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Monday, May 4

Teens

Monday, May 4

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to record your video game play and share it online. Drop-in event. For grades 6-8.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Science for the Win

Computer Class Class/Workshop

Make an impact on groundbreaking research through crowd-sourced citizen science projects. Each week, we will feature a new way you can collaborate with other budding scientists on important projects--from discovering new galaxies to finding cures for elusive diseases. Drop-in program. ...

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Each spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives as an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in each Congressional District. The ...

Tuesday, May 5

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Junior High Council

Class/Workshop

Join the Junior High Council to help us make decisions about library services and brainstorm cool stuff to do. Meet new people, share your ideas, and improve your community--all while eating pizza. For grades 6-8.

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Knit and Purl Drop-In

Games/Crafts

Whether you are new to knitting or are experienced, join us for an hour each week to work on knitting projects. Ingrid Diaz will help you get started or solve a problem with a current project.
Drop-in event. For all ...

Wednesday, May 6

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Why is scale so exciting to us? How does the reach toward the gargantuan or the infinitesimal in the sciences incite ever greater explorations? Join "the dilettantes" for an interactive game and exercise as they guide us through the ways ...

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Thursday, May 7

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Manga/Anime Appreciation Club

Book/Author Program

Read free manga, and watch anime on the big screen. Japanese snacks are served! Dying for some ramen? Love to eat Pocky? Join us and revel in epic geekery, otaku style. Up this month: Wolf Girl and Black Prince.

Saturday, May 9

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Make your own photosensitive blinky bug that lights up in the dark! Try your hand at soldering metal to make a real, working circuit. For grades 6-12.

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Sunday, May 10

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Finally, a book club for young adults! Join like-minded, book-obsessed teens for a free cup of coffee, snacks, and great conversations. Sign up at the Readers Services desk and pick up this month’s book. For grades 8-10.

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3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Aidan (17) and Conor (15) Perreault live in Skokie. Both began playing music when they were five years old and have always enjoyed playing together. As a duo, they have played weddings, at the Skokie Farmers' Market, and at the ...

Monday, May 11

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Science for the Win

Computer Class Class/Workshop

Make an impact on groundbreaking research through crowd-sourced citizen science projects. Each week, we will feature a new way you can collaborate with other budding scientists on important projects--from discovering new galaxies to finding cures for elusive diseases. Drop-in program. ...

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