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Programs & Events (subject to weather delays)

Music Inspires Change, Saturday May 28, 7-9pm

Suggested admission $3 and all proceeds will benefit the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation for underfunded music programs! For information contact Laurie ldoan@ccls.org or 610.688.7092 x 200

College Application Essay Class with Marylyn E. Calabrese, PH.D.

Dr. Calabrese Has Helped Thousands of Students in Preparing Successful College Application Essays

The Tredyffrin Public Library will host local writing coach and teacher, Dr. Marylyn E. Calabrese, for a four-day class that will help students write successful college application essays.

During this class students will receive individualized written feedback from Dr. Calabrese.  She is the former chairperson of the Conestoga High School English Department.  Her educational background includes an A.B. from Bryn Mawr College, and a Ph.D. in Teaching Writing from the University of Pennsylvania.

As college admission becomes increasingly competitive, the college essay is one important area in which students can differentiate themselves. Through their essays, students can communicate their passions, advance their application strategies and stand out in a crowd.

The class will take place from 9-12 on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, specific dates to be determined.  The cost is $200 with all proceeds going to the Tredyffrin Library. Space will be limited so that students can have personalized feedback on their drafts. Please contact Laurie Doan at ldoan@ccls.org or 610.688.7092 x 200 to let me know your available dates so that I  may set a schedule that works for the majority of the students.  Need-based scholarships will be available.

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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!

In response to Picture Book Month in November, we’re putting together a list of a few we’ve loved: The Daring Prince Dashing, Harry the Dirty Dog, Katie Woo, and Blueberries for Sal. E-mail Laurie Doan your favorite childhood picture book so I can add it to our list!

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!