Lighted LED Festival Lanterns for Teens

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Allowed Grades: 6th Grade to 12th Grade

Program Description

In celebration of the 2024 Summer Reading theme -- Read. Renew. Repeat. -- teens will create festival lanterns from recycled materials, including used soda bottles, used magazines, and an assortment of paper. A 3D-printed coin cell battery holder, a battery, and an LED light will be provided which each teen will insert into the bottom of their lantern. Other supplies will also be provided, such as markers, wire for the handle, glue, and scissors.

The program will take place in the Library's Innovation Lab. 

During the registration window for this program, registration can be completed online below, by calling 309.590.6168, or by visiting the Help Desk on the library's second floor to register in person.

Questions about this program can be sent to Kerrie at