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Monday June 12, 2017 -  Wednesday August 23, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Teen Summer Reading Program  
   

          YOU choose the books to read!
                                           Write and share book reviews                 Stop by and ask the Young Adult Librarian for book suggestions

Registration starts on Monday, June 12.
Submit your book reviews starting on Wednesday, July 5, the same day as our exciting Kick-off Party with award winning poet Jaylene Clark Owens.  

Review Writing, Special Events and more!

For teens in grades 7 – 12 (as of September)

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, Young Adult Librarian, 466-8055 ext.218


Wednesday August 2, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen/Parent Book Discussion Group: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier Teen Summer Reading Program Event  
   

Teens and parents are invited to a book discussion for Sisters by Raina Telgemeier, the companion memoir to bestselling Smile.  The Teen Summer Reading Program theme Build a Better World” is reflected in Sisters, a graphic novel about family, travel, relationships, and more.   

Please call early to interloan a copy of the book.  It takes 1-2 weeks for interloan books to arrive at the library as well as your time for reading.

*Teens are welcome to attend without a parent.

Register online, in person, or by phone, 466-8055 ext. 218.  For teens in grades 7 – 12 (as of September) and their parents.  There is a separate registration for teens and parents. 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, Young Adult Librarian, 466-8055 ext. 218

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Wednesday August 9, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Giant Jenga Community Service Teen Summer Reading Program Special Event  
   

Help us create a Giant Jenga set with art and messages of peace and hope on the pieces.  The Giant Jenga set will be donated to a facility where younger children use it for play.  Community Service Credits are available for this event.

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, Young Adult Librarian, 466-8055 ext. 218

    Location: Large Multipurpose Room 34,, Main Library

Wednesday August 23, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Reading Program Wrap Up Party with the Spoon Man  
   

Join us for our wrap up party with refreshments, prizes, and a performance by the world-renowned Spoon Man.

All ages welcome. 

    Location: Main Library Community Room

Sunday September 17, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM SAT or ACT Practice Test  
   

SAT or ACT Practice Test
Sunday, September 17, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Parkville Branch Library

Curvebreakers will administer a fully timed and proctored SAT or ACT exam, just like the real exam.  Teens will choose which test they want to take when they register.  The practice exam will help students get a feel for the timing and stamina required for the real exam.  Each student will get back the graded exam with scoring information and customized comments. 

Comeback Program for SAT or ACT Practice Test Score Results
Wednesday, September 27, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Parkville Branch Library

Nick LaPoma, Curvebreakers founder will hand back the exams, explain the scores and how to analyze them.  He will advise parents and students on how to choose between the SAT and the ACT.  Parents are encouraged to attend the results session.

Registration is for teens in grades 9 and above and starts on Friday, September 8 at 10:00 am, online, in person, or by phone, 466-8055 ext. 218.  Advanced registration with teen’s own library card is required.  Teens who take the practice test are automatically registered for the score results session.  Should the practice test registration and waiting list become full, walk-in’s will be admitted on a first come first serve basis, if space permits. 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, Young Adult Librarian, 466-8055 ext. 218

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

Wednesday September 27, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Comeback Program for SAT or ACT Practice Test Score Results  
   

SAT or ACT Practice Test
Sunday, September 17, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Parkville Branch Library

Curvebreakers will administer a fully timed and proctored SAT or ACT exam, just like the real exam.  Teens will choose which test they want to take when they register.  The practice exam will help students get a feel for the timing stamina required for the real exam.  Each student will get back the graded exam with scoring information and customized comments.

Comeback Program for SAT or ACT Practice Test Score Results
Wednesday, September 27, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Parkville Branch Library

Nick LaPoma, Curvebreakers founder will hand back the exams, explain the scores and how to analyze them.  He will advise parents and students on how to choose between the SAT and the ACT.  Parents are encouraged to attend the results session.

Registration is for teens in grades 9 and above and starts on Friday, September 8 at 10:00 am, online, in person, or by phone, 466-8055 ext. 218.  Advanced registration with teen’s own library card is required.  Teens who take the practice test are automatically registered for the score results session.  Should the practice test registration and waiting list become full, walk-in’s will be admitted on a first come first serve basis, if space permits. 

Contact: Courtney Greenblatt, Young Adult Librarian, 466-8055 ext. 218

    Location: Parkville Branch Library Programming Room

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