Summer Reading Program
Our 2014 Summer Reading Program has come to an end. Congratulations to our 50+ participants for reading hundreds of books and making a difference at the library.
Thank you to our 30+ readers Book Buddies and 70+ Children's Reading Volunteers for their dedicated community service at our library. We also thank our Board, Chess, and Video Game volunteers who helped younger children play games.
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
Celebrate Teen Read Week
The Theme is: Turn Dreams Into Reality
The Shelter Rock Library and YALSA of the American Library Association encourages teens to Read for the Fun of It! Teen Read Week is a time to celebrate reading and to take advantage of reading in all its forms - books and magazines, e-books, audiobooks and more - and become regular library users.
Check the Teen Room for displays, handouts and bookmarks.
For teens Grades 6-2 & Children 2-5
In the Community Room for experienced Chess players.
Tuesday, October 7 & Friday, October 10th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM
Registration begns September 23rd ~ choose one session.
Teen Tech Tutors to Teach Adult Computer & Internet Basics
For YAs in Grades 7-12
Topics include: how to set up and use an email account, search for websites, save documents, use a USB drive, and navigate the Shelter Rock Website. We will have computers and tablets for you to use, but adults are welcome to bring their own laptops or tablets.
Sessions in the Teen Room in October & November.
Teen Tech Tutors should attend a training session on Monday, October 6 from 7-8 PM or meet with the YA Librarian.
Limited registration begins September 22nd at the Reference Desk for teens and adults.
For YAs Entering Grades 6-12
This book relates to the Teen Read Week theme Turn Dreams into Reality
Zen and the Art of Faking It
Tuesday, October 21st from 4:30 to 5:30 PM
When thirteen-year-old San Lee moves to a new town and school for the upteenth time, he is looking for a way to stand out when his knowledge of Zen Buddhism provides the answer.
Registration begins September 23rd.
SRPL Pay It Forward Project
Attend 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
An 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
Overwhelmed 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
College Finance Secrets
With Andy Lockwood, J.D.
Tuesday, October 7th from 7-8:15 PM
Join Andy, a financial aid consultant for the "forgotten middle class". He will share ways to cut college costs and get the best financial aid package for you. Find out:
- Why a public college can be more expensive than a private one;
- How to multiply your odds of getting grants;
- Gain a better understanding of the current financial aid process.
Registration begins September 30th.
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|Tuesday:||9am - 9pm|
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|Saturday:||9am - 5pm|