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Susan Garlisch

(815) 756-9568 ext. 3400|

September 2019

Creative Writing: Tea for Tweens

Monday September 23 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. You are welcome to bring your Chromebooks, or use the library’s computers. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for tweens, ages 9-12, or in grades 4-6. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Creative Writing: Teen Magazine

Monday September 23 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. You are welcome to bring your Chromebooks, or use the library’s computers. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for teens, ages 13-17, or in 7th-12th grade. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Teen Advisory Group: High School

Tuesday September 24 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is about local teens talking to librarians, discussing and deciding which materials, books, programs, and services they need. It’s about making your voices heard and your choices matter! Bring your ideas, energy, and enthusiasm! TAG members are the first to learn about volunteer opportunities at the Library. Service credit needed? This will count for one hour. Expectations: show up on time, join in on the discussion, pay attention to the person speaking, help to serve and…

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Teen Advisory Group: Middle School

Wednesday September 25 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is about local teens talking to librarians, discussing and deciding which materials, books, programs, and services they need. It’s about making your voices heard and your choices matter! TAG members are the first to learn about volunteer opportunities at the Library. Bring your ideas, energy, and enthusiasm! Expectations: Show up on time (5:00) to earn pizza, Join in on the discussion, Pay attention to the person speaking, Help to serve food and clean up after meeting.…

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Creative Writing: Tea for Tweens

Monday September 30 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. You are welcome to bring your Chromebooks, or use the library’s computers. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for tweens, ages 9-12, or in grades 4-6. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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Creative Writing: Teen Magazine

Monday September 30 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Either bring in already started stories, poems, comic strips, drawings, jokes, and news articles, or start something new at the library. You are welcome to bring your Chromebooks, or use the library’s computers. Submissions will be added to a layout and printed for library patrons to take home and enjoy! This FREE program is intended for teens, ages 13-17, or in 7th-12th grade. Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Susan at susang@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext.…

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October 2019

In Their Shoes

Tuesday October 22 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Come join us for a “Choose your own Adventure” interactive activity, discussion, and snacks. Presented by Safe Passage. In groups or with a partner, you will be given cards with stories of teens and their dating relationships, then you choose which path you want to take based on options given on the cards. This activity helps us understand how difficult it can be to leave relationships that are toxic and abusive. Come along for the activity and discussion around this…

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