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Calm Kits for teens going through Midterms
Friday January 14 - Sunday January 16
We get that Midterms are almost here and we all know Midterms are stressful.
The Avon Library and Avon Youth Services Bureau partnered to make Calm Kits for teens to help during this time.
Registration required to get a Calm Kit. Sign up opens immediately, but there is a limited supply of bags available for registration. One bag per teen in Grades 9-12.
*If you miss out on your chance to register for a bag, we will put out a small amount of bags Tues. 1/18 in the 2nd Floor Teen Room for teens in Grades 9-12, first come, first served.* There is no registration for the Tues. 1/18 bags.
Who can register and receive a Calm Kit?
Teens in Grades 9-12.
When can you pick up the Calm Kit?
Register now and pickup your bag during normal library hours Fri. 1/14-Sun. 1/16. The Library will be closed on Mon. 1/17 in honor of Martin Luther King Day. *Everyone age 2 and above must wear a mask in the Avon Free Public Library.* Any bags not picked up by 5pm Sun. 1/16 will be made available first come first serve at 2pm on Tues. 1/18 in the 2nd Floor Teen Room.
Fri. 1/14: open 10-5pm
Sat. 1/15: open 10-5pm
Sun. 1/16: open 1-5pm.
Where do you pick up the Calm Kit?
Calm Kits will be behind the 2nd Floor Children’s Desk. Ask a Children’s staff member to help you claim your bag.
Each bag is slightly different. All bags contain:
A stress ball, 8 coloring sheets, coloring materials (a Sharpie, colored pencils, markers), powdered drink mixes, a variety of snacks and candy, and information on mindfulness, and handling stress.
All coloring sheets were selected & all bags were assembled by Avon Library Teen Advisory Board members. Supplies provided by Avon Youth Services Bureau.