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Welcome Incoming Freshmen 2017! The booklists I talked about in your 8th grade classes can be found here. — Patti Palmer, Teen Librarian

York Summer Reading Books 2017

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Teen Sketch & Improv Jam

Mondays, June 12-August 14 from 7-9pm in the Teen Space.

Brainstorm, write, and play with like-minded players for some off-the-cuff fun. Enjoy an Improv Jam on the last meeting each month.

No registration required. For grades 9-12 in the Autumn.

 

 Sewing Club

Mondays, July 3-24 from 4-5:30pm in The Makery.

Come for a creative afternoon of sewing! Bring two yards of cotton fabric and your imagination.

Register starting June 17 in person, by phone, or here. For grades 6-12 in the Autumn.

 

Puppetry Workshop

Monday, July 10, 17, and 24 from 2-3:30pm in the Kossmann Room.

Try your hand as a puppet master! Make and manipulate puppets, use a variety of voice techniques, and present a puppet show.

Register for this three-week workshop starting June 10 in person, by phone, or here. For grades 6-12 in the Autumn.

 

create love constructYesfest

Friday, July 28 from 7-9pm and Saturday, July 29 from 2-8pm in the Large Meeting Room.

Celebrate live music, comedy, art, poetry, and film created by local creative people! Comedy acts, music, and original films will be presented on stages in and around the Elmhurst Art Museum and the Library for this two-day event. Presented with Elmhurst Art Museum.
No registration required.

Technology Programs

girls who codeGirls Who Code Club: Informational Meeting

Monday, June 12 or Thursday, July 20 from 7-8pm in the Kossmann Room.

Learn about his course which uses the curriculum of girlswhocode.com. This information session reviews what the semester-long program is all about. Parents welcome.

Register in person, by phone, here for July 20. For grades 6-12 in the Autumn.

 

Paper Airplane Drone Racing

Thursday, July 27 from 2:30-4pm in the Large Meeting Room.

Turn a paper airplane into an app-controlled flying machine. We’ll team up and race them outside, weather permitting.

Register in person, by phone, or here. For grades 9-12 in the Autumn.

9th Graders are welcome at some Middle School Programs. Check individual listings for details.
High School Students are welcome at many Adult Programs. Check individual listings for details.

College + Career Central

Nothing scheduled right now. Check back this fall.

College Test Prep Resources

Tutor.com Learning Suite has the “SkillsCenter Resource Library” (bottom left of page) which includes the “Test Prep Resources” section. This includes study help and practice tests.

Gale Courses offers more than 300 six-week courses taught by college instructors and experts.  Sign up to begin a course.  New sessions begin every month. Test Prep courses are found in the “Teaching and Education” section. View this tutorial on getting started.

Kaplan offers free practice tests and prep courses for the ACT and SAT. Start where it says “Challenge yourself with a free practice test”.

Kaplan Parent Event: Inside College Admissions, Wednesday, July 19 at 8PM ET, Live Online, Free.
Go behind the scenes with Kaplan and an expert panel of admissions officers from around the country. You’ll learn all about what happens to an application once it’s submitted.  Sign Up here.

 


 

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