Programs Newton Free Library
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Tuesday June 5, 2018
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library   617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
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Saturday June 9, 2018
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Teen Room Launch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

After months of construction, fund-raising and moving we will hold the first program in our new space for 5th to 12th graders. Join us for a community art project, button making and the debut show in the Teen Gallery featuring works from Newton’s Middle School students. Watch our 3D printer in action and enjoy refreshments!

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday June 12, 2018
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Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Easy Steps
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join 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. 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. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday June 13, 2018
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Teen Study Night
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Library will remain open late (until 11 pm) during finals this year. Don’t stress! We’ll have extra supplies on hand, like paper, hi-lighters, easels and more in the teen room. Every night we’ll also have food, like pizza and ice cream. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Thursday June 14, 2018
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Teen Study Night
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Library will remain open late (until 11 pm) during finals this year. Don’t stress! We’ll have extra supplies on hand, like paper, hi-lighters, easels and more in the teen room. Every night we’ll also have food, like pizza and ice cream. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Monday June 18, 2018
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Summer Discovery 2018 Kick Off
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Start rocking your summer!  Enjoy ice cream generously donated by J.P. Licks, and Ghosts and Legends, a presentation by Jeff Belanger, host of the New England Legends podcast and author of Weird Massachusetts. For teens and tweens, grades 5-12.

For over 20 years, Jeff Belanger has been exploring the unexplained. He seeks out history, folklore, ghosts, monsters, and legends all over the world and in your backyard. His talk presents highlights from his own adventures, his work from his books, podcast, and the television programs he’s worked on, plus a look at the investigation process, and compelling audio and visual paranormal evidence. Not just focused on ghost stories, Belanger’s presentation will delve into the reasons behind the legends.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
 
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Teen Study Night
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Library will remain open late (until 11 pm) during finals this year. Don’t stress! We’ll have extra supplies on hand, like paper, hi-lighters, easels and more in the teen room. Every night we’ll also have food, like pizza and ice cream. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday June 19, 2018
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Teen Study Night
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Library will remain open late (until 11 pm) during finals this year. Don’t stress! We’ll have extra supplies on hand, like paper, hi-lighters, easels and more in the teen room. Every night we’ll also have food, like pizza and ice cream. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Monday July 9, 2018
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Finch Robots
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 Learn how to use computer programming to code finch robots.  For teens entering grades 9-12.  Online registration (required) begins Monday, June 18th.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday July 19, 2018
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Kick Start Your College Essay
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Summer is a great time to start your college essay! Join Jane Hirschhorn of JBH Tutoring to get eleven ways to kick start your essay. We'll go over excerpts from essays written by students admitted to prestigious colleges. This program is for high schoolers, particularly rising seniors and their parents. Online registration (required) begins Thursday, July 5th.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Monday July 23, 2018
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Strategies for the SAT & ACT
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

act test Get some great strategies and information on taking the SATs and ACTs, including the roles they play in college admissions. An expert Princeton Review instructor will cover the content of the tests, walk you through and share some examples of proven test-taking strategies.  For teens and their adults.  Online registration (required) begins Monday, July 9th.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday July 28, 2018
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SAT and ACT Practice Tests
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

testHow will you score? Find out by taking full-length SAT or ACT practice tests under realistic testing conditions proctored by the Princeton Review. Try your hand at the types of questions you'll see on the real tests and get a personalized score report highlighting your strengths and areas of improvement. We'll be offering this two Saturdays in a row, so you can have the chance to take both tests if you would like, or take one test twice! Online registration (required) begins on Saturday, July 14th.

 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Monday July 30, 2018
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Typewriter Poetry
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

typewriterGet creative with the monthly Typewriter Poetry group. We’ll be getting together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot! Grades 7-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Gallery
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Trivia Nite @ the Library
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

triviaAre you a genius at Jeopardy!?  A consumer of crossword puzzles?  Come join the fun and test your mastery of useful (and useless) information! 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. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Saturday August 4, 2018
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SAT and ACT Practice Tests
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

testHow will you score? Find out by taking full-length SAT and ACT practice tests under realistic testing conditions proctored by the Princeton Review. Try your hand at the types of questions you'll see on the real tests and get a personalized score report highlighting your strengths and areas of improvement. Online registration (required) begins on Saturday, July 14th.

 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday August 14, 2018
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End of Summer Discovery Celebration
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Celebrate the end of Summer Discovery with Minute-To-Win-It games and ice cream! The idea is to complete challenges in under a minute using simple, everyday items. For tweens and teens entering grades 5-12.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Monday August 27, 2018
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Typewriter Poetry
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

typewriterGet creative with the monthly Typewriter Poetry group. We’ll be getting together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot! Grades 7-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Gallery
Monday September 24, 2018
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Writing Effective College Application Essays
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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