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Fantastic Beasts Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Little Turtle Branch
Little Turtle Branch
Come round up all of Newt Scamander's creature friends before the new Fantastic Beasts movie comes out later this week! They've escaped his trunk and we need your help! Spot the locations of each one you find in the library, mark them on your sheet, and turn it in for a prize.  A family-fun, all-ages event.
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Zombie Attack Scavenger Hunt

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Main Library
Readers' Services

Zombies have attacked the library!  Finding all 24 is your only chance for survival!  Visit the Readers' Services desk to get a prize and find out your fate.

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Romance Writing 101 with Jennifer Ann Coffeen

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Meeting Room BC

Romance is one of the hottest-selling genres on the fiction market. But how do you turn your story into page turner? This class will focus on adding the fine details to make your romance into a book readers can’t put down. Whether you’re new to writing, new to romance, or looking to strengthen your skills, this class can help take you to the next level.


This workshop is part of the ACPL Writers' Series.

Jennifer Ann Coffeen is the author of several regency-era romance novels and short stories with The Wild Rose Press and Musa Publishing, including her most recent, A Deal with Lord Devlin. Jennifer is also the Festival Director and an instructor at StoryStudio Chicago. Her short story “Tooth” (published with Streetlight Magazinewas nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize. She's currently working on a historical mystery.

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Teen Tech Cafe

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Little Turtle Branch
Large Meeting Room
Come hangout and put your cyber skills to the test! We'll have open laptops for browsing and gaming on Facebook, Roblox, and other websites. Experience Virtual Reality, program Sphero robots, create with our 3D printer, or get your game on, with our Nintendo Switch, Wii U, or PS4.  Listen to music, surf the internet, and have cafe snacks! Teens Only. Gather with other techies and friends to tackle the Tech Challenge of the month and win cool prizes! Tech Challenges will vary, so please ask for more information.
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