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Programs & Events

Teen Concert Saturday, June 10 details are coming 

Compositions for a Cause Benefit Concert Wednesday, June 14, details are coming

Second Saturday for Middle Schoolers Saturday, June 10 

Enjoy a fun night of games, including improv. Contact Laurie Ldoan@ccls.org or 610-688-7092 x 200

 

Teen Book Club, Monday, Mondays, June 12 & 26, 4 pm

This book club is specially tailored to students from 7th grade up. Selection: Danielle Page’s Dorothy Must Die. Read to page 236 for 6/12 & to the end for 6/26.

 

Journaling Together 1st & 3rd Mondays, starting June 19, 4 pm

Join this group journaling workshop with writing exercises, a touch of art & optional sharing

 

 

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

 

PA Renaissance Fair Reading Program

For ages 18 & under Exploring the Renaissance culminates in free admission to the PA Ren Faire on August 19 or 20th. Forms available at the library. Complete the requirements & submit to Laurie by 7/18.

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 to let her know if you’re interested in this class.  For more information about the class, contact Dr. Calabrese at writedrmec@aol.com.

 

Musical Theatre Camp is Coming in August! THE ROSTER IS FULL

 

 

 

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?

 

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.

 


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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!