THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, APRIL 22

On the day of the closure ...

  • The Bookmobile will make all its stops.
  • Our book return drop box will be relocated to the area outside of the Olive Street entrance.

This closure will allow us to apply asphalt to our parking lot.
Prior to the closure, call 309.590.6120 or text 309.446.8398 with questions.

Choose an Adventure: IWU's IDEA Center

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Program Type:

In-Person Program

Age Group:

Teens
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 12 to 17
Allowed Grades: 6th Grade to 12th Grade

Program Description

Choose an Adventure: IWU’s IDEA Center (Makerspace)

We're celebrating the end of our Summer Reading Program with Choose an Adventure programs for teens! During Choose an Adventure, teens will get to pick one of five different programs in which they wish to participate. Participants may only sign up for one of the five programs. If there aren't seats available in your preferred program, check out the other options at the following links:

  1. Mass VR - Wednesday, August 3
  2. Red Raccoon Game Night - Saturday, August 6
  3. IDEA Center at IWU - Tuesday, August 9
  4. IWU eSports - Thursday, August 11
  5. Prairie Aviation Museum Tour - Saturday, August 13

In the IWU IDEA Center program, attendees will have an opportunity to ...

See firsthand the IDEA Center at Illinois Wesleyan University, also considered the innovation hub of the school. The center has multiple opportunities to practice entrepreneurial thinking and projects. As part of that, teens will participate in a project that that will include making custom buttons, engraving keychains, engraving coasters, making stickers, or creating custom embroidery and T-Shirt decals that they will take home at the end of the program. If you would like to make a T-Shirt, please bring with you a T-shirt in your size.

Thanks to our friends at the IWU IDEA Center for helping us with this event!

Registration in this program is limited to 15 teens. Online registration for this program can be completed below. You may also register by calling 309.590.6168 or by visiting the Adult Services Desk at the Library and registering in person.

Please contact techprogramming@bloomingtonlibrary.org with any questions.