NEW! Teen Advisory Board

Teens, would you like to make a difference and get your voice heard at the library? Fill out an application to join the Teen Advisory Board and help make the library a better place for TEENS! Applications will be available at the Teen Services Desk through the end of April!

Teen Advisory Board meetings will be held on Tuesdays May 9th, June 13, August 8th from 6-8 pm, and Saturday July 15th from 1-3 pm in the Teen Department.  Teens interested in making a difference at the library are welcome to join the Teen Advisory Board!  Email Hannah for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Teen Summer Volunteers needed.  Teens who wish to volunteer over the summer should fill out the Teen Summer Volunteer application.  They can be picked up in the Teen Department at the main library, or downloaded from this link: http://www.poplarcreeklibrary.org/teens.  Applications will only be accepted through April 30th. 

Free Comic Book Day will be on Saturday May 6th all day.  Come to the Teen Department to pick up your free comics.  Thank you to Keith's Komix in Schaumburg for providing the comics for Free Comic Book Day. 

Crafty teen group for girls ages 11-17 who enjoy learning new crafts, meeting new people, and letting creativity have a role during your summer vacation!  We will meet in Teen Department study rooms X and Y from 5:30-7:30 pm on the following Mondays: May 1st, June 5th, July 10th, and August 7th.  We will be making wind chimes in May.  To join sign up at the Teen Services desk or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Gaming Sundays are back! Join us to play board games and card games on Sunday May 14th from 12:30-4:30 pm in Meeting Rooms 2 and 3.

Smash Brothers Tournament on the Wii U will be held on Saturday May 13th in Meeting Room 1.  Check in begins at 10:30 am and tournament play will begin at 11 am.  There will be a limit of 32 participants for the tournament.  Other consoles will be available for non-tournament players.  Refreshments will be served. 

Build Fantastic Beasts over the summer on the following dates Tuesdays May 30th, June 6th, Wednesday June 14th, Tuesdays June 20th, June 27th, July 11th, July 18th, and July 25th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.  During the summer follow the magic of reading to create your own mystical beast!  It will be and eight week program.  After the creature is born, they will be on display during August and be given back around the time school starts.  It is recommended to come to all eight programs.  Sign up at the Teen Desk or drop in.

Quidditch in the library will be on Wednesday June 7th from 2-5 pm in Meeting Room One.  Assemble your team and compete to win!  Seven people per team and you must sign up in the Teen Department on our master list.  BYO-Broom.  Space is limited!

Book Talking Teens will be on Wednesdays from 4-5 pm on the following days: June 21st, July 19th, and August 23rd in the Teen Department.  Teens can talk about the book we are set to discuss or talk about whatever book they have on their minds at this open discussion group.  Snacks will be available.  June - Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, July Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, and August An Ember in the Ashes by Sadaa Tahir.

Solar snacks will be on Friday July 28th from 11 am - 1 pm in the Teen Department.  We will be making solar ovens out of pizza boxes in the Teen Department, and then heading outside the Teen Department windows to cook s'mores in the solar ovens.  Register online or at the Teen Desk as their is a limit of 15 participants.  Materials will be provided. 

Learn to make circuits with Little Bits Technology on Thursday August 3rd from 1-3 pm in the Teen Department.  Register online. 

3D printing creations will be on Saturday August 12th from 9 am - 5 pm in the Teen Department.  Come and create your own 3D object using www.tinkercad.com.  Your design will then be printed out using our 3D printer.  Come and pick up your creation the following week.  Drop in. 

Link to Teen Calendar Events