easy and fun for most ages.

Totally 2000s Teen Trivia

Thursday, July 9 at 10 am

Are you a know-it-all when it comes to the first decade of the new millennium? Maybe you have a parent or family member who is! Get a group together, put your thinking caps on, and let’s have some fun!

1990s Trivia

Thursday, July 2 at 10 am

Test your knowledge of the decade that brought us the Furby and “Ice Ice Baby.” This three-round trivia program will test your knowledge of all things ’90s.

Teen Disney Trivia

Thursday, June 18 at 10 am

Join us for a brain-busting trivia session. This month’s topic is all about Disney—princesses, movies, history—we ask it all. Get the family together or play solo. It’s going to be fun!

QuaranTEEN Art Contest with colorful art supplies surrounding text

QuaranTEEN Art Contest

Stuck in the house? Feeling anxious, angry, joyful, bored, etc, and looking for an outlet for those emotions? This contest is for you! During the month of June, the New Lenox Library will be accepting submissions of your "quaranteen" art pieces. Use any medium—just be sure your piece relates somehow to the quarantine. Take a snapshot of your art, and upload it to the Google form on the Teen page. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!

Stitch Together on Zoom

Stitch Together on Zoom

Thursday Evenings from 6–8 pm in June & July

Do you knit, crochet or sew? Need some community interaction? Join other stitchers and fiber artists of all kinds in our weekly Zoom chat. Join our Thursday Zoom meetings from 6–8 pm (Meeting link, click here to join us on Zoom).

Meeting ID: 859 2575 8710
Password: 660993

Take and Make Paper Pot in June

Request a Take & Make Craft Kit

Starting Wednesday, July 15: "To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow" Vinyl Sign

Request a Take & Make kit for a fun, easy at-home project at the library or through our curbside service by calling us at 815-485-2605. Please limit to one per adult or teen in your household. Photos and video instructions coming soon!