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)
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:
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.