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Understanding & Demystifying College Admissions from pixabay

Sundays, February 5, 12, 19, & 26, 4 PM

Find out how to match your interests, abilities, values & karma with the right college in this series of workshops exploring the college admissions process. Topics include:

*How to select a college

*What colleges seek in applicants

*College admissions tests & requirements

*Hot topics & trends in admissions

*Financial Aid

This informative & fun series is led by an experienced college counselor & former college admissions officer & dean, Cigus Vanni. No cost workshop, you could even win College shirts! 2017 Flyer 

 

Monday, January 30 Make Up Session due to high winds on the 23rd

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 next book is The School for Good and Evilplease read to page 175 for our meeting on January 30. We hope to see you !

February Book Club

February 13th book club continues with The School for Good and Evilplease read to page 300.

February 27th book club continues with The School for Good and Evilplease read to the end.

Evenings in February!

Events (subject to changes and weather delays) include:

Second Saturday photo courtesy of pixabay

Saturday, February 11, 6:30 PM

A fun night for middle-schoolers to play games, including improv games, which leads to laughing which leads to making friends. Contact Laurie Doan: at 610.688.7092 x200 or Ldoan@ccls.org to sign up.

 

Compositions for a Cause, February 15th from pixabay

Details to come

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Andrew McKeough presents The Presidential Experience at Tredyffrin Library

Andrew premiered his film Harry Potter and the New York Psycho at our Strafford Park location. From there, he went on to present displays at Tredyffrin Library and volunteer countless hours running lights and sound. The Presidential Experience was recently at Villanova University’s Falvey Library and has now moved to the Tredyffrin Library to be displayed for the 2017 Inauguration. Read more here.

 

What Could YOU Do Here?

 

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Booking for Winter/Spring 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
  • 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!

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!