Teens

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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Teens

Welcome teen visitors!

Painting Sky-copyright adam121/AdobeStock.comSince you’ve arrived here @ wtmlib.info, you know that you can visit us virtually as well as at our Main Street scene. You might be surprised, though, by all that there is for you here. So, as long as you’re here, take a look around …

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.

Looking for reading recommendations? Visit the Great Places, Great Books page!

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Teen Scene

 

Upcoming Events

College Entrance Exam Practice Session

Who: Students entering grades 9 - 12
When: Saturday, September 10, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Place: MakerSpace

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The Welles-Turner Memorial Library is partnering with C2 Education to offer free full-length practice tests for the ACT, SAT and PSAT 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.

Seating is limited, so reserve your spot online or by calling the reference desk at 860-652-7720.

*Teens who attend multiple testing events are not guaranteed a unique exam each session*

Teen Advisory Board

Who: Teens entering grades 7 - 12
When: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Time: 4 - 5 p.m.
Place: Friends Room

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. This is a monthly program.

Registration begins August 18th, online or by calling the library’s Reference Department at 860-652-7720.

Welles-Turner Memorial Library Grand Reopening Celebration!

Who: All ages
When:
Saturday, September 17
Time:
10:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
Place:
WTML

Celebrate the Welles-Turner Memorial Library Grand Reopening with a day full of fun for all ages! Check out the fresh spaces and enjoy crafts, musicians, performers, refreshments, and more!

The festivities will begin with an outdoor ribbon-cutting ceremony, a performance by the Glastonbury String Quartet, and refreshments. Children and families can then enjoy an exciting show by Danny Magic. Teens can participate in custom water bottle painting with Pam’s Picassos in the afternoon. Then, close out the day with a performance from the band Cover2Cover, who specialize in high-energy dance music from the 1960s-80s. Drop-in activities for kids (and visits with Elephant and Piggy!) will also be available all day long.

Registration is required for some activities.

 

Teen Autumn Water Bottle Painting

Who: Teens in grades 7 - 12
When:
Saturday, September 17
Time:
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Place:
MakerSpace

Join instructor Pam Halligan of Pam’s Picassos as she teaches us how to paint an autumn scene on a glass water bottle!

All supplies will be provided and the finished product can be taken home.

Seating is limited, so registration is required online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.