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Sunday February 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Hackathon! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   
hackathonThis is a 3-hour hackathon about data science.  We will provide you with data from a real piece of software which helps people practice their multiplication tables.  Your job will be to study the data and then write a Python program to identify the numbers a specific person most needs to study.
 
Schedule:
1:30-1:45 p.m. Students arrive
1:45-2:00 p.m. Kickoff lecture
2:00-4:30 p.m. Free time for coding!
 
Open to all students grades 7-12.  Free of charge.  Please register if you wish to use a library computer.  If bringing a computer from home, please make sure Python 3 is installed (you can download and install Python 3.6.0 for free from www.python.org/downloads/).
 
We will provide guidance on Python syntax and debugging techniques but this event is primarily aimed at students who can work independently (this is not a lecture or class).  Students may work individually or in teams.  **No prior computer programming experience required.**
    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has ended.
Tuesday February 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books & Brownies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

smell of other people's housesJoin us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! This month we'll discuss The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock. For teens in high school (grades 9-12) and their adults. Check out our website for more information about the Club.

    Location: Teen Area
Monday March 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Finch Robots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

finchAs part of Teen Tech Week (March 5-11), learn how to use computer programming to code finch robots. Grades 7-12. Please register. 

Flyer    
    Location: Computer Center
        There are 4 spaces available.
Tuesday March 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sweet Reads Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deena Zuckerman   617-796-1370   dzuckerman@minlib.net
   

Kids in grades 7-8 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month and enjoy desserts! All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group. We meet once a month on 9/6, 11/1, 12/6, 1/3, 2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2 and 6/6.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 28. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

    Location: Teen Area
    The registration period has ended.
Monday March 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Typewriter Poetry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

typewriterGet creative with the new monthly Typewriter Poetry group. We’ll be getting together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot! The group will meet in the Library on the third Monday of every month. Grades 7-12.

Flyer    
    Location: Teen Area
Monday March 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Crafterhours Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

slimeWe meet on a Monday evening once a month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month we'll be making DIY slime and eating brownies.  Grades 7-12

Flyer    
    Location: Teen Area
Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books & Brownies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

bookedJoin us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! This month we'll be discussing Booked by Kwame Alexander. For teens in high school (grades 9-12) and their adults. Check out the Books & Brownies website for more information. 

Flyer    
    Location: Teen Area
Tuesday April 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sweet Reads Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deena Zuckerman   617-796-1370   dzuckerman@minlib.net
   

Kids in grades 7-8 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month and enjoy desserts! All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group. We meet once a month on 9/6, 11/1, 12/6, 1/3, 2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2 and 6/6.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 28. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

    Location: Teen Area
    The registration period has ended.
Wednesday April 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:15 PM How to Find a Job Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

help around townEver thought about getting a job, but don't know where to start? Looking for something for this summer! Well, look no further! Louise Zornoza of Help Around Town will cover why it's good to have a job in high school and how finding one. We'll also be spending time at the end working on resumes. 

    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday April 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Trivia Nite @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

triviaAre you a genius at Jeopardy!?  A consumer of crossword puzzles?  Come join the fun and test your mastery of useful (and useless) information! Some of your favorite library staff will challenge players with 4 rounds of questions from a variety of categories.  Stretch your brain and win great prizes!  Come alone or with friends. Teams can be up to 6 people, and we can match you with fellow devotees. Refreshments will be provided.  Teens and families welcome. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Typewriter Poetry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

typewriterGet creative with the new monthly Typewriter Poetry group. We’ll be getting together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot! The group will meet in the Library one Monday nite a month. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Teen Area
Tuesday April 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books & Brownies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Join us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! The title for this month is TBD, check back soon! For teens in high school (grades 9-12) and their adults. 

    Location: Teen Area
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Tuesday May 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sweet Reads Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deena Zuckerman   617-796-1370   dzuckerman@minlib.net
   

Kids in grades 7-8 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month and enjoy desserts! All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group. We meet once a month on 9/6, 11/1, 12/6, 1/3, 2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2 and 6/6.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 28. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

    Location: Teen Area
    The registration period has ended.
Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books & Brownies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Join us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! The title for this month is TBD, check back soon! For teens in high school (grades 9-12) and their adults. 

    Location: Teen Area
Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sweet Reads Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deena Zuckerman   617-796-1370   dzuckerman@minlib.net
   

Kids in grades 7-8 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month and enjoy desserts! All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group. We meet once a month on 9/6, 11/1, 12/6, 1/3, 2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2 and 6/6.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 28. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

    Location: Teen Area
    The registration period has ended.
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Trivia Nite @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

triviaAre you a genius at Jeopardy!?  A consumer of crossword puzzles?  Come join the fun and test your mastery of useful (and useless) information! Players will be challenged with 4 rounds of questions from a variety of categories.  Stretch your brain and win great prizes!  Come alone or with friends. Teams can be up to 6 people, and we can match you with fellow devotees. Refreshments will be provided.  Teens and adults welcome. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday June 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books & Brownies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Join us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! The title for this month is TBD, check back soon! For teens in high school (grades 9-12) and their adults. 

    Location: Teen Area
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-769-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

book coverJoin us for a discussion with Alan Gelb, the author of the bestselling, Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps. The 3rd edition was recently published in June of this year. Alan coaches students all over the world on their personal statements. He will be conducting a workshop on how to approach this daunting assignment, answering your questions and getting you started writing this summer. For teens and parents. 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Typewriter Poetry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

typewriterGet creative with the new monthly Typewriter Poetry group. We’ll be getting together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot! The group will meet in the Library one Monday nite a month. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Teen Area
Monday August 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Typewriter Poetry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    (617) 796-1360   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

typewriterGet creative with the new monthly Typewriter Poetry group. We’ll be getting together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot! The group will meet in the Library on a Monday nite once a month. Grades 7-12.

    Location: Teen Area
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