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Teen Room

January 2019

Breakout DeKalb

January 29 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Can YOU breakout of a study room? Get your friends together and solve puzzles to break out of your room and get a prize! Get your group of four together or join a group that needs a member. This FREE program is intended for grades 6-12. Sign up upon arrival. Space is limited! For additional information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 2450.

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February 2019

ZEEN: Teen Magazine

February 5 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Stories, poems, songs, reviews, commentary, sketches, drawings and photos are just some of the content included in a magazine created exclusively by teens. Magazine issues are printed bi-monthly and available for patrons to take. Either bring in something which you’ve already started, or create something new. We’ll provide both quiet and collaborative space, as well as computers and laptops. To read a previous issue click here: Zeen July 2018 This FREE program is for students ages 13-17 or in grades 7-12.…

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Pal-entine’s Day Party

February 12 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

For Valentine’s Day plan on coming to the Teen Room to celebrate the people who are always there for you: your pals! We’ll be making friendship bracelets, coloring pictures of famous friends, eating chocolate, and making special “Books of Awesome” that you can give to a friend. Grab a friend and join us! This FREE program is intended for grades 6-12. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 3312.

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Breakout DeKalb

February 19 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Can YOU breakout of a study room? Get your friends together and solve puzzles to break out of your room and get a prize! Get your group of four together or join a group that needs a member. This FREE program is intended for grades 6-12. Sign up upon arrival. Space is limited! For additional information, please contact Laura at lauraw@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568.

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Video Game Club

February 25 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Middle School and High School students are invited to join our NEW Video Gaming Club. Our first tournament will be 2K19, with a candy prize! Practice time is offered before the tournament begins. No registration is required to attend this FREE club! It is for teens in grades 6-12. For additional information, please contact Gretta at margrettag@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 2450.

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Teen Tech: Sewing a Cord Keeper

February 26 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Technology doesn’t just mean robots or computers—sewing machines are technology too! Join us this month as we learn to use the library’s four new sewing machines. We’ll take turns learning how to sew a straight line, and then after mastering that we’ll make simple cord keepers. This program is part of Teen Tech, our STEM programs for 6th-12th grade students. We meet monthly to do a making or STEM challenge. Materials for this event provided through a grant by the…

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