Teen Film Fest- submissions wanted!
June 1- September 30
Film fest screening: Wednesday, October 21. . . 7pm
Teen Place will be holding its 2nd annual film fest on Wednesday, October 21 and is looking for submissions by people ages 12-19. Categories include Comedy, Drama, Action, Horror, and Animation. Films must be 7 minutes or less, any [...]
Tuesday, July 28 . . . 5-6pm
Do you like everything that is John Green? Celebrate the release of the newest book to movie adaptation of Paper Towns with a fun party, prizes, mystery trivia, and snacks. Registration required for teens 12-19.
Register for Paper Towns Mystery Party
Stories about missing people:
Reality Checkby Abrahams, PeterCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: After a knee injury destroys sixteen-year-old Cody’s college hopes, he drops out of high school and gets a job in his small Montana town, but when his ex-girlfriend disappears from her Vermont boarding school, Cody travels cross-country to join the search.
Shiftby Bradbury, JenniferCheck [...]
Wednesdays, July 15, No August meeting, September 16, October 14
Junior High . . . 6-6:45pm
High School . . . 7:00-7:45pm
Join us as we meet over a meal and work together to make a difference in the community. Interested teens in grades 7-12 can pick up an application at the Teen Place and branch [...]
Required Accelerated and AP English
The Alchemistby Coelho, PauloCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: A fable about undauntingly following one’s dreams, listening to one’s heart, and reading life’s omens features dialogue between a boy and an unnamed being.
1984by Orwell, GeorgeCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. [...]
Everyone reads 1
Before We Were Freeby Alvarez, JuliaCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.
A Long Way Goneby Beah, IshmaelCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: A human rights [...]
Ball Don’t Lieby Pena, MattCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Seventeen-year-old Sticky lives for basketball and plays at school and at the Lincoln Rec Center in Los Angeles but he is unaware of the many dangers–including his own past–that threaten his dream of playing professionally.
Breathing Underwaterby Flinn, AlexCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Sent to counseling [...]
Teens can use the form below to submit an amazing original photograph you take this summer, examples: wildlife, people, black and white, nature, photobombs, etc. Teens ages 12-19 can send their entries to email@example.com and each photograph earns an entry to a drawing for a $50 gift certificate. Entries must include your name, age, and [...]
Summer Program- Read to the Rhythm
June 1 – August 15, 2015
Teens going into grades 7-12 can read and attend teen programs to earn tickets for a drawing to win a $50 gift card. Earn a prize just for signing up! Teens can log book reviews online and attend teen programs- 1 ticket per program and [...]
Congratulations to the 2015 Teen Poetry Contest Winners and Runner-Up
Winners: Sam A., grade: 7, and Sruthi., grade: 12
Runner-Up: Joanne V., grade: 8
Winner: Sam A
Title: Crimson Moon
The crimson moon shines on the cobblestone path
As the sky blackens
The crow’s feathers fall
Staining it with blood
The blood that does not drip
The blood of damned men
A hand reaches from [...]