Teen Summer Program

 

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Unmask @ your library  2015

Ledyard Public Libraries Teen Summer Reading 2015    

June 22 – August 8

The program is open to students entering grades 7-12 in fall 2015.

There will be 4 weekly prize winners and entries may be earned by reading a book or volunteering. You can volunteer in 2-hour shifts at either library manning the summer reading table, or by helping with story times, cooking, or craft events for younger children.

All volunteers will receive certificates documenting number of hours worked.

Final prizes will be awarded for the most books read and the most volunteer hours accumulated during the summer.

Come to the library to register so we can set up your online account where you will log books read and volunteer hours from any internet connection all summer. You will also receive your Teen Brochure with all the program details!

Once you’ve registered in the library, click on the link below to record your progress.

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VolunteersVolunteer orientations:  Please bring the family calendar so you can sign up for your first few volunteer shifts at the session. You are welcome to bring your tablet or laptop if you like. You only need to attend one session.

You must attend one of these orientations to volunteer.

Returning volunteers may attend any session, but new volunteers must attend one of the “1st Time” sessions. All sessions are held at Bill Library. 

1st time volunteer sessions:

  • Tues., June 16th, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Thurs., June 18th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Mon., June 22nd, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Tues., June 23rd, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Wed., June 24th, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Returning volunteer sessions:

  • Tues., June 16th, 7 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Wed., June 17th, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thurs., June 18th, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Mon., June 22nd, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Tues., June 23rd, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wed., June 24th, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Please register at http://www.ledyard.lioninc.org/2015/06/teen-summer-reading-volunteer-orientation/ (scroll down) by clicking on the date you want to attend.

Maker/DIY/Special event activities:

Bring a friend or two, or your visiting teen family members!

Giveaways at all events.

Ductigami    Thursday, June 25, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Gales Ferry Library. This classic DIY workshop is back! Use your creativity to make cool things out of duct tape.

Teens Cook!  Wednesday, July 8, 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Ledyard Senior Center in Gales Ferry. Add baking to your list of superhero skills at this hands-on delicious class!

Maker Sampler  Wednesday, July 15, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gales Ferry Library. Choose from a variety of quick tech & maker projects to make and take home, including a martphone projector!

Galaxy Tees (or legging, sneakers, scarves, etc.)   Monday, July 20, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. (bleaching)  & Tuesday, July 21, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (painting) at Bill Library.  Re-create a galaxy on your clothing using an easy bleaching and painting technique. Black t-shirts provided, but bring other dark clothing/shoes/bags/etc., if you like. We will be bleaching our clothing items on Monday & painting them on Tuesday. If you will be using your own clothing, bring it in during or before the 20th session.Super Teens

Movie  marathon Friday, July 31, 3:00 to 10:00 p.m. (approx.) at Bill Library. Enjoy masked hero flicks while noshing on popcorn & pizza.  Planning to show “Spiderman”, “The Phantom”, and “The Tick” animated series. Trivia questions & prizes!

Henna ‘Tattoos’  Tuesday, August 4, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Bill Library. Decorate your skin with non-permanent henna using provided stencils or create your own designs.

Ice Cream Social Friday, August 14, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Bill Library. Prizes awarded to those who read and volunteered the most this summer, as well as some giveaways. Pick up your volunteer certificate and enjoy a yummy sundae with all the toppings. We will also brainstorm ideas for next summer and make a ‘Thank You’ poster for our sponsors, the Friends of the Libraries.

Please register at www.ledyard.lioninc.org/teens (scroll down)

Looking forward to a great summer!

-Mrs. Buka, Teen Program Coordinator

teenlibrarian@ledyard.lioninc.org or 860-464-9912

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