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Programs for Teens

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.

 

March “Reading for Pleasure Month”

Monday, 3/2, 10AM-3PM, Read Across America Read-in, Grades 5-8

Teens, drop in to the RFPL to celebrate “Read Across America Day” by participating in a Read-In!  Bring whatever you’re reading or a librarian can help you find a great read. We’ll have snacks and activities throughout the day!

Wednesday, 3/4, 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.

Friday, 3/6, 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.

Tuesday, 3/10, 9-2:30 PM, Grade 5 & Audience of all ages, Reading Olympics @ RFPL

Wednesday, 3/11, 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.

Friday, 3/13, 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.

Wednesday, 3/18, 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, 3/19, 4-5 PM, Insurgent Movie Release Celebration, Grades 5-8
Counting down the days until you can see Insurgent on the big screen? So we are! Drop by the RFPL after school for some fun Insurgent-inspired activities and snacks.

Friday, 3/20, 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.

Saturday, 3/21, Kaplan Practice ACT, High School

High school students are invited to head to the RFPL to take a free, full-length practice ACT test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. A fully-proctored practice test shows students what to expect in a test-like environment. This is a great opportunity to practice before the real thing! Space is limited so registration is required. Registration opens online on [date].

Monday, 3/23, 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, 3/25, 3:30-5 PM, Crafting – Spring String Easter Eggs

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.

For more upcoming Teen programs click here.