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Tuesday July 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Steampunk Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

steampunk Drop by the Teen Area to work on a steampunk craft for Art & Design week of Maker Camp. We'll be holding weekly programs for Maker Camp until mid-August.

    Location: Teen Area
Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Craftnites Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

craftnitesGet creative! We will be hanging out working on crafts and eating snacks. Grades 6-12. 

    Location: Teen Area
Wednesday August 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:40 PM Divergent - Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

Divergent In a world where the population is divided into factions by personality types, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is classified as Divergent. When she uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all Divergents, she teams with the mysterious Four (Theo James) to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them. Kate Winslet also stars in this action thriller adapted from the novel by Veronica Roth, and directed by Neil Burger. Runtime 140 min. PG-13. Bring a bagged dinner and enjoy light refreshments provided by the library!

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday August 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Get Hooked: Knitting and Crochet Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

knittingJoin us for the Library's ongoing Knitting and Crochet Club. The club meets the first Thursday of the month. We have crochet hooks, knitting needles, yarn and the know-how to teach the basics of crocheting. You are welcome to bring your own project, share ideas and conversation. Refreshments will be served. Open to ages 10 and up.

    Location: Teen Area
Tuesday August 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:00 PM MOS Night Skies-Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   617-796-1380   
   

planetarium Discover which stars, planets, and other astronomical wonders are visible this evening. Using our STARLAB portable planetarium, we will take you on a tour of the solar system and beyond, and provide useful tips on how you can navigate the night sky from your own backyard.  Grades 6 & up.  Space is limited.  Online registration is required and begins on Tuesday, July 29th.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday August 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

boxers and saintsJoin us for the Library's Mother-Daughter Book Club. We'll be discussing Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang. For this special end-of-summer Book Club, we'll be meeting outside by the Winnie-the-Pooh statue for a picnic dinner with pizza provided by the library. Ages 12-15.

    Location: Teen Area
Tuesday August 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Craftnites Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

craftnitesGet creative! We'll be haning out working on crafts and eating snacks. This summer's crafts will include steampunk jewelry, robot marshmallow pops, and other fun projects! Grades 6-12.

    Location: Teen Area
Thursday August 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM How to Write Great College Essays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

collegewiseA lot of great kids write average (even bad) college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons." Better tales are there for the writing. This workshop will show you what admissions officers really look for in great college essays, and offer suggestions for finding and sharing your best stories. We'll even share the five most over-used topics you must avoid and give you tips on how to start (and even finish) your essays this summer. Join Sara Kratzok, Director of Collegewise of Newton and graduate of Wellesley College and Harvard University, for this great workshop!

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday September 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

crafternoonsGet creative! We will be hanging out working on crafts and eating snacks. Grades 6-12. 

    Location: Teen Area
Wednesday September 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM SAT Prep: Verbal & Essay Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

sat High School sophomores, juniors and seniors: SAT essay writing is a critical part of your SAT score. However, the writing is very different from the essay writing that you focus on in school. Although it's not what you're used to, it's easy to excel if you are well prepared. Please join David Berlove, Ph.D. Neurobiologist and founder of Excellence-tutoring.com, for an interactive discussion on the challenges of the SAT verbal section and writing test, with a focus on the specific skills needed for effective SAT essay writing. Come and learn from a professional SAT tutor what to write and how to write it - so that you can achieve your dream score.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday September 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Get Hooked: Knitting & Crochet Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

knittingJoin us for the ongoing Knitting and Crochet Club. We have crochet hooks, knitting needles, yarn and the know-how to teach the basics of crocheting. Or, bring your own project. Refreshments will be served. Open to ages 10 and up.

    Location: Teen Area
Thursday September 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Got STEM? College Planning for Students Considering Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

collegewiseCollege graduates with degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) are highly sought after in our economy. But how do you decide which field makes the most sense for you? In this workshop, you’ll learn everything from whether a STEM path is right for you to the cool (yes, cool!) things that scientists and engineers do. And what’s the difference between science and engineering anyway? You’ll also learn about the essential skills STEM students need to succeed in college, and how to make sure those same skills get noticed by an admissions officer. Join Sara Kratzok, Director of Collegewise of Newton and graduate of Wellesley College and Harvard University, for this great workshop!

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Tuesday September 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

crafternoonsGet creative! We will be hanging out working on crafts and eating snacks. Grades 6-12. 

    Location: Teen Area
Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM SAT Math Prep Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

sat mathHigh School sophomores, juniors and seniors: The SAT is coming, and with it, a math section designed to confound you. However, IF you're well prepared, you'll sidestep the confusion and achieve success! Take the first step toward success on the math section by joining David Berlove, a professional SAT tutor, Ph.D. Neurobiologist and founder of Excellence-tutoring.com. You'll learn tips and tricks that will help you master the math and achieve your best possible score. We'll discuss some tough problems and find ways of making them easier and more approachable.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday September 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM College Essay Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Students: Whether you accomplished a lot on your essay over the summer or you’re still trying to decide what to write about when school begins next fall, this workshop will be helpful.  Students work in small groups with others who are at the same writing stage, and are led by professional tutors and teachers. We'll cover some do's and don'ts of college essay writing, work on your writing, spend some time in peer review. You'll also get an opportunity for individual help and feedback.  Online Registration begins August 1.  This is a free workshop offered to students. Please bring at least 5 copies of your essay draft if you have one.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday September 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

captain americaAfter being frozen in ice since WWII, Captain America continues his journey as the super-powered American soldier who's grasping to find his place in a modern world. Join us for a screening of the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Rated PG-13, runtime 136 min.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM College Athletics Recruitment Process Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Take control of the college athletic recruitment process. Learn about when to start looking at colleges, how to contact coaches and what to ask them, the recruitment process, and more. This session will be lead by Kate Hurd, a former two-year softball captain at Colby College and member of the NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete team, and coach at Newton North High School and Kim Penney, a two-time Boston Globe and Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Coach of the Year, served as varsity girls' basketball coach at Reading Memorial High School for fifteen years.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Teen Depression Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Learn how to recognize depression in teens and how to help by attending the Teen Depression Workshop from Families for Depression Awareness. The training covers what teen depression is, what are behaviors of concern, how to talk to teens about depression, what are treatment options, where to get help, and what to do if a teen refuses help. This event is cosponsored by Newton Cares: Coalition for Suicide Prevention & Mental Health.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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