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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, August 29, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Teen and their parents are welcome to check out the Vortex. Stop in for some fun, snacks, and an introduction to our teen space, programs, and services. No registration required.
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 29, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly evening knitting and crochet drop-in session. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, don't worry! Our volunteer instructors will teach you how to to knit or crochet charity project items such as chemo caps, hospital lap blankets, and scarves on the third Monday of each month.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 29, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Relieve stress and color away! We will provide coloring sheets and colored pencils. Light Refreshments will be served.

Teens Welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Vortex open video game play is open to all teens in grades 6 - 12. It is on a first come, first serve basis. A library card or school ID is required to play.
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Due to the Valley View School District early release on 8/31, the program has moved to 9/6!


Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly evening knitting and crochet drop-in session. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, don't worry! Our volunteer instructors will teach you how to to knit or crochet charity project items such as chemo caps, hospital lap blankets, and scarves on the third Thursday of the month.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Teen and their parents are welcome to check out the Vortex. Stop in for some fun, snacks, and an introduction to our teen space, programs, and services. No registration required.
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 02, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Watch a movie with friends in the Vortex. Contact the Vortex for movie title information at 630-685-4199.
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 03, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Vortex open video game play is open to all teens in grades 6 - 12. It is on a first come, first serve basis. A library card or school ID is required to play.
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Teens will compete in a Super Smash Bros. tournament. A prize will be awarded to the 1st place finisher.

Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us for Open Game Play! Minecraft Club is for Fountaindale Public Library registered children, tweens and teens with Minecraft accounts who wish to participate in open gaming. From the hours of 3:30-5 PM every Tuesday and Thursday, drop in and sign up for a computer! Make sure to bring your library card and Minecraft account information.

For tweens & teens, grades 3 - 12.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Use colorful polymer clay to make dazzling beads and baubles. We'll teach you a few tricks to blend, block, stack, and roll your clay into amazing designs! Beads will be baked on-site so they can be taken home the same day.
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Vortex open video game play is open to all teens in grades 6 - 12. It is on a first come, first serve basis. A library card or school ID is required to play.
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly evening knitting and crochet drop-in session. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, don't worry! Our volunteer instructors will teach you how to to knit or crochet charity project items such as chemo caps, hospital lap blankets, and scarves on the third Thursday of the month.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you play Magic: the Gathering or Yu-Gi-Oh! or some other form of collective card game? How about Dungeon and Dragons or GURPS or another tabletop RPG? Well, grab your deck and/or character sheet and join other games for a round or two of your favorite game!
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us for Open Game Play! Minecraft Club is for Fountaindale Public Library registered children, tweens and teens with Minecraft accounts who wish to participate in open gaming. From the hours of 3:30-5 PM every Tuesday and Thursday, drop in and sign up for a computer! Make sure to bring your library card and Minecraft account information.

For tweens & teens, grades 3 - 12.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 09, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Watch a movie with friends in the Vortex. Contact the Vortex for movie title information at 630-685-4199.
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Interested in volunteering? We are looking for teens who are eager to help prepare crafts and materials for programs, assist in organizing and/or cleaning program supplies as well as photocopying, cutting paper, and more.
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

The program has not started yet but will begin on Monday, September 12, 2016.
Ready, Set, Read!


Bolingbrook middle school students, read to win books for your school library media center!

Three middle schools in Bolingbrook will win a paperback book collection for their library media center, courtesy of the Friends of Fountaindale. The number of pages read and student participation will both be used to calculate the winning school. The top classroom will also receive a collection of the current Rebecca Caudill nominees and a $100 gift card for a class pizza party.


Great Page Race Contest Rules

  • Students will keep track of their reading from Monday, September 12—Monday, October 31.

  • Students will log the number of book pages read during independent reading time at home and at school. Classroom read-alouds or stories read as a class do not count. Students should log half the page count when recording graphic novels. For example, a 300 page graphic novel should be logged as 150 pages.

  • Students must log a minimum of 5 pages of reading to be considered a participant.

  • Students should only log reading completed during the program (i.e. Monday, September 12 – Monday, October 31, 2016).

  • The last day to log reading is Monday, October 31, 2016 by 9:00 p.m.

Please contact Randi Carreno, Teen Librarian, for additional information or to request paper reading logs.

Randi Carreno, Teen Librarian
Fountaindale Public Library District
Phone: 630-685-4175
rcarreno@fountaindale.org