Teen Services Featured Programs
"Strengthening Pontiac Through Literacy Partnerships"
Teen Read Week: Unleash Your Story
Saturday, 10/09-10/14, 3-4pm, Teen Zone: Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October the same week as Columbus Day. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users.Featuring the theme 'Unleash Your Story. Library staff, afterschool providers, and educators are encouraged to leverage this theme to encourage teens to tell their own stories as well as find stories, biographies, autobiographies, folktales, and more in the library.
Bullying Prevention Month Workshop
Saturday, 10/14, 1-3pm: From cyberbullying to societal pressure, 21 century teens face challenges that generations before them may have never imagined. They, also, have unlimited resources and opportunities to live powerful lives. Rashada Williams presents a workshop on cyberbullying and social pressures of today.
Empowering 21st Century Teens to Live Above Bullying, Drama, and Societal Pressure.
Tuesday, 10/31, 4-7pm: Come to our library for our yearly Halloween Haunted House scary fun!
Tuesday, 10/31, 3:30-7:30pm: Dress up and Trick or Treat at the Library!
Deck the Library
Saturday, 11/18, 1-5pm: Use your creativity to help us decorate for the Holidays! You’ll be helping to set a magical and festive mood, while having fun with staff and other patrons.
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