TeenSpace at the Hart Library: Welcome

Welcome to the Hart Library’s webpage for teens. We cover a lot under “Links,” from homework help to volunteer opportunities. Don’t hesitate to e-mail Maureen Connelly(mconnell@wlsmail.org), the Young Adult librarian with any suggestions you may have, whether it's new links or letting us know about dead ones, a new book or graphic novel you just read, or any question about library services. After all, the Hart Library is “Yorktown’s Community Library.”


  


"The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue" by Mackenzi Lee

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MANY OF YOU SUMMER READING TITLES ARE AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD. Click here for a partial list of the titles available.


La Biblioteca Hart tiene una pequeña colección de libros de ficción en español para los adolescentes. Se encuentran con los libros en español para adultos.


FALL 2017 PROGRAMS

Programs require online registration at Program Registration unless specified otherwise.


COLLEGE PREP PROGRAMS

Registration begins August 13

Tuesday, Sept. 26 @ 7:30 PM: "The College Application" Presentation by Jeffrey Hirsch , founder of College Starter. This workshop will explain how a student's extracurricular profile and recommendation letters can enhance their overall college applications. Through clear examples, we will examine the best ways to shine a spotlight on a student's extracurricular activities. In addition, participants will learn who is best to write their college recommendation letters, how and when to approach them, and how self-reflection forms can ensure the best possible letters are written. For students and parents.

Monday, October 2 @ 7:00 PM: "Choosing the Right College" Presentation by former college counselor Joshua Marber, MS.Ed. for all high school students (9th - 12th) and their parents. How to get started on the college admissions process or how to continue if you are having difficulties. All the steps in the process will be covered...searching for the right schools; when to visit; filling out the applications correctly; how to write a great essay; getting financial aid and scholarships, and more.

Wednesday, October 25 @ 7:00 PM: "Paying for College" Joshua Marber, MS.Ed.. For all high school students (9th - 12th) and their parents. How to get the most financial aid, scholarships. When to fill out the forms; how to fill them out correctly; what other steps to take, and more.


ARTS & CRAFTS

Friday, September 15: Meet Pop Artist Michael Albert & view his Retrospective Exhibition which is on display at the John C. Hart Library Community Room for the month of September. On Friday Sept 15 Albert will be running one of his famous Cereal Box Collage workshops from 2-4pm where participants will be able to meet him in person, talk to him about art & life and work side by side with him & create collages out of the printed cardboard packages of consumer brands. Bring some boxes to add to the pile of materials the group will be sharing for the hands on collage making session. Free art gifts will be provided compliments of Mr. Albert for all participants! Please bring cereal boxes & other printed cardboard packages (cookies, crackers, tea, etc)

Earring Making Workshops @ 6:00 PM:

Monday, September 25

Monday, October 23

Monday, November 27

Tuesday, October 24 @ 6:00 PM: Paper Arts – Witch Paper Dolls With Lavinia Wiggins. Double, double toil and trouble, let’s create a paper doll and in the spirit of Halloween let’s make her a fun witch! Bring a photo to personalize her! Please bring: 2 copies of a face photo 1”-1.5” high, Scissors, Quick drying glue, or red sticky tape, Embellishments. If you have scrapbook paper or embellishments you’d like to use, feel free to bring them.

Sunday, November 19 @ 10:00 AM: Paper Arts - Junk journals A Junk Journal is a handmade book made up of items you already have, such as scrapbook paper, music sheets, envelopes, maps, greeting cards, post cards, doilies, lace, anything in your junk drawer that can be glued down. The book covers can be made from cereal boxes, old book covers, file folders etc. Time will fly in this class as we create tags, fold outs, pockets and learn fun ways to decorate our journals. Please bring: Paper - Anything that you already have that can be glued down----Scissors----Quick drying glue----Embellishments


"ZOMBIE PROM" SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29 @ 1:00PM! Wear your most ghoulish costume, eat creepy treats, pose in the photo booth, win prizes and dance to a Living dead rock & roll band! Open to grades 6 & up. Registration is requested.

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