Winter 2019-2020

Teen/Tween Programming
6th through 12th grade

Register begins December 1 … Click on a program title for the online registration form OR stop in at the YS Help Desk OR call us at 708-447-0869.

TAB Meetings (Teen Advisory Board)

For volunteers… We talk about fun upcoming programs, how to prepare, what movies to watch or games to play, and plan future library events.

Select Saturdays from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.:  November 23; January 11; February 15


Project Next Generation classes are here!

Project Next Generation (PNG) is a program for Teens/Tweens in grades 5 through 12 who want hands-on experience with some amazing new technology. PNG strives to introduce new technologies and information in a tremendously fun and relaxed environment.  Funding for the project was awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of the Secretary of State, Jesse White, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

All programs will be held in the old Computer Room on the Main Floor.  Here are the classes to choose from:

Register for Project Next Generation programs here!   NOTE:  New Times!

Heat Transfers!

Bring an item to transfer your pictures onto!

Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 pm:   December 3, 10

Saturdays from 4:00 – 5:30 pm:  December 7, 14


Virtual Reality!

Use VR headsets to go places!

Tuesday from 6:00 – 7:30 pm:   December 17

Saturdays from 4:00 – 5:30 pm:  December 21, 28


Make Some Music!

Learn how to play instruments!

Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 pm:   November 26; January 7, 14

Saturday from 4:00 – 5:30 pm:  January 11


Fun With Green Screens!

Photoshop yourself in wacky places!

Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 pm:  January 21, 28

Saturday from 4:00 – 5:30 pm:  January 25


DIY Stickers!

Make your own stickers!

Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 pm:  February 4, 11

Saturdays from 4:00 – 5:30 pm:  February 1, 8



Spend time racing or battling robots!

Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 pm:   February 18, 25

Saturdays from 4:00 – 5:30 pm:  February 22


TEEN/TWEEN Programs:

Letter Wraps

Saturday, November 23 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Create letters out of cardboard and decorate them in a fun and creative way!


Finals Survival Kits Giveaway

Monday, December 16 to Thursday, December 19

Finals aren’t fun, but tasty snacks are!

Available all day at the Lower Level Help Desk to North Riverside high school students with ID. Limit one kit per person per day!


Iron-on Transfers

Saturday, January 11 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bring something that you own and create your own image to transfer-on! with!


Wii Play Games and Watch Movies

Saturday, December 14 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Saturday, February 29 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Watch a movie, play video games, and eat pizza!


Sugar Cookie Decorations

Saturday, February 1 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Decorate your own sugar cookies and eat them!


Blind Date With A Book!

The Whole Month of February!

Grab one of the wrapped books from the Young Adult section and let us know how your “blind date” went!  Fill out the attached bookmark and return it to the Young Adult Help Desk for your chance to win a wonderful prize!


Bottle Cap Art

Saturday, February 15 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Use bottle caps to create keychains, structures, and so much more!



Would you like to sign-up for text messages or emails about upcoming Young Adult programs?

Sign up with REMIND!  Enter class code nrplteens.


Teen/Tween Volunteers (6th – 12th)

Earn community service hours during the school year while having fun!  See the YS Help Desk for Volunteer applications and training session schedules.
Ask about becoming a Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.) member!


Wanted:  Teen Book & Movie Reviews

Have you read an amazing book or watched an incredible movie recently?  Write a review!  Please email youthservices@northriversidelibrary.org for more information. Reviews are edited for content and may be published on our website.  Community service hours are given for your time… check out some examples here:  http://www.northriversidelibrary.org/teens/teens-review-books/

Please note, you must be a current volunteer.  Visit the YS Help Desk for a current volunteer form.


Thank You to our 2019 Summer Volunteers…
…for donating 150+ hours this summer!  They each contributed to helping out with children’s or teen/tween programs, cleaning books, finding needed books to repair and miscellaneous projects.  We are grateful for your time and hard work!

Paige Beggs, Noah Connerty, Ray Elizondo, Violetta Fajardo, Angelina Figueroa, Amaya Gonzalez, Antonio Gutierrez, Bella Gutierrez, Anya Hopek, Joseph Jaime, Ana Nava, Denise Navarro, Gabriel Nieto,  Liliana Nieto, Emilia Ortiz, Lexi Rubio, Tatiana Sanchez, Parker Sisson, Anna Swade, Hector Velazquez, Rachel Watson, Luke Wilcek, and Sofia Zavala.


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