For those entering grades 10-12 and parents/guardians Summer break is a perfect opportunity to get ahead and prepare for college. In this presentation, Thomas Jaworski of Quest College Consulting will provide high school families with tips and advice on how present themselves to college admission officers. This program is designed for both parents and students to learn how to make it a productive summer.
Grades 5-12 Join us to celebrate National Poetry Month. Christine Thornton will teach you how to incorporate a poetry quote into a painted image, then add color with watercolor pencils. Beginners welcome!
Grades 1-8 Here is your chance to be creative and make money! All crafts must be made by students and sold for $5 or less. No food items, please. Pick up an application at the Tween Center Desk. Completed applications and a sample craft are due by April 15. WPL card required.
All ages welcome! Stop by the library to pick up a free comic book (while supplies last) and celebrate Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you!). Hang out with members of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costuming organization, dressed as storm troopers and other characters. Make sure to bring your cameras!
Experience Star Wars like never before with this thrilling insiders peek at one of the most treasured film series in the galaxy. Now including The Force Awakens! Well hear hilarious inside jokes, secret references to other Star Wars films, and see dozens of exciting moments in this fantastic collection of film clips. Fun for the whole family.
On August 21, 2017, for the first time in almost 30 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the continental U.S. in a 71-mile-wide path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. From the Chicago area, about 85% of the Sun will be covered by the Moon. Learn about eclipses and how you can enjoy this exciting event from Michelle Nichols, Master Educator from the Adler Planetarium.