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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.

Register here

 

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Starting in October Book Club!

Introducing book club for 7th graders and up!! We’ve got great selections and a great chance to talk with friends about your favorite parts of books! Every 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 4 pm! Our first book is Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, please read through chapter 8. We hope to see you October 10th!

 

 

 

 

Mystery Party

Date: 10/28/2016

Save the date. Details to come

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last years party involved a script. this year? an escape?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Teens spread their wings!

Livvie Forbes to celebrate ‘Chronic’ album release at World Cafe Live

Livvie has helped raise funds for worthy causes through her performances at the library. I’ll be at the World Cafe release to celebrate her debut album, “Chronic” on THU · SEPTEMBER 29th.  Read more here.

 

What Could YOU Do Here?

 

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Booking for Fall/Winter 2016/17

The Tredyffrin Township Libraries teen advisory board is working to put together our winter/spring schedule with a variety of programs. If you or your group have an idea and are looking for a great setting for a teen event, please contact Laurie Doan Ldoan@ccls.org 610.688.7092 ext. 200 (photos Humans of Stoga Facebook page)

The Venue

The large room at Tredyffrin Public Library is a flexible space that can be set up for movie nights, a meeting space, or (extremely popular) a coffeehouse. Equipment includes: microphones, speakers, a mixer, computer, projector, screens, DVD Player, pipe and drape, folding tables, chairs, and kitchen.

Just in! A new lighting system which has been specifically designed for our versatile space and which the teens raised most of the money for!

Little Women

The cast of Little Women are all in college now. What could you do here?

 

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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

“It always seems impossible until its done” -Nelson Mandela

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.

Vote now for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten!

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!