Need to earn some volunteer hours for school? Want to brighten up our Children's Room? If so, register today to be one of our Window Painters! Come ready to be creative!
Registration is required!
(intended for teens in grades 6-12)
Join our book club just for tweens. We'll chat about this month's book and enjoy a snack break! This month's book is the novel Operation Redwood by S. Terrell French. (Grades 4-8. Registration is appreciated.)
In northern California, Julian Carter-Li and his friends old and new fight to save a grove of redwoods from an investment company that plans to cut them down.
Are you working on your college admissions essays or a big school assignment? Sign up for a one-on-one session with a librarian who can help to shape and proofread your writing. You must sign up for a 30 minute appointment in advance and bring a full draft of your essay(s).
*Librarians are not college admissions professionals or writing instructors. This is a free service that is intended to provide some guidance and basic proofreading of essays in progress. These sessions are not writing classes or an opportunity to write an essay from scratch.*
Join us for this colorful, Earth-friendly, dirt-under-the-nails meeting! Explore native wildflowers, learn about pollinators, and make your own seed balls to throw and grow!
Sign up today as registration is required.
For teens in grades 6-12
Join us for an afternoon of Eggcellent Art. Use leftover plastic eggs to make creatures, critters, fake treats, emoji, and anything else you can craft with our supplies. Does your family have leftover plastic eggs? Please feel free to bring them in for this craft!
Please pre-register. Grades 6-12.
Join us in the Teen Room for a discussion of the books you've loved (or hated) lately and get recommendations for what to read next. The Teen Librarian will also share some brand new YA titles. This is a casual discussion group-- no homework, no pressure! For teens and tweens.
Join us for a screening of the dystopian tale ... The Hunger Games.
Enjoy pizza and chat about how this story moved from page to screen.
This film is rated PG-13 and is not suitable for every teen. Please see this review for more information.
Want to read or re-read the book before the screening? We have copies available at the Circulation Desk!
Check out what Goodreads has to say about the first of The Hunger Games trilogy.
Join our book club just for tweens. We'll chat about this month's book and enjoy a snack break! This month we're trying something new by reading Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones and watching the Hayao Miyazaki movie that is based upon it. (For grades 4+. Registration is appreciated.)
Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl.
Pick up your copies of the book and movie at the Children's desk. (Registration is appreciated)
Teachers from Pop Up Art School will guide you step by step as you create a dramatic underwater scene. Looking up from the ocean floor, you will see silhouettes of a coral reef and sealife, leading up to a burst of sunlight. No matter your level of experience, you will leave with a unique and beautiful work of art.
Open to teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited and registration is required.
What have you been reading lately? Share your reviews (positive or negative) of the books you read, get recommendations for what to read next, and enjoy some brunch treats. The Teen Librarian will also share some new YA titles and give you first dibs on the newest releases before they hit the library shelves!
Please pre-register to help us plan for food.
What did you read this summer? Share your reviews (positive or negative) of the books you read, get recommendations for what to read next, and enjoy some brunch treats. The Teen Librarian will also share some new YA titles and give you first dibs on the newest releases before they hit the library shelves!