Holiday Makerspace: Repurpose Old Books
Don't throw it out -- fold it up! Go green by reusing old books to create holiday treasures.
Doctor Who Holiday PartyCalling all Whovians! Dress up in your favorite Doctor Who costume or t-shirt and join us for the best party in all of time and space. You’ll have a wibbly wobbly timey wimey filled with Doctor Who fun and adventure. The best costume wins a prize!
Sunday, 2-4 pm
Celebrate the Freedom to Read and the importance of the First Amendment! See what books were challenged at schools across the country in 2013-2014 in Teen Underground at College Hill Library.
Teen Read Week: Turn Dreams into Reality @ your libraryFind inspirational stories, career resources, how-to books and more to inspire you to succeed in school and beyond. Cool posters, prizes and bookmarks just for the fun of reading and being a teen in the library!
Teens' Top Ten Vote
The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in sixteen school and public libraries around the country. Readers ages twelve to eighteen can vote online at ww.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens. The winners will be announced the week after Teen Read Week.
Aug 15 - Oct 12
Banned Books Week
Teen Read Week: Turn Dreams into Reality @ your library
NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing MonthIt’s a fun, seat-of-your-pants online writing event where the challenge is to complete an entire novel in just 30 days. The Young Writers Program (YWP) allows 17-and-under participants to set reasonable, yet challenging, individual word-count goals. Sign up at http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/ Free buttons and track your progress in Teen Underground at College Hill Library!
Teen Underground Monthly Contests
Head in to the Teen Underground space at the College Hill or Irving Street libraries for a chance to win a free book!
August contest: Wishing Wall
Teens meet each month to share their writing, receive feedback and practice writing prompts.
Ages 12-17, No registration
1st Tuesday each month 4:30-6pm at College Hill
Jul 1, Aug 5, Sep 2, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2
-Drop in and try your hand at adventuring!
-Take on the role of a heroic fantasy character in a world of monsters, magic and destiny!
-We have a variety of characters to choose from...look forward to seeing you!
2nd Saturday each month 1-4 pm at College Hill
Jul 12, Aug 9, Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13
- Advise, plan, and participate in teen programs.
- Post reviews and teen news on the Teen Underground blog/website.
- Promote teen reading and news by creating bulletin boards and displays in the Teen Underground areas.
- Recommend materials for the young adult collection.
Ages 12-17. No registration.
Last Tuesday each month from 4-5:30 pm at College Hill
Jul 29, Aug 26, Sep 30, Oct 28, Nov 25
***special meeting dates & times***
Dec 6 from 1-4pm so TAB can help with the re-purposing old books event.
Feel free to leave a comment with suggestions for teen programs on our website or contact one of the teen services librarians listed on the About Us tab.