Poetry Open Mic @ Woodridge Library

Join Woodridge Library as we celebrate National Poetry Month with an open mic day. Stop by the library and participate by listening to poetry and spoken word as conveyed by those within the community. You may also contribute to the day by reciting some of your favorite works, or performing an original piece all your very own. We hope to see you there! Open to all ages. Please use clean language.  

Parklands-Turner Teen Film Festival for the Month of April

Just for Teens!  Every Friday at 3:00 pm, staff at Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will show a film in celebration of Poetry Appreciation Month.  "Keep calm, and poetry slam on!"
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Buy Your Ride

Come to the Teen Space to learn everything you need to know to buy a car, whether you have a dream ride in mind or not.  What “extras” will you need?  How much will it all really cost?  We'll discuss it together - as well as some tips for saving money! 
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Odd Wednesdays

Join us in the program room on the first and third Wednesday of every month for Odd Wednesdays, a new program series for teens. Programming will be anything from movie nights and game nights to just an open space to hang out with your friends in the library. So stop by every first and third Wednesday to see what's going on! Are you a teen with an idea for a teen program? Join our Teen Activity Group (TAG) and earn volunteer hours for planning programs! Ask how at an Odd Wednesday activity.

Artemis Fowl

This Twelve millionaire,genius and above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy of the LEPrecon Unit. But, these aren't just ones told told to us bedtime stories—NO!  they're much more dangerous! Full of unexpected twists and turns.  Join us on this magical adventure.

Family Feature Movie

On Omri's ninth birthday, he receives a small plastic Indian figure from his best friend, a cupboard from his older brother and a key inherited from his great-grandmother. Unaware that the key is magical he puts the toy Indian in the cupboard. When he awakes the following morning, he discovered that the toys… If you want to find out join us for our monthly movie program.    
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Mt. Pleasant Historical Walking Tour

MOVED from April 9th to April 16th!

Maker Mondays

On Mondays from 3:00-5:00pm, Parklands-Turner teens get to make and play their own computer games.  Two Mondays a month, teens are introduced to game coding techniques.  The other two Mondays, they are free to explore what they have learned.  DCPL game coding software includes

TGIF (Teens Get Inventive on Fridays) DIY

Fridays are TGIF for teens at Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library: "Thank God It's Friday" because from 3:00-5:00pm Teens Get Creative on Fridays with DIY activities, movies, and special programs.

I Spy: Patterns and Puzzles

Every Tuesday after school, teens, tweens, and young children test their visual, spatial, mathematical, and logical acumen, using mandalas; logical, geometric, and pictorial puzzles; LEGO and wooden blocks; and more.