For teens in grades 7-12
Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she demonstrates the fundamentals of ukulele playing. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you’ll be playing the ukulele! No experience necessary. Please note this is the first class in a two-part series. It is recommended that you attend both classes. Part 2 will be held on Thursday, March 18.
If you need to borrow a ukulele, instruments will be available for checkout from the library beginning Thursday, March 4. The teen librarian will email you to arrange a pickup day and time. You must have a valid library card to check out an instrument. Instruments must be returned to the library at the conclusion of the series.
Registration begins February 11, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720. When you register for Part 1, you will automatically be enrolled in Part 2. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.
For students in grades 9-12
The Welles-Turner Memorial Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free, full-length, virtual practice tests for the ACT, SAT and PSAT for local high school students. On the day of the testing event, participants will receive a link via email that will bring them to a timed exam. After the exam is submitted, students will receive a score report with a comprehensive analysis of strengths and weaknesses via email. Registration is required; please sign up online here. For assistance, please call Reference at 860-652-7720.
Please note: Teens who attend multiple testing events are not guaranteed a unique exam each session.
For teens in grades 7-12
Now that you’ve been practicing the basics of ukulele playing, join us for Part 2 of "How to Play the Ukulele!" In this class, instructor Julie Stepanek will be available to answer any ukulele-related questions you may have. Please note this is the second class in a series. You must attend the first class to join this one. If you have borrowed a ukulele from the library, it must be returned at the conclusion of the series.
Registration for both classes begins February 11, online or by calling Reference at 860-652-7720; click on the Part 1 listing to register for both Parts 1 & 2. Registration with a valid email address is required to receive login information on the day of the Zoom meeting.