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Saturday: Closed, Sunday: Closed

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Programs

Teen Programs

 

END OF SUMMER READING

Friday, August 16          12PM NOON

All tickets, scavenger hunt entries, and book bingo forms are due Friday, August 16 at NOON, with no exceptions!

 

Summer Reading Finale: Karaoke with Jimmy D

Join us for our Summer Reading Finale! Jimmy D is back to rock the house. Our Teen Grand Prize Winner and Children’s Summer Prize winners will be announced (winners do not have to be present to win).

Tuesday, August 13  6:00 to 7:00 pm

All Ages*          No registration required
(*anyone under 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

 

Junior Friends

Volunteer with us in a friendly, group setting. Join us to help shelve, clean, and assist with important projects.

Thursday, September 5  6:00 to 7:00 pm

Grades 4-12          Registration required

 

Early College Awareness Workshop

Dr. Carla Shere, a college and past admission officer with over 30 years of experience, will be giving this workshop on how to use your high school years most effectively. We’ll discuss academics, activities, volunteering, and what to do on weekends and during the summers. This is a hands-on workshop, so please bring a laptop, notebook, or whatever you prefer to take notes with. Some questions we will discuss include:
Do your activities match with your interests?
To work or not to work?
When should test prep start?
What classes should I take in high school?
Is it too early to talk about financing college?
Questions and answers

Tuesday, September 3  6:30-8:00 pm

Grades 8-10 and Families of 8-10 Grade Students          Registration required

 

Characteristics of Colleges and Making the Right Match

Dr. Carla Shere, a college and past admission officer with more than 30 years of experience will discuss how to decide what characteristics are important to individual students and how to start thinking about characteristics and making the right match when deciding where to apply. This is a hands-on workshop, so please bring a laptop, notebook, or whatever you prefer to take notes with. Some topics we will discuss include:
Self-Assessment
College Characteristics (including the differences between private and public colleges and universities, majors, financial aid and scholarships, and more)
What characteristics are important to me?
How to make the right match
Questions and Answers
 

Tuesday, September 17  6:30-8:00 pm

Grades 11-12 and Families of 11-12 Grade Students          Registration required

 

Harry Potter Club

Calling all witches, wizards, and muggles! Join the Harry Potter Club and join us for all things related to the wizarding world!

Wednesday, September 18 (date change 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Grades 6-12          Registration required

 

Interlibrary Rubik’s Cube Competition

Join us for an interlibrary rubik’s cube competition cohosted with the Woodbury Public Library and held in the Kingsley Room. Compete in different timed events.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1-3pm

Grades 1-12          Space limited; registration required

 

Unless otherwise noted, all of our programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.