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ACT Practice Test and Test Strategies 101 Workshop: a Two-Part Program at the Library!

Take advantage of this great opportunity!  A free ACT practice test and follow up workshop at the Library!

Part I: ACT Practice Test

Saturday, March 1, 12:30 – 4 p.m.

For the first part of this ACT prep program, students will take a practice ACT test, proctored by Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions. This is a great way to experience what to expect in a test-like environment. Be sure to bring a calculator, two #2 pencils, and wear comfortable clothes. Cell phones will not be allowed.

Part II: Test Strategies 101 Workshop

Sunday, March 16, 2 – 3 p.m.

In the workshop, both parents and students are invited to learn how to score higher on the ACT test. Students will receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses. The format and content of the test are explored, including ways to take advantage of the test format to maximize efficiency on the exam. This is an ideal follow-up to the practice test.

Seating is limited, so please follow the links below to register for both parts of the program:

Click here to register for the ACT Practice Test.

Click here to register for the Test Strategies 101 Workshop.

For teens in grades 6 – 12.

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on February 25, 2014 Categories: Events

Join us for the Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club!

Are you an expert with knitting or crochet needles, just learning, or want to learn?  Then join us on Friday, February 7, from 4 – 6 p.m. for the monthly Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club meeting at the Library.  We have yarn, needles, and the know-how to teach the basics of knitting and crocheting. You can also bring your own supplies – and your friends – for an afternoon of sharing ideas and conversation. Refreshments will be served.

Click here to register for the Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on February 6, 2014 Categories: Crafts, Events

Stop Motion Throwback

For Throwback Thursday check out one of the teen created stop motion videos from our program this past summer.  Enjoy!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on January 9, 2014 Categories: Art, Events, Funny, Movies

Join us tomorrow for an Open Creation Session for Teens!

06_14WEB_TZ_CreationJoin us tomorrow (Saturday, January 4) for an Open Creation Session from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Library!  Stop by and make something! We’ll provide the space, the supplies, and instructional books for you to create whatever you’d like. Hand sewing, duct-tape creations, paper crafts, and more are all possible in this open creation space. Feel free to bring your own projects to work on, too. Laptops and mobile devices are welcome if that is your preferred method of creating. And of course snacks and drinks will be provided.

Click here to register for this program!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on January 3, 2014 Categories: Crafts, Events

Join us for the Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club!

Are you an expert with knitting or crochet needles, just learning, or want to learn?  Then join us on Friday, January 3, from 4 – 6 p.m. for the monthly Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club meeting at the Library.  We have yarn, needles, and the know-how to teach the basics of knitting and crocheting. You can also bring your own supplies – and your friends – for an afternoon of sharing ideas and conversation. Refreshments will be served.

Click here to register for the Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on January 2, 2014 Categories: Crafts, Events

Join us for Giftable Crafts this Saturday!

Need gifts for the holidays? Want them to be unique and handmade? We’ve got you covered. Join us for this craftstravaganza where you can make a no-sew scarf, a wood-block painting, or a paper snowflake or ornament. Click here to register for the program!

For teens in grades 6 – 12.

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on December 19, 2013 Categories: Crafts, Events

Join us for the Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club!

Are you an expert with knitting or crochet needles, just learning, or want to learn?  Then join us on Friday, December 6, from 4 – 6 p.m. for the monthly Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club meeting at the Library.  We have yarn, needles, and the know-how to teach the basics of knitting and crocheting. You can also bring your own supplies – and your friends – for an afternoon of sharing ideas and conversation. Refreshments will be served.

Click here to register for the Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on December 5, 2013 Categories: Crafts, Events

Join us to celebrate the release of Catching Fire!

On Sunday, November 17 celebrate the movie release of Catching Fire (11./22), the second in the Hunger Games trilogy. Learn how to make yourself over with our own Cinna, create a craft, and test your knowledge of Suzanne Collins’ series. You might even win a prize! Dress up like your favorite character from the series and enjoy snacks and refreshments.  For teens in grades 6 – 12.  Click here to register in advance!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on November 14, 2013 Categories: Dystopian, Events, Fiction

Join us for the Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club!

Are you an expert with knitting or crochet needles, just learning, or want to learn?  Then join us on Friday, November 8, from 4 – 6 p.m. for the monthly Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club meeting at the Library.  We have yarn, needles, and the know-how to teach the basics of knitting and crocheting. You can also bring your own supplies – and your friends – for an afternoon of sharing ideas and conversation. Refreshments will be served.

Click here to register for the Teen Knitting/Crocheting Club!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on November 7, 2013 Categories: Crafts, Events

Join us for Job Seeking for Teens!

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Find the resources and learn the strategies that can help you get the job you want. Business Reference Librarian Patti Smolin will show you how to use the Library in your job search and will share job-seeking strategies especially for teens. Then, you can ask your questions about getting a job. While all teens are welcome, this session is geared toward teens 16 and older.  Click here to register in advance for this program!

By Colleen, Teen Services Librarian on November 2, 2013 Categories: Events