Teens Activities

(RR) = Registration Required     (NR) = No Registration Required
Register for programs at the Kid's Circulation Desk or by contacting Katie: 309-446-9575 or khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org

Technology Workshops
Find out more about our robotics, film, photography, 3D design and printing, and maker programs here: Project Next Generation

Forky Take It Make It (NR)
All Ages
All September
Stop by the Kid's Circulation Desk during Library Card Sign-Up Month and pick up a bag with all the pieces you need to make your own Forky at home. 

Toy Story Scavenger Hunt (NR)
All Ages 
Tuesday, September 3 - Monday, September 30
Bonnie's toys are lost in the library! Can you find them all so they can continue their road trip? Pick up and turn in a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk and be entered for a chance to win two movie tickets. Winner announced October 1. 

PAWS To Read (RR)
All Ages
Saturday, September 21 11:00-12:00

Come read to a specially trained therapy dog from the Peoria Humane Society. Sign up for a 15 minute time slot to ensure your time with a dog. 

LEGO Challenge Night (NR)
All Ages
Wednesday, September 25 5:30-6:30

Think you're a master builder? Try building upside down! Right side up building options will be available for those who do not want to sit or lay on the floor. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Craft Lab: Shrinky Dinks (NR)
Grades 4-8
Thursday, September 26 4:00-5:00

Design jewelry, keychains, and other back to school items using plastic that shrinks down to 1/3 of its original size and becomes nine times thicker when heated in the oven. 

Postcard's 150th Birthday Celebration (NR)
All Ages
Tuesday, October 1 10:00-7:00

Stop in and celebrate the postcard's 150th birthday with us. Choose from an assortment of postcards and write someone special a note. The library will provide one stamp per patron. 

Harry Potter Potions Class (RR)
Grades 4-12
Thursday, October 17 4:00-5:30

Master the art of exploding polyjuice potion, veritaserum, and felix felicis potion with Professor Keyes and enjoy butterbeer after class. Please register to ensure we have enough supplies for you. 

Trick or Treat at the Library (NR)
All Ages
Thursday October 31 3:30-7:00

Stop by the library anytime between 3:30 and 7:00 for crafts, games, and treats. Costumes are welcome, but not necessary. 

Space for Teens!
We've converted the old activity room into a Maker Space where teens 13+ can hang out, play games, try out new technology, do DIY projects and more.  Need a computer? Check out a laptop at the front desk or bring your laptop and use our free Wi-Fi. 

Online Resources

Teen Reads   See what books and things are popular with other teens!

eBooks   Download to computers, tablets, eReaders, and mobile devices.

World Book Online 

Rocket Languages   Learn or get help with world languages, also includes American Sign Language. 
Note:  You will need your library card barcode number and pin to access the above services.  For assistance, please contact library staff.

Testing Practice & Resources (GED, College Prep)

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Have questions about any of our services, contact Katie @ khahn@brimfieldlibrary.org