Summer Reading Challenge is on! Prizes for everyone!

June 17 – August 10

Summer Read teens
Teens (7-12 grade)

Pick up your book logs at the circulation desk and get reading! If you read 5 books you’ll get 5 raffle tickets for a Target gift card, a Chipotle and bowling coupon, and you’ll be entered the in the county-wide raffle for a $100 gift card.
Read 8 or more books and you’ll get all of the above plus a free book!


It’s Harry Potter’s Birthday!

Wednesday, July 31 || 12:30 – 2:15 PM = Activities
2:30 – 5:00 PM = Film
Grades 4 & Up

harry potter books     Hogwarts Express
Calling all Huffelpuffs, Gryffindors, Ravenclaws, and Slytherins.  Join us for a special day for Harry Potter fans. Wear your house colors proudly.  We will have special activities based on the classes for a mini Hogwarts experience.  Registration is required for activities portion. 

Harry Potter Movie.  At 2:30 we will end the afternoon celebration with a special showing of the first movie in this wonderful series.   The movie is open to all fans of any age.


TEEN TUESDAYS

June 25th, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Grades 6 – 12

Teen Tuesdays continues this summer! Join us twice a month for everything from DIY to board games! Snacks provided.


Volunteer Opportunities

Teen Book Reviews 7-12th Grade
Love to read? You can earn service hours by reading and reviewing books! Click here

Children’s Section Bulletin Board Displays 7-12th Grade
Looking for a creative way to earn service hours? Design and install bulletin board displays in our children’s section! Contact Miss Elizabeth for more information.

Book Club Leader 9-12th Grade
If you love talking about your favorite books, why not start a book club? You can earn service hours by becoming a book club leader. Contact Miss Elizabeth for more information.


Scholarship Information for Teens

General scholarship searching sites

American Education Services (http://www.educationplanner.org/)
-Explore careers
-Search for schools
-Learn about student aid
-Find grants or scholarships

College Board (https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-scholarships)
-Grants and scholarship information

Fastweb.com (https://www.fastweb.com/) (recommended by Pitt)
-personalized scholarship searching

College Scholarships (http://www.collegescholarships.org/financial-aid/)
-large database of scholarships and grants to search
-information about paying for school