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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. 

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    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.

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    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.

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    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
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. 

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    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.

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    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.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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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
Tuesday September 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Join us for the Library's Mother-Daughter Book Club. We'll be discussing I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai. Ages 12-15.

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    Location: Teen Area
Thursday October 2, 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
Tuesday October 7, 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 October 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Newton Reads: Ice Cream Kick-Off Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

beginning of everythingThis October, we invite you to read The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider and join in on a variety of programs throughout the month. Please join us as we celebrate the kick-off of Newton Reads: On the Same Page! Enjoy ice cream, listen to high school music groups, and talk about the book! Open to all ages.

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM An Evening with Newton Reads Author Robyn Schneider Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

robynPlease join us for a special author talk and signing by Newton Reads author, Robyn Schneider. Robyn will be flying in from California to discuss her book, The Beginning of Everything, followed by a Q&A and signing with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair. Open to all ages.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Newton Reads: Geocaching Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

geocachingEzra and Cassidy go geocaching in our Newton Reads book, The Beginning of Everything. There are many caches in our area. Join us to learn about geocaching, participate in a scavenger hunt and a search for local caches - including the Newton Free Library’s. Open to ages 10 and up. Registration required.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday October 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM The Great Gatsby Movie Screening & 1920's Costume Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

the great gatsbyReferences are made to Fitzgerald’s classic novel, The Great Gatsby throughout The Beginning of Everything. Join us for a special Newton Reads event where we'll be screening the 2013 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio that runs 142 min. and is rated PG-13. All are invited to dress up in 1920's garb or use one of our costume props in our photo-booth. Food will be provided. Open to ages 13 and up. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Newton Reads: Success Under Stress Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

beginning of everythingJoin Nanci Ginty Butler, LICSW, Assistant Director, School and Community Services at Riverside Community Care and Heather Byrns, LMHC – Clinical Supervisor MSPP (Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology) INTERFACE Referral Service for this discussion about how our perceptions of stress affect our health. We’ll also discuss the topic of stress in The Beginning of Everything. Open to teens and adults. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday October 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM STEAM: Light Up your Costume Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Create your own wearable art! We’ll be experimenting with EL Wire to make wearable EL Wire Art! EL Wire is a flexible, glowing wire that is powered by small battery packs. Bring your own costume to decorate. Take your Halloween costume to the next level! Open to all ages. Space is limited, please register. Registration begins October 7.

 
    Location: Druker Auditorium
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Newton Reads Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

the beginning of everythingPlease join us for an intergenerational discussion of the Newton Reads book, The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider. Star athlete and prom king Ezra Faulkner's life is irreparably transformed by a tragic accident and the arrival of eccentric new girl Cassidy Thorpe. We believe that community connection, shared information, and discussion are the keys to promoting good mental health. Join us in this cooperative dialogue to be led by Newton teens.

    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
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM QPR Training for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

QPR is a simple educational program that teaches ordinary citizens how to recognize a mental health emergency and how to get a person at risk the help they need. Participants will learn how to: recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope, get help & refer. Open to teens.

    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
Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Author Event: Kendall Kulper Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Join us for a special program with young adult author Kendall Kulper. Kendall will be reading a short excerpt from her new published book, Salt & Storm. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions. Wondering what the publishing process is like, how to find an agent or how long it takes to write a book? Here’s your chance to learn about the publishing and writing process. A book signing will follow with books provided by New England Mobile Book Fair.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday December 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Reducing Stress around the Holidays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

A workshop for helping reduce anxiety and stress around the holidays. Presented by Heather Byrns and Nanci Ginty-Butler. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday January 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM QPR Training for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

QPR is a simple educational program that teaches ordinary citizens how to recognize a mental health emergency and how to get a person at risk the help they need. Participants will learn how to: recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope, get help & refer. Open to teens.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Tuesday January 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Reducing Stress and Enhancing Resiliency for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Teens: Reducing Stress and Enhancing Resiliency Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday February 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Reducing Stress and Enhancing Resiliency for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Teens: Reducing Stress and Enhancing Resiliency Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday February 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Improving Academic Effectiveness Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday February 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Reducing Stress and Enhancing Resiliency for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Teens: Reducing Stress and Enhancing Resiliency Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday March 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Reducing Stress and Enhancing Resiliency for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Teens: Reducing Stress and Enhancing Resiliency Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday April 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Improving Academic Effectiveness Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz Rowland   1389   LRowland@minlib.net
    Location: Druker Auditorium
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