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Programs for Teens

January “Brain Teaser Month”

Monday, 1/26, 3:45-4:45 PM, Booktalkers

Middle School students are invited to come to the RFPL to talk about what they’re reading and find out about new books. Snacks will be served.

Wednesday, 1/28, 3:30-5 PM, Crafting – Cereal Box Beads

Kids and teens in grades 5-8, are invited to drop in to make a cool craft. Space is limited and spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, 1/30, 3:30-5 PM, Gaming - Bingo
Kids and teens in grades 5-8 are invited to drop in to watch a movie or play games. All movies will be rated G or PG.

February “International Month”

Wednesday, 2/4, 3:30-5 PM, Crafting – Origami Candy Box

Kids and teens in grades 5-8, are invited to drop in to make a cool craft. Space is limited and spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, 2/6, 3:30-5 PM, Movie
Kids and teens in grades 5-8 are invited to drop in to watch a movie or play games. All movies will be rated G or PG.

Sunday, 2/8, 2 PM, Chocolate Extravaganza, Ages 10 and up
Patrons ages 10 through adult are invited to the RFPL to have fun with chocolate. We’ll have a chocolate tasting, learn some fun chocolate facts, and then make some delicious chocolate-covered treats to take home. We’ll close with some tasty hot chocolate. Space is limited and registration is encouraged.

Wednesday, 2/11, 3:30-5 PM, Crafting – Valentine’s Day Poppers

Kids and teens in grades 5-8, are invited to drop in to make a cool craft. Space is limited and spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, 2/13, 11:30-2:30, ½ Day Pizza & Improv, Grades 5-8
Do you make friends laugh? Are you a fan of Saturday Night Live or Whose Line Is It Anyway? How’d you like to try your hand at improv comedy? Then take advantage of the District 90 half day of school and come learn games, invent characters, and create scenes on the spot with professionally trained improv performers. *Back by popular demand * No experience necessary. Pizza will be served! Space is limited and sign-up is encouraged.

Wednesday, 2/18, 3:30- 5 PM, Crafting

Kids and teens in grades 5-8, are invited to drop in to make a cool craft. Space is limited and spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Thursday, 2/19, 3:45-4:45 PM, Make International Desserts Presented by Whole Foods Market, Grades 5-8

Celebrate International Month at the RFPL with a special hands-on workshop presented by Whole Foods Market. You’ll learn how to make some fabulous desserts from around the world like an Italian trifle, chocolate dipped treats from France, and a Greek yogurt fruit dip! Space is limited so registration is encouraged.

Friday, 2/20, 3:30- 5 PM, Gaming/Movie
Kids and teens in grades 5-8 are invited to drop in to watch a movie or play games. All movies will be rated G or PG.

Monday, 2/23, 3:45-4:45 PM, Booktalkers
Middle School students are invited to come to the RFPL to talk about what they’re reading and find out about new books. Snacks will be served.

Wednesday, 2/25, 3:30-5 PM, Crafting – Bookmark Workshop

Kids and teens in grades 5-8, are invited to drop in to make a cool craft. Space is limited and spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, 2/27, 3:30-5 PM, Gaming/Movie
Kids and teens in grades 5-8 are invited to drop in to watch a movie or play games.  All movies will be rated G or PG.

 

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View the Online Library Program Calendar to find out more about upcoming events. You can view program descriptions, sort by audience and age, and sign up online for programs that require registration.

The River Forest Public Library offers targeted programs to meet community needs and interests as identified in our Strategic Plan. In planning and carrying out its sponsored programs, the Library aspires to meet the standards set forth in the Library Bill of Rights. The Library also recognizes that the resources available for the sponsorship of programs are limited and the selection, planning and implementation of Library sponsored programs ultimately rests in the discretion of the Library’s professional staff.

The library reserves the right to restrict program attendance. Programs may be cancelled, in advance or the day of, if minimum attendance is not met or due to unforeseeable circumstances.