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Teens



Events for Teens
Mon, Feb 24, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Rescheduled
Mon, Feb 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
New date Monday, February 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch

Tue, Feb 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Wed, Feb 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Wed, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room

Wed, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Santori Library - N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room

Sat, Feb 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Children's Program Room

Mon, Mar 02, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Mar 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Tue, Mar 03, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Tue, Mar 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 05, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Thu, Mar 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Thu, Mar 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Mar 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Mar 07, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Mon, Mar 09, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 228 Teen Room

Tue, Mar 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 12, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Santori Library - S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab

Sat, Mar 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Mon, Mar 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
West Branch - Meeting Room

Tue, Mar 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Tue, Mar 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 228 Teen Room

Thu, Mar 19, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Fri, Mar 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

Sat, Mar 21, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room

Sat, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Santori Library - S332 - John & Jean Savage Board Room

Sat, Mar 21, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room

Sat, Mar 21, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Mon, Mar 23, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola Large Meeting Room

Tue, Mar 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch - West Branch Living Room

Wed, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Eola 108 Small Meeting Room

@ Santori Library
Wed, Feb 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
One-on-one guidance will be provided by ISACorps for both FAFSA and applications for college admission.

Wed, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room
La importancia de direccionar nuestros pensamientos hacia el bienestar, transformar nuestras creencias y convertirlas en puntos positivos para que trabajen a nuestro favor para alcanzar nuestras metas

Wed, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
The History of Immigration Policy and Knowing your Rights. Presented by the Aurora Rapid Response Response Team & Immigration Attorney, Rocío S. Becerril, Esq.

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room
Join Cindy Crosby, author of Tallgrass Conversations, to discover the history of the tallgrass prairie, explore the stories of its amazing creatures, and learn about native prairie plant uses.

Sat, Feb 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Lea cuentos fáciles pero interesantes en inglés para después conversar sobre ellos en el grupo con un tutor. La biblioteca proveerá los materiales de lectura.

Tue, Mar 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
N126 - Alarm Detection System, Inc. Meeting Room
Find out about the Vote411 online resource hosted by The League of Women Voters! Discover who is running in your district and what they stand for to make the most informed decision this year!

Thu, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Get creative with this easy and fun art project! We'll provide the materials and you go home with a piece of art. Please register!

Thu, Mar 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Acompáñe a la Oficina del Congresista Bill Foster, la Oficina de la Representante Estatal Barbara Hernández, y el Comité de Conteo de la Ciudad de Aurora para conocer la importancia del Censo 2020.

Thu, Mar 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Join the Aurora Public Library, the Office of Congressman Bill Foster, Office of State Representative Barbara Hernandez, and the City of Aurora Complete Count Committee to learn about the Census 2020.

Sat, Mar 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Grupo de conversación en inglés/ English Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab
HelpNow is a one-stop shop for homework help, from practice tests to flashcards to its live tutoring and writing help. You have access to it all for free with your Aurora Public Library card.

Sat, Mar 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
N125 - Community Foundation of Fox Valley Meeting Room
Grupo de conversación en inglés/ English Conversation Group

@ Eola Road Branch
Mon, Feb 24, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Rescheduled
Mon, Feb 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
New date Monday, February 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens that helps the library plan programs, help with special projects, and work hard to make the library a better place!

Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eola Children's Program Room
Bring your own Pokemon cards, battle at our Pokemon Go gym, or bring your Nintendo DS to play with other trainers! No registration required.

Mon, Mar 02, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Mon, Mar 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
Has the recent gifting season left you with wrapping paper odds and ends? Learn how to turn old paper into new jewelry! Some paper will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
This class will teach young people the tools that they need to make changes and support their community. Participants should plan to attend all three sessions of this class for maximum enjoyment.

Thu, Mar 05, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Sat, Mar 07, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
ACT practice test implemented by Sylvan Learning Center. No registration: seats are first come, first served. Results will be provided by Sylvan.

Mon, Mar 09, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola 228 Teen Room
Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens that helps the library plan programs, help with special projects, and work hard to make the library a better place! Email teens@aurorapubliclibrary.org for info

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Eola 108 Small Meeting Room
This class will teach young people the tools that they need to make changes and support their community. Participants should plan to attend all three sessions of this class for maximum enjoyment.

Thu, Mar 12, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Eola Large Meeting Room
The library and the Alive Center of Naperville will be offering a free space for teens to hang out in comfort and safety. There will be movies, games, activities, and more. All teens are welcome! Register

@ West Branch
Tue, Feb 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch Living Room
Come hang out in the West Branch Teen Area, play games, do crafts, refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Tue, Mar 03, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch Living Room
Come hang out in the West Branch Teen Area, play games, do crafts, refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Tue, Mar 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
West Branch Living Room
Come hang out in the West Branch Teen Area, play games, do crafts, refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Thu, Mar 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Find out who is number one in this Super Smash Bros Ultimate tournament for teens!

Mon, Mar 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens that helps with special projects and planning programs. They work hard to make the library a better place!

Interested in joining the Teen Advisory Board? Join today!

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Teen Resources
College & Career
America's Career Infonet
America’s Career Infonet explores various careers, industries, and occupations with video examples of workplaces, educational requirements, and possible funding sources.
College Board
Find official college planning and preparation tools to help you succeed.
FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the official website.
Fastweb
A free resource that provides information and links to scholarships, nationwide.
ISAC
Illinois Student Assistance Commission provides assistance with financial aid and the college process.
Health
Above the Influence
A movement empowering young people to recognize and face the influences around us, including pressure to abuse drugs and alcohol.
Bedsider
The free birth control support network committed to helping you find a doctor and birth control method that meets your individual needs.
Mix It Up
Teaching tolerance-based international campaign encouraging students to identify, question, and cross social boundaries.
Planned Parenthood
A nonprofit organization committed to providing sexual health care throughout the united states.
Scarleteen
Sex ed for the real world, specifically for teens and young adults.
English & Writing
EasyBib
Automatically creates a bibliography for you in MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Free Audiobooks
Free audiobooks to download all summer long, no library card required.
Lincoln List
Association of Illinois School Library Educators Lincoln Award books.
OWL Purdue
Provides the guidelines for MLA, APA, and Chicago style including the works cited, in text citations, paper formatting, and more.
Teen Top Ten
Young Adult Library Services Association award books, nominated by teens.
Social Studies & History
CIA Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications and more for over 250 world entities.
EyeWitness to History
Find first hand accounts, illustrated with vintage photos, original radio broadcasts, and more.
History Channel
Explore thousands of historical articles and videos.
National Archives
Explore our nation’s history through documents, photos, and records.
The American Experience
Select or search for a president to find biographical information.
Science
Encyclopedia of Earth
Explore information about the Earth, its natural environments, and interaction with society.
Khan Academy
Free tutorials and videos to help increase understand of math and science.
NASA
News, images, videos, and more from America’s space agency, pioneering the future in space exploration and scientific discovery.
Test Prep
4Tests
Free practice tests for high school, college, and professionals as well as standardized tests and exams.
Test Prep Review
Free test prep questions and exams for a variety of career situations.

School Summer Reading List

eSports

Registered library card holders can use the esports machines for 90 minutes with two 15-minute extensions (if no one else is waiting).

Hours

West Branch:

Mondays through Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday -Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (During school year)

Eola Road Branch:

Monday – Thursday: 3 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday:  1 - 5:30 p.m. (During school year)

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