Posts tagged with "teens"

Posted by daccurso on 05/13/11
There are many ways to toss the bag: the end-over-end technique, “the Helicopter,” “the Free Throw”-overhand, the very technical Fling-it-from-the-Corner-of-the-Bag throw and the controversial “Roll-up”-technique. Whatever your method, choose a partner and try to win our first-ever Bean Bag Toss Tournament. Winners take home a new bean bag board (and bags), as well as iTunes gift cards. Ready. Set. TOSS! For teens 12–18. 
Register as a team.   
Date and time: Saturday, May 21, 2–5 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 01/25/10
catch_a_flick Date and time: Wednesday, February 10, 3:30 p.m.� Location: Lindsey Room  Consider the Library your own personal (well, kind of) movie theater as we will begin showing movies just for teens. See the hilarious classic, The Goonies, on the big-screen. Pizza and pop at 3:30 p.m., and the film begins at 4 p.m. We will raffle off a copy of the movie to one lucky teen at the end of the movie. Also, come tell us what we should show at the next Teen Movie. For middle and high school students. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 08/24/10
If you didn't attend this year's Teen Film Fest, you can see the winning videos on our TeenSpace web page. There were 13 great entries judged by Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire. The three winning films were:  First place -  The Beatrix Gem directed by Ben M. of Arlington Heights Second place - Walking On Air directed by Ashley G. of Arlington Heights
Third place - Jenga directed by Trevor O. of Kildeer.

Posted by daccurso on 06/15/10
 TeenFilmFestWeb2010 Date and time: Friday, August 20, 7-9 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room We're gearing up for our 4th Annual Teen Film Fest!  Make your own movie. It can be anything - a ridiculous comedy, a film about your life, a horror short film ... anything! Be creative and have a blast. Borrow your Mom and Dad's video recorder or iPhone and get filming. The top three winning films will be awarded cash prizes, including $100 to the best film. Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire will be hosting and judging the event, which always makes for a fantastic, insightful experience. Films must be submitted by August 6.  Rules and guidelines will be posted on the TeenSpace.
Posted by daccurso on 07/26/10
TeenFilmFestWeb2010Submission Deadline: Friday, August 13, 5 p.m. We're gearing up for our 4th Annual Teen Film Fest. It's not too late to enter your own movie. It can be anything - a ridiculous comedy, a film about your life, a horror short film – anything. Be creative and have a blast. The top three winning films will be awarded cash prizes, including $100 to the best film. Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire will be hosting and judging the event. Rules and guidelines are posted on the teen website, including a waiver form that must be completed. The film fest will be held on Friday, August 20, 7–8:30 p.m. in the  Hendrickson Room. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 11/05/09
ScienceAlliance-Blog  Calling all middle schoolers! The editor of Science Books & Films magazine wants your feedback about the best science books of the year. Join our Science Alliance reading and discussion group and vote for your favorites from a list of finalists selected by the magazine. You’ll judge both picture books and books for middle schoolers. There are two meetings, Friday, November 20, and Thursday, December 10, 7–8 p.m. in the Lindsey Room. At the first meeting you will receive the books and judging guidelines. Bring the completed evaluations to the second meeting for discussion and voting. Books were purchased with a donation from the Friends of the Library and will be added to the Library’s collection after the voting. Register beginning November 1.
Posted by daccurso on 01/28/11
Do you or your band want to strum a few songs for a highly caffeinated audience? Do you have some stand-up comedy you would like to try out? How about reading a short story or poem you wrote? Come to the Library’s open mic night held at Biggby Coffee. Sign in beginning at 5:30 p.m. for a 10-minute performance. One free beverage for every teen attendee/performer. We will give away a $50 iTunes gift card and a $25 Biggby Coffee gift card. Drop in
Date and time: Saturday, February 12, 6–9 p.m.
Location: Biggby Coffee, 21 S. Dunton Avenue

Posted by daccurso on 09/13/10
Date and time: Saturdays, September 18 and 25, 2-3:30 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room In this program led by PBS award-winning artist and teacher, Tricia Fuglestad, you will pose for a photo and use the picture for the background of your individual project. Then you collage text or images from newspaper articles, magazines, or photocopied media into the background to express yourself and your world. A creative project that makes you think! Snacks and drinks provided. No art experience necessary. This program is part of the Engage! teen art project which is made possible through support from the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust and from the Terra Foundation for American Art.  Register
Posted by daccurso on 07/08/09

Take a look at our new Teen page. You can post photos, drawings, poetry, short stories…pretty much anything you create on iCreate. Look for new books, movies, music and more in the new to the collection section. After High School gives you web sites and databases to help with your post-high school plans, and uReview is the place to review books, music and movies. You'll also find all the details for the Teen Film Fest.

Posted by daccurso on 06/11/09
weird_food-21Event date and time:  Wednesday, June 24, 12:30–1:30 p.m. Location:  Hendrickson Room North Come to the library in June for a one-of-a-kind program on the strange foods people actually eat ... and enjoy! You will even get to taste some of these odd foods as a local restaurant, Clementi's, will provide the chow and some insight into these bizarre foods. For ages 11–18. Register