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Sunday January 17, 2021 - Saturday January 23, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Disney Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Saturday January 23, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen SAT Practice Test
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Stressing about taking the SAT? Take a full-length practice test to ward off test day jitters and see how you may score on the big test. Experience first-hand what test day will be like! A representative from C2 Education will provide a virtual practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
The registration period has ended.
Sunday January 24, 2021 - Saturday January 30, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen DC Universe Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday January 25, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Origami Art
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Learn about the art of folding paper! Create works of art with beautifully patterned origami paper. Instruction booklet with animals and kaleidoscope patterns included.  Limited to 10 teens.

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. JANUARY 25.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Sunday January 31, 2021 - Saturday February 6, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Gaming Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Sunday February 7, 2021 - Saturday February 13, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Greek Mythology Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday February 8, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Pom-Pom Pets
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Make a mini-menagerie of soft, fluffy little pets! It's as easy as twirling a dinner fork. Follow the instructions as you wrap, tie, and snip the yarn into petite pom-poms. Then add eyes, a nose, ears, and a tail, to create little critters with big personalities. This craft kit contains enough yarn for more than 20 teeny pets. 

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. FEBRUARY 8.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Saturday February 13, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen ACT Practice Test
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Stressing about taking the ACT? Take a full-length practice test to ward off test day jitters and see how you may score on the big test. Experience first-hand what test day will be like! A representative from C2 Education will provide a virtual practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are many spaces available.
Sunday February 14, 2021 - Saturday February 20, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Sunday February 21, 2021 - Saturday February 27, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Food Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday February 22, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: DIY Frosted Candle Holder
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Turn a clear glass jar into a work of art! Create your very own colorful candleholder using tissue paper and mod podge! Battery operated votive candle included with the kit.

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. FEBRUARY 15.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Sunday February 28, 2021 - Saturday March 6, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen U.S. History Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday March 1, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Star Wars Crochet
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The Force is strong in this kit, and you can summon it by creating Yoda and five other cute and cuddly Star Wars figures! The kit includes an instruction book with step-by-step directions and all the materials you'll need to create Yoda. 

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. MARCH 8.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Sunday March 7, 2021 - Saturday March 13, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Sports Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Saturday March 13, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen SAT Practice Test
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Stressing about taking the SAT? Take a full-length practice test to ward off test day jitters and see how you may score on the big test. Experience first-hand what test day will be like! A representative from C2 Education will provide a virtual practice test and contact you with scores and analyzed results.

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
There are many spaces available.
Sunday March 14, 2021 - Saturday March 20, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Music Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Sunday March 21, 2021 - Saturday March 27, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Television Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday March 22, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Fabulous Flowers
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Spring is in the air, but beautiful blooms don’t require a green thumb when you make them from paper! Use the punch-out petals, wired stems, glitter glue and rhinestones to make 20 unique paper flowers. Let your creativity bloom as you fill your space with beautiful bouquets that will never wilt!

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. MARCH 22.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Sunday March 28, 2021 - Saturday April 3, 2021
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VIRTUAL: Teen Name That Logo Scavenger Hunt
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday April 5, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Hanging Terrarium
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Become a botanist! Take home all the tools and supplies needed to create a little green oasis to keep all year round. Supplies will include a glass hanging terrarium ball, rocks, moss, sand, and a tiny succulent plant. 

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. APRIL 5.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday April 19, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Scrabble Tile Pendant
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Create a custom pendant using a Scrabble tile. Cut out a picture of you're own choice and use the supplies to create a one of a kind piece to wear.

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. APRIL 19.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday May 3, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Funfetti Candle
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Who says sprinkles are just for dessert? Brighten up your day with a candle full of sprinkles and celebrate all year long by making your very own tasty-looking funfetti candle! 

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. MAY 3.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL
Monday May 17, 2021
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Teen Take and Make: Survival Bracelet
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Be prepared for anything by making your very own survival bracelet. Paracord is a useful item to have on an adventure-- even everyday adventures. Learn this weaving technique and create your very own useful paracord bracelet following simple step-by-step instructions.

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. MAY 17.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: VIRTUAL

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