Posts tagged with "Teen"

Posted by daccurso on 07/30/12

Come learn how to build a PVC bolo ball set and compete to win your own bolo ball set. For ages 12–18.

Date and time: Saturday, August 11, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Meet in library‘s teen area before going to North School Park



Posted by daccurso on 09/15/09
Need help with math homework? How about English, science or social studies? You can get free one-to-one help from a certified tutor, in English or Spanish, through the Learning Suite on our web site, from 2–9 p.m. every day. Everyone from kindergarten to adults can use it, because it now includes assistance with college courses, the citizenship test, GED prep, proofing your writing and resume reviews. When a live tutor is not available, you can use their StudyCenter which has thousands of worksheets, tutorials and study guides in a variety of subjects. You can link to it from the Kids' page, Teen page and on the Jobs and Careers page. An A.H. library card is required.
Posted by daccurso on 01/04/13

Come study with your friends or project partners in our study lounge with tons of group study spaces, comfy chairs and delicious snacks from Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s. We’ll have iPads, laptops and office and homework supplies, as well as staff to help you with homework/study needs. For high school teens.

Dates and times: Saturday, January 12–Thursday, January 17
Weekdays: 2–8 p.m. / Weekends: noon–6 p.m. 
Location: Campus Life Teen Center, 112 N. Belmont Ave.
Drop in


Posted by daccurso on 07/30/12

Discover your new favorite film at the Teen Film Fest coming up this Sunday, August 5, at 2 p.m. at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre. This year's films will be judged by Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire, Metropolis screenwriter and resident playwright Scott Woldman and Michelle Harris, movie-lover and wife of State Representative David Harris.

Call the Metropolis box office at 847-577-2121 to reserve seats for this free event presented by the library, the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and the Arlington Heights Arts Commission.

See what some of your Arlington Heights neighbors are saying about their favorite films.

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 07/29/11

Join us as for geo-caching - a hide-and-seek, treasure-hunting game that is played worldwide. We will be meeting at the library for a short orientation on the use of the official Geocache website, then leave to search for geocaches all over downtown Arlington Heights. Food and drink will be provided.

For more information on geo-caching, please go to For ages 12–18.
Date and time: Saturday, August 13, 1–3 p.m.
Location: Meet in Teen area

Posted by lmulford on 12/08/13

Teens are invited to submit their best design ideas for our new Tumblr blog. The selected design will win two tickets to the 2014 Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.  Complete the online form with suggestions for the blog title, content, and theme.
Trick Out Our Tumblr Contest
November 1 – February 1



Posted by daccurso on 03/27/12

Every year, more than 600 teenagers from over 60 Chicago-area schools gather for the world’s largest youth poetry slam, a competition known as "Louder Than a Bomb." This award-winning documentary follows four of the teams as they prepare for the 2008 event. Join us for a screening of the film, then afterwards perform your own slam poetry and listen to others share theirs. For middle school and high school students. 
Date and time: Friday, April 13, 7– 9 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

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