Teen Programs

Friday, April 28, 2017
5:00 PM

End Poetry Month with a BANG! Bring your best improv skills or pre-written poetry and throw down at our open mic. There will be prizes for the most impressive poetic displays. Open to grades 9-12.

Thursday, May 04, 2017
4:00 PM

May the Fourth be with you! Join us for this special edition of our Teen Advisory Board, where we'll not only talk about upcoming teen events but also enjoy some special Star Wars-themed entertainment.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
4:00 PM

Make something to hold your memories from the school year! We're crafting stylish bulletin boards that make great photo and memento displays. Perfect for your room or dorm wall.

Friday, May 12, 2017
6:30 PM

Explore technology with us afterhours at the Library! We'll serve snacks. View videos made by teens on our YouTube page (linked from www.gpld.org).

Design and create a marble roller coaster with loops and corkscrews using only paper, scissors, and tape.

Registration for Geneva Public Library District cardholders begins on the 15th of the previous month. Non-cardholders may register beginning one week later if space is available.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
4:00 PM

Cooking is a survival skill, but it doesn't have to be hard! Learn how to make tasty, healthy snacks using a mug, a microwave and 5 ingredients or less. Open to grades 9-12. Register in advance!

Friday, May 19, 2017
2:00 PM

We're taking things out of the library and into the wild! Josh Libman from the Kane County Forest Preserve is taking us on a nature hike so he can teach us valuable camping and survival skills. A must for anyone preparing for the zombie apocalypse. We will be meeting at the Creek Bend Nature Center in St. Charles, at 37W700 Dean Street. Registration required, open to grades 9-12.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
6:00 PM

The school year is almost over – indulge in a quick study break with the ragtag crew of Guardians of the Galaxy before finals. Popcorn and soda provided. Open to grades 9-12.

Thursday, June 01, 2017
10:00 AM

Study rooms full and you need a place to cram? We have you covered. Our program room will be open all day for any last minute studying. Snacks provided!

Thursday, June 01, 2017
4:00 PM

Welcome to the GPLD Teen Advisory Board! We meet on the first Thursday of the month to discuss program ideas, volunteer opportunities, enjoy snacks and get involved. Bring your friends!

Friday, June 02, 2017
1:00 PM

Whether you're brand new to songwriting or just need some new inspiration, David G. Smith is joining us to go through the ins and outs of crafting music of your very own. Registration required. For grades 9-12.