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281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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April 2021

4/20 Teen Readers Unite: As Far As You’ll Take Me by Phil Stamper

Tuesday, April 20 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Teen Readers Unite book discussion (TRU) Title: As Far As You'll Take Me by Phil Stamper This title is recommended for ages 13+. Program open to teens in Grades 7-12. Sign up required to get the book and the Zoom link. How does this work: 1. Pick the day & time you will get the book from the Curbside Pickup table WHEN you register! (If you miss your Curbside Pickup date, you will have to email mhicking@libraryconnection.info to reschedule). Curbside Pickup…

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April Middle Grade Book Talk

Wednesday, April 21 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 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? Wednesday April 21st. BONUS: Miss Marisa, the Teen Librarian, and Miss Danielle, a Children’s Library Specialist, will book talk their books you can check…

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Little Buddy sign up for SPRING 2021 BOOK BUDDIES

Thursday, April 22 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Spring Winter 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Little Buddies! (if you’re a teen in Grades 7-12 and want to sign up, go here) Time: 4:00-5:00 PM  Dates: Thursday April 22, 29, and Thursday May 6, 13. Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills by reading to their Big Buddies. Big Buddies will also read to their Little Buddies. Little Buddies…

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Tues. 4/27 Teen Advisory Board meeting

Tuesday, April 27 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online (Zoom 2-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! Open to teens in Grades 9-12. Registration required. Two meetings in April: Tuesday, 4/27, 5:00-6:00 PM  and Thursday 4/29, 5:00-6:00 PM. This is the Tuesday 4/27 sign up. You can sign up for one or both meetings and do different things at each meeting.  What do we do at our meetings? This month we will have new books and manga to vote on buying for the Teen Room,…

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IGNITE: Connecticut’s Coastal Crusader, saving the oceans one turtle at a time

Wednesday, April 28 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom 2-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 What will we be learning about this month? Ever wonder who implements, oversees and enforces the state's coastal management program? Have you ever heard of cold stunning in sea turtles? Meet Katie Perzanowski, an Environmental Analyst with the State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), where she focuses on Coastal enforcement and protecting CT's tidal wetlands. In addition to her full time career, Katie also helps rehabilitate sick and/or injured…

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Little Buddy sign up for SPRING 2021 BOOK BUDDIES

Thursday, April 29 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Spring Winter 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Little Buddies! (if you’re a teen in Grades 7-12 and want to sign up, go here) Time: 4:00-5:00 PM  Dates: Thursday April 22, 29, and Thursday May 6, 13. Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills by reading to their Big Buddies. Big Buddies will also read to their Little Buddies. Little Buddies…

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Thurs. 4/29 Teen Advisory Board meeting

Thursday, April 29 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online (Zoom 2-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! Open to teens in Grades 9-12. Registration required. Two meetings in April: Tuesday, 4/27, 5:00-6:00 PM and Thursday 4/29, 5:00-6:00 PM and  This is the Thursday 4/29 sign up. You can sign up for one or both meetings and do different things at each meeting. What do we do at our meetings? This month we will have new books and manga to vote on buying for the Teen…

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May 2021

Quills and Parchment: Teen Magazine Club

Monday, May 3 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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We are creating a teen magazine: with words and art by Avon teens. This is a group of teen editors planning different aspects of the magazine process.  This program is open to teens in Grades 7-12. In May: this program will meet on Mon. 5/3, 4-5pm and Fri. 5/28, 3:30-4:30pm. IF you're interested in contributing your artwork or writing, email Miss Marisa at mhicking@libraryconnection.info

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May Teen Book Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, May 4 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 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. You are also welcome to just listen in. Miss Marisa will book talk some of her favorite books available via Hoopla and Overdrive. What is this month’s theme for Miss Marisa to book talk? books about teens and mental health  This program is for teens in Grades 7-12   Prior to the program, first…

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*Wednesday 5/5* May Reader’s Theater Remix

Wednesday, May 5 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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May's Reader's Theater Remix will be on a different day: WEDNESDAY May 5th, at 4 PM 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, movie scene, or picture book. We will practice our dramatic…

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Little Buddy sign up for SPRING 2021 BOOK BUDDIES

Thursday, May 6 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Spring Winter 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Little Buddies! (if you’re a teen in Grades 7-12 and want to sign up, go here) Time: 4:00-5:00 PM  Dates: Thursday April 22, 29, and Thursday May 6, 13. Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills by reading to their Big Buddies. Big Buddies will also read to their Little Buddies. Little Buddies…

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May Dreadful Doodles

Monday, May 10 at 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Open to teens in Grades 5-12. 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). Registration required for Zoom link. How do I sign up? Register with a phone and email address someone regularly checks (no school email addresses, ex. DON’T use: @avon.k12.ct.us emails) and you will receive an email with a code to join the Zoom program. First…

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Little Buddy sign up for SPRING 2021 BOOK BUDDIES

Thursday, May 13 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Spring Winter 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Little Buddies! (if you’re a teen in Grades 7-12 and want to sign up, go here) Time: 4:00-5:00 PM  Dates: Thursday April 22, 29, and Thursday May 6, 13. Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings! What is the Book Buddies program? Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills by reading to their Big Buddies. Big Buddies will also read to their Little Buddies. Little Buddies…

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May Kid Readers Unite (KRU) book discussion of The Firebird Song

Tuesday, May 18 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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All copies have been given out. You can sign up for the waitlist so you will be emailed before June's book discussion goes live! Kid Readers Unite book discussion (KRU) Are you in Grades 4-6 and LOVE to read? Do you want to get a free book just for reading? Then KRU is for you! Parents sign up your child to get a free advance reader copy (arc) of this month's title. Pick up the book from our Curbside Kids…

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Quills and Parchment: Teen Magazine Club

Friday, May 28 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Online (Zoom 2-Kids and Teens), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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We are creating a teen magazine: with words and art by Avon teens. This is a group of teen editors planning different aspects of the magazine process.  This program is open to teens in Grades 7-12. In May: this program will meet on Mon. 5/3, 4-5pm and Fri. 5/28, 3:30-4:30pm. IF you're interested in contributing your artwork or writing, email Miss Marisa at mhicking@libraryconnection.info

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