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Teen Cookie Decorating

Thursday, December 8 at 4pm Join Mandy Roberge to decorate some delicious Christmas cookies! Each participant will decorate a snowman, a Christmas tree, a gingerbread person, and a snowflake cookie! This program is for teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required, please use the button above.

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Teen Crafternoon: Día de los Muertos masks

November 1 at 4pm Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) by decorating your own calavera (skull) mask! We will learn about this important holiday in Mexican culture while we decorate. For teens in grades 6-12 Please register by clicking the button above.

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Felted Pumpkins

Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 4pm Learn how to needle felt wool, using a barbed needle and step-by-step instructions from Pop up Art School. You’ll sculpt two pumpkins: one in orange and one in white. You’ll leave the class with the knowledge and basic supplies you need to continue felting on your own! Ages 13-18 Registration […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 every year! Check out these recent titles added to the Young Adult collection to celebrate! Click on the image to request that title from the catalog. Fiction Libros en español

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“A Deadly Education” by Naomi Novik

El attends Scholomance, a school meant to prepare young magicians like her to live in a world where ferocious creatures called mals hunt and eat magic-users, and adolescents are a mal’s favorite meal.  The school is supposed to train and protect the students, but what El and her classmates are mostly learning is how not […]

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Harry Potter Bingo

Monday, August 1 at 3pm Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday (July 31st) with Bingo! There will be themed prizes for winners! For teens in grades 6-12 Please register by clicking the above button.

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College readiness

Whether you’re heading to college this fall or just starting to look into your options, we’ve got the resources to help you! Online databases: Peterson’s Test Prep brainfuse Help Now Books:

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College Essay Workshop

Do you need help crafting the perfect college essay? Join Lisa Desberg of Slay the Essay for a 3 day workshop to write a stellar essay! You will receive professional guidance and immediate feedback from someone who has 20 years experience teaching English and helping hundreds of seniors write their essays! Bring your laptop or […]

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Disability Pride Month

Ever since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed on July 26, 1990, the month of July has been recognized as Disability Pride Month. Boston was actually the first place to hold a Disability Pride Day! Learn more about Disability Pride Month here. Below is a selection of books available for teens that are […]