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Songwriters Series!

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 1:30pm -- ECaswell

Have you ever wanted to write music? Well, you've got to start somewhere! Join us this summer for the Teen Songwriters Series to make your musical debut. The first session will be about writing lyrics on July 11th @ 2pm in the Teen Space. If you missed out, you can look at some PowerPoint slides that will help you get started.

Teen Space Garden in the Park

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 1:12pm -- MDeSantis

Come to Wilcox Park and check out the new teen space community garden!  Located on the hill behind the pond,  the garden is a teen foray into going green. 

We want you to come and plant and garden with us!  Teens (ages 12 to 18) are welcome to come garden with the library all summer long.  You can earn volunteer hours by getting dirty and learning about the Earth.   During the summer, we will be out most nice days to water, weed, and tend to our communal plants. 

Want to read banned books? Join Teen Radicle Book Club

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:46pm -- MDeSantis

What does the word "radical" mean to you?  Today, we use it to mean something is "cool," or "far out," but it literally means "of or pertaining to the root, having roots."  Come discuss this and other unconventional ideas in the Teen Space, once a month on Tuesdays at our new Radical Book Club.  We will challenge each other's thinking and engage in thoughtful debate, grounded in monthly readings of fiction and non-fiction.  Readings will be chosen by YOU, the teens, every month and correspond to worldly topics or problems in society.  With some thoughtful

National Poetry Month!

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 5:44pm -- ECaswell

It’s time, not just for April showers, but also National Poetry Month! Over the years, poetry has gotten a bad rep (that’s reputation – not repetition, which is a poetic device). It brings up painful images of sitting in rows of classroom desks, counting syllables, and failing to remember the difference between iambs and trochees. Not to mention struggling to decode Shakespearean sonnets.

and the winners are...

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 3:26pm -- KMatthews

For Battle of the Books, The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim won! If you haven't read it, stop by the library to check it out!

For Battle of the Fandoms, Harry Potter was the winner! Shadowhunters came in a close second.

Stay tuned for our next battle!

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