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Event Category: Teen's Programs

Finals Study Break

Classroom - Room 205

Dates: Saturday 6/11 Time: 2:30-4pm Age Group: Grades 9-12 Location: Classroom - Room 205 Description: Take a break from studying for final exams and meet up with friends at the library. Pet cuddly therapy dogs, enjoy relaxing activities & games, and take home yummy snacks. Stop by anytime from 2:30-4pm. Instructor:

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Tween Book Consultants

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Date: Tuesdays 6/21 & 8/2 Time: 6:30-7:30p Age Group: Grades 5-8 Location: Board Room Description: Are you a tween who loves to read? Have your voice and opinions be heard! We will be looking at books on our tween shelves and we want YOUR opinion on books in the collection!

Give Back Night: Blankets for Project Linus

STEAM Lab

Dates: Wednesday 6/22 Time: 6:30p -8p Age Group: Grades 9-12 Location: STEAM Lab Description: Give back to your community and make cozy blankets from fleece that will be donated to Project Linus, a non-profit organization that gives blankets to kids in need. Supplies will be provided but participants can also bring their

Secret Message Bottles

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Monday 6/27 Time: 5-5:45p Age Group: Grades 6-8 Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Ever passed a note to a friend, but didn't want anyone else to know what it said? Learn more about secret codes and messages in bottles with Miss Shannon! Use books on secret codes and ciphers

Financial Aid Junior Jumpstart

LIVE: via Zoom

Dates: Wed 6/29 Time: 7-8p Age Group: Grades 9-12, Parents, & Guardians Program Location: via Zoom Description:  During this program, you will find out how to apply for financial aid for college, what types of financial aid are available and what happens after you apply. Zoom details will be provided upon registration.

College Essay Bootcamp

LIVE: via Zoom

Dates: Thursday 7/7 Time: 6-8:30p Age Group: Rising Students in Grades 11 & 12 Program Location: via Zoom Description:  Get started on your college application essay with expert advice from writing coach Linda George. Discover tips for writing a resume and learn pointers for creating concise, original, and insightful essays that

Mer-Folk Spa Afternoon

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Monday 7/11 Time: 5-6p Age Group: Grades 6-8 Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  How do merfolk always look fresh and relaxed? Is it all the salt water? Maybe they pamper themselves! Join Miss Shannon for a relaxing afternoon of manicures, pedicures and making your very own salt scrub so

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Teen Leadership Council

Teen Lounge - Room 204

Dates: Tuesdays 7/12, 8/9 Time: 4-5p Age Group: Grades 6-12 Program Location: Teen Lounge - Room 204 Description:  Join the Teen Leadership Council (TLC) and make your mark at the library. TLC is a forum to plan library programs, give input on library services, expand your leadership skills, and earn volunteer

College Admission Trends Today

Classroom - Room 205

Dates: Thursday 7/14 Time: 7-8p Age Group: Grades 9-12 & Parents/Guardians Program Location: Classroom - 205 Description:  Applying for college soon? This workshop expands on Guidance Counselors' expertise by helping students take ownership of the application process, giving them more detailed information on successfully “marketing” themselves to their college of choice.

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Q-Crew

Date: Tuesdays 7/19 & 8/16 Time: 4-5p Age Group: Grades 6-12 Location: Teen Lounge Description: LGBTQ+ teens & friends are invited to join the Q Crew! Hang out with new friends and discuss the past, present, and future of LGBTQ+ issues in a safe space. Instructor: Lindsay Cummings Registration: Registration preferred

SAT vs. ACT Strategy Session

LIVE: via Zoom

Dates: Wed 7/20 Time: 7-8p Age Group: Grades 9-12, Parents, & Guardians Program Location: via Zoom Description:  The SAT and ACT are the two primary exams used in the college admissions process. This workshop will explore the differences between the tests to help you decide which test is better for you or

Shark Week Shark Art

STEAM Lab

Dates: Monday 7/25 Time: 5-6p Age Group: Grades 6-8 Program Location: STEAM Lab Description: Do you love sharks? Want to create some nifty art while snacking on shark themed treats? Join Miss Shannon in the STEAM lab for a paint and snack event! All COVID protocols will apply.  Instructor: Shannon Collins Registration: Online

Can You Survive a Deserted Island?

StoryLab OR via Zoom

Dates: Monday 8/1 Time: 5-6:30p Age Group: Grades 6-8 Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Are your survival skills up to snuff? Join Miss Shannon for tabletop, roleplaying game of Desert Island Survival! See if you will escape the island! Instructor: Shannon Collins Registration: Online registration required. Registration begins Tuesday, 7/5.

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Tween Book Consultants

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Date: Tuesdays 6/21 & 8/2 Time: 6:30-7:30p Age Group: Grades 5-8 Location: Board Room Description: Are you a tween who loves to read? Have your voice and opinions be heard! We will be looking at books on our tween shelves and we want YOUR opinion on books in the collection!

Classroom or Conference Room

Dates: Saturday 8/6 Time: 10a-1:30p Age Group: Grades 10-12 Program Location: Classroom 205 or Conference Room 208 Description:  The best way to see where you stand on the SAT or ACT is to try one. Choose which test you'd like to take (SAT or ACT), and take an official practice test in

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Teen Leadership Council

Teen Lounge - Room 204

Dates: Tuesdays 7/12, 8/9 Time: 4-5p Age Group: Grades 6-12 Program Location: Teen Lounge - Room 204 Description:  Join the Teen Leadership Council (TLC) and make your mark at the library. TLC is a forum to plan library programs, give input on library services, expand your leadership skills, and earn volunteer

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Q-Crew

Date: Tuesdays 7/19 & 8/16 Time: 4-5p Age Group: Grades 6-12 Location: Teen Lounge Description: LGBTQ+ teens & friends are invited to join the Q Crew! Hang out with new friends and discuss the past, present, and future of LGBTQ+ issues in a safe space. Instructor: Lindsay Cummings Registration: Registration preferred