Teen Summer Program

A Universe of Stories!  

Teen Summer Reading Program

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   June 17 – August 10, 2019

If you are entering 7th grade and would like to volunteer this summer at the library helping to run our summer reading program.  You must attend an orientation at Bill Library.  We are using a new software program, so this is new for everyone.  Bring a laptop or tablet if you have one.   Also, bring your family calendar so you can sign up for your first few volunteer shifts at that time.

If you cannot make any of these times, please contact Mrs. Brewer by June 14th.

Please register below by clicking on the date/time you wish to attend:

June 11   5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.                                                                                                                          6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

June 13  5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.                                                                                                                          6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

June 15   10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.                                                                                                                      11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Teach coding to younger children – training session
Thursday, July 11 1:00 pm
Gales Ferry Library
Do you like computers and have you done any coding? We are looking for teens who would like to work with younger children teaching them to code. Weekly sessions are planned for Tuesday and Thursday at each library July 16 – August 15. Volunteer to help at one session or as many sessions as you like. If you would like to help but can’t make the training session contact Elaine Steele at Gales Ferry Library.

To register for the Teen Summer Reading Program, click on the gold “Universe of Stories” image below.  On the right hand side of the page there will be a link that says:  “Don’t have an account – register now.”  Start by choosing “myself” and “continue”.  Fill in the information needed.  Your username should be your first initial and last name.  Your password needs to be a minimum of 7 characters including a capital letter and a number.  Usually your first initial capitalized, your last name and the year you were born, work well.  WRITE YOUR USERNAME/PASSWORD DOWN!!

Teen Programs

Acrylic Paint Pouring     Friday, July 12 Bill Library 1:00 pm Ages 13 – 17
Calling all teens to join us for Acrylic Paint Pouring! No experience necessary and it’s a lot of fun and makes a great gift! Due to possible paint splatter, please wear old clothes.

Teens Cook: CHOCOLATE!   Friday, July 19, 10:00 – 12:00 Bill Library    Please register            Dark as the Cosmos, Milky Way or white as a star…who doesn’t love chocolate? Bring your aprons, appetites and creativity for this cooking event.

Hip Hop Dance Party with Red Supreme   Friday, July 26, 1:30 Col. Ledyard Park
So you think you can dance?? Show us your moves, and learn a few more with DJ Red Supreme. We loved this show so much last year, we are bringing it back for more fun!

Movies and Pizza     Friday Aug. 2nd , 5 – 9 pm Bill Library      Please register                                    Join us for a fun evening with pizza, popcorn and movies!  We will be showing “The Last Starfighter”(PG) and “Space Camp”(PG).

Ice Cream Party   Tuesday, August 13, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Bill Library                                                 Prizes awarded to those who read & volunteered the most this summer while enjoying a yummy sundae! If you would like a certificate of the hours you volunteered, please let Mrs. Brewer know.

If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Brewer at 860-464-9912                                                     email:  nbrewer@ledyard.lioninc.org

Looking forward to a great summer!


-Mrs. Brewer, Youth Services Librarian

nbrewer@ledyard.lioninc.org  or call 860-464-9912

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