Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meetings
TAB meeting for registered Teen Advisory Board meeting is on Thursdays, November 13th & December 11th from 4:30 - 5:30 PM in the Community Room.
TAB is a volunteer group that consists of teens who work together with the YA Librarian to improve library services for teens.
For teens Grades 6-12 & Children 2-5
In the Community Room for experienced Chess players.
Teens will assist children in playing chess and earn community service credit.
Tuesday, November 4th from 4-5 PM & Monday, November 10th at 7:00 PM
Teens can register in the Teen Room. Children can register at the Children's Reference Desk.
Roboting Right At Home
Thursday, November 13th from 5-6 PM
Join the Herrick's High School Robotics team who will present their robot and the associated programs required to make their robot function. Bring your roboting questions.
Registration begins on October 30th.
Wii Video & Board Games
Friday, November 21st from 4:30 to 5:45 PM
Teens in Grades 7 to 12 will assist Tweens in Grades 5 to 6 in playing popular Wii video games and board games and enjoy refreshments. Teens will receive community service credit.
Registration begins November 7th
Teen Tech Tutors to Teach Adult Computer & Internet Basics
For YAs in Grades 7-12
Topics include: how to set up and use an email account, search for websites, save documents, use a USB drive, and navigate the Shelter Rock Website. We will have computers and tablets for you to use, but adults are welcome to bring their own laptops or tablets.
Sessions in the Teen Room on November 1, 5, & 15.
Limited registration began September 22nd at the Reference Desk for teens and adults. Bring library card when registering.
Holiday Cookie Decorating
Thursday, December 4th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM
Join the YA Librarian and TAB members to decorate a giant sugar cookie and gingerbread boy and girl using white icing, sprinkles and candies. Take them home in a gift bag you will personalize. Tell us about your favorite homemade cookies and share a recipe too if you wish.
Registration begins on November 20th.
Origami Folds for Winter Fun
Thursday, December 18th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM
Join our teen origami experts and the YA Librarian as we use colored paper and fold it into models for fir trees, birds, snowflakes, boxes and more.
Note: Time should permit you to learn at least 3 folds.
Registration begins December 4th.
For YAs Entering Grades 7-12
We'll be discussing an award winning dystopian novel that was recently adapted into a movie:
by Veronica Roth
Tuesday, November 25th from 4:30 to 5:45 PM
In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life. This is a decision that is made more difficult when she discovers that she in an anomaly who does not fit into any one group and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
Join us for a Socrates approach as we answer universal questions. We'll also have faction activities with snacks from the factions of Abnegation (the Selfless) and Dauntless (the Brave).
Registration continues in the Teen Room.
The Road to College
for High School Students
Choosing The Right College For You
With Michael Binder, M.S., M.B.A.
Thursday, November 13th from 7-8:30 PM
In this workshop, Mr. Binder will discuss how to enhance your college application and highlight your special talents and skills in order to gain admission to the college of your choice
Registration began October 30th.
|Monday:||9am - 9pm|
|Tuesday:||9am - 9pm|
|Wednesday:||11am - 9pm|
|Thursday:||9am - 9pm|
|Friday:||9am - 6pm|
|Saturday:||9am - 5pm|
|Sunday:||1pm - 5pm|