UPCOMING YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Computer Lab / Nordlof Center
Ages 13 & Over

Microsoft Excel 2010 is a powerful spreadsheet software that has become required more often in the jobs market.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
J.R. Sullivan Theater / Nordlof Center
Ages 13 - 19
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Help us celebrate this year's Summer Reading Club theme, "Read to the Rhythm," with this musical movie. Join other teens for this special flick and refreshments.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Computer Lab / Nordlof Center
Ages 13 & Over

Microsoft Excel 2010 is a powerful spreadsheet software that has become required more often in the jobs market.

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Computer Lab / Nordlof Center
Ages 13 & Over

Microsoft Excel 2010 is a powerful spreadsheet software that has become required more often in the jobs market.

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Auditorium / Main Library
Ages 13 - 19
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Help us celebrate this year's Summer Reading Club theme, "Read to the Rhythm," with our techy-version of Battle of the Bands! Are you a wannabe ROCK STAR? Then gather your friends to create a band

Repeats every week on Tuesday until Tue Aug 18 2015 except Tue Jul 07 2015.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Little Theatre / Main Library
Ages 13 - 19
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Are you a teen who is required to volunteer for school credit?

Repeats every month on May, June, August on the first Wednesday until Mon Aug 31 2015 .
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Auditorium / Main Library
Ages 13 - 19
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The young adult board is made up of teens ages 13 to 19 years old who promote young adult use of the Rockford Public Library.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over
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Let us get you started with your new iPad. Learn how to connect to WiFi, adjust your settings, add an email account, browse the internet, and more.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Little Theatre / Main Library
Ages 13 - 19
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  Do you love music and have a sweet tooth?  Then we have the program for you!  Make some of our favorite musical instruments from CANDY including, Kit Kat Keyboards, Chocolate Pretzel Drumsticks,

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over
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Bring your eReader or tablet and all your cords with you to this drop-in class. Get the help you need and hands-on practice while you are here. All brands welcome.

Repeats every month on June, August, September, October, November, December on the first Friday 6 times . Also includes Sat Aug 08 2015, Sat Nov 07 2015.
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Patron Lounge / Main Library
All Ages
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Get your hands on the best deal in town while supporting your Library at the Friends of RPL First Friday Book Sale.

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Patron Lounge / Main Library
All Ages
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Get your hands on the best deal in town while supporting your Library at the Friends of RPL First Friday Book Sale.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Little Theatre / Main Library
Ages 13 - 19
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Are you a teen who is required to volunteer for school credit?

Repeats every month on June, July, August on the second Wednesday until Sun Aug 30 2015 .
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Little Theatre / Main Library
Ages 13 - 19
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Do you love Anime and Manga?

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Program Room / Rock River Branch
Ages 10 - 14
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Enjoy Tween'Scape at your neighborhood library. Mingle with other tweens as you play video games, surf the net, challenge each other at board games or make a cool craft.

Repeats every week on Wednesday until Wed Aug 19 2015 except Wed Jun 03 2015, Wed Jun 10 2015, Wed Jun 24 2015, Wed Jul 08 2015, Wed Jul 15 2015, Wed Jul 29 2015, Wed Aug 05 2015.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
J.R. Sullivan Theater / Nordlof Center
Ages 13 - 19
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Gather with other teens for an entertaining movie on the big screen and refreshments.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Little Theatre / Main Library
Ages 9 - 13
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Are you a Lego Master? Do you think you are up to the challenges librarians can come up with? Come to MakerSpace Lego Masters and show off your mad skills on a monthly challenge.

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 13 & Over
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Take advantage of your Library card! Learn how to access your eLibrary through OverDrive, then download eBooks.

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Friends Community Meeting Room / East Branch
Ages 15 & Over

When you eat where you live your food is fresher, healthier and your carbon footprint is minimized. Brain Food? Let a local food expert guide the way to eating smarter.

Monday, August 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Program Room / Rockton Centre Branch
Ages 13 & Over

Do you feel like you need some extra help with your computer abilities? Do you feel like a one on one class would help better than a classroom full of students?

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