There is always something fun going on in the Vortex! We love to watch movies, make crafts, play games, sample food and much more. Check our online calendar for our upcoming teen programs, and be sure to download the latest edition of our teen newsletter, Teen Scene: August Edition, September Edition.


Open Video Game Play

Stop by the Vortex and play video games with other teens. Teens have access to Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4 equipment. All games are rated T for teens or below. Check the online calendar for other gaming events.

Teen Movie Friday

MoviesWatch a movie with your friends in the Vortex every Friday at 3 p.m.! Contact the Vortex at 630.685.4199 for movie title information.



Upcoming Volunteering Opportunities

Do you need volunteering hours for high school? Have you always wanted to work at a library? Or maybe you’re just looking for a fun way to give back. Either way, we’re looking for teens like you who are eager to help us out! Check out some of our upcoming volunteering opportunities below.

All volunteers must be grades 6–12. Questions? Call 630.685.4199 or send an email to fountaindaleteen [at]

Teen Volunteering

We’re looking for teens who are eager to help prepare crafts and materials for programs, organize and/or clean program supplies, photocopy, cut paper and more.

Registration opens two weeks before a volunteering session.

Register today. Space is limited to six volunteers per session.



Permission Forms

After Hours D&D parental permission slip

Bolingbrook Park District’s volunteer waiver