Teens

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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Teens

Welcome teen visitors!

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Did you know that you can also visit us on Facebook? We look forward to your visits – in person, on Facebook and, here, on our web site! You can also reach us by phone at 860-652-7720.

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Teen Scene

 

Upcoming Events for Teens

Teen Wand Making

Who: Teens in grades 7 - 12
When: Thursday, February 9
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: MakerSpace

Hello Harry Potter fans and goblin warriors! Learn how to make your very own wand to take home! In this workshop we will sand, shape, add gems, and paint a magical wand.

Please be aware that we will be using glue guns.

Register online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720.

College Entrance Exam Practice Session

Who: Teens in grades 9 - 12
When: Saturday, February 11
Time: 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Place: MakerSpace

The Welles-Turner Memorial Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free full-length practice tests for the PSAT, ACT and SAT for local high school students. Participants will get to experience a real test environment and will then receive a score report via email with a comprehensive analysis of strengths and weaknesses.

Please note: Teens who attend multiple testing events are not guaranteed a unique exam each session.

Register online or by calling the Reference Department at 860-652-7720.

Teen Advisory Board

Who: Teens in grades 7 - 12
When: Thursday, February 16
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: MakerSpace

Join the Teen Advisory Board and share your ideas for programs, materials, and improvements we can make in the Teen Department. In addition to giving your opinion, you can earn volunteer/community service hours.

Register online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720.

Creating an AP Study Plan

Who: Teens in grades 9 - 12
When: Thursday, February 23
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: Friends Room

AP exams are a unique beast—they’re longer and more in-depth than most other tests you’ll take, and they cover a massive amount of material. To make your AP exam prep count, you’re going to need a solid study plan. Students and families are welcome to come learn how to break down AP exam prep into manageable chunks so that your AP studying is efficient and low-stress.

Register online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720.

Teen Advisory Board

Who: Teens in grades 7 - 12
When: Thursday, March 16
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: MakerSpace

Join the Teen Advisory Board and share your ideas for programs, materials, and improvements we can make in the Teen Department. In addition to giving your opinion, you can earn volunteer/community service hours.

Registration begins February 16th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720.

Teen Smartphone Photography

Who: Teens in grades 7 - 12
When: Thursday, March 30
Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Place: Friends Room

Want to learn how to turn your favorite photo into a work of art? Now you can! Join Andy Mars, freelance photographer, for a hands-on workshop to learn some basic tips on how to take better photos with your smartphone and then move on to editing techniques using the free editing app, Snapseed. Finally, turn your images into photo paintings using the free version of the painting app, Prisma. Your digital artwork can be printed as a unique gift for special occasions that will wow your family and friends!

Bring your smartphone and/or tablet (batteries charged and relevant user IDs/passwords in hand).

Registration begins on March 2nd, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720.

 

For all library events,
see the CALENDAR.

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Free Online Resources for Teens

 

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www.gutenberg.org

 

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www.ReadPrint.com

 

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www.wtmlib.info

 

Driver Education

DMV Permit Practice Tests ButtonTeen Driving-Copyrighted ImageDriving-Tests.org offers free DMV permit practice tests for new drivers, including: car practice tests motorcycle practice tests CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL) and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

 

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

 

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