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Cram for Exams

Test answer form and pencil


It’s time to crack open the books at EPL! Meeting rooms are available for you and your classmates to review the semester’s work so you can ace those finals.

Rooms are available as follows:

Saturday, December 16
– 1:00-5:00pm – 1st Floor Kossmann Room & Large Meeting Room, and 2nd Floor Gathering Room

Sunday, December 17 – 1:00-5:00pm – 1st Floor Kossmann Room, and 2nd Floor Gathering Room

Monday, December 18 – 3:00-9:00pm – 1st Floor Large Meeting Room, and 2nd Floor Gathering Room; 7:00-9:00pm – 1st Floor Kossmann Room

Tuesday, December 19 – 3:00-9:00pm – 1st Floor Kossmann Room & Large Meeting Room, and 2nd Floor Gathering Room

Wednesday December 20 – 3:00-9:00pm – 1st Floor Large Meeting Room & Kossmann Room

Thursday, December 21 – 3:00 – 9:00pm – 2nd Floor Gathering Room;
3:30-9:00pm – 1st Floor Large Meeting Room;
6:00-9:00pm – 1st Floor Kossmann Room

Need to cram with fewer distractions? Book a study room to spread out and learn at

Anime & Manga Drawing Workshop

Saturday, January 13 • 1-3 p.m.

Are you an anime or manga fan? Learn how to draw your own characters! Addie Afable, freelance comic book artist and Anime Central staff member will be your instructor.




Creative Writing Workshop

Thursday, January 18 • 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Join us for some fun writing exercises to spark your creativity! Find inspiration, learn new writing methods, and have time to write and share your work.




Spirograph Buttons

Monday, January 22 • 6-7 p.m.

We’re bringing back a blast from the past with spirographs! Create a beautiful design and then turn it into a button to take home.




High-tech Valentine Cards

Wednesday, January 31 • 4-5 p.m.

Combine card making with paper circuits to make custom light-up cards for your Valentine!




DIY Stickers

Monday, February 19 • 6-7 p.m.

Learn how to make stickers in the Library’s makerspace and create some to take home.


Smartphone Projector

Wednesday, February 21 • 5-6 p.m.

Turn your smartphone into a projector using a shoe box and a lens!





9th Graders are welcome at some Middle School Programs. Check individual listings for details.

High School Students are welcome at many Adult Programs. Check individual listings for details.


College + Career Central

College Test Prep Resources Learning Suite has the “SkillsCenter Resource Library” (bottom left of page) which includes the “Test Prep Resources” section. This includes study help and practice tests.

Kaplan offers free practice tests and prep courses for the ACT and SAT. Start where it says “Challenge yourself with a free practice test”.

Kaplan Free Parent Series:

How to Make College More Affordable
Live panel discussion featuring financial expert Monica Felton and high school principal Kate Jaenicke as they talk about scholarships, aid, FAFSA, expected family contribution and what it all means for you. November 8th at 7pm CT! This event is free but registration is required. Reserve your seat here:


For Students and Parents:
® vs. ACT® Test – Which Test Is the Right Choice?
Which test is the best choice for your student’s college options?
Let us help answer that with our FREE National Practice Test Weekend on November 18 or 19.
This free, interactive, live online event lets students learn the differences between the SAT® & ACT®, then try sections from each test to see which is a better fit. Students will see their scores instantly and learn effective test strategies from our team of experts. Space is limited – don’t wait to reserve a spot. Reserve your spot now at


Free Parent Event Series: The Truth About Gap Years. If you missed it, watch the recording here!


What are admissions officers looking for in a personal statement? Some great tips from our Inside College Admissions event. Missed it? Catch the recording here!