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Marisa Hicking, Teen Librarian

September 2020

September Teen Readers Unite: The Lost City by Amanda Hocking

Thursday, September 24 at 4:00 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Teen Readers Unite book discussion group is for teens in Grades 7-12 This discussion will occur on Google Meet. *copies are limited!* BUT this book is published and if you can get a copy on your own you can sign up! How does this work: 1. Register for this event. 2. Miss Marisa will send an email so you can arrange a time to pickup your book (from Curbside Pickup OR during 2nd Floor browsing appointment). 3. Read the book…

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September Teen Trivia Friday

Friday, September 25 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Teen Trivia Friday! Fri. 9/25, 3-4 PM This month's theme will be: DISNEY Trivia Question categories will be all about Disney and Pixar. How much do you know? Open to teens in Grades 7-12. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Sign up required, please make sure to have access to a device that connect to the Zoom meeting.

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September Middle Grade Book Talk Monday

Monday, September 28 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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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 September 28th, 4-5 PM How do I sign up? Register with an email address someone regularly checks (no school email addresses, ex. DON’T…

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September Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, September 29 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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AFPL Teen Advisory Board A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday September 29th, 5:00-6:00 PM Open to teens in Grades 9-12. What do we do? Vote on books to buy for the Teen Room, discuss future teen programs, and help prepare trivia questions and answers for Teen Friday Trivia! This month we will also discuss what time works best for TAB meetings, what we want to do via virtual TAB meetings, and discuss TAB president/vice president/secretary voting that…

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IGNITE Program (Girls only, grades 7-12): Level Up: How to be a Video Game Developer

Wednesday, September 30 at 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Ignite- Inspiring Girls in Technology Exploration

(Boys and girls in Grades 5-12 can sign up here) This month’s activity: Talk to a female video game developer! This program is Wed. September 30th, 3:30 -4:30 PM for Girls Only, in Grades 7-12. Girls in Grades 7-12 are encouraged to stay for both sessions. Sign up for this program to get the Zoom link! What will we be doing this month? We will get to interview a woman video game developer. Love video games? Dream of one day…

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September Virtual Teen Writer’s Block

Wednesday, September 30 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Open to teens entering Grades 7-12 This month’s theme is: How to get out of being stuck in the middle (of writing a story). This meeting will be held via Google Meet. Sign up required. Please use an email someone checks.  Registered teens will get a link to the Google Meet the night of Tues. 9/29. This group is for teen writers looking to find other teens with the same interest. Juliana Spink Mills, a wonderfully talented  local science-fiction and…

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IGNITE Program (Boys and Girls, grades 5-12): Level Up: How to be a Video Game Developer

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

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Ignite- Inspiring Girls in Technology Exploration

(If you're a girl in Grades 7-12, click here to sign up) This month’s activity: Talk to a female video game developer! This program is Wed. September 30th, 4:00-4:30 PM for Boys and Girls, in Grades 5-12. Sign up for this program to get the Zoom link! What will we be doing this month? We will get to interview a woman video game developer. Love video games? Dream of one day working as a game developer? This is your chance to…

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October 2020

October Reader’s Theater Remix!

Thursday, October 8 at 4:00 pm - 4:45 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 is required. When you sign up you will get the Zoom link; link will also be sent out the day of the program with a reminder. 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…

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October Teen Dreadful Doodles

Tuesday, October 13 at 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Tuesday 10/13, 3:00-3:30 PM (NEW day!) 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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Big Buddy teen volunteer signup for Fall 2020 Book Buddies

Thursday, October 15 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, November 6, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

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Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with different teen big buddies. This program will meet on Zoom. We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read…

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Little Buddy signup for Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies

Thursday, October 15 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, November 6, 2020

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

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Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies is coming! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with different teen big buddies. We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout…

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Big Buddy teen volunteer signup for Fall 2020 Book Buddies

Thursday, October 22 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, November 6, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Register Now

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Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with different teen big buddies. This program will meet on Zoom. We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read…

Find out more »

Little Buddy signup for Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies

Thursday, October 22 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, November 6, 2020

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

Register Now

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Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies is coming! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with different teen big buddies. We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout…

Find out more »

Big Buddy teen volunteer signup for Fall 2020 Book Buddies

Thursday, October 29 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, November 6, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Register Now

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Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with different teen big buddies. This program will meet on Zoom. We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read…

Find out more »

Little Buddy signup for Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies

Thursday, October 29 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, November 6, 2020

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

Register Now

Tribe Loading Animation Image

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies is coming! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with different teen big buddies. We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout…

Find out more »

November 2020

Big Buddy teen volunteer signup for Fall 2020 Book Buddies

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

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, November 6, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Register Now

Tribe Loading Animation Image

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with different teen big buddies. This program will meet on Zoom. We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read…

Find out more »

Little Buddy signup for Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies

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

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, November 6, 2020

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

Register Now

Tribe Loading Animation Image

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies is coming! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with different teen big buddies. We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout…

Find out more »

November Reader’s Theater Remix!

Thursday, November 12 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom- Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

Register Now

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For kids and teens in Grades 5-8 Sign up required to get the Zoom link. You will get the Zoom link Wednesday night, 11/11, the day before the program. 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, do…

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