Volunteers Wanted!

volunteerThere are limited opportunities for students in grade 6 and up to earn service hours at the library. Call the Youth Services Desk (448-1473) for more information or e-mail teens@phlibrary.org

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Gaming, Board Games & Media Lab

Teens are welcomed to use the Library's equipment to play games or make your own video against our green screen. The Media Lab is perfect for school projects or presentations, or just to experiment with movie making.

Teen and Tween Programs

Palos Heights’ residents may register for programs upon receipt of the PageTurner in your mail delivery. Others may register starting the first week of each month.

Programs marked with an " R" require registration in order to attend. Programs marked with a " D 2400px" are drop-in programs, so no registration is needed.

Please follow the link below each program description to register, or call or stop by the youth services desk.

Teen and Tween Corner

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Instagram Crafts

Thursday, February 7, 4pm, Grades 6-12
Use your favorite insta photo or take a new pic using our green screen! Then use our supplies to turn your photo into a new decoration for your room or choose a few pics to create a laminated book mark of your favorite photos. Having an Instagram account is not a requirement for participation.
Click here to register

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Manga/Anime Club

Tuesday February 12, 4pm, Grades 6-12
Join us as we watch and learn about all of the romance in anime and manga, and learn about different lucky characters from our favorite shows.
Click here to register

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Weird Pizza Night

Wednesday, February 13, 4pm, Grades 6-12
Do you like pizza with bacon on it? How about pineapple? Or chicken? Or hot giardiniera peppers? Or meatballs? You’ll find out at our weird pizza night!
Click here to register

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Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, We’ve Got a Party For You!

Thursday, February 14, 4pm, Grades 4-8
You can’t have love without history’s most famous star-crossed lovers. Miss Juliet will be hosting a Valentine’s Day party filled with music, chocolate, games, and Valentine crafts to make the winter a little bit lovelier.
Click here to register

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Nintendo Labo

Wednesday, February 20, 4pm, Grades 4-5
The library has a brand new Nintendo Switch, and a new Nintendo Labo set! Come to our Teen Room to test it out, learn to build different things out of cardboard, and play with the creations.
Click here to register

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Mug Meals

Monday, February 25, 4pm, Grades 4-8
Cooking doesn't have to be complicated. Come to the library to learn how to make a meal using just a mug, a microwave, and simple ingredients. Participants will leave with a tasty meal and a brand new mug to hold their hot beverages for the rest of the chilly winter.
Click here to register

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Mandala Craft

Wednesday, February 27, 4pm, Grades 4-12
Create your own design with glue and chalk. Your patterns can be as simple or intricate as you want them to be.
Click here to register

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Coding at the Library

Tuesday, March 5, 4pm, Grades 4-5
Come to the library to learn and get a hands on experience all about coding. We will have Ozobots, use coding websites, and have some non-technological coding activities to try. You’ll be a coding master in no me.
Click here to register

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Green Screen Fun

Wednesday, March 6, 4 pm, Grades 6-12
In celebration of Teen Tech Week, the library is opening up the Media Lab for some green screen fun! Try different backgrounds. There’s only one rule. Don’t wear green.
Click here to register

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Manga/Anime Club

Tuesday March 12, 4pm, Grades 6-12
Join us in February and March as we watch and learn about all of the romance in anime and manga, and learn about different lucky characters from our favorite shows.
Click here to register

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DIY Dog Toys for the Anti-Cruelty Society

Tuesday, March 19, 4pm, Grades 4-8
Come help make toys for the dogs and cats currently making their home at The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago. Donations will be brought to the center on March 23rd in honor of National Puppy Day!
Click here to register

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Donut Bulletin Board

Wednesday, March 27, 1pm, Grades 4-12
Donut stress! We’ll be making our own sweet donut bulletin boards with sprinkle push pins and we’ll have some tasty treats.
Click here to register

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