YA Programs

For more information, contact the YA Librarian at 248-7363 ext. 263


Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meetings

TAB meeting for registered Teen Advisory Board meeting is on Tuesday, September 9th & Thursday, October 9th from 4:30 - 5:30 PM in the Community Room.

TAB is a volunteer group that consists of teens who work together with the YA Librarian to improve library services for teens.

If you are interested in volunteering with other teens, please pick up an application in the Teen Room. Limited registration for TAB began August 15th


YA Book Discussions

For YAs Entering Grades 6-12

Join us for talks, questions, and trivia on these books which Spark A Reaction. These titles encourage teens to think for themselves, be creative and help others. Refreshments served.


SRPL Pay It Forward Project

Pay-It-Forward-NewAttend our Book Discussion and be part of "Pay It Forward." The concept is simple: do 3 good deeds for others in need and record them on cards. In return, ask that they pass the good deed onto others to keep the cycle going. Hand in your cards by August 30th; we'll display your good deeds in the Teen Room and the Shelter Rock Staff will donate a dollar for each good deed (up to 25 dollars) to a local charity. 


The Road to College

for High School Students

The College Essay Seminar

Monday, September 8th from 7:15 to 8:45 PM

motherlode-essays-blog480An outstanding college essay can assist you in gaining admission to the college of your choice. This seminar will include the (often surprising)dos and don'ts so your essay will be unique and reflect your personality. Sample exemplary essays will be included followed by questions and answers.

Registration begins August 25th.


Test Taking Tips

For the SAT, PSAT & ACT & Overcoming Test Anxiety

Monday, September 29th from 7:15 to 8:45 PM

SATOverwhelmed with studying for the SAT or ACT? Learn about optimal test taking strategies for these tests. Find out the difference between the SAT and ACT. Discover how to study and reduce stress using a family/team approach. With Barbara Becker, M.A., M.S.

Registration begins September 8th

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Library Hours

Monday: 9am - 9pm
Tuesday: 9am - 9pm
Wednesday: 11am - 9pm
Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed