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Marisa Hicking, Teen Librarian

November 2020

Tues. 11/24 Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, November 24 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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AFPL Teen Advisory Board A great way to get your volunteers hours!   Two meetings in November: Thursday 11/19, 5:00-6:00 PM and Tuesday 11/24, 5:00-6:00 PM This is the Tuesday 11/24 meeting. Open to teens in Grades 9-12. What do we do at our meetings? This month we will have new books and manga to vote on buying for the Teen Room, work on making trivia questions for Friday Teen Trivia and more. Click here to sign up for the Thursday…

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December 2020

Ignite: Bringing Surgical Robots to Life (Girls only, Grades 7-12)

Wednesday, December 2 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Ignite- Inspiring Girls in Technology Exploration

IGNITE = Inspiring Girls IN Technology Exploration This program is Wed., December 2nd, 4:00-5:00 PM for Girls Only, in Grades 7-12. (Boys and girls in Grades 5-12 can sign up here for the second half by going here) This month’s activity: Surgical robots give doctors precision, flexibility, and control...but how long does it take to design and test (and retest) a robot before it cuts someone open for surgery? Meet Terence Carmichael Jr., a design verification engineer to find out!…

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Ignite: Bringing Surgical Robots to Life (Boys and Girls, grades 5-12)

Wednesday, December 2 at 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Ignite- Inspiring Girls in Technology Exploration

IGNITE = Inspiring Girls IN Technology Exploration This program is Wed., December 2nd, 4:30-5:00 PM for Boys and Girls in Grades 5-12. (If you’re a girl in Grades 7-12, click here to sign up) This month’s activity: Surgical robots give doctors precision, flexibility, and control...but how long does it take to design and test (and retest) a robot before it cuts someone open for surgery? Meet Terence Carmichael Jr., a design verification engineer to find out! Learn more about bringing…

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12/4 Free Virtual College Entrance Exam Practice Test!

Friday, December 4 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Free Virtual College Entrance Exam Practice Test! The Avon Free Public Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free, full-length, virtual practice tests for the ACT/SAT/PSAT for local students.  This program is for teens in Grades 8-12.  We will offer this program twice a month, Friday: 10/30,  11/6,  11/20,  12/4,  12/18 Sign up required. Please register by Thursday 6pm, the day before the test. You will receive your custom exam link via email Friday morning.  Registrants will receive a link…

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December Teen Book Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, December 8 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Want to hear about some good books and share what you’re reading? Sign up to share what you’re reading and hear what other teens are reading. Miss Marisa will book talk some of her favorite books available via Hoopla and Overdrive too! What is this month’s theme? December is Fairy Tales! This program is for teens in Grades 7-12 What will we do? Each teen can briefly talk and share about a book they are reading or have recently read.…

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December Reader’s Theater Remix!

Thursday, December 10 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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For kids and teens in Grades 5-8 Sign up required to get the Zoom link. Just in case we will email the Zoom link out the night before/the day of. What is Reader’s Theater Remix? It is a fun program where kids and teens will each get their own part in a short story or picture book. We will practice our dramatic reading and acting skills and then read through it again with a fun challenge (ex. do it angrily,…

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December Teen Friday Trivia

Friday, December 11 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Teen Trivia Friday! Fri. 12/11, 3:45-4:45 PM We will ask 4-6 questions on a grab bag of categories. Open to teens in Grades 7-12. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Sign up required. Get the Zoom link when you register!

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December Middle Grade Book Talk Monday

Monday, December 14 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Who can sign up? Kids in Grades 4, 5, and 6! What will we do? Each child will have 2-3 minutes to share about 1-2 books they are reading or have recently read. It can be any type of kid’s book type: realistic, fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, graphic novel book for kids! When will this happen? Monday December 14th,  4-5 PM BONUS: Miss Marisa, the Teen Librarian, and Miss Danielle, a Children’s Library Specialist, will book talk their books you…

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Teen Readers Unite book discussion of: Take Me With You by Tara Altebrando

Tuesday, December 15 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Teen Readers Unite book discussion (TRU) This discussion will occur on Google Meet. Limited copies. All paperback arcs have been taken. You can still sign up to checkout and read a library copy of TAKE ME WITH YOU. How does this work: 1. Register for this event. 2. Email mhicking@libraryconnection.info to arrange a time to get your book from Curbside Pickup table. Curbside Pickup table hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10-6:30 PM, Fri. & Sat. 10-4:30 PM. 3. Read the book and show…

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December Teen Writer’s Block

Wednesday, December 16 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 This month’s theme is: REIMAGINING FAIRYTALES Let’s share our favorite fairytale retellings and create a group story of our own! This meeting will be held via Google Meet. Sign up required. Please use an email someone checks. You will receive the Google Meet link when registering and a reminder with the link the day before the program. This group is for teen writers looking to find other teens with the same interest. Juliana Spink…

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Thurs. 12/17 Teen Advisory Board meeting

Thursday, December 17 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Teen Advisory Board logo

AFPL Teen Advisory Board A great way to get your volunteers hours!   Two meetings in December: Thursday 12/17, 5:00-6:00 PM and Tuesday 12/22, 5:00-6:00 PM This is the Thursday 12/17 sign up. Open to teens in Grades 9-12. What do we do at our meetings? This month we will have new books and manga to vote on buying for the Teen Room, work on making trivia questions for Friday Teen Trivia and more. Click here to sign up for…

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12/18 Free Virtual College Entrance Exam Practice Test!

Friday, December 18 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Register Now

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Free Virtual College Entrance Exam Practice Test! The Avon Free Public Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free, full-length, virtual practice tests for the ACT/SAT/PSAT for local students.  This program is for teens in Grades 8-12.  We will offer this program twice a month, Friday: 10/30,  11/6,  11/20,  12/4,  12/18 Sign up required. Please register by Thursday 6pm, the day before the test. You will receive your custom exam link via email Friday morning.  Registrants will receive a link…

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December Dreadful Doodles

Monday, December 21 at 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Let’s draw together…poorly. Bring your own writing paper and pen or pencil. Miss Marisa will tell you (poorly) how to draw something (she won’t show what it was until the end). This program will meet on Zoom.

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Tues. 12/22 Teen Advisory Board meeting

Tuesday, December 22 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Teen Advisory Board logo

AFPL Teen Advisory Board A great way to get your volunteers hours!   Two meetings in December: Thursday 12/17, 5:00-6:00 PM and Tuesday 12/22, 5:00-6:00 PM This is the Tuesday 12/22 sign up. Open to teens in Grades 9-12. What do we do at our meetings? This month we will have new books and manga to vote on buying for the Teen Room, work on making trivia questions for Friday Teen Trivia and more. Click here to sign up for…

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Thurs. 12/17 Teen Advisory Board meeting

Tuesday, December 22 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Register Now

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Teen Advisory Board logo

AFPL Teen Advisory Board A great way to get your volunteers hours!   Two meetings in December: Thursday 12/17, 5:00-6:00 PM and Tuesday 12/22, 5:00-6:00 PM This is the Thursday 12/17 sign up. Open to teens in Grades 9-12. What do we do at our meetings? This month we will have new books and manga to vote on buying for the Teen Room, work on making trivia questions for Friday Teen Trivia and more. Click here to sign up for…

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January 2021

December Dreadful Doodles

Monday, January 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm

online, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Teen Dreadful doodles logo

Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Let’s draw together…poorly. Bring your own writing paper and pen or pencil. Miss Marisa will tell you (poorly) how to draw something (she won’t show what it was until the end). This program will meet on Zoom.

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January Reader’s Theater Remix!

Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Register Now

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For kids and teens in Grades 5-8 Sign up required to get the Zoom link. Just in case we will email the Zoom link out the night before/the day of. What is Reader’s Theater Remix? It is a fun program where kids and teens will each get their own part in a short story or picture book. We will practice our dramatic reading and acting skills and then read through it again with a fun challenge (ex. do it angrily,…

Find out more »

March 2021

Reader’s Theater Remix!

Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
+ Google Map
Tribe Loading Animation Image

For kids and teens in Grades 5-8 Sign up required to get the Zoom link. Just in case we will email the Zoom link out the night before/the day of. What is Reader’s Theater Remix? It is a fun program where kids and teens will each get their own part in a short story or picture book. We will practice our dramatic reading and acting skills and then read through it again with a fun challenge (ex. do it angrily,…

Find out more »
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