GEPL Teens: A Finals Story

Teens Blog Orange BannerOnce upon a time, finals were looming for the hard working high school students of Glen Ellyn.  At first, they made light of the situation, cracking sarcastic jokes.

Man Sitting With Legs Crossed "Wow, Finals Are So Fun. I Wish That We Could Have Them All Year Long. Said No One Ever."

But all of a sudden, panic began to set in!

Julie Andrews as Maria From Sound of Music "Look At All These Projects and Papers I Haven't Started."

Despite the panic, students found studying was nearly impossible.  They wanted to do well, but pressing matters like the next Dr. Who episode, an important text message from a friend, trips to get ice cream, beautiful weather and more kept popping up!

Wille Wonka "Oh, You Have Finals Coming Up? I Bet You're Using Your Time Wisely."

The students were at a loss, when suddenly, they remembered – the library!  The Glen Ellyn Public Library, committed to high school students and pizza, was on a mission to help.  With delicious eats from Barone’s, caffeine all night long, and extended hours for cramming, studying became almost bearable!

Picture of Students At Tables Studying "1% Of The Semester Holds 99% Of the Stress: Occupy Library"

Fortified by their hard work and the support of their librarians, Glen Ellyn students went to finals and avoided the dreaded fate of guessing (or worse, failing)!

Multiple Choice Test "Well, I Haven't Picked 'C' In Awhile."

Finally, it was summer, school was over, and the students could rest peacefully!

Group Of Puppies Cuddling and Sleeping

The end.

If you want this happy ending for your own finals story, be sure to come to the library on June 9, 10, and 11!  Pizza will be at 4:30 on June 9th and 5:30 on June 10th and 11th, coffee will be all night, and the library will stay open till 10:00 for high school students all three nights.  Good luck, and remember – summer break is just around the corner!

Cat Reading "I Can Has Cheezburger?" Book With "Crammin' For Finals - Ur Doin' It Rite!"

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