YA Programs

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

TAB Meeting

TAB meeting for registered Teen Advisory Board members is on:

Tuesday, October 16 from 4:30-5:30 PM

Thursday, November 15 from 4:30 to 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.


It's Written in the Stars...Read!

Teen Read Week October 7-13

Celebrate on Thursday, October 4th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM

Come and check out our Book Display and Booklist in the Teen Room. Then join the YA Librarian for a celestial Makerspace in celebration of the Teen Read Week theme.

Registration began September 20th.


STEAM for Grades 5-12 

Coding Toys for Teens

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Wednesday, October 24th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM

Join YA Librarian for our first session of Coding Toys for Teens. Teens will work together to assemble coding projects from LittleBits and play a fun coding game using the Turing Tumble.

Registration begins on September 12th


Community Service Program

For Teens & Tweens Grades 6-12

Community service certificates will be awarded for this program

Pumpkin Decorating

pumpkin decoration 9Friday, October 12th from 4:30-5:30 PM

Teens will help children decorate small to medium pumpkins using stickers and marbles. Please bring your own small pumpkin.  We will also share a pumpkin snack.

Registration begins on September 28th.


The Great Give Back

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When we donate items to the local Ronald McDonald House.

Registration began September 30th


Halloween Cupcake Decorating

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Join the YA Librarian and decorate spooky Halloween cupcakes.

Registration begins October 15th.


Babysitting Workshop 

And Introduction to Child Care

Saturday, November 3rd from 1-3 PM

first aidLearn responsibilities and skills needed for child care from Michelle Vamos. For Grades 5-12

Registration begins on October 20th.


Teen Tech Tutors

techSign up if you want to teach Adult Computer Basics, or if you are an Adult seeking computer or technology help. Adults please tell us what you wish to learn when you register. Teens should attend a short training session in the Community Room on Thursday, October 25th from 5-6 PM.

Sessions are: Saturdays, October 27th, November 3, 10, and 17th from 10:15 AM to 11AM or 11:00 to 11:45 AM. 

Teens please arrive 15 minutes early. We meet in the Conference Room.

Registration for up to 3 sessions begin October 13th for Adults and Teens at the Reference Desk. 


The Road to College

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

Understanding and Writing the Optional ACT/SAT Essay

Monday, October 1st from 7:00 to 8:30 PM


Many colleges, including several SUNY schools, require or recommend taking the optional ACT/SAT essays. But what are they, and how can you master them? ACT/SAT specialist Ethan Mann breaks down the assignment and teaches strategies that will help you write a high-scoring essay.

Registration begins September 17th in the Teen Room.


But What About the Fundamentals?

The Grammar and Punctuation Rules You Need to Know for the SAT/ACT

Tuesday, October 9th from 7:00 to 8:30 PM

Many students practice valuable strategies for the English and Writing sections of the ACT/SAT. But what about the fundamentals? Strategies can only take you so far if you don't know a dependent clause from a misplaced modifier. ACT/SAT specialist Ethan Mann will teach and review the grammar and punctuation rules you need to know. Take-home study guides will be provided for free!

Registration begins September 25th