EPPL Teen Fall Programs

Read Create & Relate at the Evergreen Park Public Library

Welcome Back!

Evergreen Park Public Library is kicking off the new school year with a fantastic fall calendar of programs and events. Highlight the ones that are right for you and ask your friends to come along.

College Prep

Identify College Scholarships, October 12, 4:00-5:00 pm

Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be here to answer your questions about how to find those hidden scholarships! Do you need tips on how to fill out the scholarship applications? Get answers here!

Get in the Game Summer Reading

Fall Schedule

Programs and Events

September 1 Build a Maker Cart 4-5 pm

September 2 Fandom Friday, 3:30- 5 pm

September 8 Post-It Note Art, 4-5 pm

September 10 Anime Club 1-3 pm

September 15 Tech Take Apart, 4-5 pm

September 16 Teen Coloring Club, 3:30 -5 pm

September 22 Button Day, 4-5 pm

September 26 Book It & Cook It Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ranson Riggs, 4-5 pm

September 29 Giant Word Winder Game Day 4-5 pm

October 6 Human to Zombie Portraits 4-5 pm

October 7 Fandom Friday Supernatural & Peculiar 3:30-5:00 pm

October 8 Anime Club 1-3 pm

October 10 Library Closed

October 12 Finding and Applying for Scholarships 4 -5 pm

October 13 Tattoo a Banana 4-5 pm

October 17 Author Event - James Klise Writer's Worshop 2:30-4:00 pm

October 20 Build a Life-Size Zombie, 4-5 pm

October 21 Teen Coloring Club 3:30-5:00 pm

October 22 Anime Club Meeting, 1-3 pm

October 27 Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Lanterns, 4-5 pm

October 28 Candy Bar Bingo, 3:30-5:00

October 31 Book It & Cook It Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, 4-5 pm

November 1 Teen Writers & Artists Meeting 7pm

November 3 Turkey Mosaics, 4-5 pm

November 4 Fandom Friday - Harry Potter! 3:30-5:00

November 8 The Great Fandom Debate - Election Night 6 pm

November 10 Teen Holiday Service Project, 4-5 pm

November 17 Teen Holiday Service Project, 4-5 pm

November 18 Teen Coloring Club, 3:30-5:00 pm

November 26 Ronald McDonald House Teen Outreach, 11 -2 pm

November 28 Book It & Cook It Dumplin by Julie Murphy, 4 -5 pm

What's Cooking?

Three Books Three Mugs & Three Meals

Whew that is a mouthful! We have paired three great books with three great recipes for meal -in-a-mug. We encourage you to read the books before participating in the cooking event. Please sign up on our website evergreenparklibrary.org and email me with any questions at blackm@evergreenparklibrary.org.


September 26 Jacob's Mac & Cheese

October 31 Muggle Pizza

November 28 Willowdean's Chocolate Brownie

Award-Winning Author James Klise Writer's Workshop

Sunday, Oct. 16th, 2:30pm

9400 South Troy Avenue

Evergreen Park, IL

Chicago author James Klise can't wait to teach us a few things about the art of writing! He will also talk about his award-winning book The Art of Secrets. Bring all your questions about how to publish a book. Refreshments will be served.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Form a Team!

The Great Fandom Debate Election Night November 8

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Debate to Rule the World!

Batman for President? Harry Potter? Who? Teens nominate your fandom’s leader .Who is qualified to rule the world? Answer our call to debate your fandom’s leader’s qualifications to lead the free world. Get a team together, dress in costume, and be prepared to persuade a group of judges as to why your candidate deserves to rule the world! As all debates, we will conclude amicably and with snacks. Email Blackm@evergreenparklibrary.org or sign up online to reserve a spot for your team. Once enrolled, you will receive the rules and questions.

Devour Books Not Brains

Post a comment about a book you recently devoured!

Thanks for sharing.

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Writers & Artists Needed!

The library seeks teens writers and artists to collaborate on a teen library blog. Our first meeting is November 1st at 7pm. Teens will be invited to submit ideas for a winter art contest, write reviews for books and music, and share community news. Drop by the teen room to ask questions or email me at Blackm@evergreenparklibrary.org

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Ronald McDonald House Teen Outreach

Saturday, Nov. 26th, 11am-2pm

4410 West 93rd Street

Oak Lawn, IL

The library is looking for 6-10 teens to help us prepare and serve lunch at the Ronald McDonald House in Oak Lawn. Teens meet at the house at 11 am.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.