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Virtual Battle of the Bands

Watch music videos of local teen bands Blame the Dog and Sitting on the Ceiling and vote for your favorite!  The winning band will perform live at the library this fall. When: Thursday, Aug. 20 4:30-6:00pm Where: Large Meeting Room @ 6960 Oakton St. Update: Congrats to our winner Blame the Dog!  Stay tuned for […]

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Second Annual Teen Read Week Art Contest

Celebrate reading with art! Submit your original art and we may display it in the library and on the Teen Scene blog!  First place will also win a $50 gift card.  Art may be done in a variety of mediums, and must fit the dimensions 700 pixels by 225 pixels.  Submit your art at the […]

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Virtual Battle of the Bands

Hey music makers!  The deadline for our Virtual Battle of the Bands has been extended to August 15th!  That means you have until Saturday, August 15 to send us a link to your band’s music video!Make a video of your band playing any 1 song & post it on online. Then, send a link to […]

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Books into Summer Movies

Check out some of these books that have been turned into summer movies.  Which is better, the movie or the book?  Tell us what you think and you could win a gift card! My Sister’s Keeper opened June 26.             I Love You, Beth Cooper opens July 10.       […]

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Read on the Wild Side

Join Summer Reading and earn prizes! Read 4 books (or 3 books and 1 magazine, blog, poem, movie – basically whatever you want) to be entered in our monthly prize drawings for passes to Brunswick bowling, Brookfield Zoo and Navy Pier. Plus, you’ be entered in our grand prize drawing for an Apple ipod. Register by […]

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Be A Book Buddy!

Do you… Like to Read? Like Children? Have Some Free Time This Summer? You Can Be A Book Buddy! Read to children and listen to them read aloud.  Come to the library just once a week for an hour.   Book buddies need to be entering Grade 8 or higher.  Earn Community Service hours! Call Clara […]

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