Tween / Teen Summer Volunteering – ages 12 – 18

Earn community service hours while having fun this summer! Stop by the YS Help Desk after March 20, 2015 for an application and training session schedule. Training sessions will start in May 2015. Along with earning service hours, there’ll be PIZZA / CHOCOLATE / GLOW-IN-THE-DARK and more FUN and DELICIOUS events for tweens/teens. Don’t miss out — get your volunteer application in early!

 

Summer Reading Program

REGISTRATION June 1 – June 30 at the YS Help Desk

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Programs for Teens/Tweens

Ages 12 through 18. May bring a guest (also age 12 – 18)

REGISTRATION REQUIRED !!
• Programs and performances designated “SRP only” are only for those already registered in one of the North Riverside Library’s kid/teen summer reading programs and require advance registration — per program — by phone or in person at the YS Help Desk.

Make It Your Way
Relax, explore, create! Weirdly cool projects each session, to be determined by our Teen Advisory Board.TAB
Ages 12 to 18. SRP + guest
Tuesday June 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday June 9 at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday July 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday July 28 at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday August 4 at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday August 11 at 2:00 p.m.

Houdini! Tuesday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m. Presented by magician / historian / entertainer William Pack. See for yourself why Houdini’s legend will never die! Tricks, illusions, true stories! SRP. Ages 12 through adult. SRP + guest

Bad Movie / Gaming Club
Schedule of events will be determined by the Teen Advisory Board.  Enjoy (?) movies that were just made to be mocked OR play console and/or iPad games. Snacks and/or pizza will be served.
Ages 12 to 18. SRP + guest

Tuesday July 7 at 6:00 p.m. (Parents: Please see permission slip here)
Tuesday July 21 at 6:00 p.m.
Monday August 10 at 6:00 p.m.

Iron Chef / Cupcake Wars
Can you create the Ultimate Twinkie? What about the Crown Prince of Cupcakes? Find out! (Winning and losing entries will be eaten.)
Ages 12 to 18. SRP + guest
Tuesday June 16 at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday July 23 at 6:00 p.m.

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Fun With STEAMWednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Use STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) to make amazing stuff!
Ages 12 to 18. SRP + guest

June 10: USB Creatures
June 24: Duct Tape

July 8: BrushBots
July 15: Green Crafting
August 5: Makey Makey

Hunger Games Party Thursday July 16 at 5:30 p.m.
Get ready for the final movie (opens in theaters November 20) with Hunger Games themed food, competitions (non-deadly), challenges (non-violent) and more!
Ages 12 to 18. SRP + guest

Teen/Tween Volunteer Appreciation Pizza & Games Party Thursday August 6 at 5:30 p.m.
Summer teen/tween volunteers – you helped out all summer! Now, it’s all about you!
Teen/Tween volunteers by invitation only

Important dates to remember…

Saturday, August 1 at 4:00 p.m. TIME LOGS DUE.

Friday, August 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Celebrate at Enchanted Castle in Lombard! Pizza, pop, games, raffles, fun! SRP completer (and family members) and Teen/Tween Volunteer by invitation.

Saturday, August 29 at 4:00 p.m. Last Call for Read to Feed Hours! For every Read to Feed Hour turned in, the Friends of the Library will make a donation to the Riverside Township Food Bank!

 

Teen VOLUNTEERS AGES 12 – 18!

Looking for community service hours? See the Youth Services Help Desk for more information on our year-round volunteering opportunities, including the Adopt-A-Shelf program.

Wanted:  Teen Book Reviews

Do you have a favorite book you read recently?  We can use your review!  Simply email youthservices@northriversidelibrary.org with a 2-3 paragraph review with the title and author included. Reviews are edited for content and may be published on our website.  Community service hours are given for your time!

Thank You to our 2014 Summer Teen Volunteers…

…who made the summer reading programs MORE FUN!

Kayla Antos, Mackenzie Antos, Luke Dickeson, Marina Golub, Alizay Gomez, Georgi Gomorczak, Abby Gresko, Zirui Guo, Fidel Gutierrez, Bridget Halvey, Kellie Halvey, Elizabeth Hernandez, Kori Hopek, Maddie Hopek, Marta Janas, Arden Kurhayez, Courtney Kurhayez, Itzel Mancilla, Migle Medelis, Aryanna Noffsinger, Jenna Quinn, Nathan Roberto, Marly Santoro, Jackie Sprague, Elizabeth Taber, Grace Watylyk, Clark Williamson, Isabel Zavala.

Tween / Teen Summer Volunteering – ages 12 – 18

Earn community service hours while having fun this summer! Stop by the YS Help Desk after March 20, 2015 for an application and training session schedule. Training sessions will start in May 2015. Along with earning service hours, there’ll be PIZZA / CHOCOLATE / GLOW-IN-THE-DARK and more FUN and DELICIOUS events for tweens/teens. Don’t miss out — get your volunteer application in early!