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Youth Program Offerings at the Grayslake Public Library

From chess to graphic novels, the Grayslake Area Public Library District has many activities for local youths.

The following Grayslake Area Public Library programs are free and require registration by phone, in person, or on-line at www.grayslake.info unless otherwise noted.

Chess Club
Fridays, March 1, 15 and 22 from 4-5 p.m.
Come join the club! This program is for both experienced players and those who want to learn. Meet new friends, improve problem solving skills, and enjoy the challenge. Ages 8 and up. Space is limited.

Book and Playaway Chat
Tuesday, March 5, from 4-5:30 p.m.
Join other teens and discuss the latest books, magazines and graphic novels.  Haven’t read a book in a while? This program is for you also! Come to hear what other teens are reading and formats they are using. Try a Playaway, handheld audiobooks available at the library, for a great “read” on the go. Join in the discussion and enjoy light refreshments. Topics this month will include the author, Steven King. Everyone in grades 7-12 is welcome.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Tuesday, March 5, from 6-7 p.m.
Want your voice to be heard? Do you have ideas for the library? Are you looking for volunteer opportunities? Check out TAG and share your opinions and ideas.  Talk about teen related topics, have a say in Teen Programming, and find out about volunteer options at the library. There will be door prizes, snacks, and fun at every meeting. Ongoing participation can count towards leadership experience. This is a Drop-In program and everyone in grades 7-12 is welcome.

Graphic Novel Hangout
Thursday, March 7 at 4 p.m.
Are graphic novels your thing? Read Sidekicks by Dan Santat and then join us for a fun time! You may pick up your copy at the Circulation Desk now. For grades 4-6.

Novel Detectives
Monday, March 11 at 4:30 p.m.
Are you the next Novel Detective? Find out what makes a book so good. Let’s investigate and rate the books! Grades 2-3 need only apply. Pick up books at the Circulation Desk and read before attending the program.

Submitted by the Grayslake Area Public Library District

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