March 2017

 

 

 

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March

Crafty Teens: Potpourri

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Middle and high school students can make their own potpourri at this delightfully pungent program! Snacks, too. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Teen STEAM: Wearable LEDs

Thursday, March 02, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Teens can learn to make and sew their own accessories featuring soft circuits with colorful LEDs! Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Teen STEAM: Retro Tech

Monday, March 06, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Celebrate YALSA's Teen Tech Week by exploring retro technology and playing some vintage video games. Snacks and fun provided. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Teen STEAM: Chemistry

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Chemistry's never been this fun! Guest presenters from the University of Illinois REACT program will lead middle and high school students in hands-on activities highlighting chemical principles. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Crafty Teens: Spring Wreaths

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Make a wreath to celebrate the coming of spring! For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room C

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

DIY Teens: Terrariums

Thursday, March 09, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Middle and high school students are welcome to stop by after school and make their own mini terrariums or snow globes. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Teen STEAM: Bubbles and Slime

Monday, March 13, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Engineering graduate students from the University of Illinois will showcase plastics with hands-on projects for middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Teen STEAM: Gadget Garage

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Want to look inside an old computer or learn a quick fix for your phone? Guest presenters from the Illini Gadget Garage will bring their expertise and old tech in this cool program for middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Teens @ the Library

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Looking for something exciting to do after school? Middle and high school students can stop by the library for snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Crafty Teens: Friendship Bracelets

Monday, March 27, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Friendship and crafts are the focus of this program for middle and high school students. Come create something great and keep it or share it with a friend. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Teen STEAM: Model Rocket Science

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Learn more about the science behind how model rockets work from members of the Central Illinois Aerospace club. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

Geek Wednesdays: Botany

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Looking for something exciting to do after school? Middle and high school students can stop by the library for snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

March

DIY Teens: CD Art

Thursday, March 30, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Come turn CDs into a work of art with easy scratch off art. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teen STEAM: New Tech for Teens

Monday, April 03, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Wanting to try the latest gadget? Middle and high school students are invited to test hot technology provided by guest presenters from Best Buy. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teen STEAM: Engineering

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Try some cool hands-on experiments and learn while doing when the Engineering Ambassadors from the University of Illinois visit. For Middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Geek Wednesdays: Pokemon

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Looking for something exciting to do after school? Middle and high school students can stop by the library for snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teens @ the Library: Teen Lounge

Thursday, April 06, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Looking for something exciting to do after school? Stop by the library every Thursday for snacks and fun. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teens @ the Library : Teen Lounge

Monday, April 10, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Come join us for food and fun during our Teen Lounge. Try out our collection of LittleBits circuits, or compose a symphony using a makey-makey machine. We'll have some games and activities and of course a snack. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teens @ the Library : National Library Week

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Join us for an afternoon of bookish fun, including book page crafts, lively discussion, snacks, and a raffle! Open to Middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Geek Wednesdays: Bookmarks

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Come to the library to geek out with friends. Play games, have a snack, and use cool tech. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room C

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teen STEAM: Forensics

Thursday, April 13, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Use a variety of fingerprinting techniques, see luminol glow in the presence of blood, find the blood type in a blood sample, and look at animal hairs under a microscope in this hand-on forensic science introduction. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teens @ the Library: Sewing 101

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Need to sew on a button? Learn some sewing basics at this program for middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teen STEAM: Herbs

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Looking for something exciting to do after school? Middle and high school students can stop by the library for snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teen STEAM: Screen Printing

Thursday, April 20, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Learn how to print your own designs onto fabric! Teens will work in groups to create a design, transfer it to the screen, and then print it on canvas tote bags using screen printing ink. Open to Middle and High School Students. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teens @ the Library: Comic Book Crafts

Monday, April 24, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Celebrate World Book Day with comic book jewelry, games, and snacks. Open to middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teen STEAM: Engineering

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Try some cool hands-on experiments and learn while doing when the Engineering Ambassadors from the University of Illinois visit. For Middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Crafty Teens: Knitting and Crocheting

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Looking for something exciting to do after school? The iSchool Knitting Circle will show us how to create a really cool project using knitting and crocheting techniques. Middle and high school students can stop by the library for this amazing program that will include snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

April

Teen STEAM: Jungle in a Bottle

Thursday, April 27, 2017

3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Create your own self-enclosed ecosystem using a soda bottle, dirt, charcoal, and a small plant! Open to Middle and High School students. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

» Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

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                                      March

                                      Crafty Teens: Potpourri

                                      Wednesday, March 01, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Middle and high school students can make their own potpourri at this delightfully pungent program! Snacks, too. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Teen STEAM: Wearable LEDs

                                      Thursday, March 02, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Teens can learn to make and sew their own accessories featuring soft circuits with colorful LEDs! Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Teen STEAM: Retro Tech

                                      Monday, March 06, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Celebrate YALSA's Teen Tech Week by exploring retro technology and playing some vintage video games. Snacks and fun provided. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Teen STEAM: Chemistry

                                      Tuesday, March 07, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Chemistry's never been this fun! Guest presenters from the University of Illinois REACT program will lead middle and high school students in hands-on activities highlighting chemical principles. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Crafty Teens: Spring Wreaths

                                      Wednesday, March 08, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Make a wreath to celebrate the coming of spring! For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room C

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      DIY Teens: Terrariums

                                      Thursday, March 09, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Middle and high school students are welcome to stop by after school and make their own mini terrariums or snow globes. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Teen STEAM: Bubbles and Slime

                                      Monday, March 13, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Engineering graduate students from the University of Illinois will showcase plastics with hands-on projects for middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Teen STEAM: Gadget Garage

                                      Tuesday, March 14, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Want to look inside an old computer or learn a quick fix for your phone? Guest presenters from the Illini Gadget Garage will bring their expertise and old tech in this cool program for middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Teens @ the Library

                                      Wednesday, March 15, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Looking for something exciting to do after school? Middle and high school students can stop by the library for snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Crafty Teens: Friendship Bracelets

                                      Monday, March 27, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Friendship and crafts are the focus of this program for middle and high school students. Come create something great and keep it or share it with a friend. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Teen STEAM: Model Rocket Science

                                      Tuesday, March 28, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Learn more about the science behind how model rockets work from members of the Central Illinois Aerospace club. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      Geek Wednesdays: Botany

                                      Wednesday, March 29, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Looking for something exciting to do after school? Middle and high school students can stop by the library for snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      March

                                      DIY Teens: CD Art

                                      Thursday, March 30, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Come turn CDs into a work of art with easy scratch off art. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teen STEAM: New Tech for Teens

                                      Monday, April 03, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Wanting to try the latest gadget? Middle and high school students are invited to test hot technology provided by guest presenters from Best Buy. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teen STEAM: Engineering

                                      Tuesday, April 04, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Try some cool hands-on experiments and learn while doing when the Engineering Ambassadors from the University of Illinois visit. For Middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Geek Wednesdays: Pokemon

                                      Wednesday, April 05, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Looking for something exciting to do after school? Middle and high school students can stop by the library for snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teens @ the Library: Teen Lounge

                                      Thursday, April 06, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Looking for something exciting to do after school? Stop by the library every Thursday for snacks and fun. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teens @ the Library : Teen Lounge

                                      Monday, April 10, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Come join us for food and fun during our Teen Lounge. Try out our collection of LittleBits circuits, or compose a symphony using a makey-makey machine. We'll have some games and activities and of course a snack. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teens @ the Library : National Library Week

                                      Tuesday, April 11, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Join us for an afternoon of bookish fun, including book page crafts, lively discussion, snacks, and a raffle! Open to Middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Geek Wednesdays: Bookmarks

                                      Wednesday, April 12, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Come to the library to geek out with friends. Play games, have a snack, and use cool tech. For middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room C

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teen STEAM: Forensics

                                      Thursday, April 13, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Use a variety of fingerprinting techniques, see luminol glow in the presence of blood, find the blood type in a blood sample, and look at animal hairs under a microscope in this hand-on forensic science introduction. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teens @ the Library: Sewing 101

                                      Tuesday, April 18, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Need to sew on a button? Learn some sewing basics at this program for middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teen STEAM: Herbs

                                      Wednesday, April 19, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Looking for something exciting to do after school? Middle and high school students can stop by the library for snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teen STEAM: Screen Printing

                                      Thursday, April 20, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Learn how to print your own designs onto fabric! Teens will work in groups to create a design, transfer it to the screen, and then print it on canvas tote bags using screen printing ink. Open to Middle and High School Students. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teens @ the Library: Comic Book Crafts

                                      Monday, April 24, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Celebrate World Book Day with comic book jewelry, games, and snacks. Open to middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teen STEAM: Engineering

                                      Tuesday, April 25, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Try some cool hands-on experiments and learn while doing when the Engineering Ambassadors from the University of Illinois visit. For Middle and high school students. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Crafty Teens: Knitting and Crocheting

                                      Wednesday, April 26, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Looking for something exciting to do after school? The iSchool Knitting Circle will show us how to create a really cool project using knitting and crocheting techniques. Middle and high school students can stop by the library for this amazing program that will include snacks and fun. Part of the Teens @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                      April

                                      Teen STEAM: Jungle in a Bottle

                                      Thursday, April 27, 2017

                                      3:00 PM — 4:30 PM

                                      Create your own self-enclosed ecosystem using a soda bottle, dirt, charcoal, and a small plant! Open to Middle and High School students. Part of the Teen Thursdays @ the Library series.

                                      » Main Library, 200 W. Green St., Robeson Pavilion Room A & B

                                      Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.