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 Teen Sketch & Improv Jam

Mondays, Sept. 11-Nov. 13 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.

 

Creative Writing Workshop

Thursday, Sept. 14 from 6:30-8:30pm in the Kossmann Room.

Join us for some fun writing exercises to spark your creativity! Find inspiration, learn new writing methods, and have time to write and share your work.
Register in person, by phone, or here.
For grades 7-12.

 

NBA 2K18Teen NBA 2K18 Tournament

Saturday, Sept. 16 from 3-5pm in Meeting Room A.

Try out the new NBA 2K18 game by participating in our Xbox One tournament. Prizes awarded to winning player. Rules: Tournament is bracket-style with two-minute quarters per game. Championship has four-minute quarters. Must keep same team throughout and no legacy teams.
Register in person, by phone, or here.
For grades 9-12.

 

Paper Airplane Drone Racing

Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10-11:30am 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.

 

 Sewing Club

Mondays, Oct. 2-23 from 4-5:30pm in The Makery.

Come for a creative afternoon of sewing! Bring two yards of cotton fabric, stuffing, and your imagination. Register in person, by phone, or here.
For grades 6-12.

 

 

Carvey Workshop

Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 5-6:30pm in The Makery.

Learn about the 3D carving machine, which carves and cuts. Use a free program called Easel to design and prepare projects.

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

 

O!Glowing Pumpkins

Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 5:30-6:30pm in The Makery.

Halloween is right around the corner! Come to the Library to decorate a pumpkin with spooky glow-in-the-dark paint.

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

 

Paper Circuit Piano

Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 5-6:30pm in The Makery.

Create a mini piano by building a circuit using paper, copper tape, and a Makey Makey board!

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

 

Cupcake Terrariums

Saturday, Nov. 11 from 2-3:30pm in Meeting Room A.

Create and roll out fondant to make edible terrariums to top delicious chocolate cupcakes.

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

 

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

Begin Your College Search

Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 7-8:30pm in the Kossmann Room.

Finding the right college means finding the best academic, social, and financial fit for a student. Get tips and advice on how to start the college search process.
Register in person, by phone, or here.
For grades 9-12 and parents.

 

College Major & Career Planning

Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 7-8:30pm in the Kossmann Room.

Entering college with a career direction and choosing the right major contributes to students’ happiness, success, and graduating on time.
Presented by Career Vision.
Register in person, by phone, or here.
For grades 9-12 and parents.

 

How to Prepare for the Rising Cost of College

Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 7-8:30pm in the Kossmann Room.

Break down the cost of college, understand the financial aid/scholarship aspect of the college search process, and learn tips on how to maximize your dollars for college.

Register in person, by phone, or here. For grades 9-12 and parents.

 

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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