YA Programs

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For more information, contact the YA Librarian at 248-7363 ext. 263

TAB Meeting

TAB meeting for registered Teen Advisory Board members is on:

 Monday, August 13 from 5-6PM

Thursday, September 13 from 4:30-5:30 PM

in the Community Room.

We welcome our new and returning TAB members and congratulate our graduating TAB members of the Class of 2018.

 

2018 Summer Reading Program

This year's theme is Library's Rock. We will have musical programs, book talks, and STEAM programs that relate to this theme. Registration begins on June 11th. Reviewing of the books you read begins on June 25th and continues through August 6th at 7 PM. Raffle prizes will be awarded to teens who complete the program and to top readers too! Each teen is eligible to receive 1 prize per week for submitting book reviews.

 

Summer Reading Volunteers

Are invited to assist in the Children's Summer Reading Program whose theme is: Libraries Rock, June 25-August 6th. New volunteers must attend a training session Tuesday, June 5th at 4PM or Monday, June 11th at 5 PM.

 

Book Buddies

Will read and share picture books with children on Tuesdays, July 10, 17, & 24th from 7-8 PM. New Book Buddies are required to attend a training session on either Monday, June 25th at 4PM or Wednesday, June 27th at 7PM

Applications are limited and will be available starting May 21st. Completed Summer Reading Volunteer and Book Buddies applications must be returned by the teen to the Children's Librarians by June 8th.

Note: We are asking YAs to pre-select their four volunteer times and hand them in when they return their application so we can begin scheduling. Additional volunteer hours may be selected after the training session.

'You Rock' Do It Yourself 

Bath Bomb Spa & Relaxation

With Leslie from Green Earth Craft 

Thursday, August 2nd from 4:30 to 5:30 PM

Rose Bath BombsTeens will create a tray full of bath bombs and leave with a recipe to make them at home. Finish by indulging in a relaxing activity with beautiful coloring sheets and colored pencils.

Registration begins on July 19th

 

Silent Library

Tuesday, August 7th from 7:30 to 8:30 PM

250px Silent Library LogoBased on the popular TV show, teens will have to complete tasks while staying silent. If you make it through the challenge without laughing, you'll win a prize. Multiple chances to win!

Registration begins on July 24th

 

The Road to College

For High School students and Parents too! With Barbara Becker, M.A., M.S.

 

Conquering Standardized Tests 

And Overcoming Test Anxiety

Tuesday, September 4th from 7-8 PM

SAT

If you feel overwhelmed studying for the SAT or ACT, then our expert will help you. Learn strategies for taking these tests. Discover how to study and reduce stress using a family/team approach.

Registration begins August 21st in the Teen Room

 

How to Write a Stellar College Application Essay

Wednesday, September 5th at 7 PM

college essay

Hear about the surprising do's 7 don'ts in writing your college essay so that it will be unique & reflect your personality. A specific 3-step process will be explained, and sample essays will be included. Don't miss this valuable workshop!

Registration begins August 22nd in the Teen Room.