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Calendar 2015 Teen Read Week

"A book is a dream that you hold in your hand" -- Neil Gaiman

Stressed out with the demands of school, homework, a part-time job? Pick up something to read just for you, just for fun! The Library has an awesome collection of YA fiction, and we’ll be setting up special displays throughout the Library during Teen Read Week to make finding the perfect escape read easy. Or, go directly to our fantastic Teen Room and learn about the incredible resources and programs available for teens at the Library!

Thursday, November 12, 2015
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Students ages 13 and older are invited to learn how to interview, write, share, and preserve the stories of people’s lives with local human interest writer, Joann Cantrell. Participants will learn a few of Ms. Cantrell’s tried and true tips on research and how to prepare engaging interview questions. She will also present the StoryCorp app that guides users through the nationwide “Great Thanksgiving Listen” interview experience from recording to archiving to sharing a grandparent’s story with the world! With the app anyone, anywhere can record a conversation. This Thanksgiving, we hope teens, parents, and grandparents will take the time to talk, share stories, and impart wisdom for generations to come. So be sure to join us for this special evening to get you started. Volunteers will also be available the day after Thanksgiving, November 27th, from 1 – 3 p.m. upstairs in the PTPL to answer questions and to assist anyone interested in participating. Additional ipads and smartphones will be available but preferably we ask that you bring your own device and of a course a special grandparent or two! To learn more go to the Great Thanksgiving Listen.

Register at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.


Are movie prices getting you down? We have just the solution for you! Join us for our Teen Afternoon Movies, complete with popcorn! Movies will be shown in the Teen Reading Room using the overhead projector and big screen. Call the Teen Desk or check back at the website to see what movie we're showing each month.

When: 1st Friday of the month
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: Grades 6 and up

Join us for a newly released movie! Popcorn and snacks will be served -- see you there! Upcoming movies:

November 6, 2015: Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (get ready for the new Stars Wars movie released in December)
December 4, 2015: Star Wars Episode 2: Attack of the Clones

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