Tween Wednesdays

Tween Wednesdays

Every Wednesday at 1:00pm for ages 9 and up. Registration is required for all programs.



June 14 : Tessellations
Create your own repeating pattern design
to be displayed in the Teen Zone during the

June 21 : Folded Race carsRace cars

Create a cool and colorful hot rod that you cut out and fold into a 3-D vehicle! Let’s fold and roll these paper race cars!


June 28 : Cupcake Wars

3rd annual cupcake wars! Teams will decorate cupcakes for judging. Cupcakes and decorations are provided.

July 5 : Make Your Own MandalasMandala
Using a compass, learn the construction techniques to design and decorate your own mandala.


ScratchCoding Camp
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 13

3 to 4 PM each day
ages 8-12 years

This multimedia adventure is the perfect course for aspiring coders! Create animated stories and games in small groups while learning programming concepts with Scratch, a drag-and-drop platform developed by MIT.

Registration with $5 refundable deposit is required to attend all four days.

July 12 : Build. Learn. Create. Birdhouse.Home Depot
A Home Depot representative will be at the library to teach kids do-it-yourself skills, tool safety, and a sense of pride and accomplishment. Kids keep their birdhouse and receive a Home Depot Kids Workshop apron.

KaleidocyclesJuly 19 : Kaleidocycles
A kaleidocycle is a model made of folded paper that acts like a kaleidoscope. We will take 2-D paper and create a 3-D construction!

July 26 : Cosmic Bowling at 10:00amCosmic Bowling
Meet at Cherry Bowl for two hours of bowling. Bowling and shoe rental are sponsored by the Friends of the Cherry Valley Public Library.
This program is being held at the Cherry Bowl, 7171 Cherryvale North Blvd, Rockford