Teen Programs

Monday, February 20, 2017
3:00 PM

Steve Lord, local actor and improv expert, is here to teach us all about the world of improv! Mr. Lord most recently performed in the adult production of Calendar Girls at Playhouse 38, in addition to his many years of improv experience. From warm-ups and ice breakers to improvised acting scenes, we’ll do it all. Registration required. Open to grades 9-12.

Thursday, March 02, 2017
4:00 PM

Welcome to the GPLD Teen Advisory Board! Today we'll be setting up for the Teen Art Show. Earn extra volunteer hours by staying for the gallery opening. Open to grades 9-12.

Thursday, March 02, 2017
6:00 PM

It's a teen takeover of our community art gallery! Come celebrate the incredible talen of Geneva teens at the opening reception for May's community art space. Sparkling juice and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017
6:00 PM

The Fox Valley Girls Coding Club joins us for Teen Tech Week to show off the amazing projects they’re working on, and teach us all a little bit about the basics of coding. Register in advance! Open to grades 9-12.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
7:00 PM

If you’re a fan of comics, this workshop is for you. Vinny Saracuso from School of Art joins us to go through the steps of creating, plotting, and drawing your very own sequential art. Registration required as space is limited! Open to grades 9-12.

Saturday, March 18, 2017
2:00 PM

Interested in writing? Want to meet local talent? Or do you like reading fairy tales? If you said yes to any of these questions, join us as Geneva author E.V. Jones tells us all about her Irish fantasy tale, The Wish. Indulge in the spirit of Saint Paddy’s Day with some Celtic mythology!

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.

Monday, March 20, 2017
7:00 PM

Guest speaker Beth Randall of Joe Organizer can help you get organized for college. Get tips on what to buy for your dorm, where to put it, how to manage your time, and more! Parents and students welcome.

Friday, March 24, 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).

Together we'll create a commercial for the Summer Reading Program that will be shown to kids in Geneva elementary school classes.

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, March 29, 2017
4:00 PM

Bring your own pair of socks or use one of ours – we’re making sock monsters! Great for stress relief, room decoration, or a T.V. watching buddy. Registration required! Open to grades 9-12.

Thursday, April 06, 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!

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