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Programs & Events

LAN Party, Friday, April 21st

Teens age 13+ for information: Ldoan@ccls.org<mailto:Ldoan@ccls.org> or 610.688.7092 x200

Teen Book Club, Mondays, May 8 and May 22, 4pm

We will be posting our May selection shortly. Hope to see you!

Middle School Social Night, Saturday, April 29th

Middle Schoolers enjoy a fun night of games including Improv. For information:  Ldoan@ccls.org<mailto:Ldoan@ccls.org> or 610.588.7092 x200

 

Pop-Up Theater:  May 12 and May 13 at 7 PM

Ticket information and reservations here

John & Jen: Musical

Music by Andrew Lippa
Lyrics by Tom Greenwald
Book by Andrew Lippa & Tom Greenwald
Directed by Max Mooney
Starring:
Zoe Pratt as JEN
Max Mooney as JOHN
Pianist Anne Sprissler

JOHN & JEN is the dramatic musical story of a brother and sister growing up admist the tumutulous political environment of the Vietnam War and an abusive father. As time divides them, Jen desperatley tries to prevent history from repeating itself.

College Application Essay Camp is Coming in July!

Need help with a college application essay?

Come to the library for a class this summer with Marylyn E. Calabrese, Ph.D., writing coach and teacher.  She has helped thousands of students in preparing successful college application essays.

She is the former chairperson of the Conestoga High School English Department.  Her educational background includes an A.B. from Bryn Mawr College, an MAT from Wesleyan University, and a Ph.D. in Teaching Writing from the University of Pennsylvania.

The class will take place from 12-3 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, during the week of July 10.  The cost is $200 with all proceeds going to the Tredyffrin Library.  Space will be limited so that students can have individual feedback on their drafts.

Please contact Laurie Doan at Ldoan@ccls.org or 610-688-7092 x 200 to let her know if you’re interested in this class and which week you prefer.  For more information about the class, contact Dr. Calabrese at writedrmec@aol.com.

Musical Theatre Camp is Coming in August!

 

 

 

Rising 5th-9th grade

August 7-18 weekdays 9-3pm

$260 for the full 2 weeks

Contact: Laurie Doan: 610.688.7092 x200, Ldoan@ccls.org

 

Thank you to the Conestoga High School Drama Club members for presenting: LAUGH, RUN, HELP, LOVE…AND OTHER WAYS TO GET NATURALLY HIGH! on November 6.

If you missed the program I have a few copies of the book left to give away call 610.688.7092 x200 or e-mail ldoan@ccls.org

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Communities Talk:
Town Hall Meeting to Prevent Underage Drinking sponsored by SAMHSA, presented by local students,  and inspired by the book by Matt Bellace, PH.D.:  A Better High

 

 

 

Local Teens spread their wings!

Livvie Forbes celebrated her ‘Chronic’ album release at World Cafe Live

Livvie has helped raise funds for worthy causes through her performances at the library. I was 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 Spring/Summer 2017

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

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

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

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!

Teenreads Reviews and more!

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!