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Programs & Events

Cyberspace Confidential: what parents and students need to know

Date: 8/23/2016, 7:00 PM

A discussion of the joys and pitfalls of being on today’s internet, the actions and ethics needed to protect yourself on social media, the security measures you should use on computers and cell phones, how to protect your privacy from marketers and stalkers, and what to do if you are hacked or are being cyber-bullied. Led by Steven Arbitman, a programmer, privacy advocate, and experienced web developer.

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Flashback Friday FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF pg-13

Date: 9/16/2016, 6:30 pm craft, 7:00 movie

Join us for this laid back back-to-school craft and cinema night! Come with friends or come to make some friends at this fun event!

Party in the Park at Wilson Farm Park

Date: 9/17/2016, 4:00 pm

Come be part of this community day event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the library and the 90th anniversary of the police department! The event features fireworks, tai chi, a truck expo, and Philly Game Changerz – Philadelphia’s Mobile Video Game Truck Party! Bring your friends and a few dollars for the food trucks for some food, music, and fun!

College Essay Night with Marylyn Calabrese, Ph.D

Date: 9/27/2016, 7:30 pm

Find out what makes a successful college application essay at free presentation with Marylyn Calabrese, Ph.D., writing coach and former head of the English Department at Conestoga High School. Learn…
*the essentials of a successful essay
*the best topics
*the most appropriate tone
*what to avoid
Dr. Calabrese will share examples of past student essays, original and revised. She has helped thousands of area students hone their writing skills and reveal more about themselves.Parents are welcome to attend.

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Reading Excellence Award

Tredyffrin Township Libraries are proud to offer a reading program for young adult readers! Young readers wishing to expand their reading lens beyond the United States and read “Around the World” should give it a try! Complete the program and receive a special award from the library. Yay you!

Requirements:

  • Rising 7th-12th grade students
  • Read at least seven books totaling 1000+ pages
    • Books must represent seven or more distinct countries, cultures, or regions
    • Each book must be of reasonable literary merit and by a unique author
    • At least 1 book must be from a non-U.S. author
  • Write a short review of 250+ words for each book

If you are interested, please contact ldoan@ccls.org or 610.688.7092 x 200

 

Game Nights

If you are interested in joining game nights at Tredyffrin Public Library, contact ldoan@ccls.org or 610.688.7092 x 200.

Movie Nights

If you are interested in planning a movie night at Tredyffrin Public Library, contact ldoan@ccls.org or 610.688.7092 x 200.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

TAB meets monthly at to plan library activities and events for teens. If you are interested in joining TAB, please contact Laurie Doan at ldoan@ccls.org or 610.688.7092 x 200.

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Thank you everyone who came out for Inkwell, the annual coffeehouse fundraiser hosted by The Folio, Conestoga’s literary magazine.

Books We Love

Discover new books on the Tredyffrin Teen Goodreads page!

Highlighted Books: Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award Nominees

Conestoga High School is participating in the PA Young Reader’s Choice Awards. Read three of the nominated titles and vote for your favorite. Learn more about Stoga’s involvement in PYRCA.

Find your next favorite:

Cynthia Leitich Smith, author, has compiled resources including: US National, Canadian, and State Awards.

American Library Association 2015 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees Announced!

NPR’s Book Concierge 2015 Young Adult List

Do you have a book that you loved that didn’t make the list? If so, e-mail Laurie Doan to add it to our Tredyffrin Teen goodreads page!