It’s finally here….SUMMER Events!


 Pool Party Summer Launch: Saturday, June 13 @ 6 PM

Kick off the summer and have fun swimming at the Park District pool!  Make your own sweet creation at our cupcake bar and celebrate the start of summer with us!  Signup is not required, we’ll see you there!

Instagram Your Moves! June 15-July 24th

Show us where you’re reading this summer!  Post a picture of a book you’re currently reading against a background of where you are (it could be a beach, a plane, or even your living room!) on the Lemont Public Library’s Teen Facebook page with #readersonthemove.  Everyone who posts a picture will be entered into a raffle to win a prize!

DIY Crafts

Tuesday, June 30 @ 4 PM

Decorate a blank canvas with  a melted crayon picture (Pinterest style) or your own painting!

Tuesday, July 28 @ 4 PM

Make clothes pin and crushed CD pictures frames and more in this dorm room (or locker!) inspired craft session.

Lip Sync Showdown: Friday, June 26 @ 7 PM

Become your own lip sync star at the library’s lip sync showdown competition! Audience members will get to vote on their favorite performance.  Signup with song title required by June 20th.

Starbucks and You: Thursday, July 2 @ 7 PM

Hangout in the library during an “open mic” night and have Starbucks drinks, chat with your friends, and read poems, short stories, or talk about books and movies ! Starbucks will be provided.

Marathon: Saturday, July 11 @ 3 PM (Ages 9-15)

Run in our “marathon” event with local marathon runner Dale Erdmier and then get tips for training, stretching, and eating healthy to be a fit reader! Signup required.

Fun Like Fallon: Friday, July 17 @ 6PM

Play a variety of yard games like you would see on the Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show.  Games will include life-size Jenga, Egg Roulette, Root Beer Pong, and more!  Signup required.

Bean Bag Tournament: Friday, July 24th @ 2PM

Sign up to compete in a bean bag tournament! Snacks will be provided and and the winner will receive a prize!

Finale Lock-In: Sunday, August 2nd @ 6-10 PM

Join us for the finale of the Summer Reading Program!  Stay after hours at the library and join a scavenger hunt, compete in a decorate a cake challenge, create memories with a photo booth, and more!  Sign up is required.

Kaplan Practice Tests


Get a head start on the college application process by preparing for the PSAT and ACT.  Must register with a librarian or on the library’s website at least one week prior to the practice test date.

Friday, June 12th @ 1-4 PM: New PSAT

Saturday, July 25th @ 1-4 PM: ACT




Teen Advisory Group:  May 11  7-8 p.m.

Teens needed! Come and share your input about Youth Services! What books should we add to the collection? What types of programs would YOU like to see more of?

DIY @ the Library:  Dates and Times Vary

Each month we will have a new cool craft or project to complete and bring home!

Teen Tech Trek:  TBA

Play with some new technology or an experiment we have on hand! New apps for the iPads, Apple TV, a FlipCamera and more will be available for you to test out!

Literature Lounge: Monthly, Mondays at 7 p.m.

Pick up this month’s book selection behind the circulation desk!   Snacks and drinks will be served.

May 18  “Skink- No Surrender” by Carl Hiaasen

ACT Practice Tests: 2015 Dates TBA

Get a head start on the college application process by preparing for the ACT.  Must register with a librarian or on the library’s website at least one week prior to the practice test date.



Summer Reading Volunteer Meeting – Wednesday May 20, 7:00 p.m.

Volunteers are needed this summer! Sign up to attend this informational meeting and learn how you can assist with our programming for young readers!