Teens

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Welles-Turner
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2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
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Teens

Welcome teen visitors! Since you’ve arrived here @ wtmlib.info, you know that you can visit us virtually as well as at our Main Street scene. You might be surprised, though, by all that there is for you here. So, as long as you’re here, take a look around …

Teen Meeting-copyright .shock/Fotolia.comDid you know that you can also visit us on Facebook? We look forward to your visits – in person, on Facebook and, here, on our web site!

Teen Advisory Board

Teens, let your voices be heard! Do you have ideas about the types of programs we have or materials we purchase at the library? Then join the Teen Advisory Board where you'll have a chance to help make the Welles-Turner Memorial Library an even better place for you and your friends. As a bonus, membership in TAB will look great on your resume and college applications! Fore more information, call Reference at 860-652-7720.

 

Teen Scene

Upcoming Events 

Smoothies-copyright bestvc/Fotolia.comSmoothie Tuesday

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

Looking for a tasty afternoon treat? You've come to the right place ... We'll be making delicious smoothies at the library. We'll have all the ingredients on hand to create some classic flavors, or you can experiment to concoct your own taste sensation. There's a prize in it for the maker of the best drink! Space is limited, so please register online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

 

Leopard-Open Clip Art-GDJLED BraceletTeen Tech Week: LED Bracelets

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

Teens, get ready to make the brightest accessory you have ever seen. It’s Teen Tech Week, so we are pulling out the batteries, bulbs and wires to create the bracelet of the future. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so sign up online or by calling the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

 

College Entrance Exam Practice Session

Who: Students in grades 9-12
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017
Time: 10am-1pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

C2 Education LogoStudent Taking Exam-copyright Syda Productions/Fotolia.comThe Welles-Turner Memorial Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free full-length practice tests for the PSAT, ACT and SAT for local high school students. Participants will get to experience a real test environment and will receive a score report with a comprehensive analysis of strengths and weaknesses via email. Seating is limited, so reserve your spot by going online or by calling the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

 

Marshmallow Pops-copyright Teressa/Fotolia.comSt. Patrick's Day Marshmallow Pops

Who: Teens in grades 7-12
When: Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Place: Library's Friends Room

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and we are celebrating in the Teen Room by whipping up some delicious treats. We will be making marshmallow pops – delicious marshmallows dunked in chocolate, and covered with a variety of different toppings! We will have all the supplies needed to make 2 or 3 (or 10 or 12, we won’t count!) of these insanely yummy snacks. Space is limited for this program, so register online or by calling the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

 

 

102016 Teens' Top Ten Titles

Video Play Button-copyright Soul wind/Fotolia.comThe results are in! YALSA* has announced the official titles of the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten. Teens all over the world voted starting August 15 with voting lasting through Teen Read Week™ (October 9-15, 2016).

The official 2016 Teens’ Top Ten titles are as follows:

1

Alive by Chandler Baker (Disney/Hyperion)

2

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven (Random House/Alfred A. Knopf)

3

The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough (Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books)

4

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (Macmillan/Henry Holt & Co.)

5

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon (Random House/Delacorte Press)

6

Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone (Disney/Hyperion)

7

The Novice: Summoner: Book One by Taran Matharu (Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends)

8

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Random House/Alfred A. Knopf)

9

When by Victoria Laurie (Disney/Hyperion)

10

Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls by Lynn Weingarten (Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse)


*YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association

 


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